ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
A look at celebs and their media empires
Would you like to hear Gwyneth Paltrow sing? Wear lingerie
designed by Kylie Minogue? Read Ethan Hawke's novel?
Celebrities are increasingly tapping into various realms of
the media, making their presence in the industry that much
more apparent. Crossover commercial interests have seemingly
exploded in recent years, particularly with the advent of clothing
lines for nearly every celebrity name.
Finally, a School that
Jack Black has begun establishing a career
playing dumb, fat hipsters. But can he carry a whole film on
his back? As School of Rock shows, the answer is an unqualified “yes.”
Michel: Simpsons rule!
After both the Toronto Star and Now Magazine
declared In The Belly Of A Whale (2001) to be worthy of their “Top
Ten Albums of the Year” lists, Danny Michel is back on
the scene promoting his latest record, Tales From the Invisible
Glimpses into the thoughts of a romantic
Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Matthew Barber has a master’s
degree in philosophy, a critically-acclaimed debut and ladies
swooning over him. Barber spoke to The Gazette about music,
suburbia and being a romantic loner.
Recently, rock band Round2 played a gig at The Spoke and The
Gazette was there to check it out.
The band, composed of Grant Aldridge, Michael Carabine, Dan
Shaw and Paul Dymond played a great show, albeit to a not-quite-full
WCalendars want to be sexy
If you’ve been approached by a random stranger on campus
and informed you have what it takes to be a model, don’t
get scared yet — it may have been a legitimate offer
and not just a pathetic pick-up line.
In brief: blind dates and borgs
Western Blind Date
Reality TV comes to campus when Western’s first blind date show will
be filmed and produced by TV Western. Sponsored by Universitysingles.ca and
Club Phoenix, the show will be filmed on Oct. 17 and hopes to bring together
two fun and creative singles. Interested participants should sign up to be
a contestant at www.universitysingles.ca.