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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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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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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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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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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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Opinions

Final Thoughts: Should we separate the art from the artist?

The era of activism brought on by unfolding stories of sexual assault victims has raised a great deal of concern towards celebrity authority figures. When it comes to accused Hollywood celebrities, one question that has become heavily debated is whether

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