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We Were Young Once, & Went to Motley Crue

Editor’s note: The names have been changed to protect the guilty.

Now that I have your attention: My Motley Crue concert story. I have seen them twice back in the 80’s – first time I and three other guys went up early and hotel-ed it so we could pre-game the show like professionals. 892 more words

Calgary City Council vote signals serious interest in looking at 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary city councillors have voted in favour of spending up to $5 million to study the feasibility of making a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. 586 more words

Politics

'One of Calgary's worst-kept secrets': Flames announce Glen Gulutzan as new head coach

The Calgary Flames announced Friday that Glen Gulutzan, former bench boss for the Dallas Stars, would serve as the team’s new head coach.

GM Brad Treliving introduced the 44-year-old at a morning news conference at the Saddledome. 449 more words

Sports

Selena Gomez shares photos of Calgary during Revival Tour

“Same Old Love” songstress Selena Gomez used social media to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at her trip to Calgary on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old visited Alberta as part of her… 182 more words

Canada

Flames' CalgaryNEXT proposal could cost $1.8 billion, double original estimate, says city report

The Calgary Flames’ ambitious vision to build a professional and amateur sports complex in the West Village hit a major roadblock Wednesday following the release of a city analysis showing CalgaryNEXT could cost ultimately about $1.8 billion and have taxpayers pay up to two-thirds of the tab. 844 more words

Local News

Meat Loaf and Peter Cetera set Edmonton dates, Billy Idol and Duran Duran don't

Six years ago, Meat Loaf was supposed to perform at Rexall Place. The gig was initially postponed after he caught the flu, then cancelled outright due to a “variety of logistical details.” … 239 more words

Music