Why should we trust you?

Who do you trust in your ­electoral ‘hood? Elling Lien called up each of the party headquarters in the ridings of St. John’s North, St. John’s East, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi, and Mount Pearl North and asked each candidate a bunch of reader-submitted, personality-test-style, and silly…

Better than second best

Johnny Hardcore, photo by Kelly Best Featuring artists from across the island, including Johnny Hardcore, Radar, Lee Fitz (St.John’s), Letter 10 (Corner Brook), Compton and Juice (Grand Falls) and others, filmmaker Colin Browne‘s full-length documentary, The Heart (A Newfoundland hip-hop documentary) will have its world…

Storefront

Andrea Maunder and Mike Barsky, owners of Bacalao. Emilie Bourque talks food, rent, and hats. Hey gang! If anyone’s hungry for new restaurants to try, I’ve got yummy food news for you. Mm. Food.

Vote early, vote often

Elling Lien is voting for Freedom. Election ’07 It’s that time again: blue team vs. red team vs. orange team… the sport with rules you don’t understand, with players whose names you don’t know, with crazed, drunken fans whooping and shouting on the sidelines covered…

Paper Covers Rock 09/27/07

Anshuman Iddamsetty avoids the kids dressed in their oxycotton. The Flatliners. In. Town. Snap! Toronto punks The Flatliners will be in St. John’s this October to support their sophomore album The Great Awake (out now on Fat Wreck)! Why am I so stoked? The Flatliners,…

Hot tickets for Sept 27 – Oct 11, 2007

Image from Tales from Fogo Island, compiled and edited by Della Coish The Fogo Process Using Film to Shape Their Future: An illustrated talk by journalist and filmmaker Susan Newhook: 30 short films that showed decision makers why Fogo Islanders wanted to stay and how…

The whole bike picture

Bryhanna Greenough takes her bike to rehab. Of all the artists to exhibit in St. John’s, Michael Flaherty is probably the first to arrive by bike. In May, Flaherty left Vancouver and set out on an 8,500 kilometer solo journey across the continent as part…

Which way to the heart?

Andreae Prozesky gets all romantic-like. There was a time when the mothers of marriageable young women instilled in their daughters a particular mantra: the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. You don’t hear it much these days, but that doesn’t make it…

Jim Harrigan

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Tears, crime, and the odd laugh

Jordan Canning picks her favourites from the upcoming, new fall film schedule. There’s no denying that summer is over, but autumn in St. John’s is something to be embraced. Don’t think of it as the days getting shorter, think of it as the nights getting…

Just slightly off key

Erin McKee charts a course for Classic Movie Mondays and sails into Key Largo. We may not (yet?) have an independent or repertory cinema near St. John’s, but if you are crossing your fingers and wishing for one, the Seniors Resource Centre’s new fundraising idea,…

Fall fashion hits Sin City

Sarah Hoyles says the end of summer may be a bummer, but you should quit yer bawlin’ and… let… fall… in. Oh yes. It’s as if the clothing designers of Paris, New York and Milan somehow had Newfoundland in mind when they were coming up…

Savage Love 09/27/07

Sex and love columnist Dan Savage separates the wheat from the chaff. Who the hell wears swim caps anymore? I haven’t seen a swim cap in years. That question in your column last week from the swim-cap fetishist getting off on his visits to public…