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St. Albert teacher's aide walks over 2,000 kilometres, because why not?

St. Albert teacher's aide walks over 2,000 kilometres, because why not?

"You can do anything you put your mind to, and you just have to try to find the positive every day."
Web art market to the rescue

Web art market to the rescue

Local painter Doris Charest and New Zealand web developer Connor Finlayson came together to build something more than a directory of Alberta artists: they're hoping to build up the artists themselves into having a better online presence and better bottomlines too.
Edmonton film fest goes primetime on Super Channel

Edmonton film fest goes primetime on Super Channel

Viewing this year's Edmonton International Film Festival will be as easy as turning on your TV, after Edmonton-based Super Channel stepped up to make sure that films reach as many people as possible. The popcorn is up to you, mostly, though.
‘Gay-la’ gets livestream for 2 Spirit pride

‘Gay-la’ gets livestream for 2 Spirit pride

Fashions, fab hair, rockin' Queenz and a powwow are all part of Sunday's livestreamed Indigi-Queer Gayla
Amplify podcast spotlights artists

Amplify podcast spotlights artists

Amplify Festival is still in the works for October, but it has a podcast to keep you in tune with the local youth arts scene, plus it's hosting its end of summer party in the park called Illuminate on Saturday. Fest organizers have also put out the call for writers, musicians and – new this year – filmmakers to be featured during the fall spectacular.
Artists About Town: Experimental art pushes boundaries to cyberworld

Artists About Town: Experimental art pushes boundaries to cyberworld

When you can’t bring the people to the experimental art exhibit, you must bring the experimental art exhibit to the people’s computers. That’s just how you have to roll in 2020.
Writer in residence gets virtual

Writer in residence gets virtual

Conni Massing is coming to town. Well, the avatar of Conni Massing is, anyway.
Combating the ‘info-demic’ with art and media smart Caulfield brothers

Combating the ‘info-demic’ with art and media smart Caulfield brothers

Timothy Caulfield is a health law professor famous for taking on pseudo-science and health quacks in the public eye. His brother Sean Caulfield is a prolific print artist whose works are reminiscent of old anatomical illustrations except that they aren't real. Together, they have teamed up on a project to fight misinformation in the age of COVID.
An artist's-eye view of the city

An artist's-eye view of the city

The Art Gallery of St. Albert is opening its newest exhibit in months with Lynn Malin's Landwatch, which started with the painter observing the city and its surrounding landscape from a high vantage point: that of a helicopter.
Kuhlmann's greenhouse providing produce for nearly 60 years

Kuhlmann's greenhouse providing produce for nearly 60 years

The family-owned business is adapting to a world with COVID-19 with the same hard work that got them this far