Aug 23

John Ware Reimagined wide shots-225 1John Ware Reimagined presented by the Ellipsis Tree Collective is a play written by Cheryl Foggo, that tells the story of John Ware’s life based on the history of his actual story, with some creative license. The play is part of the Black Canadian Theatre Series, the first ever Calgary theatrical season of plays written by Afri-Canadian playwrights about Black Canadian life.
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Aug 21

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With talent based from Calgary, and music from Pink Floyd to Bach, there’s something for everyone in our 2014/2015 Season. Get a sneak peek with these 10 fun facts: [click to continue…]

Aug 20


Sweet toothed citizens, take note. There is a new French + Belgian patisserie in town and it happens to be located conveniently close to your office. Monplaisir Delicacies just opened its doors at the CORE Shopping Centre on the fourth floor. Not only are they overflowing with delicious macarons and Belgian chocolates, but they also offer a very special service that can definitely make the work week a lot sweeter. [click to continue…]

Aug 19

leadership-blogBusiness conferences, such as The Art of Leadership in Calgary on Sept. 8th 2014, are not just a crucial event for learning competitive insights from world leaders, they are also the place to see and be seen. Top executives from Canada’s largest companies can be found in these seats and it’s the time to impress. So how can you get the most out of your next conference?

The answer is simple:
Prepare, prepare, prepare

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Aug 18

carifest2014Carifest 2014

Saturday, August 23rd – Carifest is an annual festival held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada that showcases the arts and culture of the Caribbean. Get your tickets and join in the celebration!

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Aug 15


Summer festival season is amazing, to say the least, especially when it comes to fashion – so I was more than happy and excited to venture out to this year’s Afrikadey! World Music Festival to see what it was all about and what sort of fashion I’d be able to spot. [click to continue…]

Aug 14

A walk through Downtown Calgary on any given summer day is an excellent reminder of how well we do green spaces. In a densely-built downtown, surrounded by skyscrapers, there are countless oases of both city-designated parks (here’s a comprehensive list) as well as smaller green spaces that beckon to you. “Hey, sit down, and just stop, look and listen for a moment,” the grass says. [click to continue…]

Aug 13


This September, five world-renowned leaders and bestselling authors will share the stage at The Art of Leadership to discuss their revolutionary ideas and experiences on becoming motivating and impactful leaders in demanding and challenging settings in order to create sustainable organizational success.

Early registration is advised for this event. Downtown Calgary subscribers and readers can take advantage of a preferred rate – use promocode DOWNTOWN32 and receive $50 off when registering, with an additional $50 off per pass for groups of three or more. Click here for more information:

Who are these leaders?

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