Recent stories about culture

A smiling person stands behind work tables, in front of cabinets, and surrounded by files.
history culture

How Edmonton's first community archivist builds better records

Edmonton is expanding the story it tells about itself by adding a community archivist, who is tasked with actively addressing blind spots in the city's work to preserve information by seeking new archives to add.

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An abstract image evoking the brass, mirrors, and water features of West Edmonton Mall
arts west edmonton mall

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 smiling man carries a flag amid others waving colours
events arts

Weekend agenda: July 15-17, 2022

This weekend offers a chance to catch some of the best improv and sketch comedy acts, view some vintage motorcycles, immerse yourself in dance, explore the diverse cultures of Africa, and learn from Asian artists.

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Michael Wilson in front of a brick wall
business technology

DrugBank's culture is helping it build critical infrastructure for healthcare

DrugBank has been named one of Canada's best workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute. The Edmonton-based company's debut at 19th in the under 50 employees category closely follows its success in raising $9 million of seed funding earlier this month.

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