May 03

mothers-day

Mother Day is coming May 8th, 2016 and you’ll want to act fast and make some plans! Whether it’s the lady who brought you in to this world, or the mother of your children (or both), you can count on these Downtown Calgary restaurants as elegant locations to pamper that special mom in your life! [click to continue…]




May 02

cities

CITIES at Theatre Junction – May 4 – 7, 2016

New at Theatre Junction: CITIES
Onstage: a lone actor, a table, a camera and dozens of objects he will use to build, design and conjure up imaginary cities. Sometimes, he tells the agonizing tale of a city; every so often, he describes the residents of another city. In one case, he focuses on architecture and urban planning, in another, on the demographic boom. With each city, the narrator presents a different view of the world, musings on time, and questions human relations. [click to continue…]




Apr 29

Villes1_Mathieu_DoyonOnstage: a lone actor, a table, a camera and dozens of objects he will use to build and design imaginary cities. The metropolises in CITIES take on many forms. A bustling American metropolis with its many skyscrapers, for example, is transformed into a bar chart. A city made of wood blocks and mirrors experiences seemingly endless and formidable exponential growth, while a disco ball serving as a tourist town hides its true colours from its extravagant guests. [click to continue…]




Apr 27

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A new hot spot has recently opened up near the Bow River and it is a must-see if you love pastries, coffee and people watching. Alforno Cafe + Bakery is the name and exquisite baked goods is their game. Part of the Teatro Group, this light and bright cafe is steps from the Bow River on the West end of downtown in Eau Claire. [click to continue…]




Apr 25

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Parade of Wonders 2016 – April 29, 2016

The POW! Parade of Wonders is an annual cosplay parade celebrating pop culture and creativity in Calgary’s downtown. Watch on Stephen Avenue as hundreds of costumed characters march from Eau Claire to Olympic Plaza to kick off the Calgary Expo. [click to continue…]




Apr 21

CloseUp_Edited

From Left to Right: Braden Griffiths, Aaron Coates and Geoffrey Simon Brown

Lunchbox To Go is a way for Lunchbox Theatre to bring theatre to various locations across the city. Their first production sees them partnering with the Shakespeare Company and Storybook Theatre to bring The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) to schools across the city and to the Beddington Heights Community Centre. [click to continue…]




Apr 21

BeautyWeek_InstagramresizeReady to freshen up your makeup routine for spring? Wanting to achieve the latest beauty trends but not sure how to get beachy waves or the perfect ombre lip? Now is the time to check out of all the new beauty trends, try new colours and techniques and get inspired for the warmer months ahead. [click to continue…]




Apr 20

hy's patio

Need an excuse to indulge in Hy’s new spring cocktail menu and canapes while being serenaded by Crystal McGrath? Then you won’t want to miss our upcoming Downtown Libations event on Wednesday, April 27th from 4:00-6:00PM at Hy’s Steakhouse on the corner of 8th Avenue and 3rd Street SW.

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Apr 19

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Locally, some may know Lisa Lobsinger as the singer of Reverie Sound Revue which got their start in Calgary. Some more may know Lobsinger as the touring vocalist with Broken Social Scene, or heard her vocals on tracks with Canadian MC Shad and Calgary’s own Smalltown DJs.

Now, Lisa Lobsinger brings her new group Laser to Downtown Calgary, playing The Palomino on April 22nd, 2016. [click to continue…]