Zombie threat!

Jonathan Adams and Elling Lien are prepared for the second annual St. John’s Zombie March this Saturday – Are you? To skip to the photos, click here. Recently-secured documents exclusive to The Scope indicate an imminent threat to the safety of the general Newfoundland populace….

John Kenneth Wilkes interview

Weird-rock band John Kenneth Wilkes are launching their new album at two shows this weekend. Elling Lien hung out with Alex Schwartz (AS) and Peter King  (PK) to talk to them about it.

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Tomasz Mrozewski sets his alarm for Express ‘06 at the Eastern Edge Gallery this Saturday When Michelle Bush first stepped into the job of director of Eastern Edge Gallery just over two years ago, the gallery was right in the throes of planning for the…

City Slackers: X-It Skate Video

Jonathan Adams ollies up to X-It Skates’ to watch their first skateboarding video: City Slackers. If you’ve been waiting to see something at Empire Theatres that’s local, subversive, and upsetting to most (if not all) standards of taste, instead of the usual fare of Hollywood…

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning Contest

Send us a few lines about a funny/strange/wonderful Saturday night, Sunday morning you’ve exerienced and you could win a prize pack, including 2 passes to CBTG’s on September 1st to see the David Picco Band, Megan Hamilton and Blair Harvey; CDs (Feudal Ladies Club by…

Injector Fly

If you missed Injector Fly: Part II when it buzzed the Sound Symposium back in July, you missed one of the weirdest, intricate and enjoyable shows of the year. And I know you carry a burden of regret. Well you can finally cast it off…

Erika Werry

“Throw out your love and it won’t go far/ Beauty’s in the scars” With serene acoustic melodies and pleasantly hypnotic vocals, Erika Werry knows how to win your heart. Originally from Toronto, she’ll be rekindling her love of the sea with a few dates across…

DJ Deko-Ze

We live in a land where bands rule supreme and a DJ set isn’t usually considered a special musical event. But we challenge you to go see Toronto’s Deko-ze on the decks this Saturday night at Liquid Ice. …Even if you’re one of those "I…

Critical Mass

There is a myth in St. John’s that the hills and valleys are what keep the cyclist population down. The steep hills are one thing – but the craterous potholes, the absence of bike lanes, and the horn-happy motorists that treat cyclists like drunk, escaped…

Free Love! Love is free!

Dear Frances B, I like going on dates and hooking up with people. I could only see myself in a relationship right now if it was open to the possibility of other lovers, but how do you negotiate that with someone? I just want some…

Astroloscopes for Aug 24-30, 2006

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)Office politics play against you, unless you play, too.  Fake some reports, or make some bogus phone calls, leave incriminating evidence around somewhere… Counterfeit motel receipts, bullshit parole violations, phony nude photos… Your co-worker is your enemy. You are behind…

Food Nerd for Aug 24-30, 2006

Andreae Prozesky gives us the lowdown on "the dough." …No, not that kind of dough. Every person has his or her signature. A distinctive hat, perhaps, or an open-mic night tune. If overused, the signature becomes tiresome, and damned irritating. But in the right measure,…

Zombie-tack!

Photos from The Scope’s Great Zombie Photoshoot of 2006.

Music Thursday

Acoustic Insiders, Martini Bar Andrew Ledrew & Barry Ledrew, 9pm, Sundance Blues & Jazz Night: The Mary Barry Quartet, Jenny Gear + Holly Hogan, 9pm, Bianca’s Brad Jefford Trio (jazz) Rose & Thistle Bump (live music) Green Sleeves Colin Harris (solo acoustic) Fat Cat Dave…

Poster of the week

It was the feathers and the sparkles that got us. And the little puff balls.