Category Archives: Art & Design

Fire Red score four in Lethbridge‘s cathedral of hockey

Fire Red Midget AA went on their first road trip of the season on Sunday and came back home to Calgary with the points from four unanswered goals against Lethbridge Cyclones. It was a convincing performance that had some well-executed … Continue reading

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A new beer on the block: Marda Loop Brewing Company is open for business in Calgary

  Calgary has a new brewery on tap. The Marda Loop Brewing Company (MLBC) opened for business over the weekend in Marda Loop with a nice set of five finely crafted beers. As the sky opened up and rained hard … Continue reading

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The Breadwall: ceramic mural by David Gilhooly

If you live in Calgary and love to travel, you might have passed by this ceramic mural on your way to the passport office in the Harry Hayes Building. My eyes were opened up to the literal as well as … Continue reading

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Defining the library as a connective and democratic space for learning: Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Mount Royal University

Libraries old and new Libraries have operated as repositories of printed information and knowledge for centuries. One of the oldest and most famous in Europe, the Bodleian Library (Oxford), opened in 1602. Common practice then was to chain up their … Continue reading

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Exploring for knowledge at the Riddell Library, MRU

Ascent of Mount Royal Earlier this summer, the brand new Riddell Library and Learning Centre opened for the business of study at Mount Royal University in Calgary. For a short while, the doors were open, books could be borrowed but … Continue reading

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Star Wars and other cosplayers in Calgary for the annual  POW! Parade of Wonders @calgaryexpo

POW! Parade of Wonders The Calgary Expo got wired up today with its fifth annual appearance of a host of cosplayers, showing off their brand new costumes and love for pop culture. As parts in the POW! Parade of Wonders, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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