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Top 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

Read our list of best and brightest young educators, innovators and entrepreneurs in Calgary and tell us if you know someone who should be on the 2017 list. Top 40 Under 40 nominations close April 30.

How NaNoWriMo Helped Joy Norstrom Publish Her Debut Novel

Three years ago, this local author participated in National Novel Writing Month. She got it published just in time for this year's event, and it's one of five Calgarian novels that will make you want to write a book of your own.

Lizzy Munson is Calgary’s Least-known Musical Superstar

The gifted singer and cellist is on her way to Las Vegas to join Cirque du Soleil.

Where the Owner of Pulcinella Eats Italian Food

Wondering where to get that focaccia that’s “a beautiful cloud of bread?” Domenic Tudda shares the secret.

Sharon Wood Was the First North American Woman to Summit Mount Everest

And today she is still an avid climber whose goal is to move with elegance on the rocks.

Meet Y Stage Producer and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Enthusiast Nathan Pronyshyn

The local actor and director of the Y Stage youth theatre series keeps his body and mind strong with mixed martial arts.

Bret Hart on the Fight of His Life

He trained in the Hart Dungeon and competed as a professional wrestler for more than 20 years. Now retired, Hart is battling injuries and illness. And it's an entirely different kind of fight.

A Word With ... Marcus Purtzki

The "Marcus" of Made By Marcus on flavour hits, flavour misses and being an accidental artisanal ice-cream maker.

Meet Ultra-Marathon Runner Ian MacNairn

He lives and breathes the ethos of the ultra-demanding sport that transformed him after a serious injury.

A Word With ... Justin Kudding

The Calgary-based Canadian Country Music Award nominee for Bass Player of the Year on the four-string life.

Kelly Hofer's New Book of Photographs Captures Hutterite Life

Calgary-based photographer Kelly Hofer's new book of photography shows life on a Hutterite colony. He took them all when he was a teenager.

A Word With... Kirstin Evenden

The executive director of the Lougheed House on working at Calgary's Downton Abbey and why it isn't a bad thing to find a shoe in your wall.

How Amy Coppens Became a Nationally Ranked Ironman Triathlete

Inspired by her brother’s memory, this triathlete has her sights set on the world stage.

How Calgary Author Steena Holmes Became a New York Times Bestseller

If you've read "Finding Emma," you already have an idea of how Holmes' novel sold over 100,000 e-copies in one month.

A Word With... Matt Masters

The local country singer on chicken dancing to Wilf Carter, performing on horseback and Stampede breakfasts in Qatar.

Adam Melnyk Has Been Archiving Calgary's Aerosol Artistry Since 1998

Melnyk founded the website VisualOrgasm.com 18 years ago and it now has more than 15,000 photos of graffiti art from across Canada.

A Word With … Kevin Lee

The events coordinator at Shelf Life Books on summer reads, bookstore life and hosting a poetry reading during Stampede.

A Word With... Claudia Titan

The veteran esthetician at Frilly Lilly's busy Mission boutique on what Calgarians are taking off these days (hint: still everything).