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Dead Venues – Fall Update

Eden Munro and Mike Siek

Six two-minute talking-head style interviews viewable on the internet, along with links to associated content such as posters, images and…

Dead Venues – The Indie, Rock, Alt Music Scene (1980s-2000s)

Eden Munro and Mike Siek

What makes up a music community? How does one venue turn into a place where a community can grow while…

The City Market: Local Goods and a Homegrown Community

Sally Scott

When I first moved downtown from the Whyte Avenue area, I was incredibly nervous. Resistant to the idea that downtown…

Laser Light Shows at the Edmonton Space Sciences Centre (Telus World of Science)

Frank Florian

On July 1, 1984, with the doors open to the newly built Edmonton Space Sciences Centre (ESSC), the facility ushered in…

Flashback and the Gay Drag Races

Michael Phair

In the mid-seventies the Flashback nite club—the second gay-owned bar in Edmonton—was founded. By the early 80s, Flashback had become the…