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Campus

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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Culture

Just fear: An interview with Dan Mangan

Milo Knauer: A lot has happened in the 10 years since the release of your landmark album, Nice Nice, Very Nice — which you have been and will be touring for your 10th anniversary this year.  Could you have anticipated

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People

Laughing Stock

At around 11 a.m. one day in December of last year, 19-year-old Edmontonian Brad Semotiuk was awoken by an odd phone call from internationally famous American stand-up comedian Steve Hofstetter. “He kept asking me about the conversion rate between American

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Culture

Creative Spotlight

Kerry Hirsch can’t remember a time when he didn’t love music. Inspired by ‘60s psychedelic music and the blues — which he refers to as “his jam” — Hirsch has been creating music from an early age, having started playing

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Culture

Royal Tusk returns to Edmonton

Royal Tusk first formed in Edmonton in 2011, but a lot has changed since then. Currently, they are on tour for their latest album, Tusk Ⅱ, and their songs are targeting deeper issues.  Daniel Carriere, the main vocalist for Royal

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Culture

Everything Sucks! review

Everything Sucks! is designed to remind everyone of their time in high school and how awful everything about it was. The creators, Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan, have produced a relatable and quirky rendition of the high school coming-of-age

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Culture

“You will be found” at Dear Evan Hansen

After an enormously successful run in Toronto following the show’s instant popularity on Broadway, fan favourite Dear Evan Hansen is debuting at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Feb. 11. The heartfelt musical has won six Tony awards for its honest

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People

Creative Spotlight

For local writer and filmmaker Lizzie Derksen, creativity is a constant. From knitting and baking to writing and filmmaking, Derksen is immersed in various artistic endeavours. “Making things and making sense of things is intrinsic to who I am, as

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Downtown

Low-rises, high stakes

Just inside the newly constructed lobby of the Brighton Block, right beside the main doors, there is a concrete wall curiously dotted with engravings of pigeon silhouettes. “When we got this building, the wall that was here was so covered with pigeon

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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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