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10 CONCERTS

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8 NEW MOVIES You Gotta See


CONTENTS Issue 06 : Jan/Feb 2013

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04 Tweeps & Top 5 05 Check Out 09 Music 19 Movies 25 Style 56 Back Pages

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Featured

Writers ----------------------------------Tara Osipoff @TaraOsipoff Editorial

Johnny Slastukin Editorial

Dan Nicholls @dannicholls Music, Movies

9 Upcoming Concerts

5 Festive-Ale

35 Kim Jay in Zambia

19 New Movies

Bryce Aubert @BryceAubert Music, Editorial


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Craig Lederhouse @CraigLederhouse

Host of the Afternoon Edition weekdays on CBC Saskatchewan, Craig is a bevy of knowledge about what’s going on in Regina. He also does the odd prize giveaway on-line.

101st Grey Cup @101GreyCup

Your source for the celebration in Rider Nation! Keep up to date with the different events and opportunities coming up for this year’s Grey Cup party in #yqr.

Chase Hussey @HusseyFM

A radio announcer with Big Dog 92.7, Chase is a soulless ginger that loves sports, cupcakes and many genres of music. He also occasionally blogs on cityslicker.ca.

2013 Junos @GonnaGetLoud

If you’re a fan of Canadian music you definitely want to follow the source for the biggest musical event to hit the Queen City since pop superstars Sugar Jones toured through.

Jordan Eberle @ebs_14

The local kid has done well. The Edmonton Oilers star recently had his jersey retired by @WHLpats and is on his way to the same with the big club.

TedxRegina @TedxRegina

The local version of the lecture series about technology, entertainment and design that has people buzzing around the world. Watch out for their May 2013 event.

Bright Eyes Dog Rescue @BEDRregina

A registered charitable foster home Dog Rescue. These folks do the work of angels for our furry friends and tweet plenty of interesting info for dog lovers. —Bryce Aubert

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Mars Rover Landing They really did it this time. NASA took Curiosity to Mars. The Mars Rover, amiably named “Curiosity”, successfully landed on Mars on August 6th 2012 making it the first full-fledged mobile science lab sent to a another planet. NASA engineers say this 2.5 billion dollar project is the most challenging and elaborate achievement in the history of robotic spaceflight. This could arguably be the launch of a new era in planetary exploration.

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Felix Baumgartner Jumps from Space On October 18th, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner made a 24 mile jump from outer space, successfully breaking the sound barrier by reaching an estimated speed of 1,342 kilometres per hour (834mph). The 43-year-old broke the record for highest jump which previously belonged to Joe Kittinger at 19.5 miles in 1960. Baumgartner also set the altitude record for a manned balloon flight. 2012 took daredevils to new heights.

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Mayan Calendar Ends On December 21st the Mayan Calendar came to an end. In the years leading up to the end of the calendar, a mass hysteria was created with predictions of the end of the world happening as a result of its completion. The supposed Apocalypse was a media heist. Prediction theories ran wild, from solar flares to polar shifts and mass natural disasters. December 21st was an average day like any other. Thankfully we can all get out of our bunkers now and get on with life.

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Barrack is Re-elected On November 4th Barrack Obama won re-election. After a close battle with Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, Obama prevailed again. His biggest challenge has not changed from his last four-year journey as President, which is still to bring the economy out of its financial struggle. With no false promises, Barrack attempts to bring the country together as a community to fight as a team to come out of the tremendous economical stress. Though the challenge is eminent, once again the country has put their faith back into Obama’s slow and steady plan.

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Regina Ranked Number 5 on Places to Live in Canada With Saskatchewan being hit by the boom, MoneySense names Regina as number 5 on their Canada’s Best Places to Live 2012 list. With strong economic growth and a low unemployment rate, the standard of living has gone up substantially in Regina. Not to mention Regina offers the full experience of all four seasons on the beautiful prairies. If you have a good winter coat, air conditioner for the hot summers, and a Rider jersey for all year round, Regina is the perfect place to live! —Tara Osipoff


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Festiv-Ale FeBREWary 1st & 2nd - Conexus Arts Centre

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ust when the winter blahs have the potential to seriously get you down, along comes Festiv-Ale to lift your spirit with beer, wine spirits, great cuisine and live entertainment. Festiv-ale is an annual two-day premium beer and wine tasting event held on February 1 and 2 at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is a guaranteed good time and it is jam packed with entertainment, food, and drink. February, which is usually cold and depressing, turns into FeBREWary in a most pleasant way. There is no better time or place to get your drink on!

Live musical acts include Blake Berglund and Route 66, with others to be announced. Some of the exhibitors include Molson, Coors, Doug Reichel Wine Marketing, Great Western, Last Mountain Distillery, Mark Anthony Brands, Minhas Creek, Name Your Nuts, Highwood Distillers, Bushwakker, and WETT Sales and Distribution, with the potential for more.


Anyone who’s attended this previously sold-out event knows the drill: You buy tickets in advance, arrive when the doors open, grab your free tasting mug, buy drink/food tickets and start sampling as much as you can before the event ends at 11 pm! It is a chance to live like a connoisseur for a couple of days. Mingled in with all the fun and frivolity, there is actually a very important cause for Festive-Ale. It is a fundraiser presented on behalf of the Royal Canadian Legion and associated with Canadian Forces Recruiting. This partnership ensures that our Veterans and the Legion along with their objectives, are not forgotten. This event has raised over $80,000 in the past seven years. A portion of these proceeds are used for the Legion Museum and building renovation. Seeing the Legion Museum’s display of war artifacts will be another interesting aspect of the event. Thousands of people take part in Fesive-Ale every year. There are over 200 different brands of drinks to sample, so there is something to tickle everyone’s tastebuds. It runs from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Early birds can get theirs on-line at Festiv-ale.ca for $39.95. Regular tickets are $49.95, plus taxes and applicable fees. For more information visit Festiv-Ale’s new website at www.festiv-ale.ca. — Johnny Slastukin


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egina has a long and successful track record of incorporating the old with the new, and using the past to build upon the future. The latest example of this is clearly evident at the Artful Dodger Cafe and Music Emporium. This is a new venue located in a historic building at 1621 11th Ave. on the eastern edge of downtown in the area that was known long ago as Germantown, then morphed into Chinatown, and is now being reinvented as a Heritage District. It is a part of the city that has struggled in establishing an identity, and whatever you choose to call it, this is a major first step in revitalization with arts, culture, and entertainment offerings.

