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Review: Playing with the Sonos: Play 1

July 11, 2017

I don’t know how tech reviewers do it. A few weeks ago, I was lent a Sonos: Play 1 to check out and write about my thoughts. I don’t do a lot of tech reviews, but I had been really …
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Jocelyn Alice releases new song and a colouring book

August 28, 2016

Calgary’s Jocelyn Alice has released a new song called Feels Right and…a colouring book featuring the animations from her music video. Cute! I love this. First, the song is poppy, anthem-ish, but chill all rolled into one. I could listen …
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The Tragically Hip concert to be aired LIVE and commercial free

August 19, 2016

  The Tragically Hip are on their final tour. We all know the drama that surrounded the ticket sales for these shows. Selling out almost immediately after going on sale, a lot of Hip fans were out of their final …
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From Eric Clapton to the Rolling Stones, inside the National Music Centre’s famed recording studios!

November 19, 2015

(images via Colin Smith.) It is only a matter of time before the National Music Centre’s new home at Studio Bell officially opens its doors to the public in Calgary’s East Village. Beyond the incredible new building that looms over …
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Alanis updates Ironic with new 2015 ironies!

November 10, 2015

And for those wondering, yes, Alanis does address the main issue with the original song, which was that none of the situations were actually ironic, just bad luck.

The best musical you’ve never heard of is playing in Calgary right now!

November 3, 2015

I talk a lot. I say a lot of things. But out of all the things I talk about, I don’t think I’ve ever said a sentence more than: “You should go see Once.” I said it back in 2006, …
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Lord of the Rings’ Billy Boyd is in Calgary and he made a delightful music video to prove it!

September 21, 2015

If Calgary looked a little more Hobbity the last couple of days, that’s because you may have spotted Billy Boyd and his band Beecake in the city. Boyd has a notable acting role of course “Pippin” in The Lord of the Rings …
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That busker you saw in Kelowna? Yeah, that was Steven Tyler!

July 14, 2015

Those walking the beautiful shores of the Okanagan Lake yesterday were treated to a bit of a surprise when they spotted Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler performing along the boardwalk! Tyler, who was in town for a concert sat down …
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Ed Sheeran interrupted a teen’s performance at the West Edmonton Mall and it’s perfect!

June 15, 2015

Even though I’m not a parent, I’m really loving this whole new trend of “the nice pop star.” (Even though I hope it’s not a trend.) By “nice pop star” I mean the kind of star that is doing really …
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Carly Rae Jepsen is back with a really, really catchy song!

March 1, 2015

Updated:  Jepsen just released the video for I Really Like You and…it’s really weird. No, not because it stars Tom Hanks and features a Justin Bieber cameo, but because I don’t really understand why it stars Tom Hanks. I feel …
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Michael Bernard Fitzgerald gets #WayTooBig and #WayTooLoud!

November 20, 2014

I have a long documented history of pretty much writing about Michael Bernard Fitzgerald anytime he does anything.  New album? I’ll write about it. New song? I’ll memorize it and then write about memorizing it. New tour? I get it …
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Jann Arden’s IndieGoGo project is actually pretty brilliant!

November 17, 2014

If you happen to follow Jann Arden on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook (Jann, are you on SnapChat?), you know that she loves her dog Midi more than anything in the world. And of course she does. Who doesn’t love their …
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Poring over every detail of Taylor Swift’s new app…because Taylor Swift has a new app.

November 16, 2014

This post was sponsored by Amex Bank of Canada.  When Taylor Swift made her official cross over from country to pop with last month’s 1989 people were nervous. Was the world ready for an all pop Taylor Swift all the …
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Video: Michael Buble has a milkshake for you.

November 13, 2014

I don’t know about you, but my mom is always the hardest person to shop for for Christmas. I know, it’s early, but she’s impossible, so I have to start to think early. Well, thanks to Michael Buble, I think …
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Walk of the Earth returns with the perfect Taylor Swift cover!

November 4, 2014

I don’t know if you’ve looked outside, but the weather is getting chillier and chillier by the moment. Which makes the release of today’s Walk Off The Earth cover of Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off absolutely perfectly timed. The band, …
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