Interview by Annie Da Silva. Photo by @vparenas. Lyrique (pronounced Ly•ric) is an immigrant to Canada from the Philippines who uses music, mainly hip-hop, to express himself and connect with others. With a strong focus on lyricism and the value of flow, Lyrique has become a staple in the Calgary hip-hop scene.
Story and photos by Will Geier. In a world where fast fashion and throwaway fashion are dominating, there is a group in Calgary pushing the boundaries by creating a community of reusable fashion. Enter Secret Shop: a collective creating exciting interactive fashion events in Calgary . It is at times a pop-up frenzy or function revolving around a second-hand shopping experience with unique pieces you will not find anywhere else.
Words by Grant Lahring. If anyone knows river surfing in Calgary, it’s Luke Morstad. His company (Outlier Surf) has been instrumental in building the community that surfs The One Wave near the 10th Street Bridge downtown. Fresh from winning $10,000 at the JMH LaunchPad pitch competition this spring, Luke and his team are poised for their biggest season yet.
Story and photos by Andrea Wong. Named the fastest growing city in Canada, Calgary’s urban centre can be summarized by the concrete monoliths on its skyline. But along the edges of the bustling downtown core, past the rows of glossy office towers, a single, three-story house stands to predate them all.