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Calgary Folk Music Festival wraps up another peaceful year with a sunny Sunday night

It’s Sunday morning, just approaching noon, and Debbi Salmonsen has something of a happily resigned air about her.

Maybe resigned is not the proper term. Perhaps relaxed. 1,182 more words

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What's going on Sunday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival

Single tickets ($85) are still available for Sunday. It’s supposed be hot and windy today, according to Environment Canada.

Time to Switch to Whiskey workshop with… 249 more words

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Tune in to the Calgary Folk Music Festival: What you need to know

Oh. Hey. Look. The sun has come out to play.

Finally.

Knocking on every wooden object within reach, we’ll hope that it sticks around for the rest of the week and blesses the city’s second greatest (in calendar only) outdoor show on Earth with the wetless weather that it requires. 954 more words

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Nickelback looking forward to giving back with Fire Aid concert

Like many of the rest of us, Mike Kroeger of Nickelback watched the inferno that enveloped Fort McMurray happen in real time on social media. 773 more words

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Fire Aid, The Works and Shakespeare: 10 things to do this week in Edmonton

Shakespeare in the Park

The annual Freewill Shakespeare Festival is offering up two very different selections from the Bard. The swinging ’60s is the setting for his romantic comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost, with the King of Navarre and his entourage of brothers swearing off hedonistic pleasures for the life of the mind. 1,278 more words

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Track Stars: Add tunes by White Lung, James Blake and the smalls to your playlist

Three of my favourite songs:

1. White Lung, Below. Gritty pop dripping with twinkling synths, watery riffs, Mish Barber-Way’s caustic vocals and her lyrics about the value of beauty. 170 more words

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Corb Lund & The Hurtin' Albertans : Long Gone To Saskatchewan

One of my favorite Canadian artists (not surprising with a name of his band like this), name-checking two of my other favorite Canadian musicians, Tim Hus… 9 more words

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