- Published on Friday, 19 April 2013 10:26
- Written by IZZY AHMED
2013 festival welcomes National Poetry Month
As April welcomes Canada's National Poetry Month, so does the Calgary Spoken Word Festival.
Festivities kicked off April 6 and will continue until April 29, showcasing the many different elements of spoken word and storytelling.
Spoken word is the expression of thoughts using words, sound and rhythm.
Local poet Ali Abubaker says poetry should always be read aloud.
- Published on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 21:48
- Written by Derek Mange
This October, try getting lost in a maze or winning your own funeral
The leaves are falling, the nights are getting longer and the undead begin to roam our streets. October is here and Halloween is creeping around the corner. This month is all about spooks and howls so here are five things you can do to get your horror fix.
- Published on Thursday, 12 April 2012 12:03
- Written by ERICA POLLOCK
Vancouverites wrap up their latest tour before heading back to the studio
The Vancouver-based band describes itself on its website as "post-punk infused grunge rock."
- Published on Friday, 16 March 2012 10:57
- Written by DONELLA SWAN
Play offers a comedic take on finding the good in bad situations
Rosebud, Alta. is approximately an hour east of Calgary. It is nestled in a cozy valley with fewer than 100 residents. The drive is a great escape from the city and there is a breath of seclusion.