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An abstract image evoking the brass, mirrors, and water features of West Edmonton Mall
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Gallery invites artists and visitors to explore the meaning of WEM

THE MALL, an exhibit co-curated by Hannah Quimper-Swiderski and Carolyn Jervis, "explores what continues to inspire artists to make work about the former largest mall in the world." The exhibit opens this week at Mitchell Art Gallery at MacEwan University.

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A scene from Skinamarink, featuring a child sitting in the dark, faintly lit in blue and looking off-screen
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Edmonton-made viral horror film heads to theatres

Film-goers will soon get a chance to see the homegrown horror sensation Skinamarink in theatres, as the low-budget, highly scary movie gets a legitimate release after going viral in pirated form online.

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A newspaper clipping of an ad from ITV reading "The Tommy Banks Show: Free"
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A moment in history: Jan. 11, 1975

On this day 48 years ago, audiences were invited to free tapings of The Tommy Banks Show.

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Jenesia in concert, writer David Haas, the cover of Shima Robinson's Bellow, a scene from video game Little Hellions, the outside of Harcourt House, a view of the post-apocalyptic set of The Last of Us
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Arts beat followups: Pauses, presses, and producers

Just because a story is written doesn't mean it's over. Here are some updates on arts stories we covered in 2022.

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Alexis Marie Chute stands amid art depicting summer flowers and other colourful scenes
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Alexis Marie Chute creates artistic oasis in Stony Plain

As the darkest days of the year approach, Eternal Summer has come to the Multicultural Heritage Centre Public Art Gallery in Stony Plain, thanks to the imagination of curator Alexis Marie Chute.

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Jordon Hon, a young Chinese-Canadian man, addresses the camera from his office, with a lively Chinatown banner behind him
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Filmmaker shares lessons learned in Chinatown docuseries

Chinatown is a classroom, says filmmaker Jordon Hon, citing one of the interviewees in his new docuseries, A Portrait of Chinatown. It certainly taught him a lot.

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A 3D rendering of a furnished living room with six pieces of art on the wall
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Clavis Studio opens virtual art exhibition

An Edmonton-based startup that helps interior designers visualize and demonstrate their work is collaborating with an online art gallery to showcase both its platform and the work of Canadian artists.

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A stubble field in colourful pastels, surrounded by a painting of a church in snow, a drawing of a kitten showing its paws, green and white beaded earrings, and bottles of juice
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AGA elevates healing role of art with wellness market

The Art Gallery of Alberta is holding its first-ever wellness-oriented market to promote local vendors and artists whose work promotes self-care.

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A man wearing a safety harness and holding washing equipment is suspended off the side of a roof
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Heights Residential employs artists to light the lights and wash the windows

A company that was founded to help artists find work in between gigs is ready to hang your Christmas lights as the festive season approaches.

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