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Talking Point

Unless you’ve been completely tuned out for the last decade, you’ve probably at least heard of podcasts by now. Based on information from the 2019 Canadian Podcast Listener — an extensive annual study of podcast media in Canada — nearly 11

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Culture

Creative Spotlight

Preston Pavlis is an Edmonton-based emerging artist, and is also the 2019 BMO 1st Art! winner for Alberta. His submission, the multimedia piece your skin behind the lattice, was completed during his second year of MacEwan University’s Fine Arts diploma program. Winning

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People

KayPop Art is popping

What started out with a table at farmer’s markets quickly turned into a full-scale business. At the time, 14-year-old Kaytlyne Dewald didn’t think it was possible to turn her hobby into a business and even now, 15 years later, she

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People

Three months of insanity

Once upon a time, on the pretty messed up app known as Grindr, I met someone. He was completely okay that I am female to male transgender, and we had common interests in Star Wars, Marvel, a queer Australian dramedy

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People

Creative Spotlight

Local Edmonton singer, Jess Stokes, felt a connection with music from an early age. She began singing first and progressed to playing the guitar and piano in high school. Stokes sings a variety of genres depending on the event but majored

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People

Dark Knits Boutique

Local fashion designer Nikki Ewing opened Dark Knits Boutique in 2006 and is located in Callingwood, near West Edmonton Mall. The studio specializes in custom corsetry, or the art of corset making, and has since branched into bridal, costumes, and cosplays as

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People

Imagining the future

Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel have spent a significant portion of their adult lives studying and talking about the issues faced by Métis and other Indigenous groups in Canada. Much of this has been through their academic work — Swain is

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Campus

Creative Spotlight

Lauren Crazybull is a local Blackfoot/Dene visual artist who is known as a mentor for at-risk youth in the Edmonton community. Through her artwork, Crazybull conveys the complexities of living as an Indigenous woman through visual representation. In 2019, she

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People

Back to school

It’s been a very busy couple of years for Elisia Snyder, who graduated from MacEwan University in 2016 as the first Creative English Honours student from the Department of Arts and Sciences. Since then, she has travelled to Thetford Mines,

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Campus

Creative Spotlight

Halie Finney is an emerging Métis artist currently based in Edmonton. She received her degree from the Alberta University of Art and Design in 2017 where she majored in drawing. She also graduated from MacEwan University in 2014 with a

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