Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity offering new singer-songwriter residency

For decades, musicians have honed their skills at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. But music program manager Allison Brock saw a gap in the offerings to date.

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Why do we need an Indigenous Hollywood?

At this year’s ImagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival, I had the privilege of having a film I directed screened in Toronto. The event ran from Oct. 19-23, and showed part of the Fresh Takes program, which showcased works from new filmmakers like my film, Indian Giver.

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German Polka band livens up this year's Oktoberfest

With all the lederhosen-wearing guests, the Big Four building is a sight to behold during Calgary Oktoberfest. Smiles are plastered on nearly every face, usually accompanied with a beer in hand.

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Calgary artist FOONYAP finds new future by embracing the past

Introspective. Foreboding. Expansive. Feminine.

These are the words that Calgary-based artist Foon Yap (who performs as FOONYAP) says best describe her latest album Palimpsest, released October 21, 2016, and her first collection of solo work in over five years.

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