Author Archives: NixonsCan

About NixonsCan

World-traveled ecologist interested in sustainability, photography, sports, and music.

Dancing the Huaylarsh in Huancayo, Peru

Also available in Spanish here Huaylarsh (also written as huaylash, huaylas, waylash, and waylarsh) is a style of music (huayno) and folk dance that comes from the central and southern highlands of the Andes. The dance takes its name from … Continue reading

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Fire Red skate down Sharks

  January 13, 2019 Calgary Fire Red strengthened their position in the southern division of the Alberta Female Hockey League Midget Elite on Sunday with a 3-2 win over northern league leaders, St. Albert Sharks. Kaitlyn Severson opened the scoring … Continue reading

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Fire Red win at the Canada Games Centre

January 12, 2019 A rearranged venue in Red Deer turned out to be a good thing for Calgary Fire Red on their road trip on Saturday. Not only did they come away with a win over the Chiefs but the … Continue reading

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Writing about Images: 18 pics from ’18

  People, Places, and Performance My year of image making in 2018 was dominated by people, places, and performance. With just one international trip, to England and Scotland, the majority of my 18 photos selected from the year come from … Continue reading

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Patrimonio cultural intangible, sostenibilidad y una danza del Perú: la Huaconada de Mito

También disponible en inglés aquí. Algunos podrían pensar y decir que esto es solo un oscuro baile local. La Huaconada se realiza en Mito, ubicada a 3,286 m de altura en los Andes del Perú los tres primeros días de … Continue reading

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All Fired Up in Calgary

  December 16, 2018 It took a shootout to decide the third Fire derby on Sunday at Henry Viney Arena. In another fast-paced game between the Calgary sister teams, Fire White was steaming ahead and looking out of reach by … Continue reading

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Fire Red strike out Lightning

December 15, 2018 It took a Saturday night shoot out to strike out the Lightning. After regular time, the Calgary and Airdrie Midget Elite teams were even with a Kelly Stanford goal for Calgary scored after five minutes of the … Continue reading

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