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Frosh 2017: Entertainment

By Matt Hume MUSIC It’s the perfect time to enjoy live music in Calgary — new venues are constantly popping up alongside a wide array of classic spots for every taste. For everything from rock to hip-hop, Broken City on 11 Ave. has your back. The rowdy Ship & Anchor Pub on 17 Ave. scratches that…

Deck the Walls with art for sale at Newzones

By Hayden McBennett, November 29 2016 — With the holiday season fast approaching, the Newzones Gallery of Contemporary Art is bringing back the beloved Calgary tradition of Deck the Walls, a culmination of art that will cover the walls. This season’s installment will include returning favourites and exciting fresh faces in a gathering of styles…

Big Kitty Crew combines art and feminist community

By Gurman Sahota, November 15 2016 — Founded in Calgary in 2010, the Big Kitty Crew is Canada’s largest all-female urban arts collective. Creative director and co-founder Jennie Vallis says her experiences at the Alberta College of Art and Design led to the formation of the crew as a response to the male-dominated field of…

Femme Wave makes waves in Calgary culture scene

By Hayden McBennett, November 15 2016 — Femme Wave is back for its second five-day run of feminist-fueled performances, workshops, art installations, comedy acts and films. This year, the festival will feature artists and performers from across Canada and the United States. The festivities begin Wednesday, Nov. 16 and continue through Sunday, Nov. 20. Since…

Nickle Galleries celebrate 50 years of art

By Gurman Sahota, Oct 11 2016 — Along with the Glenbow museum turning 50 this year, the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary will also celebrate 50 years of art. Curated by Mary-Beth Laviolette, Generations: 50 years of art at the University of Calgary and Beyond features artists who have either completed a degree…

Pass Through Portal at Calgary’s EMMEDIA Gallery

By Hayden McBennett, May 12 2016 — Two-time Governor General Visual and Media Arts award nominee Sandra Vida will bring her interactive installment Portal to EMMEDIA Gallery from May 19 until June 18, with an artist talk on May 28. Vida has created multimedia video installations for over 30 years, mastering the seamless integration of…

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