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Do What the Locals Do – Episode 23 – Paint Your Own Pottery

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Calgary Activities at Paint Your Own Pottery If you’ve heard of Colour Me Mine before and know what it’s about, then you’ll already be familiar with what’s in store for you at Paint Your Own Pottery. Located in the deep northwest in the community of Royal Oak, Paint Your Own Pottery offers exactly what its name suggests – a … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Spring & Summer Festivals

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The Best Spring & Summer Festivals in Calgary Calgary’s spring and summer seasons are embraced by many in YYC with open arms not only because of the warm, sunny weather, but also because of the arrival of some of our city’s best annual festivals. These events play a large role in promoting community, heritage and … [Read more...]

Best Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Calgary for Everyone

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Need Something Exciting to Do this Valentine’s Day in Calgary? A romantic dinner is a more than likely idea for many of you looking to impress that special someone this coming Valentine’s Day. Although, if you haven’t booked a dinner just yet, its most definitely slim pickings for all the best romantic dinner restaurants in … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems – Leavitt’s Ice Cream Shop (LICS)

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Calgary Hidden Gems – LICS - Leavitt’s Ice Cream Shop Nestled away in an unsuspecting building on 3rd Avenue NW, Leavitt’s Ice Cream Shop, also known to many locals as LICS, is one Calgary hidden gem you don't want to miss. Known for its humongous selection of hardscoop ice cream and frozen yogurt, LICS is a popular stop-in … [Read more...]

Top 3 Nightclubs in Victoria Park

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Victoria Park Isn't Just All Restaurants, Shops and Rodeo's... It's Got Nightclubs Too! Are you looking for a night out on the town in Calgary? If so, Victoria Park has three of the best nightclubs that are worth a visit not only because they are fun, but also are right where all the action is - in the beltline! That also … [Read more...]

Top 10 Calgary Remembrance Day Events 2016

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The Most Popular Calgary Remembrance Day Events in 2016 The time has come for us all to remember the sacrifice made by our fellow Canadians who gave their lives fighting for our country and its allies. This coming Friday – November 11th, 2016 – we invite you to take a step back to both honour and remember those who made … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Restaurants, Shops & More

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Calgary Hidden Gems: From Restaurants to Stores & More Every city has its own hidden gems – restaurants, pubs, shops, bookstores, etc. – that are tucked away from the beaten path of tourists and even some locals. Whether you're just visiting or have been living in YYC for a while, finding these places that are … [Read more...]

Wild West Ensemble at Bella Concert Hall (Oct. 15th, 2016)

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Wild West New Classical Music Ensemble at Bella Concert Hall Another exciting performance is happening soon at Mount Royal University’s Bella Concert Hall as part of the Northern Lights Series. This time around it is the Wild West New Music Ensemble, one of Calgary’s newest professional chamber music groups comprised of some of … [Read more...]

GlobalFest 2016: Calgary’s Best Fireworks Festival

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Calgary's All-Inclusive Fireworks Festival is Almost Here! GlobalFest is a cultural celebration of epic proportions showcasing the traditions, food, music and languages of over 60 different nations from around the world! These are all expressed in different ways during GlobalFest’s 12 day period. You’ll see: Culinary … [Read more...]

Raghav, Live at Bella Concert Hall (Sept. 21st, 2016)

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2016/17 Music to your Ears - Raghav at Bella Concert Hall Good news folks, Raghav is coming soon to Calgary! Raghav is an independent Canadian singer and songwriter who to date has released three studio albums including Storyteller (2004), Identity (2009) and The Phoenix (2012). His single "Angel Eyes" reached the top … [Read more...]