The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature will take place from Sept. 21–23, with a theme of “the cutting edge of science fiction, horror, and fantasy.
Thomson insisted I bring earplugs, but I forgot, of course, so he came prepared with an extra set. It's a good thing he did, because Sparrows' blisteringly loud and effects-laden brand of post-hardcore—influenced by bands like Small Brown Bike, Moving Mountains, and perhaps most noticeably, Moneen—ricochets off the walls of the dimly lit basement.
On Sept. 7, Frank Warren sat down with the Fulcrum in his light purple dressing room beneath the Alumni Auditorium to talk about his well-known secret-sharing website, PostSecret.
At this year's Ottawa Folk Festival, Vancouver’s bashful indie folk-rocker Dan Mangan headlined the full day of music Sept. 9, while Bon Iver, this year’s Grammy winner for best new artist, drew 12,000 fans to close the festival on Sept. 10.