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“Survival Guide” for the Contemporary Age: A Review

by Srosh Hassan How does the idea of survival change over time? As the problems we face evolve, whether borne by geographic, social, personal, economic or political stresses, so do the ways we seek to survive in those environments. The Art Gallery of Alberta’s newest exhibit, Survival Guide, focuses on how contemporary artists are addressing survival strategies and features the different ways people adapt to challenges to … Continue reading “Survival Guide” for the Contemporary Age: A Review

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Going Somewhere: The Good Side of Edmonton Transit

by Srosh Hassan Transportation is such a crucial part of our lives. It’s the veins that keep the blood of our city pumping. It fuels our ability to work, live, play, and wander. It’s a flow of movement so established in its way of making things happen, that we really only become aware of it when something goes wrong. It’s the common denominator of most … Continue reading Going Somewhere: The Good Side of Edmonton Transit

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Our Canada: First Generation Privilege | By Srosh Hassan

Talking about privilege hurts your pride, especially when you’re forced to face your own. It’s an uncomfortable feeling being called out for something you didn’t know you had. It’s even more unnerving when you come to terms with it by yourself, knowing that if you hadn’t, nobody might have pointed it out to you. Following the crying I did watching Episode Two of Master of … Continue reading Our Canada: First Generation Privilege | By Srosh Hassan

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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes | By Srosh Hassan

“There is nothing like first-hand evidence.” ~ Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet You can experience first-hand evidence for yourself at The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes! In its only stop in Canada, this featured exhibit at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton transports you to 1886 Victorian London to the study of a struggling young doctor, Arthur Conan Doyle. Visitors get a glimpse into his inspiration and experiences leading to the … Continue reading The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes | By Srosh Hassan

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A Puzzling Exhibit: Beyond Rubik’s Cube | By Srosh Hassan

What originated as a small puzzle for his math students in 1974, Ernő Rubik’s Cube has become a worldwide phenomenon. As a puzzle with over 43 quintillion possible combinations, the Rubik’s Cube is featured as one of the world’s most popular toys in its only stop in Canada at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton. Beyond Rubik’s Cube is the third stop in the worldwide tour, developed in … Continue reading A Puzzling Exhibit: Beyond Rubik’s Cube | By Srosh Hassan

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Pirouettes in the Prairies: A Ballet Master Class with Chan Hon Goh | By Srosh Hassan

On the bright morning of February 8th Mrs. Chan Hon Goh, Director of the Goh Ballet Academy and former prima ballerina of the National Ballet of Canada arrived at the Edmonton School of Ballet for the fourth stop in her annual Master Class series tour for 2015. The tour is an opportunity for aspiring dancers aged 10 to 18 to be instructed for a two … Continue reading Pirouettes in the Prairies: A Ballet Master Class with Chan Hon Goh | By Srosh Hassan