The darkest of the metal lords

Lucky number 13

It’s been more than two and a half months since the ceremony and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath still hasn’t received his Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance of 2014. Not that he̵...
Oh, a secret lunch note!

A fine feast

Really, the premise could not be more conventional. A Mumbai housewife desperate to win back the heart of her long-distracted, work-obsessed husband puts immense effort into making him the most subli...
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Who’s craving Mexican?

Edmonton’s best-kept Mexican-food secret is a secret no more. There was a time when the Three Amigos was a hidden gem, a word-of-mouth kind of place tucked in a strip mall south of the Whitemud...
// Jasmine Abbey

That other B-Word

There’s an adage that attempted to teach generations of children that words can’t hurt, but the truth is that words can be insidious. The effect of positive words can be quickly shattered...
Darkness and extremity in Monstrosities // Marc J Chalifoux Photography

Monstrosities: Monsters on the outside

What makes a monster? Through a project spawned of curious origins, the ladies at The Maggie Tree are inviting Edmonton theatre audiences to step into the Varscona and take a good, hard look at some ...
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Party at Jake Ian’s

‘I wanted to put all my cards on the table,” Jake Ian admits. A respected man of steadfast roots and country inklings, he’s referring to his fifth full-length album, and the go-big ...
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Oculus: Mirror, mirror

Tim (Brenton Thwaites) is released from an institution 11 years after a terrible string of childhood events that ended with him shooting his own father to death. It took 11 years for Tim to accept th...
The horror! // Ian Jackson, EPIC Photography

Mump & Smoot: Anything goes

‘We skip the first three experiments guaranteed to fail and go straight to the fourth, fifth and sixth experiments guaranteed to fail,” explains John Turner, also known as the mischievous...
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Outreach for the overlooked

When, facing a lack of funding, the walk-in counselling branch of The Support Network’s programming was shut down in 2012, Clinical social worker Jennifer Thomson and her colleagues at the prog...