Other events Friday

Critical Mass Bike Ride: 6pm, Colonial Building, Bannerman Park Star Party Weekend, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Dark sky observation of planets & stars, $5 park fee, Butterpot Park (See article)

The ocean ain’t blue…

Full-time musician, surfer, and dreamer Matt Mays is coming to the George Street Festival this Sunday. Elling Lien asked him some stupid and/or important questions in an attempt to peer into the depths of his soul.    We’re not so sure it worked, but it was…

Light Night

Victoria Park Lantern Festival The idea is simple: Cut strips of bamboo, glue them together, attach bits of tissue paper and put a tea light candle inside. When it’s done right, the result can be beautiful. And when done in mass it can light up…

Deed I is.

There’s a severe lack of trust between the Independent Artists Cooperative and St. John’s City Council, and something’s gotta give.

Joel and the Last of the Neighbours

HARD POST INDIE POP FOLK PUNK RAWK! When the end of the world comes, and everybody’s panicking, breaking things and lighting things on fire because they’ve gone crazy, you will find Joel and the Last of the Neighbours sticking together, having a barbecue, hanging out….

Creator Dance Theatre

Creator Dance Theatre is Victoria Wells-Smith’s baby. A 19-year old School of Dance alumna, this program is her first. The goal of the company is to bridge the gap between more obscure modern dance and recital pieces, as well as build an audience for modern…

Regattascopes for July 27-Aug 2

Leo (July 23 – August 22)Beer tent, this way. Birthdays this week: Geddy Lee (29th) Benito Mussolini (29th) and Coolio (1st). E-mail: birthdays@thescope.ca

Terra Nova

Tom Mrozewksi heads off to the sixth annual Star-B-Q and finally uses his telescope for its intended purpose. Some of you will need no encouragement to spend a couple nights camping out and stargazing with a bunch of amateur astronomers. But for those who do,…

Cartoons: the only thing computers are good for

The slightly depressive, slightly snobbish Jonathan Adams spends an afternoon on the web looking wistfully at old cartoons. So far as most True Animation Enthusiasts are concerned, television has been either a wasteland or a quagmire (We can’t decide which) for a very long time…

Let your fingers do the walking

Dear Frances B, Me and my friend were talking on the phone and I told him he had interrupted me masturbating. He laughed and said I should finish. So I did! We’re cool with it. We’re not lovers or anything. Is that weird – do…

Indian food at the Regatta

If you’re heading to this year’s Regatta, Andreae Prozesky will meet you at the Indian food stand for a puri.  It’s Wednesday. It’s hot. It’s Regatta day. Amid the click-click of raffle wheels and the stinging sweetness of cotton candy at North America’s famed longest-running…

Organ Grinder!

Oh my god, there’s an organ grinder on Water St. today! I don’t know if he’s old hat around here, but it’s the first time I’ve seen him. He’s an older guy with a great greying beard, a monkey puppet, and a hand-cranked organ on…