zine | not at the mall | phase 8 | adventure time soundtrack | renny wilson

although renny has since moved to montreal, we are going to claim him as our own. edmonton 4ever!

this song is about renny’s old neighbour, doug callaway, who would call his parents phone all the time to tell the band to stop rehearsing so loud.

all instruments were recorded at the edmonton studio, riverdale recorders. in october 2011. co-engineered by another local, garrett johnson.

zine | not at the mall | phase 8 | alberta portraits | edmonton grads

the formal team name was commercial graduates basketball club.
they were an edmonton-based women’s basketball team from 1915-1940. to this day they continue to hold the north american record for the sports team with the best winning percentage of all time.

  • they were coached by j. percy page
  • based at mcdougall commercial high school in edmonton
    started as a high-school team
  • they won 93% of their games
  • they won 49 out of a possible 51 domestic titles
  • after losing the first n.american championship series in 1933, the grads went on to win the next three (1934, 1935, 1936)
  • in 1924 they were declared world champions
  • at the time of their retirement, the grads held 108 titles at local, provincial, western, national, international and world levels

zine | not at the mall | phase 8 | colour in edmo | molson brewery

  • built in 1913 by local hotelier, politician and businessman william henry sheppard. he was a former mayor of strathcona (before it became part of edmonton).
  • after he had purchased land in groat estates to expand his brewery company.
  • chicago architect bernard barthel designed the building.
  • it cost $250,000 to construct.
  • in 1927, the brewery was sold to fritz sick of lethbridge. he’s the guy who first brewed old style pilsner or pil. it was back in 1926.
  • in 1958, it was and acquired by molson.
  • august 2007, molson closed the brewery in due to an ongoing worker’s strike, the shift in consumer preferences from bottled to canned beer and the company’s loss of a contract to brew the foster’s group brand.
  • 136 people were laid off.

zine | not at the mall | phase 7 | great outdoors | ANSWER
here’s the google map, so you can find the great outdoors: http://bit.ly/1k7D6UN

  • adolf minchau was born in 1890 in russia
  • he emigrated to canada in 1907, settling in the town of strathcona
  • he worked for john walter as a millwright at the southside sawmill
  • he set-up his own blacksmith shop in 1912
  • the first shop was at 7719-99 street
  • in 1928 he moved his shop to 8108-101 street
  • he operated the blacksmith and machine shop until 1955 when his sons fred and stanley took it over
  • they continued to run the business until 1980

*info from http://www.artsrn.ualberta.ca/GermansInAlberta/?page=331

zine | not at the mall | phase 7 | alberta portraits | abdullah yusuf ali
he was an islamic scholar
he translated the qur’an into english. his started the translation and commentary in 1934
it was published in 1938
his translation of the qur’an has become one of the most widely known and used in the english-speaking world
in december 1938, while on tour promoting his translation, he helped to open the al-rashid mosque
it was only the third mosque in north america
it is in edmonton, alberta, canada
today it is on the fort edmonton grounds

zine | not at the mall | phase 7 | alberta portraits | abdullah yusuf ali

  • he was an islamic scholar
  • he translated the qur’an into english. his started the translation and commentary in 1934
  • it was published in 1938
  • his translation of the qur’an has become one of the most widely known and used in the english-speaking world
  • in december 1938, while on tour promoting his translation, he helped to open the al-rashid mosque
  • it was only the third mosque in north america
  • it is in edmonton, alberta, canada
  • today it is on the fort edmonton grounds