How Steve Schroeder took his talents from a theatre company to the now thriving Calgary International Film Festival

Steve Schroeder went from journalism to the arts. After an unlikely sequence of events led Schroeder to the top of a thriving theatre company called One Yellow Rabbit, he is back at the helm of a rising arts organization, the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF). Click here for more.

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Local artist Heather Pant inspired by Alberta’s landscape

Heather Pant was always an artist. At the age of 11, she started oil painting. However, she did not pursue a full time career in painting until she moved to Calgary eight years ago. It was Alberta's rich scenery that sparked her passion for painting landscapes. Click here for more.

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Self-taught photographer takes a unique approach incorporating his culture into his work.

Blaire Russell grew up immersed in the storytelling tradition of the Blackfoot people in southern Alberta. But despite growing up in a family of painters and drawers, Russell gravitated to another visual medium to express himself: photography. While growing up on The Blood Tribe and learning about his culture, he combined it with his passion for photography and incorporated it in his work later in life.

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True Rhythm gaining fame and fresh beats here in YYC

The rise of the underdog, hard work for the better. It’s a story everyone knows but few have a local face to identify with. As a child, he was the outcast. As a young man, he was the high school drop out. No one saw him coming. Meet Kalman Goudkuil, owner of True Rhythm, now living his dreams of working with some of the biggest celebrities in the world of rap and hip-hop. Read on for more of his remarkable journey.

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