Festival of the Arts thrives at off-campus event

Students' fashion, art and music draw sizable crowd to Taphouse

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Singing

Cleavage and popped collars were replaced by acoustic guitars and canvas paintings Tuesday night at The London Taphouse.

Part of Western’s Festival of the Arts week, the event, “Fashion Style Expression: Night of the Arts,” featured musicians, dancers, original student fashion designers and artists. (read more)

The CAISA fashion show offers 'Mystique'

Annual event to raise $15,000 for Children's Health Foundation

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Fashion model

For the last nine years, the Canadian Asian International Students’ Association has hosted one of Western’s hottest fashion shows.

“[CAISA and its fashion show] promote multiculturalism, activity in student life, and the development of a social conscience,” says CAISA president Alex Louie. (read more)

Angelina Jolie almost kidnapped: movie to follow?

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Angelina Jolie

• It looks like Paris Hilton is corrupting another poor young soul. Why should you care? Because she’s Canadian. Elisha Cuthbert is the latest young Hollywood blonde to fall under the tanorexic heiress’ evil spell. (read more)

Keep wardrobe fresh with sneaker-head forums, blogs

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

A Sneaker

Since the ’80s, sneaker culture has exploded. Nike, Adidas, Puma, Ice Creams, Bape, Greedy Genius, Reebok, Alife and numerous other shoe companies produce so many collectable kicks, it’s impossible for even the most style-savvy students to keep up with the latest sneaker-de-choix. (read more)

On Disc: Tara Slone

Album: Just Look Pretty and Sing

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Just Look Pretty and Sing by Tara Slone

Tara Slone
Just Look Pretty and Sing
The Orange Record Label

3.5 stars

Tara Slone’s voice might sound familiar; she was the vocalist for Joydrop, the quasi-famous band behind the hits “Beautiful” and “Sometimes Wanna Die. (read more)

On Disc: Octoberman

Album: Laguardia

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Laguardia by Octoberman

Octoberman
Laguardia
White Whale Records

3 stars

It’s obvious Marc Morrisette, better known as Octoberman, owned at least a few Bob Dylan records as a kid. (read more)

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