A&E year-end review

The good, the bad, and the sexy

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Year-end review collage

Cue Vitamin C’s “Graduation Song.” It’s time for The Gazette Volume 101’s Arts and Entertainment editors to say goodbye.

Over the last year, A&E coverage has been varied. From honing our sights on both Western and London’s arts scene, we’ve maintained a wide breadth of coverage. (read more)

Obscure souvenirs find home at Museum London

Western visual art students put unique knick-knacks from around world on display

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Chinese Robe

At long last Museum London has found a use for souvenirs that typically clutter closets and collect dust: putting them on display.

“Baraka: Souvenirs of Voyage, Discovery and Home”, a Museum London exhibition organized by students from introduction to museum studies (visual arts history 385E) at Western, does just that. (read more)

Rock videos' most perilous guitar solos

Soundtrack: rating the bravest, richest guitarists

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Aerosmith's Joe Perry

Musicians who aren’t afraid to put themselves in harm’s way deserve respect. Their fans end up catching a glimpse of what rock ‘n’ roll is all about: danger and guitar solos.

Even if the danger faced by the guitarists in the following list is sometimes staged or achieved via special effects, they’ve all amplified the intensity of their songs and videos. (read more)

Healthy dose of concerts in the Forest City this summer

Constantines, Matt Good, Guess Who members come back to play

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

For those sticking around London this summer, there’s more to look forward to than Barney’s patio and day trips to Grand Bend. Why not keep things interesting with a concert or two and check out some of the stellar acts making their way to the Forest City. (read more)

On Disc: City and Colour

Album: Bring Me Your Love

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Bring Me Your Love by City and Colour

City and Colour
Bring Me Your Love
Vagrant Records

3 stars

It’s not often that a member of a popular group goes solo and ends up being more successful than the band he originated from. (read more)

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