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REVIEW: Tenacious D gets a C minus in Edmonton
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As a rock star, Jack Black makes a pretty good actor – and that’s exactly what he’s doing in his band Tenacious D. He’s pretending to be a rock star. He’s as believable on a concert stage as he is in his movies, which are all exactly the same: Rollicking wholesome family blockbusters where the [&...
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PLAYBOT: Singin’ in the Freezin’ Rain
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The appearance of the dependable musical warhorse Singin’ in the Rain at Festival Place Dec. 15-30 is disturbing for a couple of reasons. They’ve been running Stanley Kubrick’s ultra-violent masterpiece A Clockwork Orange on TV lately, and there’s an edgy scene during which the title song Singin’...
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Michelle Obama brings book tour to Edmonton
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The most beloved First Lady of her generation will be including Edmonton on the final leg of her book tour. Michelle Obama, whose new book Becoming is flying off the shelves around the world, sill host “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama” on Friday, March 22, at Rogers Place. ...
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Godsmack to smack Edmonton another time
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A band so heavy as to challenge the Almighty Himself is returning to Edmonton. Godsmack comes to live up to their name at least every three years, and this time it’s in the big building: Rogers Place on Friday, May 3. Volbeat will open. Tickets will go on sale Friday (the presale starts Dec. 11) ...
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Metric, July Talk team up for Edmonton spring show
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It’s always nice when artists put a little thought on who they’re going to tour with – and it sounds like Metric and July Talk are a perfect match made in Canadian modern rock heaven. The two bands team up for the Art of Doubt tour, named for Metric’s latest album, in case there was […]
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Bob the Angry Flower
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READ MORE NEW COMICS! (Click the thumbnail to see the whole comic). Bill Benson, by Fish Griwkowsky       End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak  
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Bill Benson
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READ MORE FRESH COMICS! (click thumbnail to see the whole comic) End of the Earth, by Chad Huculak     Bob the Angry Flower, by Stephen Notley
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End of the Earth
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READ MORE NEW COMICS! (Click thumbnail to see the whole comic) Bill Benson, by Fish Griwkowsky     Bob the Angry Flower, by Stephen Notley
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The Great Gatsby probes empty American Dream
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As you enter the Walterdale Theatre these nights, there’s a party going on. There’s music, the clink of glasses and the babble of happy voices. You have stepped into the middle of one of Jay Gatsby’s infamous parties. There’s merriment everywhere – the ladies in their frin...
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REVIEW: Ed the Sock getting game back
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Yes, Children of the ‘80s, it’s true – we’re old. But if we are at all like Ed the Sock was on Wednesday night at Union Hall, maybe, just maybe, we are still relevant – not to mention all these years later able to appreciate good, honest comedy. As part of Ed’s current “Wa...
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