Stuff I Like Today

(Illustrator and author) Jill Barkem's desk

(Illustrator and author) Jill Barkem’s desk

Petra Collin's Menstruating Vagina T-Shirt

Petra Collin’s Menstruating Vagina T-Shirt

Zomes' Time Was album (Thrill Jockey)

Zomes’ Time Was album (Thrill Jockey)

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CKUT's funding drive!

CKUT’s funding drive!

Killjoy's Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

PROJECTION SUPER 8 EN PLEIN AIR

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CINEMA, DJS AND INVITED CHEFS
AT LA PLACE DE LA PAIX DU QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES

DOUBLE NEGATIVE PRESENTS:
PROJECTION SUPER 8 EN PLEIN AIR
August 21, 2013 at 9pm
 
7pm: DJ DIAGRAF 
& BBQ with chef CHRISSY DURCAK invited by Labo culinaire Foodlab


9pm: free film screening

DOUBLE NEGATIVE PRESENTS A SELECTION OF 25 SUPER-8 SHORTS, ALL PROJECTED IN THEIR ORIGINAL FORMAT!

David J. Romero & Eduardo Menz, Anne-Michèle Fortin, Sonya Stefan & Charlotte Bonin, Steven Woloshen & Alexandra Grimanis, Mike Rollo, Amber Goodwyn, Marjorie Lemay, Daïchi Saïto, Suzie Synnott & Georges Mauro, Claudie Lévesque, José Garcia-Lozano, André Habib, Charles-André Coderre, Guillaume Vallée, Karl Lemieux, Malena Szlam, John Porter, Terryll Loffler, Stéphane Calce, Alexandre Larose and Kara Blake.
Shot on a 50-foot cartridge of super-8mm, all films in the program were either made in a single take or edited in-camera. What you see projected is exactly how they were filmed.
Most of these films were originally created for the past Montreal editions of One Take Super 8 Event, organized by Double Negative in collaboration with Alex Rogalski, who is a programmer at TIFF and Hot Docs and the founder of One Take Super 8 Event, which began in 2000.

Where: Place de la Paix, boul. Saint-Laurent, between rue Ste Catherine and boul. René-Lévesque Est (next to la SAT)


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Stuff I Like Today

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1. Adding Monsters to Thrift Store Paintings by Chris McMahon & Thyrza Segal

2. Alex Ross’s Listen to This

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3. Kimchi, as ever and Korea House (1427 11th Ave Regina, SK) right now!

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Our delicious, delicious kimchi!

4. Prairie Dog Magazine’s 20th Anniversary celebrations! If you’re Regina-based, considering supporting Queen City’s only alternative weekly keep healthy and hale by placing a support message.

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5. Jerusalem in My Heart’s track Yudaghdegh el-ra3ey walal-ghanam from the upcoming Mo7it Al-Mo7it on Constellation Records.

6. Blue Hawaii’s Try To Be from the up-coming Untogether album on Arbutus Records.

7. My partner Mike Rollo’s new film The Broken Altar about drive-in movie theatres which is all finished and starting to move out into the world. More soon!

Colour-grading The Broken Altar, photo + film by Mike Rollo

Colour-grading The Broken Altar, photo + film by Mike Rollo

8. These 70s platforms

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9. John Nugent‘s Studio in Lumsden, SK, by architect Clifford Wiens. Remember when I was exulted about finding an earth ship? Well, turns out that I now know the family of the architect who built that building for a local sculptor. It isn’t an earth ship, turns out, but it is a Heritage site.

View from above the studio

View from above the studio

Inside the studio

Inside the studio

My original snapshot from 2010

My original snapshot from 2010

10. Regina’s YWCA Fitness program: affordable, not too busy, close to home!

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Hello again, Grasslands, et plus!

Album art, y'all!

Album art, y’all!

It’s been a really busy, long time since I last posted here! I wasn’t sure what to write as so many changes had gone on in my life, so I think I’ll list some of the fun, item-izable stuff:

  1. I’ve moved to Western Canada, specifically Saskatchewan! Not sure how long I’ll be out here, but it’s neat cuz my band Cobra & Vulture have finally released…
  2. …our prairie-themed album, Grasslands (do go on ahead and purchase a copy)! Since I can’t jam with my band on the regular, I’ve been…
  3. …hosting an hour long freeform radio show called Natural Sympathies and DJing events under that moniker as well.
  4. Have been writing for the free independent weekly in Regina called the Prairie Dog, doing mostly fashion and style interviews as well as music reviews.
  5. Working on new tunes and writing, but nothing shareable just yet!

Ok, now that that’s all out of the way, I can start posting on the regular again.

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This is my desk which I have given to you, do this in remembrance of me

Hey folks >>> Change o’ plans! I’m going to head out west for a few months with my partner. Wanna apply for my sweet job? Here’s the deal:

CKUT 90.3 FM, a campus community radio station in Montreal, is hiring a Music Coordinator, responsible for the functioning of the station’s Music Department.

The responsibilities of the position include collective management of the radio station as part of the Steering and Programming committees, music volunteer coordination, supporting new and existing music programming, liasing with the music industry, managing the station’s music library, promotion of and outreach to the Montreal music community, and providing training opportunities for volunteers.

The ideal candidate posses a varied skill set including an in-depth knowledge of music and strong familiarity with the local music community, strong organizational and coordination skills, the ability to multitask and triage priorities as well as the ability to work collaboratively with others. Assets include previous experience in community radio and bilingualism.

Deadline for applications is 10am Wednesday, August 15th, 2012…Read the full job description here!