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Looking beyond bars and nightclubs for a memorable evening in Calgary PDF Print E-mail
Written by LISA HALLET   
Friday, 04 March 2011 12:24

From comedy to jazz clubs, young adults can find many alternatives in the city’s night scene

Are you sick of going out to the bar?

Are you tired of waiting in line for what seems like an eternity, only to spend your hard-earned cash on drinks that you end up regretting the next morning?

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Southern locations of clubs may save Calgarians a trip downtown PDF Print E-mail
Written by LINDSAY DOUGLAS   
Friday, 04 March 2011 11:45

New bars try to create an alternative for those looking to dance

For bar-goers living in southern Calgary, getting to a party destination can sometimes be a bit of a chore.

With most clubs and bars located in the downtown area, those looking for a place to have a couple drinks, hang out with friends and of course, dance, had quite a bit of travelling ahead of them.

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The Young Canadians Spring Show is taking a new direction PDF Print E-mail
Written by RACHAEL FREY   
Friday, 04 March 2011 11:30

Galleria will be contemporary and story-driven, not a variety act

The Young Canadians Grandstand Show, which is performed every night at the Calgary Stampede, is an annual hallmark in Calgary’s entertainment scene; however, it’s not the only thing the performing arts school has up its sleeve.

Historically, the Spring Show has been viewed as more of a variety production and a prelude to the Grandstand Show, but this year’s Spring Show, called Galleria, has a more contemporary, plot-driven style.

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‘Medea’ premieres at Theatre Encounter PDF Print E-mail
Written by LAUREN GILBART   
Thursday, 03 March 2011 01:34

Classic Greek play takes the stage in Calgary and tackles issues surrounding feminism

Imagine living back in 431 BC, waiting to watch the premiere of a play written by the well-known playwright Euripides. Instead of being lost in stories of brave and strong men, you soon realize the play revolves around a powerfully independent woman, who takes matters into her own hands.

How would you react to such a play?

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Kentucky hardcore band heads north to Calgary for second show PDF Print E-mail
Written by MEGAN EICHHORN   
Wednesday, 02 March 2011 16:57

Dead Icons will be playing all-ages show at the New Black Centre for Music & Art on March 6

Why is a hardcore band from Lexington, Kentucky traveling 3000 kilometres to Calgary?

"There’s not much of a hardcore scene in Lexington," Dead Icons bassist Stanley Sievers said. "(Being in a hardcore band here) is like having 10 people in the city that know what you’re talking about and four of them are in your band.

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