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.
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.
Story by Jamie Campbell. Still Not Asking For It is an annual tattoo flash fundraising event founded in 2015 by tattoo artist Ashley Love. Each year, tattoo shops come together to host flash events, in unison, with all proceeds going to local organizations working toward sexual violence recovery and prevention.
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.
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.