Wakefield Brewster A.K.A da lyrical pitbull has been announced as Calgary’s 6th poet laureate and the first Black person to receive this title. He is the resident spoken word artist at the Grand Theatre … Read the rest
Calgary’s footprint in the entertainment space has been growing exponentially and shows no signs of stopping. “Heartland (shot in Alberta) was the fifth-highest access point for Netflix, [It had] 20 billion views in 2021,” … Read the rest
A proposed rail project that aims to connect Calgary’s International Airport and Banff train station has raised concerns among conservation groups in the province who have highlighted the environmental impacts it can … Read the rest
The City of Calgary announced that starting Jan. 9, Southland, Anderson and Heritage stations will be closed from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. — the start of the next day’s service. The immediate implications … Read the rest
Calgary Pride Week 2021 made a colourful return with B!G Pride 2021. A mix of online and in-person events, B!G Pride 2021 offered an incredible lineup of exciting programs and events while adhering to … Read the rest
Marda Gras Street Festival made a comeback and was happy to announce its return in 2021. This is Calgary’s longest-running family-friendly street festival that hosts over 35,000 visitors during a single day and takes … Read the rest
Public art can influence our experiences, inspire new ideas and provoke thoughtful discussion. Art installations may be destinations to visit, subtle alterations in our environments or can shape how we use and move through space.