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Surfs up! Surfing comes to Calgary!

Posted September 1, 2014 by mike

Calgary is known for lots of different things: cowboys, Stampede and our proximately to the Rocky Mountains, probably most notably. One thing Calgary is not particularly known for is surfing…until this summer. Thanks in part to last year’s flood, a …
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Calgary

Michael Buble busking in Calgary (VIDEO)

Posted June 25, 2014 by Jes

Michael Buble did two concerts in Calgary this week and during his free day he did some walking around Stephen Avenue.He even joined two girls busking on the side walk for a little song.Fun.I read somewhere that ‘Michael Buble was busking and no one ca…

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Calgary

Concert Review: Shania Twain and the best backup singers EVER

Posted July 11, 2014 by Jes

Shaina Twain took the stage at the Saddledome last night for her second of two Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert series concerts at the Calgary Stampede……and Canada’s Country Queen did not disappoint!After almost a decade of not touring and two years …

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Alberta

The Devin Cuddy Band Announce Tour Dates

Posted July 8, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 with an album release show at the Horseshoe. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Forty Four’; They
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Calgary

Putting Away My Boots: Calgary Stampede 2014 Highlights

Posted July 17, 2014 by Jes

This cowgirl has finally put away her cowboys boots. I know, the Calgary Stampede has been over for 4 days, but it took me a while to get my life together after the 10 day festivities wrapped.From the deep-fried-everything, to the Grandstand Show all t…

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Calgary

Christie Blatchford: A curious secrecy over arrest in Nathan O’Brien case

Posted July 14, 2014 by Christie Blatchford

There isn’t a case in the country which to my memory has been jeopardized by what police say — whatever they say — at a press conference to announce an arrest

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Calgary

All Hail HYDRA: the Calgary Folk Fest stand out

Posted July 29, 2014 by Jes

Every July a very random group of Calgarians come together on an Island in the inner city to listen to music, eat from food trucks and hang out in my favorite spot – the beer gardens. Obviously I am talking about the Calgary Folk Festival!This year the…

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Calgary

Theatre Review: Wicked

Posted July 29, 2014 by Jes

Can you believe I had never seen Wicked!? It is one of the most beloved Broadway shows…ever, and I had never seen it. I don’t think I ever made it a grade A priority because I was never fully sold on the Wizard of Oz. Dorthy annoyed me and the premis…

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Alberta

PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates

Posted August 6, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
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