THE ARTFUL DODGER

Housed on the main floor of the Windhover Artists & Events Inc. building, you will find 400 square feet which incorporates a cafe, hangout area and an art gallery. There is a live performance space that includes musical performances at least three times per week, film screenings, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance art, jazz at noon, drop-in artists, and much more. Music lessons will also be available in the Green Room by appointment. As the Artful Dodger becomes more well-known, and solidifies its presence, the possibilities become seemingly endless!

During the week, the cafe opens at 7:30 a.m. to catch the early birds and on weekends, it opens at 11:00. Breads, bakery items created in-house, crepes made to order in front of you, individual pizzas baked in an artisan wood-fired clay oven, fresh salads, soups, tapas and other items comprise a unique and delicious menu. Wherever possible, fresh locally sourced ingredients are used. There are a variety of coffee, teas, and other beverages, and it is fully licensed. The second floor is also active as many businesses have opened or relocated there in what is now being called the 11th Avenue Studios. It is a collaborative endeavour that has brought diverse organizations together under one roof to advance and promote creativity. This is a major element in the resurgence of a flourishing arts scene in Regina. On any given night, you can enjoy live entertainment in a lively environment. The Artful Dodger bills itself in promotional literature as a crazy great space, and it truly lives up to its name in the best way possible. For more information, be sure to check out their website at http://www.artfuldodgerarts.com. You can hook up with them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/crazygreatspace. — Johnny Slastukin

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BLUE RODEO January 14th - Conexus Arts Centre, Regina

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ormed in Toronto but bearing a name that sounds like it’s straight out of Alberta, Canadian country-rock mainstays Blue Rodeo have been back and forth across the land for a quarter of a century. They’ve played everything from the nation’s largest arenas to Parliament Hill on Canada Day and even the Grey Cup halftime show in 2009. They’re back on the road again this winter touring in celebration of their 25th anniversary and making a stop at the Conexus Arts Centre on January 14th. The band has gone through a number of lineup changes over the years but its two most recognizable faces, Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy, have remained consistent the entire way. They were

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described as “rebels” in their early days as they blurred the lines between country and rock while scooping up fans on both sides of the equation. Recently inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the band has acquired a sizeable stable of radio-friendly hits from each of their 12 LPs. Each gig on their upcoming anniversary tour will likely be more personal than your standard show, with the big hits sandwiched in with the smaller fan favorites as a “thank you” to those who have followed their musical journey. With multiple solo ventures and a seemingly never-ending appetite for the road, 25 years looks like only the beginning. —DAN NICHOLLS

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Whitehorse February 7th - The Exchange, Regina

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riane Moffatt is a French Canadian singersongwriter whose music spans genres by mixing electronica with jazz and pop. Her biggest fanbase may be located in Quebec but a desire to expand beyond the Francophone scene led Moffatt to record half of her fourth album, 2012’s MA, in English. The bilingual release helped turn a lot of heads that might otherwise not have picked up on her – as a result, the album debuted at a strong second place on the national charts. Songs like “In Your Body” and “Too Late” have a sultry and soulful feel to them reminiscent of someone like Lykke Li. The dance floor at Amigo’s in Saskatoon will likely be the warm spot to be at on February 21st. Tickets are still on sale for only $12 at ticketedge.ca. —DAN NICHOLLS

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uke Doucet and Melissa McLelland have been performing their folk music individually for years, before and since their 2006 marriage, but recently have focused on putting their beating, vibrant hearts together in musical harmony. They formed Whitehorse three years ago and have taken off exponentially ever since. Their modest self-titled debut consisted of eight tracks (including a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire”) and was met with general acclaim. One short year later, though, found the band ramping up their output with 12 new songs on the ambitiously titled album “The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss.” They’ve got shows booked throughout the first quarter of the new year and are taking bold strides forward with guitars in their hands and their hearts on their sleeves. Doucet released three albums as the frontman of Vancouver-based group Veal but began to veer off in his own direction beginning with the 2001 release of his first solo album, “Aloha, Manitoba,” which consisted of songs written for Veal but were deemed “too soft” by the other band members. McClelland had always pursued her musical aspirations as a one-woman show with four solo releases and supporting spots on tours with artists like Jesse Cook and Matthew Good. Doucet and McLelland eventually crossed paths and let their musical talents, and their love for each other, take them onwards and upwards to the next chapter of their lives. Advance tickets for Whitehorse’s February 7th show at The Exchange are currently available for $20 at Vintage Vinyl, Bach & Beyond and Buy the Book. —DAN NICHOLLS

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January 25th - Brandt Centre, Regina

