Edmonton Journal arts section gutted

Edmonton Journal arts section gutted

Arts journalism in print form in this city has taken a terrible hit with the sudden departure of two of the Edmonton Journal’s veteran columnists. Theatre writer Liz Nicholls and music writer Sandra Sperounes and have both taken buyouts and will leave the paper on Dec. 2. The owners PostMedia announced in October it was […]

Golden West Festival experiment a success

Golden West Festival experiment a success

Just when the Golden West Music Festival has become a viable “thing,” yet another music festival, but one to get away from all the other music festivals, organizers are pulling the plug. The third and last annual event happens July 31-Aug. 2 near the hamlet of Ardmore, Alberta, on a farm owned by Kevin Bowman, […]

MEET THE FRINGE CRITICS: Opinion and perspective needed

The army of Fringe theatre critics – more than 65 in all – have by now seen and reviewed just about all of the 215 plays at Village of the Fringed. Each review comes with a star rating to aid the bewildered theatrical consumer in making the difficult choice of what to see on the […]

ARTY PARTY: AGA Refinery a Monster ball

Anything living “Up North” is tougher, stronger, larger, hairier and able to drink more than their Southern counterparts. It’s survival of the fittest in the harshest realm on Earth. Edmonton “is already halfway there,” says local artist Fish Griwkowsky, who was tasked to convey the “Up North” spirit in the Art Gallery of Alberta’s Refinery […]

Local artist scores $5,000 commission from AGA

Dara Humniski is going to be covered in acrylic paint for an entire week – and you get to watch. The 29-year-old Edmonton artist has been awarded a $5,000 commission to paint two giant blank walls inside the Art Gallery of Alberta, a total of nearly 700 square feet on the West and North walls […]

FISHEYE: Hudson’s Canadian Fur House

We should probably tear this down and put some condos up, too. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here.

FISHEYE: Benched

Edmonton has spoken. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here (if we’ve managed to fix the old links by the time you read this.)

FISHEYE: Feline persuasion

Cat: Keep moving. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here.

FISHEYE: Life in transit

I imagine this LRT post in some museum 2,000 years from now, or maybe just rusting in the ground. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here.

FISHEYE: Cap Exposition

Hidden behind a recently-demolished building for decades, your children can now be encouraged to smoke again! Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here.  

FISHEYE: Language barrier

Blurry. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the city. More Fisheye photos here.

FISHEYE: Paws for a nap

This is one of the spazziest, dumbest cats I know – prone to chasing her own tail and hissing at her own reflection. So let’s salute this moment of peace. Our regular photo of the day (potd) feature from Fish Griwkowsky is a visual diary and memoir of his life in and out of the […]

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