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Must-see online events this month

After a less-than-ideal year, we’re all itching to get back out there (and I don’t mean outside — I’ve gone on too many walks already). But there are still a few online events to take in before theatres and clubs

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Culture

It’s time to talk about fatphobia

Fat-shaming is sewn into the fabric of our culture and has embedded itself in our everyday lives to the point where we don’t often recognize when we’re perpetuating fatphobia, or the fear and/or hatred of fat bodies. “It’s a disdain,

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Culture

The filtered selfie rabbit hole

Everywhere you look, you see it: people taking selfies. The trend, which doesn’t seem to be losing its appeal, has gone from simple photos to a plethora of filters, apps, and Photoshopping ability that can change the look of your

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Culture

Arts in a pandemic

The arts community has been one of the worst-hit during this current upheaval. As everything began to shut down, arts venues and artists alike quickly realized that things might not be the same again for a very long time. However,

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Culture

BIPOC and the fashion industry

“It should not take George Floyd’s death, the #VogueChallenge, as well as Anna Wintour’s reckoning with race for us to acknowledge the fact that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of colour) are still not being represented in the fashion industry,” says

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Culture

Review: Down to Earth with Zac Efron

The first clip I saw of Down to Earth with Zac Efron was 20 seconds into a trailer I hadn’t been paying attention to. Efron, narrating over some stock footage of urban environments, says: “Food, water, and energy are all

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Culture

Creative spotlight: Leah Paterson

Leah Paterson’s obsession with musical theatre led her to Edmonton where she completed MacEwan University’s theatre arts program in 2010. Her love for Edmonton’s arts community made her stay. She has been an integral part of the community ever since.

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Culture

Creative Spotlight

Tanjeryne is an up-and-coming alternative singer-songwriter from Edmonton who draws influence from artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Lana Del Rey, and Norah Jones. She’s honed her stage presence and performance abilities by regularly playing with her band, acoustically freelancing, and

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Culture

Summer’s street food season

It’s that time of year when Edmonton’s food trucks are starting to make their way out onto the streets, providing us with all the tasty summer food and drinks we love. If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a delicious

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Culture

The world on demand

Since our global pandemic began, movie theatres have closed down and countless films have been put on pause and postponed. However, not all decided to hold off releasing during COVID. Universal’s Trolls: The World Tour opted to roll with the

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