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he five regular guys from Kingston, Ontario, known as The Tragically Hip, are probably the most humble members of Canadian royalty this country’s music scene will ever see. This legendary band, which has recorded 13 hit albums, remains just as big of a part of our national identity now as they did when they got their first big break back in the 1980s. The band’s lineup, led by Gord Downie’s unmistakable voice and puzzling-yet-beguiling lyrics, has remained the same since they first jammed together in 1983. Throughout the course of their career they’ve sold millions of albums, won dozens of awards and left their mark on the music industry in a way that many have tried, and failed, to do. They remain as creatively potent as ever, releasing a new album every two or three years, and tickets to their live shows are a blistering hot commodity. They’re coming to the Brandt Centre on January 25th for an evening full of the hits we all know off by heart (“Wheat Kings,” “New Orleans is Sinking,” “Bobcaygeon” and “Ahead by a Century” to name a few) and new tracks from their most recent offering, 2012’s Now for Plan A. If you’ve never seen The Hip live before there’s no better time than now - the only thing better than Gord and the boys coming through town is the band coming through town on a Friday night. Their music speaks to our collective identity and their concerts make you feel like you’re part of a community, just some more of their neighbors they’ve invited over to watch a show in their garage. —DAN NICHOLLS


Tegan & Sara March 4th - Conexus Arts Centre, Regina

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ow 32 years old, identical twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin have been working on their music for over half their lives. The chemistry between songs comes from being around each other since day one.

Their debut full-length Under Feet Like Ours and its follow up This Business of Art established the fledgling act as one to be watched as they played multiple club dates across Canada and became fan favorites at folk festivals around North America.

Calgary born and raised, the teenage sisters took an interest in writing songs and learning how to play guitar at age 15 and quickly ascended to the top of Canada’s folk rock food chain.

As their seventh full-length Heartthrob is set to be released January 29th as of press time, the twins have moved towards a synth-pop keyboard driven sound that is more reminiscent of their early records than the last few rock-based ones.

Tegan, in an interview with Under The Radar magazine that’s online, says fans will still hear the essence of the band’s signature sound. “It’s just a little more slick,” she notes, “and it’s definitely not as much of a rock band record, that’s for sure. There’s not a lot of big trashy guitars or anything. But I’m excited, God, we’ve been doing it for so long, we’re so old. I cannot make the same record twice anymore. I just feel like, how do you tour for two years, doing what you’ve already done? It’s got to be interesting, and different.” —Bryce Aubert

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BUCKCHERRY January 11th – Pure Ultra Lounge, Regina

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ack in Regina after co-headlining the Sasktel Summer Invasion in July, Los Angeles-based rockers Buckcherry get more intimate with their fans with a club show at Pure Ultra Lounge.

Touring in advance of the February release of their sixth album Confessions, the quintet will be playing a string of dates across Western Canada and undoubtedly will whip the crowd into a frenzy as they normally do.

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February 25th - Louis Pub, Saskatoon ---------------------------------------------------------------------Metalheads will rejoice at the end of February as Max Cavalera brings his latest version of his band Soulfly to the Bridge City. The former Sepultura vocalist’s group is touring in support of their 2011 release Enslaved, Soulfly’s eighth album and lowest charting since 2005’s Dark Ages. Performing singles like “World Scum,” “Innerspirit,” and “Tribe,” Cavalera’s music melds metal with Brazilian tribal music and aspects of other world music. Previous turns through Saskatchewan have shown the Brazilian frontman to put on invigorating performances with interesting stage sets and production true to his heavy metal roots. Interestingly, Cavalera’s son Zyon is a recent addition to the band, taking over duties on drums in October. —Bryce aubert

Vocalist Josh Todd and lead guitarist Keith Nelson have fronted the band since 1995, save for a three-year hiatus in the early 2000s, and have seen their audience grow significantly since reforming in 2005. Now joined by guitarist Stevie D., bassist Jimmy Ashhurst and Xavier Muriel on drums, the band is known for hard rocking anthems that quite frequently become party jams due to the group’s relentless energy. Performing hits like “Crazy Bitch,” “Too Drunk…,” and “Lit Up” Buckcherry has never been a band that’s afraid to turn up the amplifiers, smoke ‘em if they’ve got ‘em, and ensure that their fans get rowdy enough to spill a little liquor on the dance floor while having a good time. According to online blog TKO News, Todd told an Oklahoma radio station that their new material is “more heavy musically” yet still “melodic” like people expect from the band. However, coming out of leftfield is the news in the same interview where the heavily tattooed rocker explains that the band will be releasing a short film around the same time based on Todd’s experiences with “the seven sins and true events” that happened in his life, with the album acting as the soundtrack. At press time there has been no definitive release date for the short film. —Bryce aubert

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Diana Krall February 14th - Regina

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alentine’s Day is all about emotion and this year there’s even more of a reason to feel the love. Diana Krall has played all over the world, and she is once again gracing a Regina stage this February 14th. She will be playing at the Conexus Arts Centre and with its acoustically perfect theatre it is the ideal venue to listen and experience Diana’s voice, which has been described as near-perfection. She is known for her soulful style and contralto vocals, as well as her collaborations with some of the biggest names in the business. Originally from Nanaimo, British Columbia, we happily claim her as one of our own mega-talented Canadians. Diana has established herself as one of the premiere jazz artists of all time. She has won two Grammy awards and eight Juno Awards, and is the only singer ever to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums. Along with classic hits from past the past, she will be performing songs from her latest album, Glad Rag Doll, which has a vaudeville influence with some updated twists. This is the perfect Valentine to give to the one you love, as Diana’s voice is a gift that will keep on giving long after the show! —JOHNNY SLASTUKIN


February 12th - The Exchange

February 22nd – Brandt Centre

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rmed with an acoustic guitar and heavily influenced by artists such as Nick Drake and Elliott Smith, Benjamin Francis Leftwich gained attention on independent radio stations across the world following the release of his 2011 debut, Last Smoke Before the Snow Storm. He’s released a couple of EPs since then but this 23 year old from the UK has kept himself busy taking his solo show to crowds on multiple continents. It would be hard to find many who would describe his music as “disagreeable”; his voice is soft, sometimes barely registering as more than a loud whisper, and his honest and vulnerable lyrics will strike a chord within anyone who’s searched for love in their early twenties. He’s young but putting in the legwork to spread his music throughout the world: Leftwich is making the rounds across North America before a quick trek to Australia on his “Heavenly Sounds” tour. He was originally scheduled to swing through the Queen City last fall but had to postpone his visit - he’ll be playing at The Exchange on February 12th (tickets are available for only $14). If you’re a fan of indie/acoustic folk music it’s a show that shouldn’t be missed. —DAN NICHOLLS

