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Date night: A starry night you can stroll through

Have you ever looked at The Yellow House or Farmhouse in Provence and thought, “wow, how romantic it would be to walk around inside of this painting”? Previously, this thought was a mere fantasy — only possible if our dimension

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Things to do this reading week

During COVID, we’ve seen an increase in continuous work since everyone is stuck at home. But constant work and no breaks for fun can be draining. And with the past extreme cold week finally behind us, many are itching to

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The science of sex returns

The Telus World of Science is bringing back one of their favourite Dark Matters events, Science of Sex. I got to speak with one of their staff scientists, Marie McConnell, who told me all about the upcoming event.  She describes

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Celebrating Black History Month 2021

February is annually recognized as Black History Month (BHM) in Canada. Each February, we focus on celebrating and learning more about Black people who contributed to humanity via culture, politics, arts, music, and literature. And as of Feb. 1, BHM

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Culture

To be or not to be

Last April, Edmontonians could only watch in horror as all of the city’s famous summer festivals were cancelled one by one. It started with NextFest and the Freewill Shakespeare Festival on April 8, followed by what felt like another cancellation

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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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Shop local, stay safe

This year, the holidays are going to look a little different. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, we are doing more online shopping and visiting fewer malls. For those of us who still want to get out of the house

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Area 51 and Dusk at Deadmonton

This year, Deadmonton decided that one scary course wasn’t enough. Additionally to their Area 51 theme, they added a New Orleans-styled haunt called “Dusk” to make sure nobody leaves unscathed.  The setup before walking into the warehouse is perfect for

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EIFF: At home edition

As the world shut down due to COVID-19, so too did many planned events in the realm of entertainment, with films either put to video-on-demand right away, released to theatres with extra precautions in place, or delayed entirely (I’ll see

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The art of staying home

If you’re missing a refreshing bit of art in your life, be sure to scroll through the John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery Facebook page. The page features work from MacEwan University fine art and design students. Due to COVID-19,

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