Edit: Stylish & Sustainable Shopping

Despite all appearances, I’m quite fashion conscious. Take this burlap sack, for instance. The weaving is so exquisite, it hardly makes my skin raw. Though I’m told red suits me…

As Spring is soon upon us, I thought it’d be a great opportunity to freshen up my wardrobe for the upcoming season. So this past weekend, I headed downtown to meet Joanne Maharaj, a talented designer and the owner of Edit.

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Keeping up with the Cuthberts

Jonny’s note: Jenn Prosser, both a student and active community member, is the newest contributor to Lethbian Love.

Lethbridge is a mash up of students and townies. It’s a little like “The Outsiders,” only less hair grease and more church (and I have yet to meet Pony Boy). Students, who make up 12% of the population, are gently tolerated by the rest of city and exist in their own little worlds. Shy and retiring, they live in small clumps, preferring to breed amongst each other. Although they don’t avoid interaction with the “townies,” they do have an annoying habit of assuming everyone under the age of 25 is one of their own.

Berkeley Place, residence buildings and most low-income housing heave with this segment of the Lethbridge population. Rarely venturing outside their invisible boundaries, they prefer to find sustenance in the form of $5 pizzas and Duke wings, and take for granted the endless opportunity for activity at their fingertips.

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Sunday is International Women’s Day 2009

This Sunday, show the women in your life how important they are by celebrating International Women’s Day. Across the world, men show their appreciation by giving flowers and thanking their mothers, sisters, daughters and any others who have made an impact on their being. Canada’s theme for International Women’s Day 2009 is Strong Leadership. Strong …

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More free movies, courtesy the U of L Film Club

If you’re looking for a movie to broaden your horizons, I don’t suggest Battlefied Earth (unless you’re a Scientologist). Rather, look to The University of Lethbridge Film Club. The club screens everything from animation to documentaries twice weekly: Sundays – faculty select the film. Screenings are at 6PM in PE275. Mondays – the Film Club …

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Old Style Pilsner: The Pride of Lethbridge

In Lethbridge, when we’re not mining for coal or wrestling bears, we’re usually drinking an ice-cold Pil. First brewed in Lethbridge in 1926, Old Style Pilsner is a beer that has remained strong in Western Canada since its inception. Being half Czech, beer has played an important part of my life. In fact, it’s the …

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Celebrate black history tonight

THE DEBUT is supposedly Lethbridge’s first celebration for Black History Month. The show is a commemoration of traditional and contemporary fashion and will include performances, giveaways and “more surprises throughout the night!” It all begins at 7PM in the University of Lethbridge ballroom (adjacent to The Zoo) and tickets are $8 at the door. Best …

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Buy a condo, get free tuition

If you live on the west side of Lethbridge, there’s little doubt you haven’t driven past this sign:

Free Tuition

Free tuition for a year – what’s the catch? I did some investigatory journalism to give you the long and short of it: there is no catch, just another stupid marketing ploy.

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And the #1 live music venue in Canada is…

…not The Slice. [audio:https://lethbianlove.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/priceisright-losinghorn.mp3] Initially I questioned how they even made the list, but the reality is that competition for live music in Lethbridge has been sorely lacking. But when opportunity arose, they successfully filled the void that the Tongue ‘n Groove had left behind. So I must congratulate the owners of The Slice, Jesse …

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What do you love about Lethbridge?

Yesterday, I implored my friends on Twitter and Facebook to answer this question. Here are some of the responses I received: Kim: I loved the the people, the scenery!!!, the college, the nightlife, the shopping, the warmth.   Karla: the city being surrounded by nature! Coulies! It being small enough to initiate some sort of …

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TacoTime: A Lethbridge first

Yes, it may come as a surprise to many of you that Lethbridge was the location for Canada’s first TacoTime! Unfortunately, it came as a surprise to me today to find out that TacoTime is an also American brand. Regardless, in 1978 the first TacoTime was opened on Mayor Magrath Drive, in the location currently …

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