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Ballet dancers find hope at the end of the world

REVIEW

Alberta Ballet’s All Of Us

Featuring the music of The Tragically Hip

Where: Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: May 10 to 12, Matinee May 12 only… 965 more words

Music

Tragically Hip 'portrait ballet' depicts tribal love and war on post-apocalypse Earth

Who knew that ballet could survive the bomb?

The Tragically Hip get a whole new spin on their name when Alberta Ballet co-opts the band’s songs to portray that ultimate tragedy, post-apocalypse Earth after the nukes, in its latest pop portrait ballet All Of Us. 1,261 more words

Music

Book Review: Get Hip to the History of Canada's Underrated Band

Michael Barclay’s “The Never Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip” ( ECW Press, 2018) is a different kind of music biography fitting for a band that had a different appeal in music. 1,151 more words

Books

Unauthorized Tragically Hip biography sparks heated debate among fans

Music journalist Michael Barclay’s The Tragically Hip biography came out on April 3, but Hip fans have been buzzing about the unauthorized account of the band’s rise to Canadian rock and roll fame for the last few months. 396 more words

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April Pad Challenge Day 9

I’m a little behind and playing catch up. Day nine’s prompt is to take the phrase “Battle (blank);” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your poem. 130 more words

I stole this from a hockey card

I’ve gone through a revival with the Tragically Hip in the past couple of years. I’d seen them live about a decade ago and kept a few of their albums close, but obviously, the news about Gord Downie’s condition and ultimate fate spurred a re-inspection. 701 more words

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