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Arts and music in the mountains

Arts and music in the mountains August 8, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Spectacular scenery awaits at Banff's Summer Festival. Photo courtesy of Banff Centre There’s still over six weeks of events at the The Banff Summer Arts Festival. There are dozens of free or donation-at-the-door events staged at the Banff Centre or in downtown Banff. from May until the end of...

Calgary International Children’s Festival

Calgary International Children’s Festival May 17, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Calgary International Children’s Festival is an annual celebration of performing arts and childhood. It takes over Olympic Plaza and the EPCOR Centre for five days every May, just after the Victoria Day long weekend. The Festival is a big draw, attracting over 50,000 visitors, making it North...

Rick Hansen to lead the Stampede Parade

Rick Hansen to lead the Stampede Parade April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Rick Hansen is a Canadian legend. After a tragic accident left him paralyzed when he was fifteen years old, Rick dedicated his life to inspiring others, raising awareness of spinal cord injuries, and fundraising. Twenty-five years ago, he set out on his “Man in Motion” tour across 34 countries...

Riverdance at the Jubilee Auditorium

Riverdance at the Jubilee Auditorium April 12, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The iconic, Celtic sensation, RIVERDANCE, is coming back to Calgary’s Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from April 19 to 24, 2011 for eight performances only. This award-winning, international, smash-hit is now in its 16th year and has been seen by over 22 million people all across the globe....

Yousuf Karsh at the Glenbow Museum

Yousuf Karsh at the Glenbow Museum April 12, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Over the last 100 years many world-leaders and celebrities have become larger-than-life. These icons of the twentieth century, such as Winston Churchill, Walt Disney, and Fidel Castro, are dramatic testaments to the ascendancy of charisma, the cult of personality, and the quest for more. These are lives...

Calgary’s Cultural District

March 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Truth be told, Calgary doesn’t get much respect for its artistic culture. By and large, Calgary’s reputation is one of workmanship, careerism, and professionalism, with a greater concern on making a living and a lesser concern on creating a world-class city. But, this isn’t entirely...

Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival

Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival February 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
The Kiwanis Festival is a Calgary tradition, one in which I’ve had many friends compete over the years. Kiwanis brings out the best musicians and speakers in the 5 to 25 age bracket, awarding them the opportunity to compete, be adjudicated, and earn scholarships. Approximately 10,000 performers...

Titanic Exhibit comes to Calgary

Titanic Exhibit comes to Calgary February 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
After a recent string of great exhibits, such as Body Worlds and Einstein & Darwin, the Telus World of Science is hosting its final exhibit in its 11th Street location: Titanic – The Artifact Exhibition.  This exhibit, put on by RMS Titanic Inc., has toured around North America and Europe,...

Heritage Classic – Flames vs. Canadiens

Heritage Classic – Flames vs. Canadiens February 17, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
February 20, 2011 is the day that Calgary will experience its first ever outdoor NHL hockey game, hosted at McMahon Stadium. Not that its the first ever outdoor NHL game, since Edmonton had the first Heritage Classic in 2003, but the city is abuzz with excitement. The weekend festivities begin with the...

Calgary’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Calgary’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 9, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
Valentine’s Day in Calgary. Sure, it’s not as romantic as Paris or Rome, but that’s not a good enough excuse to do nothing! With the big day only a few days away, it’s time to think seriously about where you’ll book your reservation. Romantic restaurants in Calgary don’t...
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