As a worrying number of local music venues close down in Calgary, live music hot-spot Koi is doing everything it can to keep the music alive. Over the last five years, venues such as Mikey’s [ READ MORE ]
While the Toronto International Film Festival may draw worldwide attention, the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) has been quietly building its own reputation as a showcase of wide-ranging, exceptional films. Part of the appeal for younger, edgier audiences is the long-running Late Show series, which showcases the oddball genre movies that don’t fit into any of the festival’s very diverse categories. [ READ MORE ]
Concerned calgarians spoke at Calgary City Council on September 12, 2018, during the standing policy committee hearing to discuss “A Healthy and Green City,” and address climate action in Calgary. [ READ MORE ]
A walk for Ahed Tamimi was held on Feb.25, 2018 in front of city hall, Calgary where more than 20 individuals attended and showed their support to free Ahed Tamimi.
Ahed, 16, has been incarcerated by the Israeli military and is currently awaiting her trial. If convicted, she may face up to 10 years in prison. [ READ MORE ]
One local collective is looking to bring back the attention to the artist with their recurring, monthly music performance series hosted all over the city, but with a twist–it’s all secret. [ READ MORE ]
For more than 22 years, Stampede City Stamps has been keeping Calgary stamp collectors’ collections fully stocked of tiny pieces of history. “The hobby’s in good condition,” says Dwayne Miner, owner of Stampede City Stamps. [ READ MORE ]