Last Tuesday, the Epcor Centre presented an insightful and enchanting performance called Red. I was with Youth Central, volunteering for the event and had the fortunate opportunity to watch the show live. There was an excited atmosphere and the fans were most definitely anticipating the show! I know I was! SPOILER ALERT – Stop reading here if you don’t want [...]
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Just a little more than a month ago, I had the most amazing opportunity of collaborating with the staff at Youth Central through my school club, Creativity In Action, in creating a mural for Calgary. Here is the excerpt from our club illustrating our inspiration behind the mural. The Creativity In Action team has partnered with Youth Central since October 2012 and painted a [...]
It’s almost summer time! Be sure to engage in environmentally friendly activities this summer and help sustain the earth 3
Everyone's heard the age-old adage, "A picture is worth a thousand words." Well, apparently those thousand words can end up being worth 120 million dollars. At an art auction this week, the famous painting titled "The Scream," by Edvard Munch...
The best part about living in Calgary is how many activities and opportunities there are for youth. However, a common problem is that there are a lot of us who don’t receive funding for our organizations or initiatives. Well… guess what? On Dec. 2, Calgary Arts Development Authority collected $825,000 to create arts programs in the downtown core. This is [...]
This summer I volunteered at the Calgary Chinese Community Service Association and we painted murals to go up around the community with the help of many of the children from summer camp. After two months of hard work the murals were finally put up late last month. The aim of these murals is both to reflect the history and culture [...]
At first glance, this image may seem like a beautiful painting. However, it's actually a largely uneditted photo of camel thorn trees in Namib-Naukluft Park.
Book at least half a day off, or better yet, the whole day, when you plan to visit the Glenbow Museum. Five hours inside the wonderfully captivating and compelling Glenbow Museum was not enough for this history buff.
The Glenbow Museum is simply one of the best places to visit in Calgary, and I’m not saying this just because I’m currently pursuing a History degree or because I am an amateur artist, but because there is always something amazing for everyone in one of the many exhibits at the Glenbow Museum. The Glenbow Museum displays over 80 incredible [...]
I stumbled across the other day… and for some reason it really stuck with me. It is a painting done by Andre Jordan, titled Extraordinary Mind. If this catches your interest, you can check out the rest of his work on his website. I actually own his book, Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now, although I’m not sure why…I think I [...]