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Clarity for the fringed and confused

We came, we saw, we ate green onion cakes, we reviewed. Vue’s Fringe team has taken in the full span of the 33rd annual theatre festival and, as it heads into its second and final weekend, we o...
// Supplied

NhRP’s fight for animal rights

The idea of acknowledging an animal as a person puts some people off, because many believe that “person” and “human” are synonymous. But a person is a being of which humans ar...
Friends!

An ‘ethical’ romantic comedy

Wallace and Chantry meet at a party, the latter commenting on former’s choice of socialization: writing bitter fridge-magnet poetry about love, alone. He’s a med-school dropout, freshly b...
Revised from the Belly of a Whale

For your consideration

Two-hundred-and-eleven: that’s the magic number of ticketed shows populating the 33rd Edmonton Fringe Festival, which is an undeniably daunting amount of ticketed shows to be vying for your con...
// Lauren De Leeuw

Putting discrimination in its place

The amount of discrimination in Edmonton is something that the organizers of the Hate to Hope rally believe has been hiding in the closet for too long. As reported by Egale Canada, a national charity...

Sunspots

Answered by: Matt Ross Hometown: Edmonton / St Albert Genre: Emo Lastest album: The band has recorded some demos so far, with plans for a full-length release in the future. Fun fact: Ross and bandmat...
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Six things about durian fruit

Strong scent The fruit emits a strong, distinctive odour that is sometimes described as smelling like rotten onions, garbage and turpentine. The smell is so strong that it has been banned from public...
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Passing the Carnegie test

After playing at Carnegie Hall—the 3671-seat classical music venue in midtown Manhattan—Kent Sangster’s Obsessions Octet received an offer to play a European tour. But before that, the group fi...
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Striker

Search for “Striker” on Google and you’ll come across a German Wikipedia page for the Edmonton-based band. “We have a strong fan base over there,” says drummer Adam Brow...