Yeg This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

Yeg This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

As the summer winds down, there’s no stopping for Festival city. Here’s several events happening around Edmonton this weekend August 21-23. WemFest (Aug 21) Boyband Rebel Coast returns to WemFest for West Edmonton Mall’s annual back to school festival. Joinging them will be Alyssa Reid and Eleven Past One. Autograph sessions follow. There are also plenty of things for youth to do as in the past there have been free Marble Slab Creamery ice cream, personalized…

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How Great The Art Walk

How Great The Art Walk

The 20th Old Strathcona Art Walk was bigger than ever and they had 10 blocks of art to prove it. Here’s a quick in-depth look at three featured artists and non-profit organizations this year. Included are Marco Antonio Diaz, Jeremy Bresciani, Kaytlyne Dewald, iHuman, and the Art Mentorship Society of Alberta.

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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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This Alley Makeover is Spot-on

This Alley Makeover is Spot-on

As cities around the world enter a new renaissance in urban planning by making them pedestrian-friendly, they face huge challenges in what to do with roadways which are no longer needed. Edmonton has found a fun way to revamp an unnecessary roadway and it’s as simple as child’s play. For a pilot project for this summer, the alley on the North West corner of 104 St and Whyte Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic…

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Furusato Japanese Restaurant

Furusato Japanese Restaurant

If you’re looking for a good fish to rice ratio and large pieces of fish, Furusato is the place to go for your Japanese experience. Sold to a protege after 17 years, Furusato continues to be highly acclaimed because they understand that quality and quantity together always triumphs in satisfied customers. In fact, Yuji Oda trained his student well as it won at least 3 Golden Fork Awards by Vue Weekly after that. Because Vue…

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