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In the eye of the beholder

When people talk about art galleries, they discuss what's in them and not the buildings themselves. But that all changes when the architecture is exceptional, new or just plain different.

Angels with machine guns? Only in movies

One can just imagine God getting so frustrated with all of the mishaps and mayhem created by mankind that he decides to pack it all up and wipe the slate clean, like an angry dad driving the kids to a vacation fun spot, who turns around and yells out

Local Spotlight

Every one of us is to some degree touched by the many faces of love. But it’s another thing to express it without sounding soppy, maudlin or hammy. Published writers Barbara Mitchell and St.

Daddy brings swingin' sounds to Arden

For two hours last Friday night, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s irresistibly syncopated swing and jump blues music transformed the Arden Theatre into Harlem’s notorious Cotton Club.

Cuba ready to break the rules

Alex Cuba is successfully climbing that glass mountain known as the Canadian music industry and he’s doing it on his own terms.

Parish prepares Jubilee

To the layperson, a jubilee sounds like a big party centred around a special anniversary. While the St.

Bone eagles take flight at Olympics

Fox Morin can make bones soar. He does it in his small Grandin shed in St. Albert. Using dental drills, sanders and a lot of patience, he transforms ordinary horns and antlers into mighty eagles flown in straight from his imagination.

This Yankee is sinking

Tim Ryan, founder of the Grant MacEwan University theatre arts program, heartily believed that staging A Connecticut Yankee with its time travel premise would offer a round of new possibilities for his graduating class.

Dancers celebrate the experiences of love

If it is possible to sum up Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie’s Wednesday night performance at the Arden Theatre, it would be that love is central to our lives and it embraces us with equal amounts of joy and pain.

Local Spotlight

If you’re under the impression the WindRose Trio specializes only in serious reed-based music, think again. The ensemble, composed of Beth Levia (oboe), Matthew Howatt (bassoon) and St.