Emily Glass

The ultimate abuse is using profanity where it is absolutely not necessary, simply because someone can’t be bothered with finding a more articulate expression. Don’t get me wrong, nothing feels better than dropping an F-bomb in frustrating situations, but there is a time and a place.

Students highlight this year’s entertainment offerings from around the country Canadians of all ages love to take advantage of the few months of warm weather—that elusive thing we call “summer”—and give summer a new name: festival season. Now with just a few stragglers left (Ottawa Folk Festival, anyone?), that time is coming to a close. The Fulcrum asked students to recount the highlights …

OLIVIA JOHNSTON SOCIETAL, GENDER, AND developmental issues are familiar topics to Ottawa-based artist-photographer Olivia Johnston. Her latest work, entitled 13–18, deals with the vulnerability of teenage boys. The collection explores something unknown to Johnston, as “boys have always been a mystery to [her].” The portraits of the young men in their bedrooms is an honest …

WHEN I ARRIVED at the Mercury Lounge, it looked just like it would any night of the week, except for the circle of folding chairs in front of the stage. They were set up for the spoken word poetry workshop that was about to get started with Ian Keteku, an Ottawa-based World Slam Poetry champion. …

  Graffiti6 | Colours N.W. Free Music 3/5 THE TERM “POP” originated in the 1960s with pop art, a movement defined by taking popular, everyday images and experimenting with them in conventional media to make a new, approachable type of fine art—think Warhol’s “Campbell Soup Cans” or Oldenburg’s “Dropped Cone”. In some ways, calling Graffiti6’s …

Watching TV on a laptop OTTAWA—LAPTOPS, TABLETS, AND smart phones are radically overtaking television. A new wave of computer products have changed the way we view the small screen. Viewing exactly what you want, when you want, was unfathomable in the ‘80s and ‘90s, but the rise of online and on-demand viewing has given individuals …

LORENA ZIRALDO BORN IN ITALY but raised in Canada, Lorena Ziraldo debuted her exhibition A Conversation with a Painting… Continued on Jan. 25. Since graduating from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2000, Ziraldo has held many exhibitions in various cities across Canada. The Ottawa-based visual artist is known for paintings that …

YOU ME AT SIX | Sinners Never Sleep Virgin Records 2/5 You Me At Six catapulted to fame through a timeless pop-punk formula: Catchy choruses, power chords, and a teenage fan base. It’s now been four years since the band’s debut album, and their third release has been highly anticipated. With album number three, the group …

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