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Featured Event: PARKSHOW YEG

February 28, 2017

PARK’s annual emerging fashion showcase, PARKSHOW YEG 2017 presented by Londonderry, showcases up-and-coming designers from all across Canada. Designed to connect Edmonton’s fashion and art lovers with today’s young talent, PARKSHOW brings together a diverse and immensely talented group of individuals. PARKSHOW also connects these emerging fashion designers with the people who can promote and sell their work, and ultimately help their businesses to grow and thrive.

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Featured Event: Art From the HeART of the City Show & Sale

April 26, 2016

Support City Centre Education Partnership (CCEP) by joining our 13th Annual Community Art Fundraiser

Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts
9225-118 Avenue, Edmonton

Friday, April 29 from: 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 30 from: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Art Exhibition and Sale by the Students of the City Centre Education
Partnership Schools: Delton, John A. McDougall, Norwood, Oliver, and Spruce Avenue. Proceeds of the sale will support art programs of the CCEP Schools.

For further information contact:
Rhonda Navrot at Norwood School:  (780) 477 – 1002
Or call the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts:  (780) 474 – 7611
www.ninahaggertyart.ca

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Featured Event: PARKFORUM YEG

February 17, 2016

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Drawing artists & designers from all levels of experience, the PARK Emerging Artist & Designer Forum is an educational weekend event focused on teaching attendees how to grow and sustain their businesses in the creative industry.

With high-value informational sessions and workshops showcasing the expertise and innovative insights of industry professionals, the Forum sets the stage for the incubation of this knowledge, as well as the opportunity to network with Western Canada’s creative leaders and work together to further redefine artistic culture within the city’s landscape.

Sessions will include art and fashion-specific topics, as well as broader topics that are valuable to any business owner in the creative industry. The information and insights offered, as well as workshop activities and take-home materials provided, will ensure that every Forum attendee concludes the event feeling informed and thoroughly inspired to apply what they have learned within their own practices.

The Edmonton Forum Speakers:

Alyssa Lau – New Classics Studios
Topic: Presenting Your Collection: The Buying Process

Leslie McNeilly – CAMP BRAND GOODS
Topic: Grassroots Social Media: Just the Tips with Leslie McNeilly

Quan Ly & Randall McCrae – Chartered Accountant for McRally
Topic: Accounting For Your Success

Kris Harvey – Culture Collective
Topic: The Power of Collaboration

Emily Deveaux – School of Retailing
Topic: Creativity to Conversion

Beverly Gan- PARK Education Coordinator
Topic: Intro to Production

Ken Bautista: Startup Edmonton
Topic: The Hacker Way- How “Generation Entrepreneur” is Redefining the Workforce

Neetu Sidhu: ATB FInancial
Topic: “Crowdfunding – The New Way to Launch a Business

Tickets for each forum can be purchased at the following:
Edmonton: http://ourparkonline.ticketleap.com/parkforumedmonton2016/

More Information
www.facebook.com/events/160412474337310/
www.ourparkonline.com/

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#YEG Valentine’s Day Guide

February 8, 2016

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, YEGpeople has compiled the best ideas from local YEG businesses that will help you gain brownie points and keep you in the good books – at least for a week or two!
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Featured Event: The Walls Have Eyes

January 19, 2016

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Artists Trevor ‘Curly’ Peters and Alex Labarda invite viewers to their wold of fantastic yet familiar characters. Paying homage to 80’s New York graffiti artists, Trevor and Alex’s works inhabit unusual environments and recreated walls, buffed over multiple times.  It also serves as a strong visual component juxtaposed with graffiti inspired shapes, letters and characters. While some of the works are inspired by pop culture, leaning towards the hip hop aesthetic, these fairytale narratives often contain a darker and sinister tone addressing specific social and environmental issues. Continue Reading

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#YEG Holiday Gift Guide

December 11, 2015

Tis’ the season for giving! Check out some of our favourite gifts that can be found at local YEG retailers. These are the perfect gifts to show that special someone you care this holiday season.  

 

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YEGpeople Launch Event

October 24, 2015

YEG people invites you to celebrate the launch of our website and to toast all the amazing people that helped bring this project to life. Join us on Friday November 13th, when we take over Edmonton City Centre’s underground parkade for a night of cocktails, conversations, and carousing with Edmonton’s finest! The parkade will be transformed like it has never been before – fit for those dressed to impress.

 

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