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New Year's Rockin' Eve: Event Listings

Special Events

Beatmatrix NYE Gala Presented by TwoTowers. With a “One Night in Paris” theme. At The Metropolitan Centre, 333 4th Ave. S.W. 9 p.m. $50 – $75. 1,068 more words


Son contemplates the value of seasonal traditions in the face of his father’s dementia

It’s been eight years since I first wrote about the Burgess family Christmas for Swerve. In 2006 I described changing holiday traditions in our Brandon, Man. 2,498 more words

Health And Fitness

Brutalism has long had an unfortunate name and a bad reputation

Brutalism, the architecture of raw concrete, is having a moment. Landmarks of the brutalist style such as the Calgary Planetarium and Centennial Gardens are being revamped and reimagined for the 21st century. 1,081 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

Highway 3 Roots Revue at Wine-Ohs (Friday, Dec. 19)
The threesome stops by Calgary for their annual winter tour down a member. Usually, you’d be able to see Leeroy Stagger, Dave McCann and John Wort Hannam take turns playing their songs, but Hannam’s under the weather. 334 more words


The under-$30 last-minute gift guide

Going into debt over the holidays is no fun. One solution is not to give anybody anything, but we all know how that worked out for Scrooge. 24 more words


Va va virtuous Deco waterfall earrings

Glamorous and wholesome rarely go hand in hand (Audrey Hepburn managed to pull it off; Britney Spears had us fooled for a while), but these chandelier earrings qualify. 61 more words


Circa-1980s tableside service was perfect for filling awkward moments

The 1980s were delicious. Spinach dip in a pumpernickel bowl? Don’t pretend you don’t miss it. Seven-layer Mexican dip, jumbo shrimp dipped in hot butter, crab-stuffed mushroom caps—it was a gooey, finger-licking-good decade of eating. 524 more words