Silver Skate Festival in full, cold swing this weekend

Music, mushing, skating and sleigh rides: Edmonton’s longest-running winter festival, Silver Skate, is back for another year. The festival runs at Hawrelak Park through Monday 21, February which is Family Day. Silver Skate is rooted in the Dutch tradition of the love of outdoor activity. The festival’s anchor events, the Edmonton Winter Triathlon (skate, ski, […]

Will grounding airport help arts districts take off?

Pilots have a saying: Avoid clouds. Mountains have been known to hide out in them. But members of Edmonton’s burgeoning north-side arts communities don’t believe there are any metaphorical mountains looming in the cloud of uncertainty over the closure of the City Centre Airport. At best, the approximately 25,000 people who are expected to live […]

ART: Pawn stars benefit from collateral collectibles

Stony Plain Road is a great destination if, due to poor financial advice, you need to pawn your Makita drill. It’s also handy if you need nipple tassles for your girlfriend (or boyfriend) from one of the area’s handy adult XXX shops. But it’s not the part of the city you would think to hit […]

Snooki hits Edmonton tomorrow!

We wanted to bring you some high culture for the big launch of GigCity.ca – so we know you won’t be disappointed that Snooki is coming to Edmonton to help us celebrate the Jersey Shore Family Day Long Weekend! That’s right: The most talked-about star or Jersey Shore will be appearing at the Union Hall […]