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Recent articles by Dave:

10/3 Podcast: Mastermind of B.C. gangland massacre sentenced

A dark chapter in B.C. criminal history has come to a close. → Read More

Poll shows split — between Albertans and Canadians, CFL fans and non-fans — over Edmonton team name

A majority of Canadians feel it was the right thing for Edmonton’s CFL club to drop the “Eskimos” moniker, according to a new poll, but the decision is less popular among Albertans and CFL fans. → Read More

Edmonton police constable charged with assault for kneeing a man during an arrest

Edmonton police have charged one of its own with assault for jumping knee-first onto a man during an arrest last August. → Read More

Sheriffs shut down Mill Woods drug house

Article content Alberta Sheriffs have closed down a Mill Woods drug house nearly a year after receiving complaints about suspicious activity at the home. The Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit got a court order Monday that closes the property in the Greenview neighbourhood — 297 Greenoch Crescent — for 90 days. The investigation was initially sparked because of complaints of drug… → Read More

Sun 20 Questions: The Tooth Fairy

While many people have had to put their work aside due to COVID-19, The Tooth Fairy, not unlike the Easter Bunny, was declared an essential service. She has been collecting teeth and working to help kids keep their pearly whites healthy. → Read More

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Five albums with an eye to the future turning 20 in 2020

Look, many of you are working from home, practising good social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.And that means you also may be able to turn up the music you’re not allowed to turn up at the office because Karen complained to your boss. → Read More

Suspect in 2018 shooting arrested in Regina

Article content The final suspect wanted in a 2018 shooting outside a downtown nightclub has been arrested in Regina. Police say Hanad Mohamed Farah, 29, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for attempted murder, was picked up on Saturday by Regina police for his alleged part in the shooting of Alibi Ultra Lounge security guard Geoff Summers. In a release late Monday afternoon, Edmonton… → Read More

Throwback Thursday: Alternative in the mainstream with 10 albums turning 25

Alternative music smashed its way into the mainstream in a big was in 1991 with Nirvana’s chart-topping Nevermind.But while it led to the grunge scene to blow up big-time, other alternative scenes took a little more time percolating before a major breakthrough. → Read More

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Five memorable rap albums at 30

Rap music was far from a new genre at the dawn of the ’90s.It had seen more than a decade of growth, including the creation of stars like Run DMC, N.W.A., Beastie Boys and more. → Read More

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Look who’s 40! Five albums hitting middle age in 2020

The end of the 1970s was transformative, musically speaking. Commercial, arena rock gave way to punk, which gave way to post-punk and the early forms of New Wave. → Read More

Throwback Thursday: Five amazing albums turning 50 in 2020

People are weird creatures. We like patterns and milestones and nice round numbers. Maybe it’s because the math is easier?But it’s certainly easy to look back at historical benchmarks from years like this one, 2020, and think about where we once were. → Read More

Sun 20 Questions: Edmonton Stingers president Brett Fraser

Brett is the new president of the Edmonton Stingers. Fraser joins the Stingers with over 25 years of sports, entertainment and cultural industry experience, previously serving as Executive Director of the Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society, and Venue Director for Rexall Place arena, among other leade... → Read More

Fringe Review: The World's Wife

The World's Wife, 4 stars out of 5, Stage 8, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Society → Read More

Fringe Review: Two

Two, 4.5 stars out of 5, Stage 12, Varscona Theatre → Read More

Fringe Review: Things to Ruin

Things to Ruin, 2.5 stars out of 5, Stage 28, The Dai Scott Stage, Hazeldean Hall → Read More

Fringe Review: The Most Unlikely Comedian

The Most Unlikely Comedian, 3 out of 5 stars, Stage 8, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre → Read More

Fringe Review: Jung & Crazy

Jung & Crazy, 3.5 out of 5 stars, Stage 9, Telus Phone Museum → Read More

Fringe Review: Denial is a Wonderful Thing

Denial is a Wonderful Thing, 4 stars out of 5, Stage 10, Acacia Hall → Read More

Fringe review: Tommy's Amazing Journey

Tommy's Amazing Journey, 4 stars out of 5, Stage 2, Backstage Theatre → Read More

Fringe review: A Can of Worms

A Can of Worms, 4 out of 5 stars, Stage 37, Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean → Read More