Category Archives: Art & Design

Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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Star Wars and other cosplayers in Calgary for the annual  POW! Parade of Wonders @calgaryexpo

POW! Parade of Wonders The Calgary Expo got wired up today with its fifth annual appearance of a host of cosplayers, showing off their brand new costumes and love for pop culture. As parts in the POW! Parade of Wonders, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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Composite images of the Spirit of Detroit

Marshall Fredericks One of the most prolific sculptors of the twentieth century, Marshall Fredericks (1908-1998), is recognized for his large-scale figures, public monuments and fountains in more than 150 locations in the USA and other countries including Denmark, England, Finland, Japan, Norway … Continue reading

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Meet Stan Lee at Calgaryexpo: Marvel stories and comicbooks

Matinee at the Corrall Stan Lee has been coming to Cowtown for years to be part of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo), an annual celebration of comicbook, film and video game characters and productions.  Maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading

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Meet Soul Eater @Calgaryexpo #CalgaryExpo #YYC #CosplayersofCalgary

  Cosplayers at Calgary Expo The variety of Cosplayers that come out for the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo) is colossal! Comic book heroes like DC Comics superhero Batman and Marvel’s  X-Men are commonly encountered. Whole families get into … Continue reading

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