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U.S. Girls

Meg Remy’s long-running U.S. Girls project is far away from its noisy lo-fi pop beginnings, but anyone interested in getting their ears blown out got…

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Kellarissa

Some shows are best served with spilled beers, tacky floors and a neighbour’s moshing ponytail whipping sweat into your eyes. Sometimes you want to settle…

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An Evening in Space

I sat back in the darkness, watching the night sky slowly rotate above me. With every other seat in the Planetarium at the H.R. MacMillan…

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Women’s Day Show

Bussing in the wrong direction for 20 minutes meant that I arrived at The Avant-Garden’s International Women’s Day show halfway through the first set of…

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Strong Women, Strong Music

When my friend and I arrived at the first night of Strong Women, Strong Music just before start time, Frankie’s Jazz Club was so packed…

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Hip.Bang! At Home

Having grown up religiously watching Saturday Night Live, I thought I knew what to expect from a live sketch comedy show as I settled into…