Brody Clarke is putting in the work on and off the basketball court

Brody Clarke was born to play basketball. This statement has defined Clarke’s tenure in the sport due to the fact that his parents are notable basketball players Norman Clarke and Natalie Vukovich. While there is no denying his natural abilities and their contributions to Clarke’s development as a player — Clarke has elevated his game […]

Gamers battle at OverKlocked Gaming’s Dota 2 Tournament in Edmonton

On Saturday, May 18, four teams engaged in digital combat during the Dota 2 Tournament at OverKlocked Gaming. Teams of five competed in the triannual Dota 2 competition, which was a winner-takes-all tournament that featured a round robin with the top two teams advancing to a final. The winning squad, Team Mike, won the tournament […]

Alternative Pride Events

June is the month for shorts, ice cream and pride. It’s Pride Month and in Edmonton we have a bunch of different ways to celebrate. The 38-years-running Edmonton Pride Parade was recently cancelled by the Pride Festival Society in April, leaving Edmontonians to wonder how they will celebrate LGBTQ2 Pride. Luckily, many new events will […]

Craig Shintani is set to make the long walk back to the Unified cage

It has been a long road back to the Unified MMA cage for local fighter Craig Shintani after locking in a guillotine choke nearly two years ago against Garret Nybakken. But on Friday night he will make the walk at Unified 35 against Neal Anderson. Shintani’s journey in mixed-martial arts (MMA) began on a whim […]

Countdown to Eid in Edmonton

Every year, Muslims around the globe participate in a month-long fast from sunrise to sundown. The fast is called Ramadan. This year, it began on May 6 and will come to a close on June 3 with an Eid celebration — otherwise known as the “Festival of Breaking the Fast.” Halfway through the fast, I […]

Review: Vocal Alchemy welcomes spring in Edmonton with Songs & Sonnets

Edmonton finally got its first taste of spring and Vocal Alchemy’s concert Songs & Sonnets provided a unique take on the season. On Saturday, May 11, 100 choristers took to the stage at McDougall United Church, dawning bright colours to deliver a musical representation of spring. Vocal Alchemy was founded in 2002 and is a […]

It is a tough road to the UFC for Edmonton fighters

“Do you wanna be a fighter?” These infamous words from Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White have become the mantra for fighters looking to compete in the UFC since 2005, but wanting it is often not the problem. Climbing the ranks from an amateur mixed-martial arts (MMA) fighter to the UFC takes a combination of […]