Our Mercury

This article appeared in Vue Weekly the week of Oct. 6, 2016 All photos by me. When Up + Downtown Music Festival’s artistic director, Brent Oliver, contacted Our Mercury about doing another show, it was the last thing on any of their minds. It’s been almost 10 years since the band parted ways, and just as much time since…

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Edmonton Natural Hair Show

April 13, 2016 Edmonton had its first ever natural hair show this past Saturday – featuring speakers like CBC’s Portia Clark and vendors like local hair care company B’n Naturale – showcasing and discussing all the ins and outs of Black hair, with poets Ahlam Sadik and Medgine Mathurin opening and closing the show respectively. The event…

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