ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
THEATRE: Western’s always fantastic one-act play festival Purple Shorts
begins tonight and runs until Sunday at Conron Hall in University College (Rm.
224). Advance tickets are available at InfoSource in the University Community
Centre or at the door 30 minutes before showtime for $6.
SAT. JAN. 31
LIVE MUSIC: Wicked and weird Halifax hip-hopper Buck 65 brings his billy-goat-inspired
rapping to Call the Office. Advance tickets are $15. Call 432-BAND for more
SUN. FEB. 1
TV: Super Bowl XXXVIII kicks off at 6:25 p.m. in Houston, where hometown gal
Beyoncé delivers “The Stars and Stripes.” The half-time
extravangza will feature Janet Jackson, P. Diddy and Kid Rock.
MON. FEB. 2
DA CLUB: Not much going on tonight, but there’s always Retro Night at
The Spoke for those itching to go dancin’. Check it out if you like ’80s
music, dancing and of course, cheap booze.
TUE. FEB. 3
THEATRE: Horton the elephant and that creepy Cat and his hat engage in song
and dance at the John Labatt Centre for Seussical the Musical. Tickets available
at the JLC box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.ca or charge
by phone at 488-1012.
WED. FEB 4
MOVIE: Your last chance to catch the journalist biopic Shattered Glass — a
true story about magazine writer Stephen Glass who wrote false stories — at
Rainbow Cinemas, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.. Stars Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard,
Steve Zahn, Hank Azaria and Chloë Sevigny.
THU. FEB 5
LIVE MUSIC: Matthew Barber brings his band the Union Dues to play songs from
his major-label debut EP The Story of Your Life at Call the Office. Call
432-BAND for information. Opening for Barber is prolific, one-man-band, singer-songwriter