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Parties and festivals, launches and everything else in between.

A look at ATP’s new mysterious musical about a different chocolate factory.

October 16, 2016

Presented in partnership with ATP What is up with Fortune Falls? I have been seeing things all over Facebook and Twitter about Alberta Theatre Projects’ next show, Fortune Falls. I am intrigued. It is a musical created by Catalyst Theatre …
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Free speakers series coming to Calgary: How a city’s communities can form connections.

September 23, 2016

Presented in partnership with “Connected – A Speaker Series Presented by DREAM” What does it take for a community to realize their full potential. As someone who just moved into their first home, this is a question that I constantly …
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The 6 Things You CAN’T Miss at Beakerhead’s and Trico’s ‘World of Social Entrepreneurship’

September 12, 2016

Presented in partnership with the Trico Foundation This week, Calgary comes alive with Beakerhead, the annual smash up of art, science and engineering. In the early days of the festival, people called it “Stampede For Geeks”, but since then it …
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Mike’s Bloggity Blog Turns 10! Here’s some of my favourite moments!

August 23, 2016

Ten years ago today, I signed into blogger.com and typed in the words:  Mike’s Bloggity Blog Blob. The name was inspired by one of my favourite lines in Sex And The City, when Carrie says she is “Drunkity Drunk Drunk.” …
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The Tragically Hip concert to be aired LIVE and commercial free

August 19, 2016

  The Tragically Hip are on their final tour. We all know the drama that surrounded the ticket sales for these shows. Selling out almost immediately after going on sale, a lot of Hip fans were out of their final …
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Everyone from Nickelback to The Rankin Family are playing the Fort Mac fundraiser!

May 31, 2016

For the last couple of weeks, there’s been rumours of a massive benefit concert for the people of Fort McMurray. And now we’re getting a better look at the pretty impressive lineup! The concert is called the Fire Aid Concert …
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How car2go is making this year’s Lilac Festival easier than ever!

May 30, 2016

This post is presented by car2go On June 5th, festival season kicks off in Calgary with the biggest one of the year! That’s right, it’s almost time for the annual Lilac Festival, which typically sees more than 100,000 people wander …
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Kelly Oxford joins the line up for my new social media and digital marketing conference!

May 10, 2016

As many of you know, there’s two things I love: Staying busy and helping people tackle social media and digital marketing. I feel like social media and digital marketing get a bad reputation. We’re taught that only 22-year-olds know how …
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A list of ways Calgarians can help Fort McMurrary

May 5, 2016

For the past couple of days, you’ve no doubt been glued to the television, YouTube and social media watching as devastating fires rip through Fort McMurray and now surrounding neighbourhoods. Depending where you live, it can be hard to help. …
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Six JUNO events that aren’t the JUNOs!

March 8, 2016

As you may have heard, The 45th annual JUNO awards are coming to Calgary at the end of March. It’s all apart of Calgary’s Year of Music celebration. I’ve actually been to a few JUNOs and I find that so …
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How a celebration of pink is helping Canadian youth from coast to coast to coast!

February 16, 2016

On Wednesdays we wear pink…and hopefully every day until February 24th. In support of Shaw Communications’ #PinkShirtPromise campaign, Post-it® Brand* and CrossIron Mills are embarking on an initiative to end bullying in Canada. Today, guests will be invited to write …
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Beyonce tour dates announced!

February 7, 2016

Fans of Beyonce who couldn’t get enough of her Super Bowl halftime show,were treated to a big surprise when immediately after the performance she announced two Canadian tour dates: 05-20 Edmonton, Alberta – Commonwealth Stadium 05-25 Toronto, Ontario – Rogers Centre …
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Get 40% off a three-course menu at one of Calgary’s best restaurants-all for a good cause!

November 24, 2015

We all like saving money, right?  Especially when it comes to food.  For years I’ve dreamed at eating at Teatro, which is one of Calgary’s nicest and most delicious restaurants.  The award winning restaurants is known for it’s quality seasonal cuisine, …
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Legendary show returns to Calgary just in time to wow Calgary families!

November 23, 2015

There is a really cool production coming up at Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) this holiday season, and it is connected to an organization I’m really passionate about. It’s called ‘Legend Has It’, and I can’t really tell you the plot. …
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Three fascinating films playing at Calgary’s Documentary Film Festival

November 16, 2015

With lots of films to choose from at this week’s Documentary Film Festival here in Calgary, I wanted to highlight some of the ones I’m looking forward to the most.