Cheers, Calgary! The Calgary Stampede is on now, and Air Canada is celebrating with the most Canadian of drinks, the Caesar, and they’ve opened a special YYCaesar Bar that’s supporting a great cause all week long.
The GATE and Elevation Pictures are thrilled to give away double passes to see Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, which opens in select cities on November 10, and expands across Canada on November 17.
The Junos celebrate their 45th year honoring the best in Canadian music this weekend, with performances from Canadian music legends Bryan Adams and Buffy Sainte-Marie, as well as rising stars Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, and returning favourite, Lights.
The third day of the Calgary International Blues Festival brought electric guitars and lots of slow dancing. The acts were more varied than the previous two days, straying from traditional blues including a cajun band. Each one brought something new and wonderful to the table that was completely different from whatever came before it.
One of Calgary’s best music festival, Sled Island, has officially begun. The festival includes over 250 bands in over 30 venues over five days. The first day of Sled Island was busy, but not as busy as later days will get. First, I stopped by Commonwealth and then went to Republik.
Sled Island, one of Calgary’s best music festivals, has begun. It features over 250 bands in over 30 venues over the course of five days. Before things officially get underway, a kick-off party was in order.
When Transit first came to Calgary, he was surprised at the reception he got. Some told him that the city wouldn’t be receptive to his particular brand of hip-hop; that it just wouldn’t work. Those people were wrong. Since first moving to Calgary from Victoria for university, he has become a voice of the city and built a solid fan base here.
For a few days in June every year, Sled Island festival hits Calgary and the downtown is taken over by bands and concerts. The festival was created in 2007 by Calgary native, and at the time the owner of music venue Broken City, Zak Pashak.
Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo and Evangeline Lilly star in director Shawn Levy’s action-drama, Real Steel, and The GATE is giving away double passes in eight Canadian cities to see the film before it opens in theatres on October 7.
Enter for a chance to win a double pass to one of The GATE’s 3D advance screenings of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides starring Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, presented by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films.