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Work of Art: The Water Spiral by Michelena Bamford and Lane Shordee

Located on the grounds of the Wildwood Community Association, The Water Spiral is a kinetic sculpture that functions as a windmill, cistern and pump.

6 Cool Things About Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

The rescue facility shelters wolf-dogs, facilitates adoptions and serves to educate the public about these animals by offering interpretive tours.

Kristin Hallett and Mandy Stobo's Buzzworthy Book, Bee Love

The story behind the self-published children's book about loss and love.

Work of Art: John J. Bowlen Building Mural by Ron Spickett

Despite almost 50 years of wear, this painting remains a testament to the humanitarian concerns and skill of a revered Calgary artist.

Work of Art: Mythopoet by Bee Kingdom

This glass sculpture features three stacked elements: a head-like base, a central rocket-bomb and a spruce tree.

Work of Art: Untitled, [Home Fire] by Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal

This ephemeral piece of art is comprised of circular rock formations.

When Calgary Has Beaver Problems, This is Who They Call

Local trapper Bill Abercrombie has been trapping in Alberta for nearly 50 years.

Calgary Students are Turning a Bridgeland Flyover Area Into an Engaging Urban Space

Last summer, the 4th Avenue flyover space featured a street mural and temporary patio furniture, ping pong tables and foosball tables. The plan is to eventually feature trees, a plaza, outdoor furniture, a boardwalk, play areas and a flood-mitigating rain garden.

Work of Art: Lake O’Hara by Blake Chorley

This black-and-white photographic artwork is part of this year's Exposure Photography Festival.

The Winter Olympic Games Quiz: 1988 Calgary vs. 2018 Pyeongchang

It's been 30 years since Calgary hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988. The 2018 Winter Olympics start on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the two Olympic Games and see how they compare.

Biopod's Specialized Terrariums Can Replicate Habitats to Preserve Endangered Species

The terraria can replicate more than 300 habitats — everything from desert to tropical rainforest — using a combination of LED lighting, an auto-irrigation system, integrated heating and other features that can all be controlled with a smartphone.

Work of Art: Site 9 by M.N. Hutchinson

Look for this circular photographic mural on the wall of the Odeon Building in Marda Loop.
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