Ohe Ahimie attempts to create a new video game in two days flat in the Edmonton section of the Global Game Jam, and is reminded of an old saying that “shooting a target isn’t about hitting the bullseye, but rather that you took aim in the first place.”
Chinatown’s restaurants aren’t confined to Chinese food. Mariana Gutierrez-Serna takes away from three very different restaurants during Chinatown Dinign Week, with happy results.
Brie Meiklejohn looks at two antique malls and two antique stores, all close to eachother in the Strathcona area, and delights in what they have to offer.
Writing just before Morgan Wallen was widely banned after using a racial slur, Chynna Hamm found him mixing die-hard country with country-pop on his phenomenally successful new release, Dangerous, the Double Album.
Mayor Bill Smith tried to ban them, but only Covid has put a (temporary) stop to them. Joshua Nahn explores the fascinting culture and history of raves in Edmonton.
Analea Zimmerman and her partner Bryan go round the Castrol Raceway track with one of the slowest laptimes ever, as they take in the glittering Christmas lights display.
Aonan He reviews the recently opened Mai Vietnamese Fusion restaurant in the West Edmonton Mall, and declares that, although in the mid-price range, it is the best value Vietnamese food in Edmonton.
Vivian Poon watches the Netflix docuseries on the alternative health industry, finds her self sucked in, and then has deep misgivings about the whole series, not to mention the industry.
Paige Wagner talks to Rebecca and Parker Lieb, who have taken the bold descision to move their store to Whyte Avenue’s Grow Centre in the middle of the pandemic, while continuing to sell their LGBTQ2S+ gear on line.
Annie Wildemann talks to Amber Paquette, who is bringing her passion for indigenous stories and histories to her role as Edmonton’s latest Historian Laueate.
Carelyn Kostyk loved the Strathcona Woodrack Café – it promised coziness and community, and it delivered. So she tried Woodrack’s new Premium Outlet Collection location, by the Edmonton International Airport, and will not be returning any time soon.
Georgia Englot attended the first concert the ESO gave in a reopened Winspear, before the pandemic restrictions closed it down again, and she herself and her family all caught Covid.
Interview with Nisha Patel, Edmonton's Poet Laureate
Talicia Dutchin talks to Edmonton’s eighth Poet Laureate, and learns of Nisha Patel’s commitment to the community and to live audiencences.
Dawson Black spends an enjoyable morning visiting three of the private art galleries in Edmonton, all located within a few minutes of each other, and all showing contemporary Canadian art.
Rachel Babichuk talks to Edmonton musician Travis Matthews, the son of the well-known Edmonton guitarist Gord Matthews, as Travis starts to make an impact with his own career.