At home with Calgary's creative art collective
Leonardo Da Vinci slept in 10-minute bursts, Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear and Andy Warhol obsessed about cats. The core collaborators for a group of Calgary designers and artists toss playing cards.
- By JESSICA CLARK
Local artists donate Springbank home, land and studios to Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre
A botanical wetland marked with celebrated sculptures, a home-turned-art-gallery, a centre that marries art and culture, and — if all goes to plan — a welcome destination for national and international artists.
The newest addition that pays homage to the Calgary contemporary art scene aims to offer all of the above, and more.
- By TARYN HAJNRYCH
Young hip-hop artist releases mix tape after receiving support and mentorship from Boys and Girls Club of Calgary
The words spill out passionately. Though she's in a small vocal booth in a basement at the Beltline Youth Centre, she raps as if it were for a stadium full of fans.
- By JOEL DRYDEN
Calgary fashion designer talks inspiration and loss while pursuing her dreams
It did not take long for Nina Rahal-Kharey to develop a passion for fashion; her parents were both in the clothing-manufacturing business.
Rahal-Kharey, who graduated several years ago from the University of Calgary's engineering program, sits in the basement of her Calgary home.
- By Asha Siad