Last week was a hurly-burly happening that tumbled into the weekend and somehow tripled in hurly-burliness. Lots going on, in other words. Here’s some of what was captured.
- Randall Talbot took two posts’ worth of photos at Nuit Blanche (here’s I and here’s II), the all-night contemporary art event that made a lot of people love downtown this weekend.
- Brandon Schatz’s love letter to Danica on her birthday made me cry, which means an automatic inclusion here.
- Dajana Fabjanovich is expecting not one but two babies! Again with the tears.
- The personal ads from 1943 in Vintage Edmonton will tug at your heartstrings, too.
- Megan reflects on the eternal though unspoken love a teacher has for her students.
- I’m pretty in love with #YEG Music Magazine’s playlist this week. Can’t get enough of The Provincial Archive.
- Alyssa Lau calls her blog Ordinary People, but she looks simply extraordinary in these photos and video shot by Eric Yun during New York Fashion Week.
- Angelique Rodrigues interviews fashion designer Derek Jagodzinsky about his art.
- Nicole Rowan applies the Konmari method to her clothes closet, an epic endeavour to be sure.
- Maegan Lukian is justifiably excited about selling her Hand-Meyd line at the Royal Bison.
- Jacquie Lycka makes a good case for twice-baked spaghetti squash.
- Sarah Chan contemplates whether to keep Girls and Bicycles going, and decides yes (lucky for us).
- Margaret Bose-Johnson does a layman’s version of the white chocolate mousse she tasted at Feastival.
- Lindsay’s “Just Can’t Get Enough” feature is always full of goodness, and September’s edition is no exception.
- My kids are mercifully too old for this Shopkins craze. If you’re trying to understand the phenomenon, Lori Godin can help.
- Christine Bruckmann has some fun suggestions for kids’ birthday parties.
- Melina Kawecki wraps up the final What the Truck?! festival of the season.
- Andrea explores the good that Edmonton’s Good Coffee does for farmers in Burundi.
- Mack Male weighs in on the Edmonton Journal’s new look.
- Robin Mazumder interviews filmmaker Moh Mahfouz, who is working on a mini-documentary about connecting the startup cultures in Edmonton and Reykjavik.
- Leslie Chivers chats with Hollie Adams, author of Things You’ve Inherited From Your Mother.
- Ryan Batty questions the wisdom of forcing fans through metal detectors at Rexall Place.
- Tema Frank wonders about the company culture at Volkswagen in light of the scandal over cheating and lying about emissions.
- The aforementioned Brandon Schatz featured Seen and Heard in Edmonton on his inaugural Pod People feature. So nice! (And here’s the latest episode, with Erin E. Fraser. Stay tuned for more podcasts on Friday.)
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