The Ralph Klein era seems to stand out in many Calgarians – and Albertans – memories as a significant and impactful one. Remembered as the 32nd mayor of Calgary and 12th Premier of Alberta, it was during his leadership that citizens saw fiscal stability and wealth-generation in the province like few others in recent history.
North Woven Broom Company, Crawford Bay, BC As a male my tendency would be to see a broom as purely functional. A handle. Bristles. Get the job done. The thing with visiting an Artisan’s workspace and seeing them engaged in their craft is that the observer forms a strange and unintentional bond with the Artisan’s unique
Sometimes one stumbles on a hidden gem when you’re least expecting it. This was our experience when we happened to find ourselves in the northwest neighbourhood of Mt Pleasant one Sunday afternoon. We happened upon a sign that advertised a local glassblowing studio. A quick Google search of the studio confirmed that it was closed
“The kids are with their grandparents and we have a few free hours to go on a date. Do you have any suggestions of what we can do in the frigid winter weather that won’t break the bank?” I’ve had numerous friends ask me this in recent months, so it seems appropriate to explore a
2019-01-15 IAC with Artist Nicole Wolf at Calgary Central LibraryDownload Nicole's bio, courtesy of Calgary's Central Library where she recently completed a three month Artist In Residence stint, reads as follows: "Nicole Wolf is a visual storyteller with a passion for sharing underreported stories. She holds an Associate's degree in Fine Art at Grant MacEwan University
Where should I go and what should I see? If you find yourself with half a day at your disposal to discover Calgary, I can provide you with a travel pack full of destinations that you can check off your proverbial to-see list. While there is a lot to see and experience in the outlying neighbourhoods,
During a return visit to South Africa in 2016 we were treated to a graffiti tour in the Braamfontein area near Downtown Johannesburg by a dear friend. This 90-minute walking tour, conducted by a recognized expert and student of graffiti, was a unique and memorable experience. She pointed out the nuances and distinctive elements of
Have you ever had opportunity to visit a maze? Did you get lost? Were you overwhelmed? Why did you go in the first place: as a dare? for some group event? was it part of a tour? Well, did you know that Calgary has it's very own public maze? It's called the +15 Skywalk and it's accessible