Living a Creative Life

Our Living a Creative Life stories and events recognize that arts are an integral part of our city’s identity and an essential part of our daily lives.

Photo of Ishita Singla

Ishita Singla: Breaking barriers in the South Asian community

Photo: Avenue Magazine, Jared Sych

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Living a Creative Life: The Storytelling Project

Author Suzette Mayr, wearing a grey winter coat and standing in front of a snowy tree.

Art to the Rescue

Award-winning Calgary author Suzette Mayr shares how art helps her find her people and herself, how it speaks to us and about us, how it…Read more

Stacey Perlin laughing next to a plant

Stacey Perlin

Stacey Perlin and the Perlin Foundation for Wellbeing offers those struggling with mental health issues support and inspiration by starting positive and constructive conversations.Read more

Photo of Kristy North Peigan, aka Kristicles in cosplay attire.
Web Series

Episode 53: Otafest Pt. 2

We continue to explore the stories behind the scenes of this year's Otafest. Meet Kristy North Peigan, aka Kristicles, a Blackfoot woman who creates amazing…Read more