Category: Arts

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Calgary actually has lots of stuff to do

Nathan Ross Arts Editor   If there is one thing I’m so sick of hearing people say about Calgary, it is that there is nothing to do.   Calgary is literally the cultural capital...

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Folk Fest offers up a beautiful time

A very serious look back at Serena Ryder   Daniel Bergman Contributor   At the Calgary Folk Music Festival, time is not sequential.   When I look back over the years at my encounters...

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Still time for festival fun before summer ends

Though it pains me to have to say it, summer is almost over. But, don’t panic — whether you’ve been living free-and-easy or punching a clock for the last four months, there’s still time...

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No room to groove at this year’s Folk Fest

Nathan Ross Staff Writer   There was a moment on Thursday at the Calgary Folk Fest when bassist Paul Collins of Beirut took centre stage with a request for the audience. After quickly paraphrasing...

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Sled’s Secrets

How Sled Island benefits smaller bands    Nathan Ross Staff Writer   One of the features Sled Island loves to advertise is the fact that over 200 bands play, and with good reason. This...

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Calgary’s festival season has arrived

Come rain or shine (probably rain), Calgarians will have their hands and plates full this weekend with two one-day festivals.   First up is Eat Real YYC, a new food festival with a mission...

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Stone Garden

Sculptures add interest to outdoor spaces   Vanessa Gillard Arts Editor Looking out from T-wing MRU students have a sculpture garden to study while studying or to walk through on a hurried cut to...

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Marda Loop store buys CBC music collection

Inner Sleeve owner will sell vinyl a bit at a time   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   “This was a much different buying experience to what we are used to,” said Marilyn Hall, owner...

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Festive events in cowtown

A roll call of Calgary’s summer celebrations   Laura Lushington Web Editor   Come on Calgary, we can’t be named the culture capital of Canada for 2012 and not show the rest of the...