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Calgary & Southern Alberta

The Cliks Frontman Lucas Silveira And Band Make A Date With Pride Calgary

Posted September 2, 2011 by Dallas

Lucas Silveira of The Cliks is ready to show his true colours at Pride Calgary tonight. The creator and lead singer of the Canadian band is finally where he was always meant to be. The Cliks have been around for a while, created by Silveira in 2004. The band has gone through an evolution of […]

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Arts & Entertainment

We Love: Artists Against AIDS Worldwide Music Video (2001) “What’s Goin’ On?”

Posted December 1, 2012 by Erika

Today is World AIDS Day, and I stumbled accross this all star music video version of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin On?” from 2001. The video by Artists Against AIDS Worldwide features all of the biggest names of the 2000s: Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Mary J. Blige, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Destiny’s Child, Jermaine Dupri, Fred Durst, […]

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Gender + Sexuality

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Posted July 4, 2013 by Kyle

                  Late yesterday afternoon, Buzzfeed.com (credit for all .gifs) introduced their readers to Steve Grand, “the first openly gay male country star.” I must admit, choosing to be a celebrity in a genre of music that is heteronormatively dominated, just like Frank Ocean did recently, Grand is pretty brave. […]

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Music

I Bought It: Beyoncé, Feminism, and All That Sheiße

Posted July 6, 2011 by Kyle

Recently, I have been checking out the wonderful world of feminist theory. The release of Beyoncé’s most recent album 4 prompted me to write an article about the seemingly conflicting gender roles in her music throughout the past decade, including the Destiny’s Child era. Singles Run the World(Girls) and 1+1 present a conflicting mish-mash of traditionalism (old school […]

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Music

Tegan and Sara Recreate the Teen Dream with Closer Video

Posted December 17, 2012 by Caitlin

It’s here! Tegan and Sara have released the official video for Closer and it’s all that I hoped it would be and more! I’ve been anticipating its release since my original post on the song written a couple of months back. The indie-pop, teen dream house party scene that the video depicts sparks a youthfully […]

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Culture

VIDEO: Madonna’s Girl Gone Wild

Posted March 21, 2012 by Ty

Full Disclosure: I am a late blooming Madonna gay. That is, I had only discovered her years after I discovered myself. Her hard beats, cute boys and stormy dance moves only started to grow on me after I had watched her Drowned World Tour on DVD but since then, it’s been a non-stop train to all things […]

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Music

Melissa Etheridge In Montreal – Leaving No Doubt That She Still Totally Rocks

Posted November 7, 2012 by Mel

Melissa Etheridge loves Canada, and Canada loves her. From our balcony seats at Place des Arts’ Theatre Maisonneuve, providing an unobstructed view of the stage, we sat and waited as the anticipation in the hall steadily grew… until from somewhere off-stage, that familiar husky voice instructed someone to kill the lights and get the show […]

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Conrad Murray Guilty! Now Can The Michael Jackson Madness End?

Posted November 9, 2011 by Dallas

Conrad Murray, Doctor to Michael Jackson was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, in a case that resembled the good old OJ trial of the 1990’s. According to TMZ: Dr. Conrad Murray has been found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. After the verdict was read, you can hear La Toya Jackson […]

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