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REVIEW: Arizona road trip shows depth and heart
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Think of Mesa, the new production from the Varscona Theatre Ensemble, as a road show. In fact, it is much like the current movie hit Green Book, where two widely different characters find themselves stuck together on a long auto journey. These characters learn a great deal about each other –...
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Busker busted for panhandling – Edmonton music community erupts in outrage
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The socials went mad today over news that an Edmonton musician was arrested and charged with “aggressive panhandling” in front of Rogers Place on Thursday night. Fiddler Jarret Gray was busking for the Oilers crowd, just as he and many other local musicians have done at almost every event since t...
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LISTEN HERE: Former soldier ‘turns the page’
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EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK Listen to Tim Isberg’s new Bob Seger cover one day early!   As a high ranking officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for 30 years, Tim Isberg was deployed in Bosnia, Rwanda, Afghanistan, and in the Middle East. He’s seen a lot. These days, from his home base in Sherwood Pa...
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LISTEN HERE: Pining for the fjords
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EXCLUSIVE! Hear Edmonton songwriter Glenroy’s new song One day before its release!   Glen Erickson, who works under the stage name “Glenroy,” has been kicking around Edmonton since 2000 in such bands as F&M and The Wheat Pool. His latest song as a solo artist is English Bay, a plai...
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REVIEW: Snoop Dogg lights up Edmonton
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There were some surprising things about Snoop Dogg’s concert at Rogers Place on Wednesday night. The cool thing was how much old stuff he played, songs from the ‘90s, songs people grew up to. They gave the show an air of nostalgia. The vibe in the crowd was chill – and surprisingly there didn’t s...
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MUSIC PREVIEW: Enchanting Basia Bulat
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This Sunday, sensational folk songstress Basia Bulat will play at Festival Place in Sherwood Park. With her mom teaching piano and guitar, the Ontario native has been surrounded by music since the youngest of ages, so it’s no surprise that the bug hit her whilst at college, and Bulat released her...
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LISTEN HERE: No one expects The Spanish Flies!
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EXCLUSIVE! Listen to local rock quartet’s newest single Mr. Evil one day before its release!   Feliam (Fel) Gammara moved with his family from Peru in 2010 and wound up in Edmonton four years ago. The musician wasted no time ensconcing himself in the local music scene – forming a “psychedeli...
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A vegan in beef country: Morrissey comes to Edmonton in April
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Wait, isn’t Morrissey that famously ornery deep-thinking British vegan singer-songwriter who’s gotten into such hot water for his outspoken views – and now he’s coming to Edmonton for the first time in more than 20 years? Yes, the same. How can we resist? Morrissey has announced a Canadian ...
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Bob the Angry Flower
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Next: From End of the Earth, a (fake) attack ad against Jason Kenney!       Now do you want to see Bill Benson in female form? Of course you do:
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Bill Benson
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Rumours that Bob the Angry Flower has been torn asunder may be exaggerated:       Now read THE TRUTH ABOUT JASON KENNEY in End of the Earth:
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