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Japan Shuns Mixed-Race Beauty Queen

The people of Japan are polarized in a debate between racial identity versus national identity as a half-black Japanese beauty queen, Ariana Miyamoto, recently won the Miss Universe Japan title. In Japan,...
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Metro Cinema screens LGBTQ films for Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, Metro Cinema will be showcasing six LGBTQ films for the duration of June. The line-up includes the Academy Award-nominated Milk (selected by Edmonton Mayor, Don Iveson), as...
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AGA exhibit on Pop Art to close this weekend

This weekend marks the last chance for Edmontonians to catch Pop Show! Dazzled by the Everyday, featuring works by pop art giants like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg at the Art Gallery of...
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Globe and Mail Columnist Slams Edmonton

Breaking news. Someone from Toronto just wrote about how their city is the centre of everything. Cathal Kelly, a columnist for the Globe and Mail, put his condescension on full blast, slamming Edmonton as...
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Erased. Facing the History of Forced Sterilization

Today we visit one of the grimmest alleys of history — Forced Sterilization. This was the act of taking away someone’s ability to have a child, and there was nary a shred of consent. Some survivors say...