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Anthony Hodgetts - Calgary
Anthony loves media and keeping up on the news. When he is not at home he's is involved in his church choir, a blind bowling league, an arts and crafts class and/or a yoga class depending on the day! Anthony helps out with a radio show dealing with blindness and vision impaired issues called Bumping into Walls on the local community radio station CJSW FM 90.9.
Wade Brown - Edmonton
Wade Brown has been part of the AMI family since 2011. In that time, he has appeared on AMI-tv in interstitial segments, as a regular presenter and occasional host of AMI This Week, and even made a few appearances on AMI's Live From Studio 5. When Wade isn't lighting up the small screen, he's working hard to advance his career as a budding Edmonton area lawyer or singing with his favorite group of people, the Oran choir. Wade also enjoys reading a good book, solving the worlds problems over a cup of coffee or chai, and hitting the streets to see what's going on in Edmonton and around the world.
January 22 - Wade tells us about an award-winning frozen attraction located in six cities across North America, with the only Canadian location in Edmonton!
Topic 1: The Edmonton ice castle
Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction that is located in six cities across North America, and the only Canadian location is Edmonton. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.
Dates: January 4 to March 10
Location: Hawrelak Park , 9330 Groat Road, Edmonton, Alberta
Topic 2: Boardwalk Ice on Whyte
One of Edmonton’s fantastic winter festivals.
Boardwalk Ice On Whyte and the International Ice Carving Exhibit .
Dates: January 24 to 27 & January 31 to February 3, 2019
Location: Whyte Avenue and Gateway Blvd in Old Strathcona, Edmonton.
Topic 3: Chinook theatre series
Chinook Series is a collaboratively curated performance experience, bringing artists and communities together to share and celebrate through live art, taking place over 11 days.
Dates: February 7-17
Location: Various locations (visit website for details)
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