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MacLean Offers Peers Comic Relief

Sheila MacLean, 18, recently won the Safe Partying Comic Contest put on by Les EssentiElles and the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre. MacLean did not even hear about the contest until three days before the comics were due, when her boyfriend, Dean Williams, pointed out the advertising poster in Starbucks. This direct deadline did not intimidate …

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Breakdancing With the Best

Nick Robinson, 19, has an “explosive” style. He likes to do a lot of flips and power moves when he breaks. For Robinson, breakdancing is no longer just a hobby, it’s his craft as a professional artist. Breakdancing is his way of life. Robinson has been taking Physical Education at the University of Toronto this …

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Street Missionaries Have a Tent and Music

Dave Pedersen was shocked and horrified to discover the brutal life that the homeless suffer all over Canada. Pedersen, who graduated from Vanier Secondary School, spent last summer on Hastings Street in Vancouver sharing his beliefs and his music with the less fortunate. This summer, Pedersen has organized a similar expedition for Whitehorse. He has …

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Life is Entertaining

Calvin Laveck, 15, never goes a day without singing, dancing, acting or playing music. He recently performed in the MAD variety show as a Spice Girl, a nerd, a comedic character and sang the challenging Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera. This is his first year in the Music Arts and Drama …

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Becoming Rock Stars Before Our Eyes

The highlight of my Rendezvous was the Friday night, in the tent at Shipyards Park. It was here that I was lucky enough to watch the band, Plaid, and dance crazily amongst their screaming fans. “We got paid, so technically we’re professional musicians now,” says Bram Komaromi, one of Plaid’s guitarists. He laughs. Although this …

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