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Awesome Calgary, here we come!

We’re thrilled and honoured to be invited back as an Awesome Calgary Foundation Top Four finalist for the third year! Join us at one of our favorite hangouts– 31 more words


2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

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Thank you, Cultural Ambassadors!

Well, we didn’t win the Awesome Calgary grant, but thanks to the votes of Calgary 2012 Cultural Ambassadors, we did succeed in winning a $1,200 Grassroots Inspired Grant! 24 more words

We didn't win, but we think we're still awesome

So, we had a great time pitching Awesome Calgary with a host of other awesome contenders, but in the end we failed to bring home the cash prize. 33 more words

Chris Flodberg Opening Night a sign of change in Calgary Art Scene | Arts & Design

To have over 150 people show up on a crispy Friday evening in Calgary to view the work of local artist Chris Flodberg is inspiring by itself. 409 more words


A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, which has become a notable home and incubator for emerging artists. I recall from my days of living in NYC that the ultimate ‘cool’ factor among the hipster crowd was not to be seen among the hoi polloi of Manhattan but instead among the underground creative culture that defined Williamsburg. 508 more words


The Blam!wich Ride-Along: Pulled over more people than a police ride-along

There comes a moment in every man’s life where he has to choose between sleeping in or manning up by waking up early to hang out with one of his favourite food trucks in town. 1,475 more words