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ollowing in the footsteps of outlaw country acts like Hank Williams Jr., Waylon Jennings, and Merle Haggard, to name a few, budding superstar Eric Church returns to Saskatchewan for the first time since his headlining gig at the Craven Country Jamboree last July. Church, presently one of the hottest names in country music,and winner of the Country Music Association’s Album of the Year for his 2011 album Chief, has one of the best selling concert tours in North America with his Blood, Sweat and Beers tour. With the immediate sellout of his Saskatoon show another show was later added in Regina during February as the tour continues. With tickets selling so fast for the same tour when it initially started last spring, Church made the decision with Ticketmaster last June to switch to a paperless ticketing system to thwart scalpers. Having learned that his fans were often buying scalped tickets for up to five times the purchase cost, the North Carolinaborn and raised artist made the move to ensure the true fans would have access to the same great seats at their original cost going forward. —Bryce aubert

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Promised Land In theatres January 4th


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he exploitation of land by the drilling of natural gas through a controversial process referred to as “fracking” (short for “hydraulic fracturing”) is at the heart of Promised Land, a new drama opening January 4th. Matt Damon stars as Steve, a salesperson who’s sent to a small American town to convince local residents to sell their property to a natural gas company. Steve and his sales partner Sue (Frances McDormand) make short work of the residents who have been left desperate following the recession. Easy money is an attractive offer to the locals until one of their own, Dustin Noble (John Krasinski), takes a stand in opposition of the land sales and urges his fellow residents to follow suit. Steve’s antagonistic relationship with Dustin is further complicated when Dustin’s girlfriend (Rosemarie DeWitt) enters the picture and catches Steve’s eye. Promised Land is a film that wants to get conversations started amongst audience members after the end credits roll. In addition to his leading man responsibilities, Damon also shares screenwriting duties with Krasinski in a rare behind the scenes role for both men. This could be a chance for Damon to make a statement with his words in addition to his famous face, and it could offer Krasinski some real credibility. Krasinski’s best known for playing Jim on TV’s The Office and with that series winding down he could stand to make a few waves in the feature film industry for the betterment of his career. All signs point to Damon’s jaded salesman learning some heartfelt lessons from his time pounding the pavement and maybe finding his way to a warmer, less fiscally focused future. With a small budget and no big “hooks” that can act as a centre for a marketing campaign it may be a challenge to move patrons to shell out their cash for such a quiet topical drama. But Matt Damon has proved time and time again that he’s a smart man and that a product that he’s put both his mind and his heart into will likely be a bright spot during the winter movie season. —DAN NICHOLLS


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olitical corruption and sex scandals are the basis for many dramatic thrillers but Broken City, a new film coming to theaters January 18th, takes all that and tosses in a fair number of double crosses for good measure. The movie is about a disgraced former cop named Billy (played by Mark Wahlberg) who’s hired by the mayor of New York City (Russell Crowe) to perform some shady underground gumshoe work. The mayor’s got it in his head that his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is sleeping around on him and he wants Billy to gather the cold hard evidence needed to throw it in her face. Times have been tough for Billy and he accepts the job but, naturally, he soon finds himself in over his head and at odds with the city’s most powerful man.

BROKEN CITY

Mark Wahlberg has, somewhat surprisingly, become one of the most consistent box office draws in recent years. What once was a punchline (Marky Mark is stepping out from the Funky Bunch and into the Hollywood spotlight) has evolved into a bona fide Hollywood superstar career. Whether it’s last year’s slick smuggling thriller Contraband, the high concept comedy hit Ted or the serious Oscar-baiting drama The Fighter, Wahlberg’s had his hand in nearly every genre and pulled out winning cards each time. His success hasn’t been without its share of road bumps along the way, of course, but he’s become a name audiences can trust to provide as close of a guarantee to a good time at the movies as they’re likely to find.

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Looking for a boost from a ride on the Marky Mark Express are Crowe and Zeta-Jones, two big names with spotty track records. The two are quality actors who are all but guaranteed to keep your attention in their scenes together but their solid hits are becoming increasingly rare. In the early 2000’s they were both Oscar-winners with back-to-back blockbusters but the shine hasn’t been returned to their stars since. Putting Wahlberg in a thriller where he runs and shoots a gun automatically gets a big opening weekend so Crowe, Zeta-Jones and the rest of the cast and crew will automatically have swarms of eyes on them. If they bring their A-game it could boost their profiles, but if it’s a flop then they’ll continue to fade while Wahlberg will only pause momentarily before reclaiming his spot near the top of the Hollywood elite. — DAN NICHOLLS

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Mama In theatres January 18th

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egular suburban couple Lucas and Annabel have their lives thrown upside down when they’re tasked with raising Lucas’s young nieces, who were discovered in a forest after being missing for over five years. Soon after the children are brought back to society creepy things start happening in their new home and Annabel (played by Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) begins to suspect the children’s’ deceased mother is haunting them. Mama is being released this January, a month typically known as a dumping ground for horror flicks that lack faith from their distributors. However, this movie might have enough going for it to elevate it above the trappings of its release date: a special “presented by” credit is given to the highly respected master filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Del Toro was impressed with a 2008 short film by director Andres Muschietti and helped the new director get the funding he needed to bring his horror vision to the big screen. —DAN NICHOLLS

