Art and Entertainment

Password Managers. Your Secret Weapon

Here’s what happens: you’re careful. You use a separate password for email, banking, social media, etc. but on a bunch of sites, you reuse the same password. It’s just too difficult to remember the myriad of passwords that we all need to know each day.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Mar 20, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel, written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood and published in 1985. It is set in the near-future in a totalitarian state created when a religious theocracy overthrows the legitimate United States government.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Mar 14, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Uncovering Your Artistic Voice

Artistic voice is more than just a style or a particular colour palette; it is a way of making something that is so unique to us and our lives that it could not have been made by any other person. It’s a process that turns mechanical mark-making into a deeply personal result. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Mar 10, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Limerick

Hailing from the county of Limerick in Ireland, a limerick is a funny poem with a strong beat. It usually consists of three long lines and two short. All in all, it’s a light-hearted romp through a few silly stories.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Mar 08, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

MacVoy Art Show and Sale

Melanie will be exhibiting a collection of paintings inspired by her adventures in the outdoors. From skiing, mountain biking and hiking, most outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers can picture themselves in a MacVoy painting. Her recent work is inspired by painting outdoors en plein air, photography and realistic impressionism.

Posted by admin on Mar 07, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

March 2019 Astrology

This month is ethereal and soothing for all of the signs - a feeling of a dreamlike state where the power of manifestation is pronounced. 

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Mar 05, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Colleen Gentemann

Her journey of becoming a filmmaker really began in Fernie. She moved to this mountain town after a season raft guiding on the Ottawa River. Her boyfriend at the time was a photographer and had set up a contract at the ski hill shooting video and taking photos in exchange for ski passes. He handed her a camera… and so began her career as a photographer.

Posted by admin on Mar 05, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Firewall Basics

The tool used to stop unwanted traffic into (or sometimes out of) a network is called a firewall. This is a term borrowed from its original meaning which was literally a wall built to stop a fire.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Feb 18, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

The Wife

The Nobel Prize in Literature is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by Alfred Nobel in 1895. It has been awarded annually since 1901 and is given to an author from any country who has, in the words of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction." 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Feb 15, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Yellow Carbonated Liquid

“Life is the knife edge between tragedy and ridiculousness.”
-Lindsay Vallance

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Feb 11, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

When Play Becomes Work

You could be forgiven for thinking that with a theme like ‘play’ this was going to be a fairly light-hearted edition of the FIX, but I have to tell you that I’m not feeling very fun right now. Life is about balance, right? 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Feb 09, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

February 2019 Astrology

We are still going through the spiritual tunnel astrologically and it will be very beautiful to see what comes of all this.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Feb 03, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Rachel Behan

Performing on stage since she was two years old, it's become a very comforting joy for her.

Posted by admin on Feb 03, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Windows Recover Backup

It’s a new year and optimism is in the air. Don’t let that optimistic air get knocked out of you by a bad boot. Remember the Boy Scout’s motto: “be prepared.”

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jan 18, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Bohemian Rhapsody

After all the hype, Andrew shares his thoughts on the characters in the film and whether it's worth seeing.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jan 16, 2019 in Art and Entertainment