Theatre Review: Mick Unplugged embraces inner dork for inner goodness

“Accept your inner dork!”Just one of the hilarious, but poignant lines from Greg Nelson’s Mick Unplugged, part of this year’s playRites Festival from ATP. Jack (David Trimble) teases Mitch (Stephen Sparks) mercilessly about his new ambition and flat out tells him to “accept your inner dork.” Although Jack tells Mitch he’s a failure, he’s giving… Continue reading Theatre Review: Mick Unplugged embraces inner dork for inner goodness

Theatre Preview: Bad Jesus

“We’re more popular than Jesus now; I don’t know which one will go first–rock’n’roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me,” John Lennon once said. That comment resulted in an eruption of controversy. Beyond the mass Beatles burnings and radio… Continue reading Theatre Preview: Bad Jesus

Theatre Preview: To gay or not to gay

Yay for gay. Or maybe not. Issues pertaining to homosexuality sweeps through the province, as everybody puts their two cents in. However you feel about the issue of gay marriage, Hidden Insanity Theatre brings the province Romeo and Hamlet, a comedy dealing with that very topic and the passionate opinions therein. Written and directed by… Continue reading Theatre Preview: To gay or not to gay

Theatre Preview: Ms. Va-jayjay: You talking to me?

You’re gnawing on the last of the lemony paste-filled chocolates and February 14 has come and gone. Roses have wilted and that poor bear would like to take off his red sequined vest right now. Chew your cud of waxy chocolate, but Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be about material crap. The “V” in Valentine’s Day has… Continue reading Theatre Preview: Ms. Va-jayjay: You talking to me?

Music Interview: The Cape May don’t fear Much

Like late night hitchhikers, The Cape May have a talent for telling stories that catch you off guard. With unshakable and well-placed optimism, the four member group has risen above it all after having their numbers split in half, suffering a slew of injuries days before the recording of their latest release Central City Will… Continue reading Music Interview: The Cape May don’t fear Much

SEX AWARENESS: U of C sex myths as debunked by Dr. Louise Milne

Myth: Two condoms provide better protection than one. We refer to it humorously as “double-bagging.” That is something we do not recommend in any circumstances. The use of two condoms increases friction, which can lead to more breakage, and there’s more slippage. Using two condoms does not give you added protection, it puts you at… Continue reading SEX AWARENESS: U of C sex myths as debunked by Dr. Louise Milne