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Calgary’s upcoming New Year’s Eve festivities sweetened by federal money

The City of Calgary has announced plans for beefed up New Year’s Eve festivities thanks to a federal cash injection.

The Department of Canadian Heritage is contributing $110,000 to… 241 more words


Families celebrate Heritage Day at Calgary tourist destinations

Hundreds of Calgarians packed tourist destinations and attractions throughout the city on Monday to celebrate Heritage Day.

At Heritage Park, children learned about Canada’s rich history and took spins on the antique midway.  60 more words


IKEA Hackers' "Nimbus Luminous" DIY Light

Never have I seen a DIY that actively encourages the destruction of children’s toys when making a light, so this one really shines to me. I laughed excessively when I read the dissection instructions; it really is my kind of humor, which is very dark and morbid at times. 292 more words


Gallery: Fiestaval takes over Olympic Plaza

Tacos, sangria, and Latin music: Fiestaval has returned to Calgary for its 10th year, and the party is going strong at Olympic Plaza this weekend. … 161 more words

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Tale of the tape: The Light in the Piazza vs. Olympic Plaza

Theatre Calgary turns on the light at Arts Commons, while Calgary’s piazza prepares for a costumed invasion.

The Light in the Piazza

Firsts The Light in the Piazza is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer, and first appeared on Broadway in 2005. 476 more words


29 charged in Calgary drug investigation; crystal meth most common seizure

In an investigation meant to reduce violent crime in Calgary’s downtown, 29 people have been arrested are facing 128 charges related to drug trafficking, police said Monday. 293 more words


Southern sendoff: Calgary Tower lights Olympic flame in honour of Ron Southern

CALGARY – The Olympic flame atop the Calgary Tower will be lit on Thursday in honour of businessman Ron Southern.

Southern was the founder of ATCO and Spruce Meadows. 132 more words