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Interview: The Tenors talk dinos and a new album!

August 10, 2014

For this weekend’s Amber Ball in Grande Prairie, stars from all over North America descended on the small city to help raise funds for the Dr Currie Dinosaur Museum which will officially open next year.  Some of the people who …

Trailer: Check out Calgary’s First Film Directed By Calgary!

August 8, 2014

I think a lot of people think of Calgary has just oil, gas and the Stampede. And I’ll be honest, it mostly is. But, the part that isn’t oil, gas and Stampede is pretty freaking awesome too! I first heard …

Video: Digging deep for dinosaurs with Dan Aykroyd and Donna Dixon!

August 8, 2014

Presented by Travel Alberta Dan Aykroyd is a man of many talents. Whether you know him for bustin’ ghosts, playing the blues or any number of his projects in between, the Canadian actor is easily one of the busiest guys …

Getting hooked on fishing for the first time ever!

August 3, 2014

I have to be honest about something.  I’ve been going on a lot of adventures lately, but mostly they’ve been things I’ve been thinking about doing for a while anyway, so I like to think of them as convenient adventures.  …

Should the tarps stay or go? Calgary Folk Music Festival weighs in!

July 29, 2014 2

Yesterday I wrote a blog post that caused more discussion than maybe anything I’ve ever written on this blog.  And you thought folk festival goers were a calm people.  My blog post about the Calgary Folk Music Festival‘s tarps resulted …

How to solve Calgary Folk Music Fest’s biggest problem!

July 27, 2014 11

Update: Check out what the Calgary Folk Music Festival had to say about the future of the tarps. It should come as no surprise that I love the Calgary Folk Music Festival. Even though  I’ve only been going for the …

35 reasons why this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival was AWESOME!

July 27, 2014

Every year Calgary Folk Music Festival wows and woos thousands of Calgarians with its food, fashion and yes, music. But this year’s festival was special because this year, the festival marked it’s 35th anniversary!  An impressive feat, especially considering the …

I’m going back to school….to teach!

July 25, 2014 2

Here’s something I never thought I’d say:  I’m going back to school! But this time, it’s to teach! Yup, nine years after graduating with my B.Ed, I’m heading back to the classroom to teach about really the only thing I …

Fargo coming back for season two!

July 21, 2014

Great news for both the fans of the TV show Fargo and the cast and crew that worked on the show in and around Calgary!  It was announced today that hot of being nominated for 18 Emmy Awards, the show …

Contest: Watch a movie premiere with Daniel Radcliffe! CLOSED

July 20, 2014 12

Okay, this is a super last minute contest, but it was so cool, I wanted to get it up ASAP! First things first, you have to be in the Toronto area by tomorrow, Monday July 21st to win. Why do …

Contest: Stylish Ray Bans for the stylish wine drinker!

July 18, 2014 42

Raise your hand if you feel like you’ve recovered from Stampede?  Hopefully a lot of you have your hands up, because I’ve got a new wine to tell you about. Heck, even if you’re not recovered for Stampede, there’s never …

Contest: Five pairs of tickets to special Holly Cole concert!

July 18, 2014 18

What are you doing on August 4th? Well, it’s a holiday, so hopefully you’re doing something fun with your day off. How’s about a take care of the planning because I’m giving away five pairs of tickets to an amazing …

Three Smart Travel Tips for Canadians Going South!

July 17, 2014 1

I’ve been lucky enough to travel to the States a few times this year, which is always fun, but a fun time away can sometimes be hampered by senseless costs and stressful trips. So, over the past few months, I’ve …

Contest: Win a four-pack of tickets to Wicked! CLOSED

July 15, 2014 105

They’re back! By “popular” demand, Witches both east and west are coming back to Calgary and they happen to be bringing one of Broadway’s biggest shows ever with them! That’s right, after an amazing run in 2011, the three-time Tony …

10 Amazing Calgary Patios…that also happen to have great WiFi!

July 7, 2014

This post is presented by Shaw When you think of summer, you probably think about long bike rides, hikes in the mountains, swimming in the river and, most importantly: patios. Luckily, Calgary has a ton of them. Whether you’re looking …

Stampede’d out? An adventurous and affordable list of Stampede alternatives!

July 7, 2014

If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking: Is Stampede done yet? Not cause you don’t love it, but because after the first weekend, you’re absolutely exhausted. This weekend, I think I took in more Stampede than ever before and now, …