arts-loveplay

Love’s eternal struggles

Studio Theatre has a bit of a crush on Moira Buffini. “It’s not an accident we’re producing quite a bit of her work right now, because she feels so contemporary and sharp. I think s...
arts-Sequence

An unlikely playwright

Eye surgery isn’t the first vocation you’d expect a playwright to have. Calgary playwright Arun Lakra is blowing up our assumptions about who does and doesn’t write plays: his secon...
Care for a scorpion pop? // Meaghan Baxter

The new sustainable protein

I was psyched; I was ready; I actually wanted to eat this cricket. How disappointing: salt and vinegar cardboard. Maybe the mealworms would be better? Alas, no: little more than a puffed kernel with ...
arts-stix-in-the-city

Not your grandma’s knitting

You know a knitter, and it’s not your grandmother—or not only your grandmother, anyway. Knitting is a universal activity that crosses all age and gender demographics, and has been for a long ti...
Creepy Edmonton history // Mat Simpson

Edmonton’s creepy past

Shotgun-wielding Madams, drunken Mounties and a good old-fashioned possession: Edmonton has a more colourful history than you might expect. It’s that time of year when we get to learn about a n...

Grapes of Wrath

The wine world has its share of ghoulish and gory stories, and there’s no better time to check them out than Halloween. So, pop a cork (preferably from one of the sinister-themed bottles below)...
//Eden Munro

The heat (should be) on

When it comes to chocolate, raw is not better. The raw food diet is one of many recent food crazes, and it works pretty much exactly as it sounds: raw foodists eat only raw foods, foregoing anything ...
arts-friends-of-the-forties

Friends of the Forties

Kate Ryan is trapped in the forties. The 1940s, that is, and all the dancing, swinging and show tuning immortalized by the dazzling icons of this Hollywood golden era. Ryan has worked on three previo...