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Late in the game

Not too long back the Supersuckers were opening for a version of Thin Lizzy assembled around original drummer Brian Downey and guitarist Scott Gorham. Happy to be on the same bill as such an influent...
Who, me? A barber? // Cameron MacRae

The dead will rise, again

Just like the unkillable slasher in some ’80s horror series (take your pick), Dedfest is returning now for its seventh iteration, collecting a swath of horror films from around the world and le...
Who, me? A barber? // Cameron MacRae

Cinematic clippings

Though she’s in the midst of rehearsing one of the most enduring comic operas in the repertoire, it’s the characters found on the silver screen that presently occupy Allison Clark’s...
// Meaghan Baxter

Standout soup

Cố Đô Huế is one member of Edmonton’s seemingly bottomless supply of Vietnamese eateries, doing business out of an inconspicuous spot in one of our similarly bottomless supply of strip malls. I...
// Cole Hofstra

Frontman bootcamp

There’s another universe out there where PJ Lavergne is singing morose, mid-tempo alt-country songs on an acoustic guitar. That’s what the vocalist for Napalmpom figures he might be doing...
Fury: proving, yet again, that war is hell

Signifying nothing

Repeat after me: “War is hell.” Now keep repeating that for over two hours and by the time you’re finished you might have some idea as to the cumulative insights gathered in David A...
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A call for economic justice

Some may shy away from the 533-pages of Naomi Klein’s new book on the economy and the environment, but to do so would be to miss out on some of her most personal writing. “I needed to nam...
// Curtis Hauser

Whose space is it anyway?

Last weekend, across the street from the new arena site, a hotel that has stood through 100 years of Edmonton’s downtown history opened its doors to a new crowd, bringing home the reality that ...
// Eden Munro

For the love of chocolate

Drop that Hedgehog—fine chocolate isn’t even in the same category as the mass-produced commercial stuff. Chocolate comes in a vast range of quality: if you think Pot of Gold is as good as it ge...
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Be careful who you let in

A funeral gloom still permeates the Peterson family home when David (Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens), veteran of some unspecified foreign conflict, unexpectedly shows up at their door just to tell...