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Nino Acosta,  has traveled over the world filming the style called Bachata to turn it into a film.

Screen-shot-2012-03-02-at-10.41In September 2012 the film "The Bachata Chronicles" will be released. Nino Acosta — native to the Dominican Republic— and the film's creator, talks about the various topics that will be explored in this film: "I'm talking about the dancers, history itself, the history of dance, the history of several people, who influenced the most in this dance and who created the movement."

Calgary artist pushes comfort zones with her latest glass work

glass1thumbAmidst leather straps, fishnets, fur and glass-blown body parts, Calgary's Elisabeth Cartwright unveiled her "Just the Tip" collection. Queen's "Body Language" served as the soundtrack for the performance.

Supernatural abilities, however,  not used by RCMP in any capacity

PatriciaPsychic3thumb copyIncense. Candles. Pendulums. Crystal balls.

While these objects may seem foreign in our daily lives, they are but a common sight for Patricia Monna.

Monna is a psychic practitioner who assists law enforcement in solving missing persons cases. She is also the owner of Our Angels Center for Well Being, a local psychic shop in Marda Loop.

Don-ChairyTommy Fleger is known for creating one-of-a-kind chairs out of recyclable materials in order to transform the old furniture into a specific persona; whether it's that of a rock star, businessman or hockey hero Don Cherry.