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Work of Art: Winter Garden Chandeliers by Dale Chihuly

These three chandeliers are part of a public interior garden in Jamieson Place.

The Story Behind Mohkinstsis

The growth of the protest camp set up across from the courts centre into a healing camp focused on truth, reconciliation and outreach echoes the evolving thinking of the man who says he’s not its leader. But despite what he may say, Garret Smith is building a movement for change and opening doors for conversation.
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Where to Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

Keep that fake tree in its box and make the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree with the Calgary Junior Forest Warden Society.

Your Ultimate Guide to the BUMP Murals

Eleven colourful murals are now scattered throughout Calgary's Beltline neighbourhood. Here's where you can find them, how to take the perfect Instagram photo and what to check out nearby.
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Work of Art: The Fold by Adad Hannah

These 130-foot-long pleated walls were welded in a sequence of folds.

Inside the 2018 Top 40 Under 40 Party

We celebrated this year's list of extraordinary young Calgarians.
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The First World War Poetry of E. Leroy Churchill

In honour of the 100th anniversary of the November 11 armistice that ended the First World War, we are reprinting one of Corporal Churchill’s poems.

Inside Calgary's New Central Library

The new four-level library in East Village has a 12,000-square-foot children's library, a cafe and restaurant, a performance hall and more. Oh, and lots and lots of books.
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3 Artists To Look For at the Next 10 at 10 Showcase

The event features some of Calgary's best hip-hop talent.

Top 40 Under 40 2018

Avenue’s 20th annual list of Calgarians under the age of 40 whose generosity, ingenuity and hard work is lifting up the city and making it a better place for everyone.
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Theatre Bsmt is Calgary's Only Horror-Focused Theatre Company

The theatre company has tackled plays about everything from tentacled creatures terrorizing a small town to cannibalism.

The Art of the Side Hustle

With more and more opportunities available to earn extra income outside of a traditional day job, it seems everyone and their boss is getting into the groove. Welcome to the world of the side hustle.
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Meet the CEO of North West Refining — Canada's First New Refinery in Decades

At 69, Ian MacGregor is hard at work building what he describes as Alberta's economic engine, as well as a subdivision of luxury homes and a private museum.

Inside Urban Systems' New Office in a 102-Year-Old Heritage Building

The office has two 22-foot-tall green walls designed to look like maps of the city and boardrooms named after Calgary communities.
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Small Space Gallery is a Blank Canvas for Local Artists

Run by two sisters with a passion for the arts and community, this small exhibition space is getting creative.

The Risks of Being an Entrepreneur

Exploring the high price of entrepreneurial success and the downsides of owning a business that often get ignored.

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