photo by Mico Mazza

A gem in the heart of Sandy Hill

Sandy Hill Lounge and Grill THE SANDY HILL Lounge and Grill is serving up one of the best breakfasts near campus on the corner of Blackburn and Somerset Street East. Apart from dishing up mouth-watering burg...
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LOLing at Locker Lives

Ottawa comedy group launches web series IN THE FIRST year of its inception, the Ottawa Sketch Group has attracted significant buzz in the Ontario arts scene for their hilarious performances. Even though part...
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You’ve been pinked

Taking a closer look at what’s behind those pink ribbons AT THIS YEAR’S Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), a documentary aired that changed how many people perceive the pink ribbon campaign for br...
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The curious case of men’s fashion blogs

THE FASHION BLOG: A place where the style-minded go to get their fashion fix. Keeping up with the relentless revolving door of fashion, thousands of blogs litter the Internet, creating fashionable landfills tha...
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Yeah, Arcade Fire deserve the Polaris

No, it shouldn’t go to some poor indie band every year TORONTO (CUP)—THERE WAS NO feeling of surprise and no feeling of upset on Sept. 19 when Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs won the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. No, th...
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Arts Briefs

Group of Seven works to be shown in London THE LARGEST COLLECTION of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomas’ works is set to open in London at Dulwich Picture Gallery this fall. The act of obtaining all 122 works...
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Photographs capture reality of addiction

AN OTTAWA-BASED PHOTOGRAPHER is looking through a darker lens. Tony Fouhse photographs drug addicts at the intersection of Murray Street and King Edward Avenue in the ByWard Market. Over the past few years, Fou...
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Album Reviews

Dan Mangan Oh Fortune Arts & Crafts 5/5 “DON’T SPEAK UNTIL you’ve caught your breath,” sings Dan Mangan. Well, that could take a while after you listen to his latest album. After hearing Oh Fort...
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Connected isolation

Local painter’s exhibition debuts IT’S EASY TO call our society addicted to communication. We live in a wired age, only a text, tweet, or ping away from someone, but regardless of how connected we may be artif...
photo illustration by Mico Mazza

Read, tweet, post, vote

Social networks are changing our politics IN JUST A few short years, social media has exploded. Websites such as Facebook.com and Twitter.com get more users every day, and their popularity continues to grow...