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The Big R Restaurant

The Big R Restaurant

Name: Big R Restaurant Where: 69 Harvey Road, St. Johns (and multiple locations)Average Price: $10-$20 or cheaper Rating: 4/5 709-722-6549 Menu: Specializing in home cooked meals     The Big R restaurant has been a landmark in the St. Johns [...]

November 28, 2011 St. John's, St. John's food
Thomas Rendell Curran – Death of a Lesser Man

Thomas Rendell Curran – Death of a Lesser Man

BOOK CLUB Published by Boulder Publications (2011) ISBN978-0-9865376-2-2       Of all the places I expected to find an interesting new book, the recent Arts and Craft Fair was the last that came to mind. Nevertheless, that was just [...]

November 28, 2011 St. John's, St. John's art and photography
Peter Narvaez Father of Blues passes away at age 69

Peter Narvaez Father of Blues passes away at age 69

Newfoundland musicians are morning the loss of one of the most famous blues artists our province had to offer, Peter Narvez. On Nov. 11th Narvez lost his battle with lung cancer. During his long career (36 years) Narvaez taught at [...]

November 28, 2011 A_National, St. John's, St. John's Top News, Top News
Elliott Brood – Rock Club One

Elliott Brood – Rock Club One

When: Saturday November 26th, 2011 Where: Club One Who: Elliott Brood Style: Toronto Alt. Country/ revival music       You know its a good band playing when you walk past the club and you’re drawn to the music thats [...]

November 28, 2011 Live Music Reviews, St. John's, St. John's live music rev
Be Alright, Werewoman, and Blackened Lungs at Distortion

Be Alright, Werewoman, and Blackened Lungs at Distortion

Be Alright, Werewoman, and Blackened Lungs at Distortion Friday November 18, 2011 by:Vanessa Wade       Fridays nights show at Distortion wasn’t overly packed due to cold, snowy, slippery weather but for those who braved the elements it was [...]

November 28, 2011 Live Music Reviews, St. John's, St. John's live music rev
Brent Coffin – Artist On the Horizon

Brent Coffin – Artist On the Horizon

Artist Profile – Brent Coffin by: Vanessa Wade Brent Coffin is a person to watch in the Newfoundland art scene. Currently showing work at the J.L. Gallery in the city of Corner Brook, Coffin is an emerging artist working in [...]

November 28, 2011 art scene, St. John's, St. John's art and photography
Greensleeves – 25 years and counting!

Greensleeves – 25 years and counting!

Who: Greensleeves Where: George Street Style: Classic Rock, Rock & Top 40 Menu: Fresh Traditional and Modern cuisine Owner: Jody Temple & Stephan Hancock     Folks its been there for 25 years! Twenty-Five years on George Street, means 25 [...]

November 28, 2011 St. John's, St. John's food
Wild Lily Dance Centre

Wild Lily Dance Centre

Who: Wild Lily Dance Centre Where: 156 Duckworth Street Style: Belly dance, Ballet, Bollywood, Flamenco, Yoga, Tap Menu: N/A Owner: Lori Savory & Vanessa Paddock Contact: (709) 753-5232   Founded by Lori Savory & Vanessa Paddock in 2009 Wild Lily [...]

November 21, 2011 St. John's, St. John's theatre and dance
New Moon Resturant

New Moon Resturant

Name: New Moon Restaurant Where: 656 Topsail Road Average Price: $45 two people with buffet & coffees on a week night       Hours: Mon 11 a.m. to 9pm Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 10pm Buffett Sun to [...]

November 21, 2011 St. John's, St. John's food
White Cowbell Oklahoma – infiltrate the loudness of distortion

White Cowbell Oklahoma – infiltrate the loudness of distortion

Who: White Cowbell Oklahoma When: November 25,26 Where: Distortion Price: $12         Two critically-acclaimed albums Cencerro Blanco (2004) and Casa Diablo (2007) plus countless North American and European tours, White Cowbell Oklahoma reconvened in Toronto to record [...]

November 21, 2011 St. John's, St. John's pick of the week 2, Toronto, Toronto bands
Distortion Pumps up the Volume

Distortion Pumps up the Volume

Who: Distortion Where: George Street Style: Hard Rock, Metal, Punk Menu: N/A Owner: Glenn Tizzard       Glenn Tizzard of Distortion bar has been the primary owner since July 2010 and hes managed to turn this obscure rock bar [...]

November 21, 2011 St. John's, St. John's business feature
Colour Color – Colour Color EP (2010)

Colour Color – Colour Color EP (2010)

Band: Colour Color Album: Colour Color EP (2010) Genre: Rock/Experimental Influences: Mutemath, Copeland, Brand New. Rating: 5/5 By: Shayla Miller     Colour Color are a rock duo based out of Newmarket, Ontario. It is comprised of Johnny Simmen (lead [...]

November 21, 2011 Album Reviews, Toronto, Toronto bands
Hard Tickets & High Society by Peter Halley

Hard Tickets & High Society by Peter Halley

Who: Hard Tickets & High Society – Spirit of Newfoundland When: November 25,26,27,29,30 Dec 1,2,4 till the 30 Where: The Masonic Temple | 6 Cathedral St. | St. John’s Price: $61.50 plus tax     Hard Tickets & High Society [...]

November 21, 2011 St. John's, St. John's pick of the week 1, St. John's theatre and dance
I am Ozzy – book review

I am Ozzy – book review

I AM OZZY Written by: Ozzy Osbourne with Chris Ayres Published by: Grand Central Publishing 2009 From the moment I saw this amazing book in the local HMV I couldnt help myself and no matter the fact that it was [...]

November 21, 2011 Uncategorized
Interview with Kenneth J. Harvey

Interview with Kenneth J. Harvey

LOLA: You were already an critically acclaimed author, what was it that made you transition into becoming a director? KEN: I grew bored with writing novels. I wanted a challenge. So, instead of being lockedaway in a room playing make-believe [...]

November 21, 2011 Indie Films, Interviews, St. John's, St. John's Indie Films

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