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Reviews of all things I find interesting.

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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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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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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Review: Wicked is a tour de force!

July 1, 2011

Let’s get the dirty and shocking information out of the way first, I’ve never seen The Wizard of Oz. I’ll give you a moment. Have you settled down, so to confirm, I’ve never seen The Wizard of Oz.  I mean …
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Review: Hiccups Season 2

May 30, 2011

When CTV’s Hiccups premiered last year it was a ratings hit. Thanks to constant promotion during the Olympics, the first episode was watched by more than two million Canadians. That is a huge hit. The comedy tells the story of …
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Review: [Title of Show]

May 26, 2011

I’ve always kind of felt bad for theatre.  It seems either you like or you don’t, and it’s a rare production that has something for everyone, even if the thought of watching a play makes them go into a deep …
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Review: Cavalia

May 26, 2011

The thing about being media, you get to see a lot of shows. Some are good, some are great and inevitably, over time, you become more and more difficult to impress. Not cynical, just an over-reaching feeling that, “Yeah, I’ve …
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Five Tweets: Riverdance Review

April 19, 2011

Tonight the fast moving fancy-free feet of Riverdance came to Calgary for an exclusive one week engagement.  If I’m being honest, I’ve probably never had Riverdance on top of my MUST SEE list, instead the show was probably always on …
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99 Word Review: Scream 4!

April 15, 2011

Okay, so a review of Scream 4 doesn’t really count as Canadian content but I just saw the movie at a preview screening and I simply must talk about it.  So I’m going to use one of my “That’s A …
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Concert Review: Dallas Green in Calgary

May 21, 2009

> Tonight City and Colour performed to a near sold out crowd at the Jubilee here in Calgary.  I say near sold out because at show time, there remained one singular ticket to the show. One empty seat.  But not …
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