The Boom of the Cinema

There’s the smell of popcorn, the dusty classy carpets, the audience reactions, the comfort of sitting on plush seats in a darkened auditorium. Even with the rise of radio, television, to eventual digital mediums, people still treasure the experiences that only attending a cinema brings. Movie theatres have been around since the early 1900s, and the craze for films has never quite died.

Geek Culture Thrives in Edmonton Pop Culture Fest

The Edmonton Pop Culture Fest is an Edmonton event, which gives geeks of all kinds to collect, communicate, and preserve pop culture from the past and present. The Beatles dolls and records, vintage comics, classic movies, retro games, and much more were available at the event. This event as well as Edmonton Expo and Animethon…

Photo Story – Preserving The Landscape of Downtown Edmonton

Edmonton’s downtown is under what seems like constant construction, with modern buildings continually replacing older ones. While the refurbishments and new constructions are in the majority, Edmonton still has it’s share of older buildings and artwork that bring character to the downtown core. This photo story depicts the mixed bag of both modern and classic…

St. Patricks Day “Mac Jam” Event at MacEwan University

MacEwan University’s Office of Sustainability and Towers hosted an event on St. Patrick’s Day to promote green activities and help the MacEwan Food Bank. Freshlan and The Girl’s Club played at the event as students and volunteers biked and generated enough energy to keep the DJ equipment turned on. Green beer was also served at the event.

HMV Goes Into Receivership, Canadians say Goodbye to a Cultural Icon

By Caleb Fox, Heather Gunn, and Michelle Guthrie Photos: Heather Gunn Media giant HMV Canada was recently placed into receivership, with all stores to close by April 30th, 2017. The chain, which sells music, movies and pop culture merchandise has seen a heavy decline in sales over the past few years. HMV is a household…