Time sucks. It is the relentless phenomenon that creates untold insecurities, anxieties and fears in us all. We are simply clumsy collections of atoms, hurtling toward a certain death, and all we can do is bide our time. We struggle with our relevance, how much we’ve achieved, whether we will be remembered.
Summer is fast approaching and I have this season’s fashion must haves! If you want to boost your closet and have valuable key items that can be worn in many different ways and style, make sure to get the following pieces! These 5 fashion staples are on trend and perfect for the spring/summer season.
With SXSW and Coachella behind us, it’s time to turn our attention north. Canadian Music Week is a nine day festival showcasing both local and international talent. The fest has graduated from bitter March to balmy May, inviting the less cold resistant music fans. With an overwhelming number of artists, this year is sure to be bigger and better than anything before.
“Makeup may come and go, but brush cleaning is forever.” I know, I know! I already hear you ladies huffing and puffing, but it’s my duty to remind you to clean your brushes and makeup tools at least once a week. Although it may seem like it is too often, especially given our busy and hectic lifestyles, the last thing you want is applying your makeup with tools that are full of bacteria, oil and dirt.

There are plenty of terrifying moments in David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows, one of the best horror films of the last decade. There are a couple of effective jump scares, though the blank look on one character’s face following one of them suggests Mitchell isn’t too keen on them himself. No, the film gets a lot of horrifying mileage out of people just walking toward the camera, perhaps never more brilliant than in a 720-degree pan in a high school with someone walking toward them from outside only to be forgotten about and never confronted.
Playing alongside local hardcore and punk acts, hip-hop group The Adding Machine is bringing a new and raw approach previously unseen in the Ottawa rap scene. The trio, comprised of E.on, Defckon, and Yuukon, recently released their first full length entitled + + +. While it’s easy to draw comparisons to other acts, it becomes clear after listening to + + + that the group stands out.