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Local potter familiar with things that go round and round, but his popularity is moving in a linear fashion

A fine layer of clay dust covers most of the surfaces in Doug Andrews’ studio—the garage behind his house. This is where Andrews spends four to six hours a day at his pottery wheel, doing what he refers to as his MDT, mandatory daily throwing. 631 more words


Is this art worth a semester's tuition?

Nobody signs up for art college to become an expert in marketing and self-promotion (if that were the case, where would the schadenfreude be in telling your parents you’re planning to etch for a living?). 3,450 more words


Gallery: Spring getaway

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.”  - Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada

Fashion purists may sneer at the predictability of welcoming spring with jaunty patterns, but they haven’t lived through a Calgary winter—or spring for that matter. 473 more words


containR in Hillhurst-Sunnyside repurposes container, signage for art's sake

In Hillhurst-Sunnyside these days, the three R’s are “Repurpose, Rename and Resign yourself to further change.”

It’s no secret that the community has seen a lot of development over the last few years. 485 more words


Before someone hits you with the bullshit, #swerve. And trust me, you’ll know when it’s bullshit.

But, if it is immaculately disguised, ask yourself these 3 questions: 1) Is this true? 38 more words

Grown Woman Tips

Candela Lounge bartender likens a good cocktail to a good story

The way Jake Hewitt sees it, there are two people you can trust in this world: “Your barber and your bartender.” We’re not sure who cuts his hair, but having spent the past six months behind the wood at Candela Lounge, arguably Mission’s top pick for creative cocktails, Hewitt is known to be pretty trustworthy. 529 more words