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Interview with Edmonton singer-songwriter Téa G

Paige Wagner interviews the young and coming Téa G, who draws on both her Filipino and Albertan musical heritages.

An interview with the founders of Edmonton's Glass Bookshop

 Dawson Black talks with Jason Purcell and Matthew Stepanic, whose Glass Bookshop reaches out to Edmonton’s LGBQT2+ community

Escape to Chateau Lake Louise review

Aonan He needed a break from being cooped up in Edmonton by Covid-19 restrictions, and splurged on a night at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

La Bosco Bakery and Café review

 Ariel Delorme enjoys the newest Strathcona café, which offers a unique French-Korean twist on desserts and coffee.

Interview with Rylea Wissink

 Joshua Nhan talks with Rylea Wissink, who believes passionately in repurposing fashion, and runs Rylea Coyote Vintage, complete with pop-up shops in Edmonton.

Interview with Edmonton composer Geoff Li

Vivian Poon talks to the young Edmonton composer Geoff Li, who writes for both classical musicians and for video games,  about being a young composer in times of Covid-19.

Thurston Moore By the Fire review

  Jordan Lamish reviews the new album by the ex-Sonic Youth singer and guitarist.

Photographer David Baron interview

 Carelyn Kostyk visits Edmonton photographer David Baron’s darkroom to discover why he has returned to film.

Edmonton Public Art review

 The City of Edmonton has over 200 pieces of public art. Annie Wildemann criss-crosses Edmonton to sample some of them.

Route 99 Diner review

 Analea Zimmermann revists her childhood and 1950s style at the Route 99 family diner.

A Beginner’s Guide to Edmonton’s Beer Scene

Tiana Kirk visits five downdown breweries, to see what they have to offer.

Deadmonton Haunted House review

Vickey Ziegler, a fan of all things haunted, had always wanted to visit Deadmonton, Edmonton’s haunted house adventure. This year, she got the chance…

Stoney Plain attractions review

  Paige Wagner sees what the town of Stoney Plain has to offer to the casual tourist from Edmonton.

Burlesque at Spotlight Cabaret review

 Dawson Black goes to a burlesque show for the first time in her life, and is impressed.

Edmonton Ghost Tours review

 Carelyn Kostyk discovers there are ghosts at the University of Alberta, and takes here mom along with her to find them…

Laser Pink Floyd review

 Talicia Dutchin sits back at the TELUS World of Science to watch a laser light show to the music of Pink Floyd’s most famouos album, Dark Side of the Moon

Curio Shoppe virtual haunting review

 Talicia Dutchin, a fan of house haunting events, tries the new virtual haunting from Catch the Keys productions, which runs until October 31.

Endeavour Brewery review

 Rachel Babichuk realizes that there is a micro-brewery just down the road from her in St. Albert, and can’t resist the temptation to visit. 

The Edmonton Scene Guide to Vinyl Record Stores in Edmonton

Long-time vinyl collector Jordan Lamash rates Edmonton’s thriving vinyl stores.

Mary Stinchcombe interview

 Vickey Zeigler talks with Edmonton Meti singer-songwriter Mary Stinchcombe about recording, breaking through, and concerts under Covid.

Enola Holmes movie review

 Georgia Englot greatly enjoys the new star-studded Netflix film about Sherlock Holmes’ sister, and praises Millie Bobby Brown’s dominating performance in the title role.

Van life in Edmonton

Analea Zimmermann interviews Gen Zers who have got away from it all in camper vans.

Festivals and Covid 19

 Joshua Nhan interviews the organizers of two well-known Edmonton festivals, and is pleased to learn that both will survive Covid-19.

Thunder Ridge Trails Ranch review

Carelyn Kostyk discovers that there’s trail riding close to Edmonton, and has a great day at the Thunder Ridge Trails Ranch.

Café Mosaics review

Vivian Poon is fed up with being indoors during Covid, and decides to go on a date night with her partner to Café  Mosaics.

Art Gallery of Alberta review

Annie Wildemann enjoys an afternoon wandering around the Art Gallery of Alberta, and is impressed by the Rembrandt exhibition.

Ratched: the Netflix series review

 Guest movie critic Gabriela watches Netflix’s new series Ratched, and finds it “pretty… but there’s not much there.”

The Comic Strip comedy club review

Ariel Delorme went to a comedy club for the first time, and enjoyed it so much that she went back for her birthday treat.

Edmonton Corn Maze review

Talicia Dutchin returns to the Edmonton Corn Maze to see what it’s like under Covid.

The Rains Came movie review


Guest student writer Trevor Talbott reviews a now-forgotten Hollywood classic from 1939, and suggests it’s well worth revisiting.

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga review


Gabriela Delgado reviews Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, and decides that the Netflix movie is more a loving tribute to the Eurovision song contest than a must-see movie.

The Lighthouse movie review

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Guest student writer Faven Gerima reviews the movie The Lighthouse, shot in black and white, and with only three characters.

Middleditch & Schwartz review


Guest student writer Trista Peterson finds that Netflix’s new improv comedy Middleditch & Schwartz is just the antidote to being stuck at home under the Covid-19 restrictions.

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