East Coast flavour reaches mainland

Canadian rocker Joel Plaskett and his Emergency tour with the Hip

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Joel Plaskett Emergency

Joel Plaskett is “hauling ass across the country” " but he still can’t escape his East Coast roots.

While on the final leg of an American tour opening for the Tragically Hip with his band the Joel Plaskett Emergency " comprised of Plaskett, Dave Marsh and Chris Pennell " he took some time to reminisce about touring, his latest record and growing up in Halifax. (read more)

Dave ! Weaver gets laughs with Etch-a-Sketch

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Dave ! Weaver

Western boasts some of the most talented students in the arts. This week, Dave ! Weaver, writer/director of Purple Shorts’ “To Etch-a-Sketch” and member of UWO Comedy, takes the spotlight.

First-year social science student Dave ! Weaver didn’t just learn to love comedy " he was literally born into it. (read more)

Lion in Winter's historical plot still packs a modern punch

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Scene from The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter
The London Community Players production
Director: Don Fleckser

3 stars

The London Community Players’ production of The Lion in Winter explores the oppositions between past and present, fiction and nonfiction, and tragedy and comedy. (read more)

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