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The People Who Make Calgary a More Creative Place to Live

While everyone pays lip service to creativity, there are a number of Calgarians who’ve taken it upon themselves to live lives guided by it.

Artist Tom Brown Creates Tiny Meals on a Functional, Miniature Kitchen

You may see him performing in local public spaces, making things like mini pizza or sushi using some of his nearly 300 handmade miniature kitchen tools.

Capturing Legacies Researches People's Lives to Create Memorable Keepsakes

A project on local sports announcer Ed Whalen will be completed this year.

100% Skate Club is an All-Ages, Girls-Only Skateboarding Group in Calgary

It meets weekly at different skate parks around the city during the summer.

Manning the S.S. Moyie

How the little boy from southwest London ended up captain of the Heritage Park paddlewheeler

Believe It: Calgary Has a Queer Feminist Ukulele-Playing Comedy Trio

The Wrong Kind of Girls has opened for Rae Spoon, Cathy Jones and Margaret Cho in the past.

Andrew Buckley Went From Farm Boy to All-Star Football Player

From his record-book years as quarterback for the U of C Dinos to an exceptional rookie season with the Calgary Stampeders, this homegrown athlete balances football prowess with medical-school ambitions.

Meet 4 Inspiring Calgary Retirees

Most people would agree that staying active is the key to a happy retirement. Here are four Calgarians who prove that age is no restriction when it comes to doing what you love.

Embracing Culture and Beauty In Calgary

Four Calgary women with diverse ethnic heritages reflect on how culture and beauty intersect and why embracing who you are sometimes starts from the outside in.

Janice McCaffrey Race Walked In Three Olympic Games and Isn't Slowing Down

This retired Olympic race walker and elite-level marathon runner hasn’t lost her competitive drive, travelling around the world to compete in the Masters Games and coaching aspiring runners in her hometown.

Meet the Local Artist Duo Behind the Crafty Craze of Folded Paper Masks

Matthew Bagshaw and Christina Owczarek have created foldable paper elephant, unicorn and Pokémon heads.

Mike Heywood's Portraits of the Recession

Photographer Mike Heywood captures the province’s economic reality in black and white.
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