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Author: Lenka V.

How to Use Different Paint Finishes to Improve Your Home Design

When we think of the paint on the walls of our home, we often think first about colour. Although the colour choices we make are very important (obviously), we also should consider the kind of paint being used. After all, reality and life happen in our homes, and sooner or later things end up on the walls. Is your paint designed to withstand daily life, and is it the right product for your particular lifestyle? Let’s find out. Water-Based Paints Gone are the days of lead-based paint (thank goodness). The vast majority of today’s paint products are water-based, which is...

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Edmonton Artist Spotlight: Elliot Engley

I sat down with local artist, Elliot Engley, to get an idea of what inspired him to become such a talent here in Edmonton. What’s your background? I’m a landscape painter and illustrator born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Since I was a young child I’ve explored the representation of ideas, people, landscapes and other subject matter through my artwork. I took art classes throughout primary and secondary schooling and felt a strong desire to pursue a career as an artist.  I enrolled in the Graphic design program at Grant MacEwan and graduated in 1995. I then worked as a...

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Edmonton’s Hollywood Scene: An Interview With Talent Agent, Darryl Mork

I sat down with local talent agent, Darryl Mork and got the scoop on his success in the exciting business of acting! 1. How long have you been in the business and how did it all start for you? I’ve been working as an agent for 27 years. I guess I sort of just fell into being an agent from both having an interest in acting and modeling in my teens. I had taken Drama in Highschool and then went on to get a BA in Drama at the U of A. For a couple summers I went to HB...

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The Best Edmonton Spots for a Pet-Lover’s Date Night

You’re sitting at a fancy restaurant, staring deeply into the eyes of your date across from you when, suddenly, all you can see is the sad puppy eyes of your pet awaiting your return home. If you’re a pet lover, you know the feeling of guilt when you go out and have to leave them behind. It doesn’t have to be this way. Why not plan a date that will get everyone’s tails wagging? We’ve got some pet-friendly date night ideas and locations in Edmonton to share with you! Wanna Go For a Walk?! Of course, there’s no better...

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Edmonton Community Focus: Laurel Crossing

Laurel Crossing is a growing community filled with parks, playgrounds and brand-new schools. It’s a great place to start a family, especially if you’re thinking about building your own home in your new neighbourhood. Here are just a few of the perks that you’ll enjoy when you choose Laurel Crossing! Laurel Crossing Park Laurel Crossing is home to multiple recreation areas, but only one is known as “the” park. Offering everything from walking trails to playground equipment, it serves as the heart of Laurel Crossing’s family community. Children will enjoy the swings and slides; parents can relax on a comfortable...

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