Entertainment Archive

  • By Karina Kajishima and Clara Montgomery, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “I think it changes from day to day. It depends how I wake up feeling. If...

    Fashion ICONdors: Week of Sept. 20

    By Karina Kajishima and Clara Montgomery, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “I think it changes from day to day. It depends how I wake up feeling. If...

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  • By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News Music — it has a major influence, not only on our lives, but also the way we think and remember topics and issues. There are a variety of different apps and websites out there to help people get the latest albums. That fact raises the question of what is the most popular app or website to use to get the music that is in demand. It also raises the question...

    Music streaming a popular service among students

    By Sarah Gilder, Spoke News Music — it has a major influence, not only on our lives, but also the way we think and remember topics and issues. There are a variety of different apps and websites out there to help people get the latest albums. That fact raises the question of what is the most popular app or website to use to get the music that is in demand. It also raises the question...

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  • By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Another school year is upon us and to celebrate the arrival of students new and old, Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is holding a second-in-a-row Welcome Back Concert at the Rec Centre tonight. Headlining it this year are the indie rock genre’s Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado. All proceeds from this year’s show will go towards the CSI food bank. “An event like this is a great way to interact with other...

    Welcome back concert to benefit food bank

    By Clara Montgomery, Spoke News Another school year is upon us and to celebrate the arrival of students new and old, Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is holding a second-in-a-row Welcome Back Concert at the Rec Centre tonight. Headlining it this year are the indie rock genre’s Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado. All proceeds from this year’s show will go towards the CSI food bank. “An event like this is a great way to interact with other...

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  • By Karina Kajishima, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “Wearing bright colours definitely puts me in a better mood,” Ballas said. “It definitely boosts my confidence.” She...

    Fashion ICONdors: Week of Sept. 13, 2018

    By Karina Kajishima, Spoke News With the beginning of another school year at Conestoga, the college’s hallways turn into the students’ personal runway again. Full of people from all over the world, the college is a place where you will find a variety of styles. Here are some of the fashion highlights of this week’s Fashion ICONdors: “Wearing bright colours definitely puts me in a better mood,” Ballas said. “It definitely boosts my confidence.” She...

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  • BY TYLER MEDEIROS The fourth annual Kitchener Comic Con took place on March 3. The event was a two-day experience that brought artists, fans, gamers and writers to Kitchener City Hall. “I travel around these cons a lot but it’s always nice to come to Kitchener because everyone just gets so into the nerd spirit,” said Laura Suen, owner and founder of Fire and Steel, a premium retailer for specialty blades and traditional weaponry. The...

    Something for all at Kitchener Comic Con

    BY TYLER MEDEIROS The fourth annual Kitchener Comic Con took place on March 3. The event was a two-day experience that brought artists, fans, gamers and writers to Kitchener City Hall. “I travel around these cons a lot but it’s always nice to come to Kitchener because everyone just gets so into the nerd spirit,” said Laura Suen, owner and founder of Fire and Steel, a premium retailer for specialty blades and traditional weaponry. The...

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  • By REBECCA SOARES Behind the curtains at the door, a circus awaited. Guests who attended the Night Circus fundraiser at Idea Exchange’s Queen’s Square branch on March 3 were in for a real treat. “This whole night, I’d forgotten this was a library. It truly felt like I was stepping into a circus,” said Miranda Espanola, a Cambridge resident. The idea for the Night Circus fundraiser came from the book Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern....

    Come one, come all, the circus calls

    By REBECCA SOARES Behind the curtains at the door, a circus awaited. Guests who attended the Night Circus fundraiser at Idea Exchange’s Queen’s Square branch on March 3 were in for a real treat. “This whole night, I’d forgotten this was a library. It truly felt like I was stepping into a circus,” said Miranda Espanola, a Cambridge resident. The idea for the Night Circus fundraiser came from the book Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern....

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  • BY REBECCA SOARES The circus is in town but for one night only. On Saturday, March 3, Idea Exchange is hosting a Night Circus in the Cambridge Public Library, located at 1 Queen’s Square. The circus will be starting at 8 p.m. and ending at midnight. “It’s going to be incredible. We’ve been working on it for a while now and there’s still plenty to do before that time but it’s starting to come together,”...

    Come one, come all, the circus calls for one night only

    BY REBECCA SOARES The circus is in town but for one night only. On Saturday, March 3, Idea Exchange is hosting a Night Circus in the Cambridge Public Library, located at 1 Queen’s Square. The circus will be starting at 8 p.m. and ending at midnight. “It’s going to be incredible. We’ve been working on it for a while now and there’s still plenty to do before that time but it’s starting to come together,”...

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  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort played host to the Canadian Ski Patrol on Feb. 3 in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most snow angels made at once, participating simultaneously with many other ski resorts across Canada. Kao Saechao, assistant patrol leader at Chicopee, and also a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol, spearheaded communications with Chicopee to see if the resort was interested in participating in the...

    Skiers attempt Guinness record

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort played host to the Canadian Ski Patrol on Feb. 3 in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most snow angels made at once, participating simultaneously with many other ski resorts across Canada. Kao Saechao, assistant patrol leader at Chicopee, and also a member of the Canadian Ski Patrol, spearheaded communications with Chicopee to see if the resort was interested in participating in the...

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  • BY JOSH PEDERSON While listening to a captivating story, whether it be a fictitious old wives’ tale from grandma or remembering that hysterical Dr. Seuss book that was read to us before bedtime, our imaginations propel us into the universe of what we’re hearing, taking us on an entertaining extravaganza. To truly dazzle a listener, one must project oneself in such a way that not only grabs a person’s attention, but gives him a sense...

    The art of storytelling

    BY JOSH PEDERSON While listening to a captivating story, whether it be a fictitious old wives’ tale from grandma or remembering that hysterical Dr. Seuss book that was read to us before bedtime, our imaginations propel us into the universe of what we’re hearing, taking us on an entertaining extravaganza. To truly dazzle a listener, one must project oneself in such a way that not only grabs a person’s attention, but gives him a sense...

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  • By MIKE TURCOTTE Canada’s first virtual reality arcade, Ctrl V, is about to open many new locations across the country, and even spread into the U.S. Thanks to places like Ctrl V, more people now have the means to try this new and exciting technology. Ctrl V opened June 1, 2016, in Waterloo and is growing exponentially with more than 10 locations now open, and another 20 new arcades planned for across Canada. The company...

    VR arcade spreading nationally

    By MIKE TURCOTTE Canada’s first virtual reality arcade, Ctrl V, is about to open many new locations across the country, and even spread into the U.S. Thanks to places like Ctrl V, more people now have the means to try this new and exciting technology. Ctrl V opened June 1, 2016, in Waterloo and is growing exponentially with more than 10 locations now open, and another 20 new arcades planned for across Canada. The company...

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