Year in Review: Fish Griwkowsky’s top photos of 2019

Edmonton born-and-raised Cree filmmaker Alexandra Lazarowich accepting her Sundance prize in January. Fish Griwkowsky / Postmedia As a muted ring of semi trucks honked in the distance circling the Alberta Legislature, Indigenous and student protestors took to the podium as…

Reflecting on River City: Edmonton’s cultural highlights varied during vibrant 2019

Diyet & The Love Soldiers, one of Liane Faulder’s favourite performances of 2019. Supplied While an under-the-gun feeling pervaded the overall arts and culture scene in 2019, the Edmonton Journal writers each felt it was tricky to pick just three…

Eight years of Interstellar Rodeo at Hawrelak was Edmonton’s awesome luck

The incomparable Courtney Barnett closed up Interstellar Rodeo 2018. Fish Griwkowsky / Postmedia In our current regional zeitgeist of retraction and loss, word that Interstellar Rodeo has ridden off into the cosmos is a blow to Edmonton’s cultural identity — but…