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Love Is Blind – Elite Danceworx

Group dances are my favourite – using the volume to create one constantly flowing object. Travis Wall choreographed this piece, entitled “Love Is Blind,” beautifully. The teen dancers from Elite Danceworx are incredible, strong and graceful. The piece changes perspectives from the two dancers in white to the larger group in brown, until the come […]

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Doomsday – Murray Gold

Planet Earth. This is where I was born. And this is where I died. For the first nineteen years of my life nothing happened. Nothing at all. Not ever. And then I met a man called The Doctor. A man who could change his face. And he took me away from home in his magical […]

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2013 Emmys – Outstanding Choreography

Dance is becoming an award show staple, Outstanding Choreography, a category normally shelved in the Creative Emmy’s, was moved to the live telecast. The Emmy awards will be announced September 22nd and will showcase a number choreographed by the nominees and featuring host Neil Patrick Harris.  First time nominees Alison Holker, Warren Carlyle and Sonya […]

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Peacock

America’s Best Dance Crew Champions I.aM.mE astonished judges and fans each week. They took each challenge and researched to find the best way to incorporate it into their routine. Week 4 was Katy Perry songs and I.aM.mE was given ‘Peacock,’ and the crew did not disappoint.  They took the judges critiques to heart and used them […]

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Flashback Friday: Paramore Edition

Paramore was my favourite band at 16, and my first journalism interview. Their newest self titled album came out this year and the band are touring later this year with Metric to support the album. It is great to see – even with all the member changes – Paramore grow and thought I would share […]

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Khatsalano For HUSH

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So You Think You Can Dance – Audition Music

So You Think You Can Dance always features incredible music, it is the perfect way to find new and exciting artists. The tenth season has not disappointed and the audition episodes have featured many genres and styles. Below is a list of all the music used in the audition episodes, there was some overlap so each song […]

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Vancouver Fan Expo

My first assignment for Hush lead me to the Fan Expo, basically Vancouver’s Comic Con. I arrived at noon the first day, two hours after doors had opened, and the line was still the length of the Convention Center. The costumes or ‘cosplay‘ was fascinating, and a little confusing for someone who doesn’t pay too much […]

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Another Rainy Day, Another Rainy Day Playlist

After blessing us with a week and a half of sun, Vancouver has darkened and the rain has returned. This playlist features blues rock songs and was heavily influenced by the recent Cold War Kids album Dear Miss Lonelyhearts – which you should all check out. The electric energy mixed with the soulful blues quality […]

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Allison Holker and Stephen ‘Twitch’ Boss

So You Think You Can Dance has produced some incredible stars, it has also helped jump start the career of dancer/choreographer Travis Wall. On the reality show All The Right Moves, which stars Wall along with Teddy Forance, Nick Lazzarini and Kyle Robinson, Forance decided to create a submission for choreographer status on SYTYCD. His […]

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Interesting Articles

Twitter is great for finding interesting articles, funny videos and breaking stories. Each Friday I am going to post some of the more interesting pieces I find on Twitter. This week features: tiny apartments, swimming cats and touching human kindness. The Society for Community Organization commissioned these horrifying photographs of the living conditions in China. There are seven […]

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Oscars Red Carpet

The fashion at the Oscars was insane. From large ball gown skirts to body hugging sparkle, the woman of the oscars took chances and made the red carpet sing. Amanda Seyfried (above) looked incredible in an embroidered Alexander McQueen, the light lavender colour was perfect with her blond hair and pale skin. Seyfried really shined […]

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Oscars!

With an award show full of outstanding musical numbers you would think the evening would be more memorable. Nothing host Seth MacFarlane did was entertaining, although he did get called for for being racist, sexist and cruel, but he did prove that he has a killer voice. There were good intentions put in to this […]

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BRIT Award Fashion

Breakout British bombshell Emeli Sande closed the 2013 BRIT awards after taking home two big awards: British Female Solo Artist and British Album of the Year. Winning British Breakthrough Act and British Male Solo Album was newcomer Ben Howard, proving that those virtually unknown to North Americans have strong followings in their own country. Mumford […]

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Record Store Day 2013

Well here’s what they’ll someday learn if they have a soul; there’s no romance in a mouse click.  There’s no beauty in sitting for hours playing video games (anyone proud of that stop reading now and post your opinion in the nearest forum).  The screen of an iPhone is convenient, but it’s no comparison to […]

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Grammy Award Winners and Fashion

Music’s biggest night, The Grammy Awards was held on Sunday at the Staples Center in LA. The event featured stunning performances, ridiculous acceptance speeches and gorgeous dresses. Strapless gowns were aplenty as were more modest long sleeve gowns.  Mumford and Sons and Jack White had some of the best performances of the night and the […]

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Public Records Says Goodbye to The Waldorf Hotel

It’s been around two weeks since the Waldorf Productions officially closed their doors. Now under the name Working Title, the team is currently seeking a new home, while we all search for another venue to fill the sudden cultural void. Public Records had their beta launch party at the Waldorf back in August 2011, holding the […]

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Pickwick

Every time I open my email there is a new newsletter from some random site I’ve never clicked on. Sometimes they pertain to things I enjoy – Pickwick signing with Dine Alone Records – but there are times when sending items to the junk box before opening is necessary. Newsletters are handy and informative, and […]

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People’s Choice Awards Fashion

The fashion at the 39th annual People’s Choice Awards was elegant. Taylor Swift looked magestic in her white Ralph Lauren gown. Though Swift played it safe with the colour, she added drama in her plunging neckline. Chloe Grace Moretz, Brittany Snow and Melissa Rauch all picked yellow dresses for the event. Moretz wore an adorable […]

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People’s Choice Awards

Last night was the 39th annual People’s Choice Awards. The show was hosted by The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco and featured performances by Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera and Jason Aldean. The People’s Choice Awards has the most random categories including: Favorite Face of Heroism (Jennifer Lawerence, The Hunger Games), Favourite Sci-Fi / Fantasy Show […]

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