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Parties and festivals, launches and everything else in between.

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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Photos: Hanging out on the Juno Red Carpet!

March 27, 2011

The Juno awards were a real blast this year and the red carpet were full of a ton of stars! The only problem was that it was freezing cold. Literally. I thought I was going to die. Okay, well not …
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Live blogging the Junos!

March 27, 2011

Welcome to the 2011 Juno awards live from Toronto! I just came off the freezing red carpet and it’s going to take me a while to feel like I have feeling in my fingers again! I’m going to be blogging …
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Junos: Backstage and Blogging!

March 26, 2011

Is it really Juno time again already? So what are the Junos exactly?  Let’s get you caught up.  The awards celebrate the best in Canadian music.  Simply put they are the Canadian Grammys. The Juno Awards are actually spread out …
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The Bloggity Weekender

March 25, 2011

While I”m in Toronto right now covering all things Junos, doesn’t mean all the cool things in Calgary should go unntoiced. Here’s Mark Hopkins‘ Top Picks for a Fun Weekend Out in Calgary! Market Collective March 26, 10:00 am-6:00 pm …
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Bloggity: The Toronto Edition

March 24, 2011

For the next few days, Bloggity will be coming to you live from Toronto! It’s been way too long since I’ve been to the entertainment capital of Canada and I couldn’t be more excited. So what brings me to 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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The Bloggity Weekender!

March 18, 2011

It’s the first weekend of Spring and before the snow starts falling (no, seriously), there are lots of things to do this weekend! I had Calgary social superstar Mark Hopkins do up a list of his top pick! What are …
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Calgary: The Difference Between Wow and Awesome!

March 17, 2011

I’ve always been told that no one likes a bragger.  (Not that I ever listened.)  So that’s why I’m happy that two very different programs in Calgary are looking for Calgarians to brag, shout, grandstand, showboat and if you will, …
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Things to do in Calgary this weekend!

March 11, 2011

Aren’t you so happy it is Friday!? If you find yourself in Calgary this weekend and looking for something to do, I’ve Mark “We Should Know Eachother” Hopkins to pick his top choices for the weekend! International Festival of Animated …
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Malcolm Gladwell in Calgary: Two Perspectives

March 10, 2011

Today I’ve got something different for you!  Both myself and Bloggity Reviewer Dan Meades went to hear Malcolm Gladwell speak tonight.  Dan is a big fan, and judging from the huge crowd he wasn’t the only one. I, on the …
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Juno Bound!

March 10, 2011

Okay, so it’s official, I’m 100% going to this year’s Junos! I’m beyond excited to be going to Toronto in a few short weeks!  The last couple Junos (Calgary, Vancouver and St. John’s) have all been amazing but to celebrate …
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The Three: What you should be doing this weekend!

March 4, 2011

I’ve been thinking about Calgary a lot lately.  It certainly isn’t the same city I moved to five years ago. It’s bigger, it’s better and yes, it’s even a little cooler.  Earlier this week I wrote my Metro column about …
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Taking a bite of the The Big Taste!

March 3, 2011

Let’s be honest, if we could afford to eat out every day, we all would. But we can’t and most of the time, we are relegated to eating Kraft Dinner and PG + J sandwiches. God I wish I was …
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Let’s talk about Body Worlds

August 6, 2010

(Photo: Mr. and Mrs. Anatomy promote Body Worlds in Calgary in an unconventional way. credit: Ted Rhodes) Body Worlds and The Brain is one of those exhibits that when it comes to town you can’t imagine not seeing it.  Then …
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