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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to perform in Calgary November 12

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to perform in Calgary November 12

Pair will perform with Richard Thompson at Jubilee Legendary country singer Emmylou Harris is coming to Calgary November 12. The show is in celebration of Emmylou Harris and songwriter Rodney Crowell’s recent collaborative album, Old Yellow Moon, on Nonesuch Records. Harris is a 12-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient whose contribution as a […]

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National Youth Orchestra of Canada to play Calgary

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
National Youth Orchestra of Canada to play Calgary

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes young talent in concert As a precursor to its 2013/2014 Concert Season, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will welcome Canada’s best and brightest young musicians to the Calgary stage with the National Youth Orchestra in Concert at Jack Singer Concert Hall on Tuesday, August 6. At this special concert, Calgary audiences will […]

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GlobalFest announces Human Rights Forum Breakfast

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
GlobalFest announces Human Rights Forum Breakfast

Human Rights Forum Breakfast will focus on ‘honour killings’ This year’s annual GlobalFest Human Rights Forum Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, August 14 at 7:30am at the University of Calgary Downtown Campus. This event will feature Rob Tripp; investigative journalist, 20-year veteran crime writer and author of “Without Honour: The True Story of the […]

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Calgary Public Library launches ’20,000 Books Under the Bow’ campaign

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary Public Library launches ’20,000 Books Under the Bow’ campaign

Library asking for donations to help replace flood-damaged items The Calgary Public Library Foundation is asking citizens for help with their flood recovery efforts by donating their used books, DVDs and CDs. The program, called “20,000 Books Under the Bow,” aims to collect 20,000 donated items that the library will then sell online with all […]

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Calgary Stampede Breakfast serving pink pancakes for Run for the Cure

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Calgary Stampede Breakfast serving pink pancakes for Run for the Cure

Volunteers will be serving pink pancakes to raise awareness of CIBC Run for the Cure On July 10th the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is teaming up with Southcentre Mall to host their annual Stampede Breakfast. You know what this means – pink pancakes! Volunteers for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation will […]

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Hip hop flood fundraiser tonight at Ubu Lounge in Calgary

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hip hop flood fundraiser tonight at Ubu Lounge in Calgary

10 at 10 and Chamberlain Group aim to raise $40,000 for Red Cross Flood Relief A collaboration between the hip hop and real estate communities in Calgary has raised $26,414 so far for flood relief efforts for Calgary and Southern Alberta. Now 10 at 10: A Showcase of Hip-Hop Beats and Rhymes and Chamberlain Group are hoping to […]

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Pick up discounted GlobalFest tickets at Calgary Stampede events

| July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Pick up discounted GlobalFest tickets at Calgary Stampede events

Calgary Stampede events will have GlobalFest tickets for sale Calgary Stampede is just around the corner and GlobalFest will be out in full force at many different events selling tickets at discounted prices. Organizers say it’s a perfect occasion to get out, enjoy the Calgary Stampede, and at the same time pick up GlobalFest tickets […]

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Four Calgary Stampede concerts cancelled due to floods

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Four Calgary Stampede concerts cancelled due to floods

Calgary Stampede concerts cancelled include Carly Rae Jepsen, Tim McGraw Calgary Stampede officials announced four concerts have been cancelled due to flood damage at the Saddledome. The concerts that were scheduled are: Carly Rae Jepsen – Wednesday, July 10 Tim McGraw – Thursday, July 11 Dixie Chicks – Friday July 12 KISS – Saturday, July […]

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Canada Day celebrations in Calgary

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Canada Day celebrations in Calgary

Fireworks will light up sky from Centre Street Bridge for Canada Day Earlier this week Mayor Naheed Nenshi announced Canada Day celebrations will be going forward on July 1. “While I’ve been telling everyone to avoid downtown, avoid downtown, avoid downtown, Canada Day is the time for you to come downtown,” Nenshi said. Over 100,000 Calgarians […]

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Canada Day long weekend activities in Banff and Lake Louise

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Canada Day long weekend activities in Banff and Lake Louise

Trans-Canada Highway open in time for Canada Day long weekend celebration There will be a full slate of festivities in the town of Banff and hamlet of Lake Louise to celebrate the Canada Day long weekend, which Banff Lake Louise Tourism says will provide a much needed respite from Alberta flooding. Entry to the national park on Canada […]

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