The Calgary Journal
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Arts and Entertainment

First annual Horror-Con took place at Mount Royal University this past weekend

Halloween came early this month.

Dismembered limbs, hordes of un-dead zombies, and gallons of blood were found in Wyckham House at Mount Royal University. Welcome to the first annual Horror-Con, a convention celebrating the films, art and costumes of the horror genre.

Speaker takes aim at fake mystics and urges Calgarians to think critically

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On Sept. 24, 83-year-old sceptic James Randi came to Calgary to give his lecture on the importance of critical thinking in today's society.

Born in Toronto, the former magician known as "The Amazing Randi," took to his cause of scepticism after noticing other magicians were misleading the public by representing themselves as having divine powers.

Local comedy troupe combines gladiators, soap opera, and hilarity

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The real test of comedians seems to be how they involve their audience and environment, and come up with comedy off-the-cuff.

While not everybody can be an actor, and not everybody can think on their feet, the Calgary-based improv comedy soap opera troupe, DIrty Laundry, does it all

The Dong Show a success despite facing criticisms

thumb HANGINGDoug Mckinnon, artist and owner of the Stoneworx Gallery in Art Central, is receiving criticism for his newest exhibition called “The Dong Show.”

“The Dong Show” includes paintings by Daniel Audet, sculptures by Tobias Luttmer, photographs by Alicia Hoogveld, as well as other mediums from various artists.