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Feb 26, 2015

Michelle Minke is accomplished just on her own - the young soprano was named Top 40 under 40 by Avenue Magazine, garnered the 2013 Enbridge Emerging Artist Award, along with her ongoing reputation for vocal performances with Calgary Opera - to highlight a small sample of her accomplishments.

I caught up with her...


Feb 25, 2015

Bringing his PEI musical soul to Alberta, Scott MacKay writes captivating melodies and blends those with his thoughtful lyrics, and rich voice.

In the midst of a PledgeMusic campaign to release his second album (with the help of Leeroy Stagger), this is a young artist you're certain to hear much more of.

Check out...


Feb 24, 2015

Guy Forsyth leads a group of Austin Texas folk musicians known as The Hot Nut Riveters - a self described Recession-era stringband. 

No wait, they're more traditional bluespop folk countrygrass.

Well, no. It could be called traditional alt-bluespop folk countrygrass.

Whatever they settle on as a descriptor, this...


Feb 21, 2015

Accomplished playwright, director and reviewer Louis B. Hobson is no stranger to Calgary theatre audiences, nor should be the title subject of his latest production for Workshop Theatre.

"Steven, The Steven Truscott Story" brings to life the true story that began with the wrongful conviction of a young man in...


Feb 13, 2015

With his play "And Then The Lights Went Out" just opened at Stage West Calgary during the time of this interview, I chatted over the phone with writer and actor Andy Garland.

Set in Edmonton, it makes for a great piece to run in Alberta theatres!

He discusses how he came to the inspiration for this particular...