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Shelter from the Storm.

“You picture in your sympathy their life of only pain
And unlike you and what you do they have never tasted fame
Be careful with your presumptions brought on by another’s dress… 810 more words


2014 music festival deaths prompt national safety recommendations

With music festivals and large gatherings like the Stampede on the horizon this summer in Calgary and the rest of Canada, a report on Thursday by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse puts forth new recommendations to prevent alcohol and drug-related harm during these events. 649 more words

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Shelter From the Storm: Songwriting project debuts as part of Sled Island

The night that 25-year-old Jordan Williams broke into an old camper to catch a few hours of sleep was one he’ll never forget. Upon being discovered by the owner the next morning, he was chased down the road like a felon, Williams recalls. 642 more words

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Norway's Jaga Jazzist continue their confounding sonic trip with Starfire

Experimental. Electro. Dance. Psych. Ambient. World. And of course jazz.

At one time, in various degrees and combinations Norwegian veterans Jaga Jazzist have found themselves described as such.  690 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

Sled Island (Until Sunday, June 28)

It’s impossible to leave the all-encompassing music festival off the list this weekend. The tickets to Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Ice Age are sold out (you can still get in with a pass), but you can still grab individual tickets to everything else this weekend, including the Olympic Plaza spectacular featuring Television, Drive Like Jehu, Viet Cong, King Tuff, Ex Hex, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Shaani Cage… 398 more words

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Juno Awards plant stake in Calgary, ramp up excitement for 2016 event

It was the perfect time and a fitting place for the Juno Awards to pop by to remind Calgarians that they’re headed our way.

At a press conference Thursday afternoon in the gorgeous, newly opened Charbar in the historic Simmons Building, representatives from the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, members of the 2016 Calgary Juno Host Committee, dignitaries, local music royalty, industry folk and media gathered to drum up some excitement for the national music awards show, which will be hitting town March 28 to April 3. 896 more words


Bell: Top 5 Picks for Sled Island Wednesday

Hey you, buddy/acquaintance. How has your day/week been so far?

I see. I see.

That’s rough/awesome.

You should probably look for another job and/or educational institution to enrol in/be thankful for how good you have it. 566 more words