Jay Cardinal Villeneuve is an indigenous filmmaker and actor from Slave Lake, Alberta, and his film, Holy Angels, was featured in the Edmonton International Film Festival on Sunday, September 30 at 4pm at Landmark Cinemas 9 at City Centre. Holy Angels is an artistic documentary about Lena Wandering Spirit and her experiences in the residential school system in the 1960s. I was fortunate enough to be able to engage in a half-hour interview with Jay about his amazing film; I was joined by Seth Arcand, a local filmmaker and fellow CUE student. Continue reading An Interview With Jay Cardinal Villeneuve On His Film “Holy Angels”
Hello there fellow Concordia University students! I decided to take a break from writing philosophy articles and try my hands at another type of column. This one is dedicated to local live music shows! Continue reading I Saw: Conan with The Weir, Culled, and Highbernation
Their carcasses litter the school hallways, numbering the many fallen. Black and red, they surround us; especially if you have the honour of being in an older part of Concordia University of Edmonton. They fly around, haunting us with their spasming bodies. You might be wondering what they are: Box Elder Bugs! Continue reading The Creepy Crawlies Have Got To Go!
Today is the day! So pull up your socks, tighten your pants, and get ready to V-O-T-E for your city. I had another lengthy chat with Austin Knopp and Haroon Ahmed about this election and what it means for our city. I urge you to check out their videos and blogs on the website YegNation so that you can be better informed on municipal government and the election on October 16. Continue reading Today Is The Day [VOTE]
Austen Knopp and Haroon Ahmed are the hosts of an online political blog called YEGnation that tries to get young people involved in municipal government. This is their story (cue drumroll). Continue reading YEGnation
(This is a continuation of an interview from Issue 1. If you missed it or want to refresh your memory, you can view the first part at theboltnews.com/local-spotlight) Continue reading Joel Dinicola: Part 2
Joel Dinicola wrote, directed, and co-produced a musical titled “Conventional Musical” this past August at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. This is his story. Continue reading Concordia Artist Spotlight: Joel Dinacola