A photo of Brad Simm

Brad Simm

For Brad Simm, the secret ingredient to living a creative life might come down to something he describes as “dirty sound.”

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A photo of a Dorthy loom and bright colourful wool

#yycLCL December 2019

Helen Hajnoczky shared this awesome photo of her practicing on a little Dorothy loom. Read on to learn about her weaving journey and family connections.

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Lanre Ajayi points at his poppy at the Remembrance Day at Memorial Park

Remembrance Day

Visiting the ceremony at Calgary’s Memorial Park, My City Speaks To Me took a moment to reflect on the day’s meaning and capture some of the traditions.

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Lanre Ajayi at Beakerhead

Beakerhead

An exhibition of awe-inspiring artworks, and contemporary curiosities, join Lanre Ajayi for a look at Beakerhead’s Spectacle.

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Dean Paul Gibson and David Haysom working through a scene on stage at the University of Calgary

#yycLCL November 2019

A co-production with The Shakespeare Company and the School of Creative and Performing Arts, Hit & Myth shared this awesome behind-the-scenes shot.

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A photo of Harpreet Dayal against a mural in the East Village

Harpreet Dayal

An artist, learner, and believer in the power of art to build connection, cultivate love, and heal, Harpreet Dayal is the founder of the Love Notes Project.

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We are pausing Creative Stretch for the summer. Thanks to all who joined online via Instagram and YouTube this spring. There are 12 recorded sessions on the Downstage YouTube channel that you can access anytime via downstage.ca. Please keep in touch with any feedback and requests for the future by emailing clare@downstage.ca. We look forward to fresh fall sessions and wish you a creative summer.

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Katie & Harry take a moment on the new bench made by Katie kiyookaoheartscentre #kiyookaoheartscentre #katieohe #harrykiyooka #katieohesculpture #sculpturepark #sculpturebench #sculptor #painter #yycartists #yellowbench #yyclcl #yycliving #tourismcalgary #springbank ...

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Standing Man (or Standing Woman) - Norman Sjoman This sculpture looks perfectly at home in the beautiful natural setting at kiyookaoheartscentre Whether you are an art lover or a nature lover, or both, you will enjoy the serenity and stimulation of the park. Seventeen sculptures, with more to be added, are placed around the park for viewing and contemplation. Public tours will begin very soon. #kiyookaoheartscentre #sculpturepark #koac #normansjoman #sculptor #katieohestudent #yogateacher #sculptureart #figureinthewoods #yycarts #yycliving #yyclcl #yycartsandculture #katieohe #harrykiyooka #springbankalberta ...

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