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Festivals

Festivals: Movies, music and everything in between.

Canmore: A place to stay…for a while.

August 2, 2011

As you may have previously read, I got to spend this past weekend in Canmore, Alberta.  Although it’s only an hour from Calgary, I rarely get to spend that much time there.  Usually it’s for a quick lunch, or a …
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Taking you for a ride…hybrid style!

August 1, 2011

The mission was simple. How much could I do with a Ford Hybrid Fusion and only one tank of gas. The challenge was asked of me by Ford Canada and yes, I GLADLY accepted. The difficulty would be that the …
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Contest: Passes to Canmore Folk Fest! (Closed)

July 26, 2011

Can you imagine anything better than listening to amazing music, surrounded by the mountain Rocky Mountains?  I know that I can’t.  That’s why if you’re in the area, you are going to want to enter today’s contest!  I’ve got one …
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First Annual Folkie Awards! (I picked the winners!)

July 24, 2011

For the past four days, Calgary has been inundated with the best folk and country music that this entire world has to offer. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, this festival shows the best that Calgary has …
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Metro Column: Taking on the Tarpies!

July 22, 2011

Now that the Calgary Stampede is over, this city has already quickly moved to its next big outdoor party: The Calgary Folk Music Festival. And people, this is my favourite, mostly because it feels so un-Calgarian, sitting outside listening to …
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So long Stampede!

July 17, 2011

It’s been a blast, I’m going to miss you and all your delicious food goodness. See you next year!

Three Ways Katy Perry Won Me Over!

July 17, 2011

When it was first announced that Katy Perry was coming to Calgary for the Stampede, I believe my initial reaction was a resounding “meh.” While I had downloaded some of her songs in the past, I couldn’t imagine Russel Brand’s …
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The Summer of Music!

May 2, 2011

Well if the warm weather wasn’t your first hint, the big tour announcements are a sure sign that summer is right around the corner. Super group Kings of Leon are coming back to Canada for a big tour later this …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival line-up announced!

April 27, 2011

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, tourists like the Calgary Stampede, Calgarians wait the extra week and share their love for The Calgary Folk Music Festival instead. Today, Calgary’s best festival launched their entire line up for …
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Banff World Media Fest makes huge announcements!

April 7, 2011

Being an entertainment blogger in Calgary is expensive.  Mostly because I often have to get on planes to Vancouver or Toronto to cover this country’s biggest events.   But thanks to Banff World Media Festival, my bank account will soon be …
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Announcement: Bloggity and CUFF in a tree….

April 1, 2011

A lot of international attention always gets paid to TIFF, for its size, quality of movies and big movie stars.  But for the last few years, Calgary’s Underground Film Festival (CUFF) has been slowly building buzz and excitement among the …
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Calgary Summer Festival Update!

March 22, 2011

I’m not sure about where you live, but here in Calgary there is still snow on the ground.  Lots of snow.  But that doesn’t mean that I can’t already be dreaming about Summer music festivals, right? Two very different music …
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