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Calgary Artist Jessica Whiting's First 50

Whiting is selling her first 25 alcohol-ink paintings for $150 each and auctioning off the last 25 with a starting bid of $150. Her overall goal is to achieve the famed “10,000 hours” needed to gain mastery in her chosen field.

Wynonna Earp Creator and Executive Producer Emily Andras on Filming the Supernatural Western TV Series in Calgary

The show is about the great-great-granddaughter of legendary cowboy Wyatt Earp. Due to a family curse, Wynonna must use Wyatt’s “Peacemaker” gun to shoot demons and send them back to hell.

How to Save Alberta’s Waterways

Three contributors to the recently published book Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West share their thoughts on what immediate action should be taken to protect and conserve water in Alberta.

Inside Brookline Public Relations' Boston-Inspired Office

It's in the historic Demcor Building in the Beltline and has exposed brick, wooden beams, 14-foot ceilings and, perhaps most importantly, a wine fridge.

The Beatles' Treasure Found by University of Calgary Archivists

It was in one of the 6,000 boxes they acquired from the EMI Music Canada archive.

Could Plans to Minimize Light Pollution Actually Lead to a Loss of Dark Skies?

New LED lights are planned for a section of the ring road near the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory.

Tom Valentine's Sport-Related Adventures Take Him Around the World

The senior-level energy lawyer is living proof that it is possible to achieve balance between career ambitions and adventure pursuits.

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in True Cowtown Style at Pride Day Stampede

Did you know there is a (unofficial) pride celebration at the Stampede? Pride Day Stampede is an annual party at Nashville North where LGBTQ+ folks and like-minded allies get their Pride on cowboy style.

Did You Know? The First Calgary Stampede Parade in 1912 had a Crowd Bigger than the City's Population at the Time

The first Stampede Parade in 1912 brought in a crowd of 75,000 people, which was more than Calgary's total population of 60,000 residents. Today, the Western celebration attracts nearly 400,000 people to Calgary's streets every year.

How Chuckwagon Racing Became a Sport

Did you know Guy Weadick, founder of the Calgary Stampede, held the first official chuckwagon race at the 1923 Stampede and is credited with creating the sport?

How Calgarians are Celebrating the World Cup

From getting up at dawn to wearing jerseys to work and teaching kids about family traditions, this is how Calgarians are cheering on their favourite countries in the World Cup.

Work of Art: To keep the promise

Tyler Los-Jones stitched together 12 digital panoramas for this piece, creating a 30-foot, double-sided photographic strip that was twisted into a four-foot span, mounted to a wall and photographed.
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