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30 Countries, three days, one city

Regina’s festival of cultures brings the city to life Article: Robyn Tocker – A&C Editor When people think of Canada, the word “mosaic” is often the first thing that comes to mind. The country is diverse and Canada’s celebration of its cultural differences trickles down through urban centers, especially Regina. For 46 years, the city of Regina has hosted its Mosaic festival. The way the festival works is simple. Pavilions representing 30 different countries are ...

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Arts Roundtable: Summer Edition

Let’s talk about sweltering days and cool nights Participants: Robyn Tocker, Michael Chmielewski, John Loeppky 1. What do you think of the sweltering summer heat SK tends to get come summer? MC: I say bring it on. I voluntarily took a job outside at my work so that I could be in the great outdoors after that god awful winter. RT: It’s better than freezing my butt off in winter, but I can’t say I ...

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Cannibal Corpse concert impresses fellow metalheads

A horde of metalheads descended on the Riddell Centre to see legendary death metal band Cannibal Corpse on May 24. Passers-by grimaced, ears rang, and The Carillon’s office directly above the show shook apart. Cannibal Corpse is currently on the second Decibel Magazine Tour with Napalm Death and Immolation. The Friday night began with opening act Beyond Creation, who I missed, unfortunately, because I worked. Friends who had already made it to the show and ...

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Junofest interview with Lauren Mann

Friday and Saturday were the most important parts of all the Juno shenanigans–actual live music. Junofest showcased a wide array of great musical acts from all over Canada, with a good deal of Saskatchewan artists in the mix. Even if you view the awards ceremony as nothing more than an industry circlejerk, the festival surrounding it did shine some light on some great Canadian acts. I caught up with Lauren Mann after her set at ...

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