Alexandra Gustafsson on how empathy and creativity are at the heart of being an actor

I caught up with actress Alexandra Gustafsson to chat about creativity and empathy from the perspective of a stage performer. Alexandra is currently studying for her Master of Arts in Theatre and Drama. Her journey into the world of acting is a pretty classic one; she has loved being centre stage for as long as she can remember, and her childhood included a lot of coercing family members, friends and guests to sit through her one-woman shows. And whenever there […]

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The healing power of mermaid tears: how silversmith Amber Veyser Kitzler found her marbles on the beach

amber in her studio

I think if we lived on the same island, we’d be besties. When you scroll through Amber’s Instagram page, it’s just such a fun, jaunty place that it makes you want to jump on a plane and fly to Canada for your next vacay. Amber Veyser Kitzler, grew up in the Canadian Rockies but found the ocean when her mom moved Amber and her two brothers to Vancouver Island post-divorce. Amber is a passionate sea glasser and a self-taught silversmith. […]

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