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LISTEN: Meet the Voice Behind Mario – Charles Martinet Joins Us on Air to Show Us His Incredible Voice Acting Mario Talent!
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  The voice of Mario, Charles Martinet was in town for the Edmonton Comic Expo this weekend, and we got the incredible chance to talk to him.  He talked in character as Mario, Luigi, and the multitude of other Nintendo characters that he has been responsible for over the last 20 years. Needl...
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5 Kaleidoscopic Facts About Coldplay
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5 Kaleidoscopic Facts About Coldplay
Coldplay returns to the City of Champions TONIGHT! They’re playing back-to-back shows at Rogers. Check tickets for tonight’s show HERE and tomorrow’s HERE. Celebrate the band’s great return to your city with these five fun facts!   1. They met in school. Nearly all of the bandmates met while...
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5 Kaleidoscopic Facts About Coldplay
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5 Kaleidoscopic Facts About Coldplay
Coldplay returns to the City of Champions TONIGHT! They’re playing back to back shows at Rogers. Check tickets for tonight’s show HERE and tomorrow’s HERE. Celebrate the band’s great return to your city with these five fun facts!   1. They met in school. Nearly all of...
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LISTEN: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Phone Jam
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs just dropped a new song… kinda. It’s a mix of the band jamming and snipped of old voicemails for a weird, kinda cool song. The band also tweeted a teaser that makes it look like a reissue of Fever to Tell is coming tomorrow (Tuesday) Wait…..#FeverToTell Tomorrow pic.tw...
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WATCH: JAY-Z Talks Chester Bennington and Mental Health Awareness
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In 2004, JAY-Z and Linkin Park released the collaborative album Collision Course. Here they are performing “Numb/Encore” that same year, a song that earned them the Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:   Both artists were fans of one another before the collaboration and became...
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A Dunder Mifflin-LEGO Set May Become a Reality
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A Dunder Mifflin-LEGO Set May Become a Reality
Fans of the Office may wake up to a giant surprise one of these days…   Jaijai Lewis, a 36-year-old market researcher from New York City, has submitted the toy version of the hit show’s set to LEGO’s idea website.   The set includes EVERYTHING you see in the show ̵...
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Enjoy Free Admission Day in YEG!
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Enjoy Free Admission Day in YEG!
is Free Admission Day here in the City of Champions!   From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., admission will be free at the following places: City of Edmonton Archives at Prince of Wales Armouries Edmonton Valley Zoo Fort Edmonton Park John Janzen Nature Centre Muttart Conservatory The John Walter Museu...
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WATCH: July Talk Drummer Danny Miles Talks Bird Watching
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WATCH: July Talk Drummer Danny Miles Talks Bird Watching
When he’s not rehearsing day and night for SONiC’s Big Ticket with July Talk at the Needle Vinyl Tavern October 27th (*wink wink*), drummer Danny Miles explores photography and bird watching. VICE Canada recently followed Miles along while photographing birds – watch the magic u...
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LISTEN: These Two SONiC Listeners Who Met on Lauren’s Radio Show Are NOW GETTING MARRIED!!!!
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This is AMAZING news. Meet Jordan and Chase, they met on my show about a year ago, with a dating game called Radio Tinder.  And now, THEY’RE GETTING MARRIED!!! All because the met here on SONiC 102.9. Basically, with Radio Tinder, I get listeners to text in mini bios about themselves, and w...
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Radio Tinder with Lauren Hunter
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Looking for love in all the wrong places? Want a date that isn’t just on a calendar? Try Radio Tinder with Lauren Hunter! Her matchmaking skills will put you in the romantic fast lane. It’s 36% more effective than any dating app!*   *probably not, but really, what do you have to ...
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