Category: Arts

Stage West mounts raunchy but hilarious puppet show Avenue Q

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stage West mounts raunchy but hilarious puppet show Avenue Q

Avenue Q is Sesame Street for adults, says Stage West director Puppets, raunchy jokes and profanity, oh my! Stage West is in the midst of bringing a little bit of Broadway puppetry to its stage with the award-winning rated-R musical comedy Avenue Q and it’s as good as it sounds – maybe even better.  The […]

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Matt Blais annouces summer tour in AB and BC

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
Matt Blais annouces summer tour in AB and BC

Alberta’s favourite rock and blues musician Matt Blais is proud to announce he will performing summer tour dates in Alberta and British Columbia to promote his latest album ‘The Heartbeat‘. “After a long year on the road in 2013, I wanted to recharge the batteries for myself and the band. But, after a few short […]

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Neil Thrussell releases novel ‘A Warrior’s Heart: Perseverance’

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Neil Thrussell releases novel ‘A Warrior’s Heart: Perseverance’

 High praise for new Neil Thrussel novel Neil Thrussell was thrilled when his very first novel, A Warrior’s Heart: The Awakening, hit the Amazon best-seller list in 2012. He was just as thrilled when his second book, A Warrior’s Heart: Perseverance – a brilliant continuation of the compelling story told in the first book – also […]

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Sting says he’s spending his fortune, no money for kids

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sting says he’s spending his fortune, no money for kids

Leaving wealth to children would do more harm than good, says Sting Pop icon Sting says his children won’t be getting trust funds from his vast fortune, assuming there’s any money left in it. The 16-time Grammy Award winner and former frontman of The Police, told The Mail on Sunday that the vast wealth would […]

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Amazing Race Canada: Rex Harrington, Bob Hope are celebrity team

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Amazing Race Canada: Rex Harrington, Bob Hope are celebrity team

Amazing Race Canada – Harrington and Hope too funny for words It was the days prior to the start of the second Amazing Race Canada, and former National Ballet star Rex Harrington wasn’t dancing around it: he was sizing up his competition. Harrington and his (longtime) fiance Bob Hope had been milling about the other […]

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Sara Davis Buechner: Canada a refuge for transgender American pianist

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sara Davis Buechner: Canada a refuge for transgender American pianist

American pianist Sara Davis Buechner close to being homeless before Canadian opportunity American pianist Sara Davis Buechner played with some of the most prestigious orchestras in the United States, winning praise from presidents and capturing awards that pointed to a promising career as one of the best in the world. But back then, she was a […]

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Monty Python reunites after 35 years for last shows ever

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Monty Python reunites after 35 years for last shows ever

‘Spamalot’ debt forces troupe back onto the stage Monty Python, the zany British comedy troupe that delighted audiences with their 70s TV show and wacky movies, is reuniting one last time. Everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition. And as with all things Monty Python, fans need to expect the unexpected, too. Next month the surviving Monty […]

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Calgary FunnyFest turns 14 in style – Free tix from Beacon VIP Club!

| May 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Calgary FunnyFest turns 14 in style – Free tix from Beacon VIP Club!

Calgary Beacon VIP Club has 20 Calgary FunnyFest free tickets up for grabs It’s cliché but there is something for everyone at this year’s Calgary FunnyFest – no, seriously, there is.  Including 20 free tickets from the Calgary Beacon VIP Club. Click here to register for the draws to be held on June 3 and […]

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Luminous Voice’s choir presents, Mendelssohn’s World

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Luminous Voice’s choir presents, Mendelssohn’s World

WHAT: Luminous Voices presents: Mendelssohn’s World WHEN: Sunday, June 8, 2014 – 7:30 PM WHERE: Knox United Church (506 – 4 Street SW, Calgary) TICKETS: $35 (adults) / $28 (students/seniors) Tickets are available by calling (587) 889-8370, by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door. INFO: Call (587) 889-8370, e-mail info@luminousvoices.ca, or visit www.luminousvoices.ca LUMINOUS VOICES […]

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Fiddler on the Roof a great Stage West production

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fiddler on the Roof a great Stage West production

Fiddler on the Roof features veteran Canadian actor Victor Young As Fiddler on the Roof turns 50 this year and with thousands of Broadway performances under its belt, it’s safe to say playing any role in the production is the chance of a lifetime.  And that’s exactly how Victor A Young views it as he […]

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