Dance on an upswing

Dance on an upswing

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St. Albert might not have many actual ballrooms to speak of, but that hasn’t stopped the city from fostering a full contingent of ballroom dancers. Leading the charge, or promenade if you will, are two women who come from vastly different ends of the spectrum of experience. On the one side of the floor is […]

Beware of ‘Dangerous’ Art

Beware of ‘Dangerous’ Art

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It’s strange to think of queer, ostensibly progressive writers sharing any ideological space at all with Donald Trump, but in fact, they overlap at least once on a media-criticism Venn diagram. The intersection is at the word “dangerous.” “You talk about racist. Hollywood is racist,” Trump said to the press earlier this month. “What they’re doing with […]

Why Kickstarter is Officially Teaming Up With Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Why Kickstarter is Officially Teaming Up With Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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he DIY, anything-goes ethos of Edinburgh Festival Fringe goes hand in hand with the ideals of crowdfunding. So it only makes sense that Kickstarter would launch an official partnership with Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Incentives for artists to fund their Fringe appearances using the crowdfunding platform include tailored one-on-one coaching and extra promotion via Kickstarter’s social media. […]