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12 12, 2017

The Gift of Music, Part 3: Jasper Sloan Yip

December 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

DEK: In part 3, we see Vancouver-based folk-rock band ‘Jasper Sloan Yip’ explore the theme of day and night on their beautiful third album “Post Meridiem.”   All throughout high school, Jasper Sloan Yip crafted and wrote songs. He was inspired to learn how to play an instrument by the kids at his summer camp. ...

12 12, 2017

The Gift of Music, Part 2: Living Hour

December 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

DEK: This is part 2 of ‘The Gift of Music,’ a series of articles penned by our very own Arts & Life Editor Marcus Medford; this time, he gives a late introduction to the psychedelic-shoegaze sounds of Winnipeg-based band Living Hour and their self-titled debut album.     It feels good to give gifts, and ...

24 11, 2017


November 24th, 2017|Poems|0 Comments

Last thing I remember We were under the stars, Now when I wake I wonder where you are. I was a mountain, I used to be king But I don’t feel like it Or really, anything. Except maybe drifting, Slowly slipping astray. A sense of something missing That won’t go away. I hear your name ...

12 11, 2017

Remember to Remember

November 12th, 2017|Online|0 Comments

Six years ago, Kent Monkman saw a historical Spanish painting at The Louvre that changed the way he saw art.  Monkman, a  famous Canadian artist of Cree ancestry, admired the painter’s ability to convey emotion through the human figure with his almost-life-sized portraits. As he stood in front of the painting, Monkman was taken aback ...

21 03, 2017

Don’t Talk To Strangers: Tinder Horror Stories

March 21st, 2017|Arts & Life|0 Comments

Online dating can be fun and exciting, but here are some accounts of folks that didn’t have such a pleasurable experience.