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yan Gosling, Josh Brolin and Nick Nolte lead an all-star cast as Los Angeles police detectives on a crusade against organized crime in Gangster Squad (opening January 11th). The members of this specialized task force (which includes characters played by Robert Patrick and Giovanni Ribisi) fight fire with fire in the 1940s and 50s as they try to stop the East Coast mafia from moving in and taking over their city. Academy Award winner Sean Penn chews up the

scenery with a prosthetic nose and a machine gun as real life mobster Mickey Cohen while Emma Stone shows up as a femme fatale working both sides of the law. Director Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) appears to have overcome a series of behind-thescenes setbacks (including a lengthy delay of its release date to accommodate a series of reshoots) to craft a film in the same vein as the similarly themed classic L.A. Confidential. — DAN NICHOLLS

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Warm Bodies is a quirky horror/comedy that adds a new twist to the zombie subgenre. A member of the walking dead named R (played by Nicholas Hoult from About a Boy) shuffles his way through his undead existence searching for the next piece of flesh to chew on. But when R lays his eyes on a beautiful woman (Teresa Palmer) something inside of him starts to change and his humanity slowly begins to rebuild. This might be the first onscreen romance between the living and the living dead – it opens on February 1st to warm offbeat hearts before Valentine’s Day. —DAN NICHOLLS

John McClane, the cop who’s perpetually in the wrong place at the wrong time, is arguably the signature role of Bruce Willis’ career. A quarter of a century after the first “Die Hard” premiered in 1988, McClane is back in action but this time he’s fighting terrorists in Russia with his son (Jai Courtney). The fourth Die Hard movie angered some franchise fans by watering down the violence and foul language to get a kid-friendly PG-13 rating – audiences will find out this February if the series has regained its former hard-edged glory or if McClane’s just getting even softer with age. —DAN NICHOLLS

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IDENTITY THIEF

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andy (Jason Bateman) is a mild-mannered businessman leading an uneventful life until he discovers his credit cards have been drained thanks to a case of identity theft from across the country. Looking to settle the score and clear his name, Sandy sets off on a mission to bring the person responsible for his woes to justice. The guilty culprit (Melissa McCarthy) turns out to be more of a formidable foe than initially anticipated and an extreme cat and mouse chase ensues.

Melissa McCarthy is one of the hottest names in comedy at the moment following her unforgettable role in the massive hit Bridesmaids. Director Seth Gordon’s previous collaboration with Jason Bateman was Horrible Bosses so all the elements seem to be in place for a comedy powerhouse that will cure the winter blues. Adding in a mix of familiar faces to the cast (including Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet and Eric Stonestreet) only helps increase the odds that Identity Thief will steal loads of laughter when it opens on February 8th. —DAN NICHOLLS

Safe Haven In theatres February 14th

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beautiful young woman named Katie (Julianne Hough) shows up in a small North Carolina town with her guard up, her head down and a large air of mystery surrounding her. Her plan to quietly disappear in an unassuming place falls apart when she makes a palpable connection with a widower (Josh Duhamel). Their steamy romance blossoms into full-grown love as their relationship is put to the test when Katie’s shadowy past comes back to haunt her.

The literary world’s master of tearjerkers, Nicholas Sparks, is responsible for the novel that Safe Haven is based on. Previous romantic dramas based on the author’s work include The Lucky One, Dear John and The Notebook. Boyfriends and husbands would be wise to purchase their tickets in advance for this one – a release date on February 14th means Safe Haven will be the prime Valentine’s Day choice for date nights at the multiplex. —DAN NICHOLLS Issue 6 | January/February 2013

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Kim Jay IN ZAMBIA

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hotographer Kim Jay has a way of creating her own opportunities.

Having moved to the Queen City from St. John’s, Newfoundland, at the advent of high school, the transplanted Reginian has followed a path through adulthood that has included a lot of change. Having graduated with a psychology degree, and having spent time working in IT and child welfare, Jay was drawn to a hobby that has grown to be more than casual since moving to Regina.

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“I’m a traveller,” Jay states succinctly. “I love traveling and I guess that’s what got me into photography to begin with. In 2008, I treated myself to a DSLR - the basic Canon model – set off to South America and fell in love with taking pictures. I figured I need to make this my job somehow so I could quit my IT job, and I basically just started exploring my options into how I could turn it into a living.” “I just started out with basic stuff, like taking photos for friends. After a while, I realized that I wanted to do more documentary-type photos so that’s how I got into journalism school. It really all started from traveling, meeting people and hearing their stories.” Jay, now 27, graduated from the University of Regina’s esteemed Journalism School last spring, having honed her craft through the program’s intensive two-year course. It was upon graduation, having done freelance work for local publications like Prairie Dog and Metro that the effervescent photographer started thinking about her next move. “One of my friends had volunteered in Africa a couple years ago for an agricultural organization,” she explains, “so when the journalism school had a scholarship opportunity I pitched my idea of doing a documentary on African farmers and I was fortunate enough to have my idea selected. A friend then suggested that I get in contact with The Sam Project, run by a Canadian organization that helps with agriculture and microenterprise helping the Zambian people create sustainable enterprise for themselves.” After discussing the documentary with The Sam Project to help connect her with some of the local farmers, Jay set off for the small African country at the end of July.

