Tag: arts

Up and coming

By Shannon King, Arts & Culture Editor September events around town! September 12: LU Radio is kicking off their concert series at the Outpost! The show starts at 8:30 p.m. with Gibson, Martini, I. The Moonshiners follow at 9:30 p.m., and the Greenbank Trio at 10:30 p.m.. DJ Big D will take over at midnight to [...]

September 9, 2014

Live Review: Ketamines

John Coleman Copy Editor Lethbridge, Alberta’s premier psych-surf-garage band, Ketamines stopped by Black Pirate’s Pub last Wednesday, May 30, smack-dab in the middle of their current Canada/US tour. The band is touring as a three-piece consisting of Paul Lawton (Endangered Ape/Myelin Sheaths/Moby Dicks) on guitar and lead vocals, Martine Ménard (Myelin Sheaths) on bass and [...]

June 8, 2012

Live Review: Fuck The Facts

John Coleman Copy Editor Hot off a Juno nomination for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year for 2011′s Die Miserable, Ottawa’s Fuck The Facts performed at Crocks last Tuesday night, May 22. Sunlight crept through the bar’s flyer-laden windows as the band took the stage around eight-thirty, letting feedback resonate for a minute while they [...]

May 31, 2012

Listen to your soul

Amy Szybalski Arts & Culture Editor Approaching the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on the 29th was a different experience for a concert-goer in T-Bay. Half an hour before the show, and the parking lot was packed; there were four transport trucks, and four big buses outside (presumably to transport the band and all their stuff), [...]

May 10, 2012

Invisible artists

Who will see our work? Joy Parsons Lakehead’s Visual Arts Department has been busy preparing works to be judged by the faculty and select works will be displayed at the upcoming Art Gallery Juried Show. But what happens to the pieces that don’t make the extremely selective cut every year? The vast majority sit in [...]

March 12, 2012

One step closer to The 39 Steps

“Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have this fast-paced comedy which calls for the entirety of the 1935 Hitchcock adventure film, The 39 Steps, to be performed on stage with a cast of four. This hysterical version of the original thriller is a masterpiece of visual humour and comic timing,” boasts Magnus Theatre’s website.

November 28, 2011
Pluck, bow or strum: the attack of sound

Pluck, bow or strum: the attack of sound

Gathering for an evening of classical music, audience members were treated to rich, satisfying tones and fulfilling melody lines. Lakehead music students have been preparing for their final recital all semester.

November 28, 2011
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A poetry night was recently organized by the English Student Association (ESA) to celebrate another successful issue of The Artery – Lakehead’s major creative writing publication. After paying $5, visitors were able to grab a copy fresh off the press and enjoy an evening of poetry raging in quality and content from good to bad to ugly.

November 21, 2011
Whosarmy wins the first ever country-wide contest

Whosarmy wins the first ever country-wide contest

Many Canadians, including Lakehead students, sit down with their instruments of choice and try to recreate the musical magic that is a great Canadian song. This fall, eight bands from across Canada were chosen from thousands to try their hand at just that: covering some of the Canadian greats.

November 21, 2011
DiCaprio looking to clean up with Hoover

DiCaprio looking to clean up with Hoover

If there were a checklist for what makes a movie an Oscar contender, then J. Edger would be ticking most of the boxes. It was released at an important time – early November, when Hollywood begins to seriously lobby for their best pictures to get Oscars nominations.

November 21, 2011
Simple yet complex

Simple yet complex

To see Jean-Paul De Roover perform live is to witness a strange juxtaposition of the simple and the complex, as the audience at The Study saw on Friday evening.

November 21, 2011
Peter Katz takes the night as he gives it all

Peter Katz takes the night as he gives it all

The Study closed its books and opened its ears to Peter Katz on Thursday. Playing songs from his recent solo debut album The First of the Last to Know, Katz’s gifted musical presence was humble and heartfelt.

November 21, 2011
Full-bodied, crisp, with a sweet aftertaste

Full-bodied, crisp, with a sweet aftertaste

As a self-proclaimed beer connoisseur, I marvel at the appealing assortment of imported beer available for the tasting at The Sovereign Room.

November 21, 2011