Story by Christina Wong. Few festivals in Calgary are as provocative as the M:ST Performative Arts Festival. As a visual arts celebration, M:ST is a product of its roots: a collaboration of artists and artist-run spaces. The festival is currently in its 18th year, and this year’s programming brings a fresh take on themes of culture and diversity.
Story by Jesse Shire. Photo by Sara Kuefler. Music, as an artform, has been an integral part of the human experience for longer than our recorded history has allowed us to remember. We’ve seen storytellers, cultural leaders, creative pioneers, and community heroes help give definition to our lives and identities in ways we’ve otherwise been unable to.
Story by Sara Kuefler. One of the most beautiful, painful and poignant aspects of music (good music) as an artistic medium is how direct a path it takes to the soul. It cuts right through to a deeper level. Music industry art director and film photographer Haus Skrastins has been told by musicians he has worked intimately with that he is more of a musician than a photographer.
Article by Aaron Mottershead. Photos by Andrea Wong. Self-declared foodies rejoice because Calgary’s tastiest festival is back to bring your taste buds on a trip around the world. Taste of Calgary is an annual outdoor food festival featuring restaurants, food trucks, breweries and distilleries from Calgary and surrounding area.