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Although the journalist had spent quite a bit of time previously traveling throughout South America, Cambodia, China, and a couple times in Thailand, she was somewhat surprised by the African climate upon her arrival. “It was really dry. It was so dry that I couldn’t believe it. It looked like you could light a match and everything would go up in flames. They hadn’t had water since the last rainy season, which was around December 2011, so they had gone months and months without water.” Despite the culture shock, she quickly became at ease due to the friendliness of the locals. “Everybody wants to talk to you because they’re the friendliest people,” she recalls fondly. “You could talk to anybody on the street. Obviously it’s a little different because I was the white girl with the big camera but people were just so nice and open.” “They’re really a relationship-based society where you would meet them and learn about their families before you would buy whatever it is you were buying from them. They want to know your story and share with you there’s. It’s a really nice feeling and it really makes you feel welcome.” “Before arriving in Africa, I didn’t really know if it was going to be dangerous. I had done my research that said it was a safe country but you never really know until you experience it yourself. I was never in danger; never in a threatening situation. People really look out for each other there.”

Giving herself three months to collect all the footage required to produce the documentary, Jay grew accustomed to many of the customs and climate-centric issues associated with filming in the remote villages. “When I did my filming, I stayed in a rural village called Chidabe, which is about 36 km outside of Livingstone, the capital of the Southern province of Zambia. Out in Chidabe, there’s no running water, no electricity, and no vehicles, so I’d stay out filming until my batteries died and then I’d go back to the place I was staying, charge everything, and line things up. That was essentially my routine.” “Hanging out with the families, there is such a sense of community there. Where I stayed was on top of a little hill and then there were a big group of families that lived on each side. There was this one 90-year old grandma that would always clap her hands in appreciation, and they all really wanted to help me learn the language; if I said something wrong they’d correct me and make me repeat it so I could communicate better with them.” “People just come and go in the village. People always ensure they greet you when you arrive, and they’ll offer you the chair they’re sitting on.” The Republic of Zambia, with an estimated population of approximately 14.5 million, is considered one of the poorest countries in Africa with a nominal GDP of $1413 per person. To put that in perspective Canada’s nominal GDP per person is $50,436.

“Everybody wants to talk to you because they’re the friendliest people,” she recalls fondly. “You could talk to anybody on the street. Obviously it’s a little different because I was the white girl with the big camera but people were just so nice and open.”


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Yet, Jay notes that most Zambians tend not to focus on what they don’t have. “You have to be appreciative to see how happy people are there with how little they have. They’re so creative with what little they do have. For instance, they can make a bike without any actual bike parts so watching them make tools out of things is incredibly inspiring. They are the definition of recyclers, turning what we would discard as garbage into useful items.” “A lot of times, at home, I’d just throw out or recycle what I don’t need but they repurpose items all the time; they’re so creative in how they do it. It’s amazing what they can do with a piece of rubber, whether it’s holding together a bike or anything else they can figure out.” “My tripod broke a week into being there,” she explains, “and it was no problem for them as they rigged up my tripod with a C-clamp and a piece of rubber and it was fine. They make things out of nothing so it’s pretty incredible to see everything that they can do with what we would consider waste.” A very religious and spiritual nation, some locals were surprised to see her lip pierced and the tattoos she has on her arms as in Zambian culture typically only prostitutes have piercings and having tattoos symbolized time spent in prison. Other than some initial perceptions due to the difference in customs, Jay discovered that people there are almost too polite at times. “They’re extremely polite and don’t ever seem to get mad at anything. If they’re shocked by something they’ll laugh. They tended to laugh at me a lot like ‘You silly white girl, you’re doing it wrong.”


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“Every morning,” she recalls, laughing, “I tried to bring a bunch of food for myself and to share with the locals. One morning I woke up and brought this puffed wheat that we could make. So I was at this mother’s home with her children and we were sitting there. The mom’s the cook and she does all the cooking. She asked me how to cook the wheat, and because she was trying to be polite she didn’t know if I was going to make it or if I wanted her to make it. We ended up sitting there for hours just sitting and smiling at each other until one of the kids spoke up and asked which one of us was going to make the food.” “People there are so polite that they don’t want to be obtrusive. They are very into tradition but they don’t want to insult your traditions while you learn theirs. I was super hungry and she was probably very hungry and we were both just sitting there smiling and nodding. After her son advised that the mother thought I was cooking the supper I realized what was going on and started to make it. They’re very kind people and very generous with the very little that they have.” Asked if she thought that the locals looked upon the many missionaries and non-government organizations that have set up shop in Zambia as a boon or a hindrance, Jay was diplomatic. “I think [some locals] just associate white people with money but most locals understand they’re trying to help. Zambia is overrun with missionaries, but they’re a self-declared Christian nation so they encourage the missionaries to come and help. There’s this book called When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and it’s about how teaching someone a new skill is better than just throwing money at the problems.” Issue 6 | January/February 2013

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For example, the people there get a whole lot of mosquito nets that are supposed to protect them from Malaria but they just end up using them for fishing. They don’t use them for Malaria because their major issues are that they don’t have proper nutrition and health care. A mosquito net isn’t going to solve their problems because they’re not going to walk around with a mosquito net on them all day – the mosquitoes are everywhere.” “There is a culture of poorness there where some organizations just throw money at the problems but overall I don’t feel like the Zambian people feel exploited because there are a lot of people directly trying to help too. That’s why when I went, I didn’t want to just go, hangout, and party. There is actually a pretty cool backpack circuit there but more and more you see people who come through just to backpack and then stay and volunteer. You can definitely see people giving back.” “In Africa,” shares Jay, “if you’re a white person, you’re automatically looked at as if you have money. That’s the way it is. If people in the market see me standing there with a big expensive camera, they want their share. They’re selling tomatoes for pennies and I would come in and take photos.” “I learned a good lesson from that doing a shot of the market and doing a time lapse. Here, in Canada, you just take photos and if you get a great photo you go talk to people after and get their permission to use it. There, it’s the complete opposite; you need to meet them and become friends with them before you can take their photo. I had it backwards and was just taking photos of people until I was confronted about it.” “I had to figure out what the proper, respectful way to proceed was.”

