Uncertain brilliance

Local theatre group C2C are bringing Michael Frayn’s internationally acclaimed work Copenhagen to town with an intimate performance at Rabbittown Theatre. Directed by Lois Brown, and featuring actors Bryan Hennessey, Mary Lewis and Charlie Tomlinson, the play reveals the explosive potential of atoms and physicists.Elling…

Mashed comfort

Andreae Prozesky takes it out on the taters. Don’t even talk to me about food right now. Seriously. Over the last two weeks, my body has been host to every cold bug and non-lethal flu virus in town. Nothing bad enough to warrant prescription drugs,…

Booze Fortress

  Bryhanna Greenough does some fortin’ around. It is grudgingly I take a shovel in hand. I’m happy enough hoofing through a goat trail to my door, and, really, if it weren’t for honoring thy mailman, I’d probably just let it melt on its own….

Sprung Greenhouse

The former Sprung Greenhouse property east of Commonwealth Avenue is at the centre of a small tug of war between the twin cities. Though the 104 acre piece of land is under St. John’s’ jurisdiction, both municipalities appear to have plans for it in 2007…

Aldrich Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Do you ever feel like your brain is shrinking from lack of stimulation? Well, if you haven’t fired off any neurons since that epic conversation at the bar a few weeks back, now is your chance, because the MUN grad students are getting ready to…

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Myles Goodwyn

10 questions for the lead singer of April Wine. What are your current obsessions? Current obsessions? The blues. For the last year and a half I’ve been concentrating on the blues. Rediscovering a passion I’ve had for many years. I went back to all my…

Let me tell you

Dan Murray looks at the new installation by Newfoundland ex-pat Michael Young, “Tell Me About It.” Why is it that so often when an expatriate Newfoundlander comes home to exhibit art about Newfoundland, it ends up being a romantic ideal for tourists to swarm to?…

Dressed to move

Diana Daly promises that spring is just around the corner. PUTTING THE RAD IN GRAD Two of the cool things about getting a custom-made grad dress: 1) the design can be as wild and imaginative as physics will allow, and 2) It’ll fit your body…

Like ice

A Newfoundlander living in New Brunswick, Lee Pearce – also known as Hotbox – has been making beats for East Coast rappers for years, and has finally released a collection of work. Featuring a cast Newfoundland rappers Johnny Hardcore, Radar, Lee Fitz and Shiest, Frostbite…

A matter of lust and death

Sex and love columnist Dan Savage loses your hope. Serious question: I have always had a thing for Anna Nicole Smith and frequently masturbated to her Playboy photos. I’ve always felt some guilt about masturbation to begin with, but since her death, I now feel…

Over-exposed

Jonathan Adams covers up under the blankets with a flashlight to read Mike Heffernan’s Exposed! No one could have been more tickled, piqued, or (let’s be frank) aroused than myself upon learning there was a new writer in town claiming to lead the parade of…

Movie review: Little Children (2006)

Movie Review: Little Children (2006) [rating:2.5/5] We’re all probably tired of stories about boredom, adultery, and perversion in the suburbs. Little Children is treading over familiar territory in this respect, but nevertheless manages to seem on the whole fresh and funny.

Narcisism

ME-SPACE Narcisism. It’s the reason I have my photo right there. And according to a comprehensive new study by five psychologists, it’s spreading like gastro across universities and colleges.