It’s located out on a highway toward Calgary, and much closer to Leduc.”South Edmonton Common does have off price retailers, and it’s got some good ones. It isn’t an outlet mall but certainly has similar retailers to what an outlet mall would have. And therefore it’s going to be a competitor, and a close competitor, in terms of proximity to the Edmonton airport outlet mall.”But the mall’s developer sees the location as an advantageous spot that will attract tourists to the “value focused” mall.”Roughly eight million tourists come to Edmonton every year,” said John Scott, senior vice president of development with Ivanhoe Cambridge.
Artistic revival of Yoruba batiksNigerian artist Chief Nike Davies Okundaye currently has a retrospective exhibition of her work spanning more than 40 years at the Gallery of African Art in London.The artist opened her first art gallery in the bedroom she shared with two of her husband’s other wives in 1968. Now now she owns one of the biggest galleries in West Africa.From her great grandmother who was a weaver and textile maker, she learnt how to make “adire” cloth, using the traditional Yoruba batik and indigo dye techniques.Now more than 40 years on Ms Davies Okundaye is credited with the contemporary revival of this once fading textile and batik industry.For more African news from the BBC, download the Africa Today podcast. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.
“Very few teams have experienced what we have the last four years and I feel blessed to have been part of it.”Shady has excelled as a multiple sport athlete, including doubling in the fall as a soccer forward. She competes in basketball in the winter (practice started Monday) and track in the spring. She’s undecided about college for next fall and expects to visit Division I, II and III schools with plans to run cross country and track, and basketball will be a consideration..
“The selection process was tough, there were many more qualified applicants than we could accommodate,” he said. The committee took into consideration those with a good academic record and the ability to handle the rigors of a four year program. “On a positive note, this allowed us to choose students with a high potential for success,” said Kunuk..
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) Thousands attend March for our Lives rally in NashvilleThousands attend March for our Lives rally in NashvilleUpdated: Saturday, March 24 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018 03 24 19:40:41 GMTOver 10,000 people took part in the March For Our Lives in Nashville on Saturday, March 24. (Courtesy: March For Our Lives Nashville via Twitter)The streets of downtown Nashville were filled with thousands of young Nashvillians and their families. The group marched a mile loop across the city, from Deadrick Street to Public Square Park on Saturday morning, in support of stricter gun legislation after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.The streets of downtown Nashville were filled with thousands of young Nashvillians and their families.