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Having returned to Canada October 13th, Jay has been busy working on the final edits of her documentary while working at Roca Jacks to supplement her freelance income. Recently approved for a Saskatchewan Arts Board grant, she hopes to premiere her documentary early in the New Year, with hopes for a special surprise for her new Zambian friends. “One thing that I’m doing, as most people in the village have never seen a movie, let alone been in one, is sending back the movie and the money to put together a movie night for them. I’d love to go back and set it up myself but it’s unfortunately not realistic. They’re going to rent a projector and/or a big screen television, make them popcorn, and give them Coca-Cola. In Zambia, cold Coke is their big treat. It’s going to be so cool for the village to all be there and see themselves in a movie when they’ve never even seen a movie before.”

Considering her first documentary is only just being finished as City Slicker goes to print, Jay is already deep into her next project, photographing curling rinks around Saskatchewan in hopes of winning an internship to photograph the World Junior Curling Championships in Russia. “I’m a schemer,” she admits, smiling. “I’m an opportunist, so I’m always trying to figure out how I can see something else. I’m trying to get to Russia in February and I’d really like to visit India to experience all the colors and smells; I’d love to go there. Once I finish this project, I’ll probably start thinking harder about how I can get myself there.” “My goal is to go to every continent. I have the travel bug where I get back from a major trip and a year later I get the urge to head out again. It’s always around the two-year mark that I feel the need to get far away.”

Wherever Jay finds herself next, she notes that she’s unlikely to forget her time in Zambia. “I was treated so well by the people during my time there. The one boy who’s the main character in the film, Peterson, is just the sweetest boy. He’s the kind of boy who even when his parents aren’t there and we’re seven km away from home, in the bush on the hottest days, would insist on carrying my bag. They’re so kind and generous there that it really touched me.” “I feel it’s important to tell their story because of what they do with nothing and how happy they are to do it. They work together so much as a family that after seeing it myself I really want to share that experience with other people.” —Bryce aubert

Recently approved for a Saskatchewan Arts Board grant, she hopes to premiere her documentary early in the New Year, with hopes for a special surprise for her new Zambian friends.

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22 Fresh Wanting to give other sports apparel companies a run for their money, Kip Simon had an idea to make a baseball line that would hold up against other sportswear. Having played for the Regina Red Sox and as a former college baseball player in the United States, sportswear was like a second skin to Kip. He ate, slept and breathed baseball, and was certain he could design a wearable line of clothing that would appeal to baseball players off the field, which was actually a void in the marketplace. Pitching the idea to his business partners at Captive Audience, an established Saskatchewan-based marketing firm, Simon shared his dream with Steve and Randy Klippenstein and Loni Kaufmann. Successful entrepreneurs and knowing a good idea when they see one, the partners took on the idea as a side project, and 22Fresh became a clothing line. The company has proudly evolved from a hobby to a successful business over the last six years. Nine out of 10 businesses fail in their first five years, and the team at 22Fresh has avoided becoming another statistic. In it for the long haul, the clothing company is more interested in steady, sustainable growth. Simon acknowledges, “Things can go Ed Hardy pretty quickly,” and is content with taking time to build quality products with no gimmicks to ensure the company’s stability in the market. 22Fresh likes the idea of being exclusive and not in every store that pops up. Although still heavily on-line based, the brand can be currently found in approximately 20 stores. With a few celebrity endorsers, the brand is gaining recognition and is found in select stores that the owners feel are proper fits for the product. Simon is making sure the product has a well-established line and well-developed collections before it attempts to go mainstream to ensure the quality of the brand. “You don’t just wake up fresh out of college and have a business,” explains the avid sports fan. This mentality can be seen in the integrity of the 22Fresh brand through the hard work and development they’ve done to get to where they’re at now. Though you probably won’t see 22Fresh attaching itself to momentary trends, you can be sure that the brand will keep producing long-lasting, fashionable lines that will stay relevant over time. —Tara Osipoff Issue 6 | January/February 2013

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Hansen Leather Goods It’s incredible what can happen out of boredom. Joel Hansen had just moved from Regina to Calgary, had no friends in the new city, a busy tattoo artist girlfriend with little time to give him attention, and no television to bide his time. Hansen found himself bored and desperately in search of a pastime. In hindsight, this was a series of very fortunate events for the young entrepreneur as this is how his company Hansen Leather Goods was born. Hansen had previously stumbled upon some handmade leather products that had been popping up on the fashion scene. Not having to purchase expensive machinery, and being a man who has always been good with his hands, this seemed to be an attractive possibility for a hobby for the former local musician. Able to easily acquire the tools and supplies he needed, Hansen got to work making handmade leather products including belts, wallets, lanyards and more.

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In business for less than a full calendar year, Hansen has turned into quite the established “one-man wrecking machine,” as he likes to refer to himself. Currently wrapping up his collaboration with The Source – a snow, skate, and lifestyle shop – Hansen is happy with the progression of his business so far. It’s been a slow process, but he is an eager, hard-working Saskatchewan boy who is giving all he has to see his business take off, and to date it has. He’s well aware that he may not be able to remain a one-person enterprise for long, with orders now flooding in from different parts of the world. Admitting that he’ll eventually have to take on a team of staff, Hansen says he wants to make sure that any partners that Hansen Leather Goods take on have the same vision of quality that he has. “People have to be just as eager and excited as I am to see this baby grow,” he says. Having learned that the handmade leather products that inspired him to start his business weren’t actually hand made, a sour taste was left in Hansen’s mouth. He’s determined to be involved in every aspect of the process making his products, and he stands by the quality of his gear. When asked what kind of guarantee he offers with his product, he simply replied, “I recently took a sixfoot Nestea Plunge off a chain link fence to my back, my lanyard caught the fence, left me hanging and didn’t break. So that has got to be saying something, right?” With prototyping of new products in the works, and as Hansen Leather Goods expands and diversifies, Hansen vows to stay true to his vision. He is his toughest critic, and you will always receive quality with his product. The craftsman says he is a bit of “nomad” and is always on the move, so as to where his products may be sold in the future, your guess is as good as his. But don’t be surprised if you see his work in stores across Canada soon. —Tara Osipoff

