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Black history in museum spotlight

Black history in museum spotlight

It's been much overlooked until now. Black history in Alberta is put in focus with a series of information panels put on extended display in the permanent exhibit space at the Musée Héritage Museum.
Portfolio: Weekly St. Albert art listings

Portfolio: Weekly St. Albert art listings

REVIEW: From the murky depths

REVIEW: From the murky depths

Disappearance at Clifton Hill is not a tourism ad for Niagara Falls, where the movie is set. A kidnapping is witnessed by a young girl who grows up broken because of it. Solving the crime might just be her salvation, but there's a lot of strings to tie together to do it in writer/director Albert Shin's masterful film.
Poet-storyteller shines light on trauma

Poet-storyteller shines light on trauma

Jumoke Verissimo brings poetic language and sensibility to her acclaimed début novel, a beautiful and sad story of Nigerian trauma and the unlikely friendship between two people who have secrets that are too painful to share. She will be joined by host Lisa Martin in a STARFest presentation on Saturday to mark Black History Month.
Come together right now

Come together right now

Have you wondered what happened to the importance of neighbours in our all-too-connected world? An event coming to the library on Thursday aims to help people reconnect with their communities.
Portfolio: St. Albert weekly art listings

Portfolio: St. Albert weekly art listings

Because they were girls

Because they were girls

An important documentary about sexual abuse is coming to Metro Cinema next week. The Pooni sisters allowed their friend, Baljit Sangra, to film the documentary Because We Are Girls to tell the world their story and give others the confidence to tell theirs, too.
Hospital gala nets big bank

Hospital gala nets big bank

Worlds colliding through the layers

Worlds colliding through the layers

You have to watch After the Wedding to really appreciate it. The underplayed 2019 film finally makes it to Reel Mondays on Feb. 24.
Portfolio: Weekly art listings

Portfolio: Weekly art listings

Art Gallery of St. Albert Nintawin features works by emerging artist Niamh Dooley. Until Saturday, March 28. Love Thy Neighbour features works by Elsa Robinson and John Kayinamura in celebration of Black History Month. Until Saturday, Feb.