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Nenshi vs. Virgin

August 7, 2011

It’s not very often that a mayor of a major city calls into a Top 40 station on his own will.  Especially if it has nothing to do with an upcoming election or potential scandal. But that’s exactly what happened …

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 …

The Bloggity Weekender!

July 23, 2011

If you happen to be in Calgary for the weekend and you’re looking for something cool to do, then look no further than this very blog post. As always, Mark Hopkins has whipped up a list of his top weekend …

Behind the Scenes at Cirque Du Soleil’s OVO!

July 21, 2011

Have I ever told you how weird my life is sometimes?  Well, if I haven’t, let me tell you now:  My life is weird. Yesterday I got the chance to spend the entire day exploring the ins and outs of …

Bloggity: Live from Chicago!

July 20, 2011

Hey Chicago, I’m bbbaaaaaaaaaaccccccck! That’s right, I’m writing this blog post from Chicago, which has quickly become my favourite American city. The pizza!  The beer!  The skyscrapers! So why am I here?  Well me and some other Calgary media, (that’s …

The other guys from Jersey.

May 18, 2011

Is it too early to start thinking about next summer? Dancap productions just announced that after years of deprevation, the Jersey Boys are finally heading west.  No, I don’t mean an all-male cast of The Jersey Shore, I mean the …

Who is your celebrity doppelgänger?

May 16, 2011

Canada’s most reputable magazine, Macleans, has just launched a new contest called The Great Canadian Faceoff! Obviously with the election done, Osama dead and William happily married, the magazine has officially run out of things to talk about. Regardless, a …

This exists: Mulroney The Opera!

April 14, 2011

Two words for you: Mulroney and Opera. For better or worse, that probably got your attention.  This Sunday a very special production of Mulroney The Opera will be taking place in movie theatres across Canada and quite frankly, I couldn’t …

How YOU can get hired at Cowboys!

April 12, 2011

photo via: You know summer is right around the corner when Cowboys, Calgary’s most famous bar, announces that they are hiring for Stampede.  For those not familiar with Cowboys, it’s essentially the be all and end all of Stampede …

The Bloggity Weekender!

April 8, 2011

For the first time in weeks, Calgary is not feeling the effects of a weekend with a heavy snowfall warning!  It’s Spring!  Glorious Spring!  With so much to do in the city, it can kind of becoming overwhelming if you …

Kelly Oxford is cooler than me!

April 7, 2011

Untitled from kelly oxford on Vimeo. I have a confession: I’m not Calgary’s coolest blogger. Okay, I have two confessions. One: I may have convinced myself that I am Calgary’s coolest blogger and two, I actually know that I am …

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 …

Joan Rivers is coming! Joan Rivers is coming!

April 5, 2011

Wow! Wow! Wow! I don’t know if this is news to you but I just found out that Joan Rivers will be gracing both Edmonton and Calgary later on this year!  Okay, way later on this year: December 5th in …

From This Moment On: Shani’s Back!

March 6, 2011

This may shock you to hear but I don’t read a lot.  I know, I know, the constant grammatical errors, missing words and countless spelling mistakes on this blog should have been a big hint but just in case they …

Bloggity Bits!

February 13, 2011

Here are some of my favourite blog posts from coast to coast! Hope you all had a great weekend! Being Erica’s next season will be its last!  (Out is Through) Up close and personal with Degrassi’s Munro Chambers. (The TV …