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Hillberg & Berk Rachel Mielke, founder of the boutique jewellery line, Hillberg and Berk, is out to create more than a gorgeous pair of earrings – she’s set on being a part of social change. That said she does make a might fine pair of earrings. Michelle Obama, Celine Dion, and Carrie Underwood are among a few of the line’s celebrity supporters. The quality and esthetics of the jewellery speak for itself, but Mielke is trying to use the brand to give a voice to the empowerment of women. With her most recent collection, Vintage Circus, becoming a major hit, she looked for an exciting way to celebrate her latest campaigns. Presently, Mielke is taking women who have powerful stories of trials and strength and letting their voices be heard through the success of her jewellery line. Former Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout is the face of the H&B spring/ summer collection and is representative of what the line is about. Lindhout was taken hostage as a journalist in Somalia in 2008 and after her release 15 months later, she returned to Canada where she is now a sought-after public speaker on women’s rights, compassion and forgiveness. This is

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a typical spokesperson chosen by Rachel to endorse her brand, but very atypical for the industry. Though Hillberg and Berk are grateful for the exposure through the celebrities that support its collections, Mielke doesn’t want that to be the only appeal to her line of jewellery. While working for the Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps business women, Mielke solidified her passion of helping women and has taken that to new heights with Hillberg and Berk’s empowerment campaigns. Mielke’s own story is worthy of one of her campaigns as it’s astonishing to see a woman not only build an exceptionally successful business in a short period of time, but to also give woman inspiration through the incredible stories that each collection tells. When you wear Hillberg and Berk you are wearing more than gorgeous jewellery, you are wearing the stories of real women – stories of trials and strength, compassion and forgiveness – and most of all, the story of women’s continual growth and success in history. —Tara Osipoff

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Ten Tree While most Saskatchewan residents were out shovelling snow last winter, the founders of Ten Tree Apparel were jumping off cliffs and discovering the outdoors of Hawaii, with little to no thought of starting a clothing line. Kalen Emsley and David Luba, high-school football teammates, were having the time of their lives in Hawaii last year while David was attending school. The friends, both tree-lovin’, outdoor adventurers, wanted to create a sustainable business that gave back to the environment. Fumbling over a few ideas while they experienced the sights of Hawaii, a light lit up in Emsley’s head. Having knowledge of the tree farming business, Emsley suggested a simple clothing line with the fundamental idea that with every purchase, 10 trees would be planted. In little time they had a logo made and had a hundred tank tops sold within a week. The friends were certain they would have fast success with the charity attached to the brand. It was all they could ask for; creating a business that reflected their love of the outdoors, while giving back to it at the same time. Although Emsley and Luba ultimately rejected the Dragon’s Den offer that they had initially agreed upon, the exposure of being on the well-known Canadian television show was all the publicity needed to get things moving at a exponential rate. With skyrocketing sales and a product line being sold in roughly 145 stores in North America to date, the guys were right about their assumption that the brand would be a hit. At present, Ten Tree is being backed by major charities such as the Canadian Wildlife Federation and is in the midst of creating an incredible campaign which is sure to grow the brand quicker than the blink of an eye. Asked if they thought the business was growing too fast, they simply said that they’re giving it all they have and the infrastructure and support are building as they grow. Luba adds: “You can never be half in a business. Never be on the fence, be all or nothing, take the leap.” That’s exactly what they’re doing. With work days that vary from 10 to 18 hours, they’re giving it all they have, and letting the line become versatile in its collections as they go. They’re young and hungry entrepreneurs, and it’s paying off. You don’t have to keep your eye open for this brand – it’s hard to miss. —Tara Osipoff

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FarmFresh In 2012, the president of the well-established accessory store SpareParts launched his own line, FarmFresh. It wasn’t as though founder Danny Mysak was sitting at home, passing the time brainstorming ideas of ways to make money. Being the president of a highly successful and profitable retail chain, it was logical that a product would one day be born from his own hands. Running a chain of retail stores, and gaining the knowledge of what does and doesn’t sell, was the perfect recipe for creating a very well-made brand of his own. Having the established infrastructure of retail experience, warehousing and logistical capabilities, along with his strong financial management skills, a betting person would believe that this brand will quickly become a household name. A product line started by one of the godfathers of the industry, it isn’t a question of whether it will grow, but how quickly. With a highly qualified team and knowledge of the industry, FarmFresh is able to make a high-quality eyeglass product that can provided to the consumer at an affordable price. Mysak notes that “for $150 you get a hand-built frame made of Mazzuchelli acetates, industry-leading optics by way of Zeiss Polarized lenses, hard case, branded microfiber cloth, and a lifetime of refillable cleaning solution. Also worth noting is that all frames are certified by Carl Zeiss in Italy to ensure that the lenses are mounted properly for peak performance.” FarmFresh is blowing up in Saskatchewan with a grassroots-inspired campaign. With the slogan “Citizens of a Common Kin,” FarmFresh is connecting to consumers and building solid relationships through its quality. “We believe you will buy a Farmfresh piece because you appreciate the silhouette and materials,” says Mysak. “You will fall in love with your purchase when it successfully exceeds your performance expectation. You buy a bag because it looks great and is well-built, but you build a relationship with the bag through time and function.” FarmFresh will be likely be around for a long time, and chances are that it’ll be a staple in its market. With one of the Godfathers of the industry behind it, this brand has the tools to exceed the expectations of even the most discerning consumers. —Tara Osipoff

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