CAISA Fashion Show boasts sexy spectacles and surprises

Extreme martial arts, Emcee E, HEAT Dance Team round out guest appearances

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Model in lingerie

The Canadian Asian International Students’ Association Fashion Show is back for its 10th year and, being one of the most diverse shows at Western, CAISA has made it even bigger.

“We spent more money on production this year, with better guests and surprises than previous shows,” CAISA Fashion Show director and second-year honours business administration student Patricia Woo says. (read more)

Hot Springs on Montreal music scene

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Hot Springs

The strange evolution of singer and songwriter Giselle Webber has taken her from hardcore punk to claymation musical.

The unique music of her band, Hot Springs, stems from the continuous changes frontwoman Webber undergoes in sound, songs and vocals. (read more)

On Disc: k.d. lang

Album: Watershed

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Watershed by k.d. lang

k.d. lang
Watershed
Nonesuch

4 stars

k.d. lang is best known as Canada’s most famous lesbian, vegetarian and country singer. (read more)

On Disc: Sixx A.M.

Album: The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack by Sixx A.M.

Sixx A.M.
The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack
Eleven Seven Music

1 star

The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack was released at the same time as the bestseller The Heroin Diaries, a novel documenting the downward drug spiral of Mötley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx at the height of the band’s fame. (read more)

On Disc: The Madcaps

Album: Kiss the Lion

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Kiss the Lion by The Madcaps

The Madcaps
Kiss the Lion
Voxtone Records

4 stars

Canadian pop rock outfit the Madcaps shaped its sound differently this time and dabbled in something heavier and more raw with Kiss the Lion. (read more)

On Disc: Danko Jones

Album: Never Too Loud

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Never Too Loud by Danko Jones

Danko Jones
Never Too Loud
Aquarius Records

3 stars

Like the previous releases in the late ’90s and early 2000s, most hard rockers will have a difficult time not grooving to the rock anthems of this car stereo accessory; it’s rare words and music fit together so perfectly and are so deliberately linked to adrenaline and excitement. (read more)

London Music Club: a hotspot for live music fans

Weekly blues jams attract multi-talented musicians

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

London Music Club

If you’re tired of Richmond Row’s club scene, there is an alternative way to stimulate your evenings.

The London Music Club is a hot spot for live music fans. With varying acts throughout the week, big nights for the LMC include an electric blues jam every Thursday and an acoustic night every Friday. (read more)

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