McKudo’s Paintcussion

Beer + Paintball + Led Zeppelin + Sound Symposium =   McKudo’s Paintcussion This Saturday, McKudo members Rob Power, Adam Staple, and Sean Panting will load up their paintball guns and shoot stuff in the name of sonic exploration. Elling Lien spoke with them about…

Professional wonder

Way more entertaining than the Family Circus, Tomasz Mrozewski takes a look at the Wonderbolt Circus family. St. John's is a funny place, and there are those who embrace its silliness, its kookiness, its unpredictability. Some are better at it than others… and some do…

Keep your eye on the guy

Danielle Devereaux scopes some buns at the Nickel Independent Film Festival It may be 2006, but I bet you’re familiar with the 1950’s pin-up girl. The glam shots of scantily clad beauties sold to warm the lonely hearts of the GI’s far from home, the…

Active Vision: Live Music for Video Games

Local trumpeter Patrick Boyle leads a group of musicians in an improvised soundtrack for the vintage video game Frostbite.     Active-Vision is a local performance series in which live music accompanies silent films and cartoons.    This Sound Symposium event features trumpets, mbira, vibraphone, and percussion…

Not just killing the mood

Dear Frances B, I have this friend who I've always been attracted to, and we recently had a one-night thing. It was great except that in the middle of doing it he entered me without a condom. I guess I was so surprised and insecure…

St. John’s Storytelling Circle

The St. John’s Storytelling Circle gathers monthly at the quirky Crow’s Nest Officer’s Club. Newcomers can join the usual crowd for an evening of stories. The evening is hosted by the Reverend Thomas Wyckham Jarvis, Esq., also known for the Haunted Hike. Jarvis is founder…

Jonathan Hynes

Photo: Rachel Jean Harding This is Jonathan Hynes, but you wouldn’t know it from the “She rocks” article in this week’s edition. …I feel really shitty about cropping out Jonathan’s head, so I thought I’d include a photo here to show no hard feelings. He…

Other events

Drive In Bingo, Play inside the lions club or right from your car, 8:15pm, Bidgood’s Plaza Family Days at the Garden, nature hike 10am, story time w/ arts & crafts 11am, dining w/ ducks noon, garden tour 1pm, puppet show/story time 2pm, nature hike &…

Other events

National Karate Championships (SR), $10 adult/child under 12 free, 9-4pm, Mile One Ponane Unzipped Fashion Show: Diedre Whitten (urban styles) & Jason Holly (chainmaille) team up with Fusion Dance School to show you the goods, $15 at 8pm, Majestic Theatre, call for tickets 738-6006 or…

She rocks

Cherie Pyne + Band (L-R: Jonathan Hynes (drums), Cherie Pyne, Andrew Robinson (guitar), and Victor Lewis (bass).) Photo by Rachel Jean Harding. Five facts about St. John’s musician Cherie Pyne: 1. She enjoys being silly and dead serious at the same time. 2. She has…