Alberta Ballet presents “Dynamic Directions”: A Review | By William Parker

The Alberta Ballet staged an enrapturing show on February 19, Dynamic Directions, which brought together a mixed bill triad of local choreographic talent and featured the work of three of Canada’s most famous dance makers. Wen Wei Wang’s “Futureland” served as a powerful opening performance. According to Wang, his choreography draws inspiration from video-game culture and “evokes the universal human search for the unattainable, in other words the life … Continue reading Alberta Ballet presents “Dynamic Directions”: A Review | By William Parker

Review: Edmonton Opera Dabbles in the ‘Magic’ of Mozart | By William Parker

Mozart’s last creation to has been brought to us by our very own Edmonton Opera. I must admit to something: this was my first ever attended opera production. I am quite embarrassed to say the least, and unsure of why I have not been to an opera before. Maybe it’s because of the stereotype; a large woman with horns on her head belting into the masses in a … Continue reading Review: Edmonton Opera Dabbles in the ‘Magic’ of Mozart | By William Parker

Transforming a Research Problem into a Start-Up | By William Parker

The University of Alberta’s Undergraduate Research Initiative will be presenting its Festival of Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (FURCA) November 3 – 14.  To celebrate the integral role research plays in postsecondary education, The Wanderer will be featuring the stories of talented undergraduates, sharing the meaning and impact of their experiences researching. Let me tell you a story. Opening my eyes that morning three years ago was … Continue reading Transforming a Research Problem into a Start-Up | By William Parker