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VegFest Calgary 2019

Story by Jenessa Blanchet. Whether you’re already vegan or have just been wanting to learn more about plant-based foods and local, animal friendly goods and services, VegFest Calgary 2019 (VFC), on June 15 at Shaw Millennium Park, would be a perfect introduction to or continued education in all things vegan.

Esker Foundation presents their spring/summer exhibition season – featuring Indigenous artists and filmmakers from the circumpolar world

Story by Jenessa Blanchet. On making your way through the exhibitions, Among All These Tundras and CHANNEL 51: IGLOOLIK, viewers are immediately immersed in a juxtaposition of historical tradition and contemporary artistic forms. This carefully orchestrated, elegiacally curated experience not only brings our awareness to the social, environmental, political and cultural challenges facing the peoples of the circumpolar world, but also appears to test our notions of tradition itself. 

Canadian sculptor Blake Ward: Relevant Space

Story and photos by Jenessa Blanchet. Acclaimed Canadian sculptor Blake Ward has brought to Calgary a collection of figurative monuments to the innate and raw beauty of humanity in all of its flawed perfection and unseen being.  His solo exhibition, Relevant Space, currently showing at The Collectors’ Gallery of Art, is an experience to be thoughtfully and voraciously consumed.

Caleb Hart: “11” tour and album release

Story by Annie Da Silva. Photos by JSLVR Photography. A natural born performer since he was a young boy growing up in the small Caribbean island of Tobago, Caleb Hart has been taking his music across Canada and around the world to Australia, USA, New Zealand, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean full time for the past six years playing almost 900 shows.