Dan McPeake

Dan is an actor, writer, filmmaker, blogger and radio host.  You can find his weekly radio series, Endeavours, on Mondays 5-6pm on CJSF 90.1fm or on www.cjsf.ca. You can also find his “underground reviewer” blog, Wilde Thing at irishbluejay.wordpress.com

A Tribe Called Red's musical activism

Although I am a big fan of A Tribe Called Red’s music – which has been described as powwow meets hip-hop – I definitely had a very specific idea of what their show was going to be like. Given that...

Paul Simon And Sting take a journey to Graceland

 “I just have one question,” Paul Simon asks the name to his left. “ Is that a muscle suit?” The audience laughs. “Perhaps you can wear it after,” replies Gordon Sumner, aka Sting, with a smirk...

Pixies still have their old magic

After disbanding in 1993, the Pixies dusted off their wings and various instruments and reunited 11 years later in 2004. Late last year, they were dealt a blow when bassist and founding member Kim...

How to train your (Imagine) Dragon

Dan Reynolds seemed slightly bewildered that he was in front of 15,000 people at Rogers Arena. But the lead singer for Las Vegas alt-pop band Imagine Dragons was clearly relishing every moment of it...

Shakespeare is alive and well and living in today's theatrical works

West Story Side and The Royal Winnipeg Ballet show two versions of the Bard's classic tale.

The Disco Called... they want Their Panic Back!

This was a bit of a strange night for me. I only applied for a media pass so that I could accompany my girlfriend, who had bought tickets months earlier to the show and then she was not able to go....

Bill Maher Does Best Impression of Angry White Man

Bill Maher plays himself to a T.

After 25 Years, Les Mis still hits the mark

Peter Lockyear and Jason Forbach are standouts in their respective roles.

Of Monsters and Men Erupts at The Orpheum

I kind of have a thing for Europe. Specifically Scandinavia and the Nordic countries. The bands and musicians that come from that area seem to have a greater appreciation for music (so do the fans)...

Banished From A Cult: Nurse Exposes Church Secrets in Memoir

Author Lauren Drain spent seven as a member of the Westboro Baptist Church.