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Arena plan B proposed for parking lots north of Stampede Park

Hopes that Calgary’s nearly 34-year-old saddle-shaped arena could be replaced have been reignited more than a year and a half after the Calgary Flames’ ownership group unveiled plans for its ambitious $890-million megaproject dubbed CalgaryNEXT. 1,220 more words

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Proposal for 'Victoria Park Option' for new Calgary arena released

Victoria Park could be the new home for the Calgary Flames, as a proposal for the city’s new event centre would see the complex built on two existing parking lots on Stampede grounds. 352 more words


Ken King pens open letter to Calgary Flames fans amid controversial comment

Calgary Flames president and CEO Ken King has penned an open letter to Calgarians after a controversial comment he made suggesting the team would have no choice but to move if a new arena isn’t built. 427 more words


Brooks and Dunn announce Calgary concert during 2017 Stampede

Country music duo Brooks and Dunn are set to perform in Calgary during the 2017 Stampede.

Kix Brooks‎ and ‎Ronnie Dunn will play at the Saddledome on Thursday, July 13 as part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series. 85 more words


Crossroads: Lindi Ortega fell in love, moved to Calgary and came close to quitting the business

It’s a sobering reminder of the realities of the music industry.

In the past six years, country singer Lindi Ortega has released four critically acclaimed records, toured non-stop, received praise from Rolling Stone and the New York Times and even appeared on the popular ABC series Nashville. 1,061 more words


Tool to play Saddledome June 12

Alt-metal band Tool will be returning to Calgary for the first time in 11 years.

The Grammy winning, Los Angeles band, led by vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones and drummer Danny Carey, will play the Saddledome 0n June 12. 68 more words


Gary Bettman renews his pitch for a new arena in Calgary: 'This is an old, antiquated building'

CALGARY — The question alone threw Gary Bettman off guard.

What, the commissioner of the National Hockey League was asked, are the shortcomings of the Calgary Flames’ current arena? 678 more words