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What’s up with Charlie Sheen? PDF Print E-mail
Written by AMBER OWEN   
Friday, 25 March 2011 18:03

Calgarians weigh in on what’s wrong with the troubled actor and if people still care.

Lately it seems that you can’t open a magazine, newspaper, or even turn on your TV without seeing a story about Charlie Sheen.

The former “Two and a Half Men” star has made a new name for himself by being candid about his overly scrutinized life, and his no-regrets, tell-it-like- it-is attitude has caught the public’s attention.

Why do we care so much about Charlie Sheen? The Calgary Journal hit the streets to find out if the troubled actor’s name is one we can’t keep off our minds.

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ACAD students gear up to showcase their finest work PDF Print E-mail
Written by CONOR MAHONEY   
Monday, 21 March 2011 15:35

Annual Spring Show + Sale includes pieces from both design and art students

Art lovers rejoice! Students at the Alberta College of Art and Design, or ACAD, will soon showcase their best work for the public.

The annual ACAD Spring Show + Sale event is taking place at the college’s main mall from March 24-26. People will have an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art, meet the artists, mingle with the designers and hear the stories behind their work.

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Warning: puppet nudity PDF Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Haahr   
Monday, 21 March 2011 15:09

‘The Erotic Anguish of Don Juan’ returns to Alberta Theatre Projects

Don Juan, famous fictional lover of thousands in Spanish folklore, resurrects from hell in an attempt to share the story of his life in “The Erotic Anguish of Don Juan.” The show is an Old Trout Puppet Workshop creation in collaboration with Alberta Theatre Projects that opens on Mar. 29 at the Martha Cohen Theatre at the Epcor Centre for Performing Arts.

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East meets West in new dance production ‘Under the Skin’ PDF Print E-mail
Written by COURTNEY BURKE   
Monday, 21 March 2011 14:59

Canadian and Chinese dance companies collaborate on cultural piece

Choreographer Wen Wei Wang left his home country of China almost 20 years ago to move to Canada, where he eventually created his own dance company. While on tour with a previous production, Wang jumped at the opportunity to go back to his home country to develop and create a new project with the Beijing Modern Dance Company.

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Amateurs take the stage in the Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by EVVI-LYNN ROLLINS   
Friday, 11 March 2011 12:04

Mysteries, murder, loss, philosophy among the themes in the annual competition

Mysteries, time travel, murder trials, the love of life and the devastation of loss will be on the program for theatre goers at this year’s Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival.

Amateur actors, directors and playwrights are getting ready to show off the fruits of their labour next week at the Pumphouse Theatre.

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