Sand & Art Converge This Weekend

Sand & Art Converge This Weekend

The 5th year of Sand On Whyte is back in Old Strathcona, and this final weekend, you’ll also have the pleasure of strolling down the street with hundreds of local art vendors. Sand On Whyte 2017 celebrates Canada 150 with not only Canadian features, but sand carvings depicting stories connected to Old Strathcona itself. Alex Decoteau and Anthony Henday are only a couple of the personalities you’ll find at the event this year, which opened…

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Ice On Whyte Festival Back for Canada 150

Ice On Whyte Festival Back for Canada 150

Ice On Whyte is Edmonton’s premier winter festival and hosts the only International Ice Carving Competition in the city. This year, the competition was moved up a day so that visitors can enjoy completed sculptures both Saturday and Sunday. Instead of completing Saturday at noon, competitions on both weekends will be completed Saturday at noon. After last year’s successful change in days of operation opening Thursdays through Sundays, the Ice On Whyte Festival returns this…

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Top 15 Yegventures Stories of 2015

Top 15 Yegventures Stories of 2015

It was a big year for Yegventures transitioning from its YouTube channel to website format. Launching only 6 months ago, the move quickly made Yegventures a recognizable name across Edmonton social media platforms. Even though the transition may have affected viewership of the original Yegventures channel as well as a break in content production the YouTube channel still managed to reach a quarter million views two months ahead of projections. Here are 15 most popular…

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Sand On Whyte Calls You Ogre

Sand On Whyte Calls You Ogre

  I’m here across the street from the Strathcona Hotel for the 3rd annual Sand on Whyte festival. This year it’s bigger than ever. At this year’s event there are international sand sculpture artists from Netherlands and Vancouver, as well as local sculptors. Right at the entrance you’ll find what everyone first tries to build with sand – a sand castle. This one just happens to be an epic sand castle by the Vancouver carver….

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