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