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Arts & Culture Events

The events that make life a little more artful.

Video: Moderating The Hart Foundation panel at Calgary Expo!

April 29, 2013

UPDATE: I just found the full-length panel online. You can check it out here. This weekend, I got to do one of the coolest thing I’ve ever done. Now, I’m not just saying that as a thirty year old who …

Travel: A colourful visit to Regina

April 22, 2013

For the past few days, I’ve been settled into the city of Regina for the 2013 Juno Awards. When it was time to go home, I decided to book the last flight out to Calgary , giving me a chance …

The Junos in tweets: Night #2

April 21, 2013

Juno awards start right now!I’m backstage, tweeting all night!#junoawards — Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) April 22, 2013 Michael Buble’s funny intro features cameos from @kellyripa, @drphil and @therealrussellp! #junoawards — Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) April 22, 2013 Leonard Cohen wins Songwriter of …

Calgary gets ready to “Wreck City!”

April 19, 2013

As much as I hate when houses get torn down for development, leave it to artists to give 9 houses quite an exit! Tonight, Wreck City opens its doors in a way that I’ve certainly never seen before. 100+ artists, …

Cool Calgary Classes to take this spring!

April 19, 2013

It might not feel like it right now, but spring really is right around the corner, so it’s time to put away our heavy winter clothes and get out and maybe try something new!  Here’s a list of three Calgary …

Learning to dance: Nobody keeps Bloggity in the corner!

April 4, 2013

In my life, I have been called many, many things. A dancer has never been one of them. But as I creep into my fourth decade (hey, I’m only thirty), I’m often up  for new experiences and more importantly challenges.  …

Three ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Calgary!

March 22, 2013

Calgary’s participation in Earth Hour has often been, um, let’s call it controversial.  (I also would have accepted lackadaisical.) But, if you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the worldwide event, here are three events that will have partying …

My afternoon with Sesame Street’s Telly.

March 18, 2013

I recently got to do something that I can definitely say was one of the most fun things in my career. I got to host and moderate a conference for and about puppets. Yes, you read that right. The conference …

Get your geek on: My five top picks for Calgary Expo!

March 2, 2013

Calgary Expo is still a month and a half away, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not already losing sleep over how I’m going to meet some of the weekend’s big stars. If you’re not really a comic person, worry-not, …

High Performance Rodeo: The weird, wonderful and must-see!

January 14, 2013

Let’s get one thing straight, the High Performance Rodeo has nothing, and I mean nothing, to do with an actual rodeo. There are no cowboys, there are no chuck wagon races and most importantly, there are no (sadly) mini-donuts.

‘Twas the Night was a night to remember…plus a contest! (Closed)

December 3, 2012

This is a sponsored Mike’s Bloggity Blog post. ‘Twas a few weeks before Christmas and all through The Core, not a creature was stirring…but the party-goers definitely were! The second annual ‘Twas the Night private shopping event recently took over …

Contest: Two tickets to Scotch Tasting Event. (Closed)

November 5, 2012

As a part of celebrating 4,000 posts, I’ll be giving away amazing prizes all week. Some are Calgary specific, others are open to the entire country! Keep checking back to see all the great prizes up for grabs!

Party with a conscience: SIX Halloween parties for a good cause!

October 26, 2012

This weekend, if you’re looking for a spooky good time in Calgary there are hundreds of parties going on, but what about parties with a conscience? If you want to party with a cause, here are six Halloween activities hoping …

I scream for Screamfest!

October 21, 2012

Every year, around this time of year, my friend calls and asks if I want to go to Screamfest. Screamfest is Canada’s largest Halloween Festival and it features haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival games and creepy and disturbing entertainment.

Event rundown: Calgary’s Biggest Weekend Ever!

September 26, 2012

Calgary is obviously known for the Calgary Stampede, which is all fine and dandy. The Stampede is GREAT. But in the past few years, I’ve noticed that Calgary is just as busy throughout the rest year and I couldn’t help …