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The lowdown on all the events you need to know about.

Three ways to shop local and get in the holiday spirit this weekend.

November 30, 2012

The weather outside might be frightful, but that doesn’t mean this weekend cannot be delightful. Here are three ways to get in the holiday spirit, all while shopping and supporting local businesses!

4000 Posts! #bloggity4000

November 5, 2012

Well, I’ve been counting down to this milestone for quite a while. This, my friends and strangers that read this blog, is my 4000th post. Whoa. I’m just going to take a moment. I’ve told the story of this blog …

Making a big deal about Maker Faire YYC!

September 11, 2012

This past weekend was a busy one in Calgary and I didn’t get a chance to see all of the things I wanted to see. Luckily, my good friend Alex was able to go the Maker Faire YYC event, so …

Video for Youth Week Calgary!

January 31, 2012

Youth Week Calgary will be taking place from April 21-28th. As a part of the celebrations, I, along with a few way cooler Calgarians shot a video, to share why we all that the week was so important.  I’m so …

Entire cast of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ reuniting in Calgary!

January 30, 2012

I’ve never even seen episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation and I know that this is crazy.  The Calgary Comic Expo has announced that the entire, the ENTIRE cast of TNG will be reuniting this April, here in Calgary. …

Charlie Sheen is coming back to Canada!

December 12, 2011

Ugh. This is one blog post that I was hoping to not have to write. Charlie Sheen is coming back to Canada…at least on our TVs.  CTV just announced that comedian drug addict Charlie Sheen will returning to the Canadian …

Video: Joan Rivers live in Calgary and yes, she hates Air Canada too!

December 5, 2011

It’s not very often that you get to see a comedic legend live in person and tonight, I got to see Joan Rivers.  Yes, that Joan Rivers and yes, she’s still alive.  It’s a show that almost got away from …

BT New Year’s Eve comes to Calgary!

November 13, 2011

For years, the only national broadcast of a New Year’s Eve show has been out of, surprise, surprise Toronto. But 2012 is going to be a little different.  Actually, it’s going to be on 2011, but it’s New Year’s Eve …

Jay and Silent Bob come to Canada!

October 19, 2011

Movie buffs, grab your collections, because two of the coolest guys in cinema are heading out on tour! Acclaimed actor and director Kevin Smith joins his long-time friend and on-screen sidekick Jason Mewes across Western Canada for five exclusive engagements …

Huffington Post: Is the Canadian media ruining TIFF?

September 12, 2011

Photo via REUTERS/Mark Blinch This story is also available on Huffington Post.   We’re only a few days into the Toronto International Film Festival and I’m already exhausted. The parties, the red carpets, the celebrity encounters. It’s absolutely draining. Oh, …

The Black Keys and Their MMVAs Black Eye!

June 28, 2011

Remember a couple of weeks ago when The Black Keys randomly played the MuchMusic Video Awards?  The uber-popular rock band definitely seemed out of place between Justin Bieber, Fefe Dobson and Selena Gomez. Well it turns out, you’re not only …

Mike ‘n Metro

June 2, 2011

You know what I love about summer?  The street festivals.  No matter what city you live in, the almost weekly festival flood city’s streets with people, dogs and luckily, lots of food. But surely I’m not the only to notice …

Coke Stage Line Up: The Cool, The Weird and The Huh?

May 26, 2011

Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner.  You wouldn’t know it from looking outside, but another sure sign is the Calgary Stampede entertainment announcements are coming in at a furious pace! The Coke Stage just announced their …

MMVAS nominees announced!

May 17, 2011

The nation’s music station just announced its nominees for the 2011 MMVAS and Fefe Dobson, Shawn Desman and Down With Webster are all going into the big night with the most nominations! FeFe, whose new song  Can’t Breath is really …

XFest is announced!

May 10, 2011

It was a big day in Calgary today, the first ever XFEST was accounced.  But wait, before you get our your leather straps and dildos, it’s not the kind of festival that it sounds like! XFest is a new MUSIC …