State of Flow: The performing arts side of EDM culture

The electronic dance music (EDM) culture has taken North America by storm within the last decade. Although the DJ is usually the main focus of these events, there are many other hard working individuals dedicated to enhancing the overall experience, both for themselves and others. Whether these individuals are poi artists spinning fire or hula hoopers dancing throughout the crowd, these performers are an integral part of EDM culture.

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Canadian comedian reworks content after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump

Ali Hassan’s comedy show, Muslim, Interrupted, has been very successful, but the election of U.S. President Donald Trump has inspired Hassan to rework some of the show’s content.

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Recent Calgary debut 'Mess' helps viewers understand anorexia

When Caroline Horton first developed anorexia, she didn’t feel comfortable talking about her experience. But after giving a talk at her old school, she learned many students had questions about eating disorders and decided to create a play, Mess, to help share her experience.

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Dreaming Indie: How a local band like Windigo thrives

Frontman Anthony Kameka of a Calgary-based indie band, Windigo, has faced both economic and creative challenges to keep his band afloat. But despite the difficulties, Kameka remains sharply focused on achieving his dreams as a musician.

Windigo has been on the Calgary music scene for five years now, always with Kameka as lead. Over the years, the band and has had a number of members in its line-up, including Barry Mason of the late band, Zachariah and The Prophets. “One thing about Windigo is there’s been so many changes internally—different members leaving for whatever reason and I’ve always been lucky to get to play with the best,” he says.

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