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Leaving a mark: What five Calgary artists have in common after 50 years

It’s only fitting that the Glenbow Museum, an institution that among other things seeks to educate, learned a thing or two when it set out to chronicle 50 years of artistic output in Calgary. 1,857 more words


Our Town: DJD steps it up in their new Victoria Park digs

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ company members have always rehearsed as if nobody were watching. Their previous location in an office building on 4th Street S.W. had small windows that faced the Rose and Crown, whose customers were presumably more interested in checking out the TV, the band or each other. 449 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

New Universe at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Dance Centre (Opening Friday, May 27)

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks’ new 12th Avenue S.E. home offers picturesque views for both those on the inside and the outside, thanks to its glass-walled exterior inspired by… 488 more words



Almost 40 years after winning the WWWF World Heavyweight Title, Bob Backlund is still as relevant today as he ever was, as he is arguably the most entertaining character on current RAW programming! 139 more words


This week in the Year of Music: May 27 to June 2

Repartee embraces a couple of real fakes, and the Ship & Anchor’s songwriting contest reaches harbour.

Saturday: Repartee with Fake Shark and Fake Diamonds

The Newfoundland electronic pop band celebrates its debut All Lit Up with a lineup that sounds like a faux- opulent party. 268 more words


Gallery: Forever in blue jeans

Is it possible to wear too much denim? Whatever the answer—and, really, there are two schools of thought—it seems the question is about to come up with some frequency. 448 more words


Highlights of the hop: Some of the art you'll see on the ADAC Gallery Hop

The Art Dealers Association of Canada celebrates its Calgary galleries with a wine-fuelled trip through eight of them. Here are some highlights of the hop. 255 more words