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Camping Season Comes to Alberta

Camping Season Comes to Alberta May 17, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Traditionally, the Victoria Day long weekend kicks off the camping season in Alberta, because it’s the first long weekend of the warm season. It’s a long time between the end of camping season in October and the start of camping season in May. Victoria Day, therefore, sees a lot of camping...

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...

Loose Moose Theatre Company

April 28, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Crossroads Market is one of Calgary’s largest and most popular farmers’ markets. It also has a huge facility that is home to a number of other businesses. On the second floor of the Crossroads Market (South West Entrance, 1235 – 26th Ave. S.E.), there is a 200-seat theatre, which...

Surprising Saskatoon

Surprising Saskatoon April 27, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo Courtesy of Tourism Saskatchewan, Gene Hattori, F11 Photo Design Saskatoon, Saskatchewan has surprised the rest of Canada by transforming into an unexpected hot spot for tourism. As a small prairie town, it was once considered a sleepy backwater with little to offer except its sweet Saskatoon berry....

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...

Brewing Beer like Big Rock

March 30, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
South of Okotoks sits a big rock. It’s quite famous around this part of the world. So famous, in fact, it inspired the name of Calgary’s own beer company: Big Rock Brewery. This brewery produces some excellent quality beers, such as Big Rock Traditional Ale and Grasshopper. It’s a local...

Charcut’s Secret: Alley Burgers

March 30, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The Alley Burger. What a brilliant concept! Charcut Roast House is continuing to increase the buzz around town with this burger. After coming on the Calgary restaurant scene with a bang (and a #6 Best Restaurant in Canada ranking from enRoute Magazine), Charcut has created a new way to generate attention:...

Jasper Park: World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve

March 30, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Canadians get to enjoy something that a lot of the world misses out on: darkness. With a population density somewhere in the range of approximately 9 people per square mile, there’s lots of room left free of light pollution. For example, Jasper National Park, one of Canada’s largest parks,...