Collaborative Spaces: Co-working for makers in Edmonton

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series, I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. After exploring the world of co-work office spaces in my last post, I decided to turn my […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: Creative Practices builds community for artists

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series, I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. At Creative Practices Institute, Edmonton artists are finding new ways to connect, grow and thrive. Opened in […] Read more »

Learning to carve with the Northern Alberta Woodcarvers’ Association

Whimsical house Northern Alberta Woodcarvers' Associationn

I’ve always wanted to be able to create something that is both beautiful and useful. I cross stitch, which is really more decorative than practical. I’ve tried knitting, and it’s not working out too well (I’m the only person I know who has sustained a knitting-related injury). So after seeing […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: Skills Society’s Action Lab promotes creative problem solving

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. When I walked into the Action Lab, the first thing I noticed were the bright colours. […] Read more »

Print-making spectrum covered at SNAP

I was first introduced to the Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP) in March of this year when I attended their Drink and Draw event, a casual affair for both creative and non-creative types, to get their artistic juices flowing. I was enticed by the Drink and Draw event because […] Read more »

Green your living space with November’s Green Drinks

Ever wonder about the birds and the bees? The November edition of Green Drinks is about making your home sustainable, no matter its size. Come chat with some of Edmonton’s home gurus about urban agriculture, sustainable materials and other resources, and get some tips who have tips for your green-living […] Read more »

Robert Rogers introduces the wild resources of Mill Creek Ravine

If you were to walk along one of Edmonton’s river valley trails for three minutes, how many plant species do you think you would find? Would you be able to name any of them, or know which berries you can eat? Could you imagine how they were used (and continue […] Read more »