Black woman with curly hair past her shoulders. She is smiling toward the photographer while holding the camera with her leg crossed on the sidewalk lined by trees. Photo captured by Tami Ahmad.

Ebony R. Gooden

With a unique voice that has intersectionality layers, Ebony R. Gooden is the only Black Deaf artist in Calgary. She is an artist, filmmaker, and activist.

A black and white photo of Emmanuel Ho

Emmanuel Ho

Emmanuel Ho is an animator and experimental filmmaker based out of Calgary. His describes himself as a bit of a “discovery” artist.

A photo of Dj Stagez

Dj Stagez

Dj Stagez began his eclectic artist career combining spoken word, dancing, and drumming. He works to showcase the remarkable legacy of Black people.


Performing noon-2pm June 3rd, at the calgaryfarmersmarket SOUTH. In honour of a kindhearted, giving man who was an important part of Calgary’s entertainment community. Come watch the band and support Canadian Blood Services. #yyclcl #yycmusic #yycchildren ...

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Artist Spotlight

Sharron Bowen

Sharon enjoys painting and creating an image where once there was a blank piece of paper or canvas. She says "My style is an evolving process allowing me to explore different painting mediums and subject matter. I work in watercolour, watercolour on Yupo paper, acrylics and alcohol inks. I love intense colour and often pick subject matter for painting that works for this style. Landscapes of all types and especially the mountains hold my interest along with painting of flowers and vegetation"

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Discover the power of telling your story through animation with the latest episode of the #yycLCL Web Series. Host Adora Nwofor chats with Aroona Khiani who presented her animated short-film Diya at this year’s FascinAsian Film Festival (@fascinasiancalgary).

Watch now (link in bio)! #yycArts

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