Category Archives: Alberta

Alex Cuba and more @Fiestaval Latin Festival 2017 @AlexCuba #yyc #fiestaval17

Alex Cuba Calgary’s annual July journey into South American culture drew to a close on Sunday night at Olympic Plaza with a classy performance by Alex Cuba. The Cuban-Canadian artist who has lived for many years in Smithers, BC, is … Continue reading

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Canucks run in seven tries on @canucksrugby Day @calgaryrugby

It was a day to celebrate the foundation of the Calgary Canucks, established in 1968 and now one of the best rugby clubs in Alberta. As the temperature soared up to 30 (Celsius, American friends, this is our Canadian summer), … Continue reading

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Sledding Fun @sledisland with @levimacdougall @TrannaWintour @MartyTopps @NourHadidi @BobbyWarrener & Carina Morton @niteowlyyc

Saturday night was comedy night in Calgary for the Sled Island Music and Arts Festival as Nite Owl turned around their downstairs bar to make it nice and cozy. There were chairs to sit on. Even tables to put your … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Sledding in Calgary with @wittrofficial , Wilt, Oxeneer and Sigil @sledisland @DickensYYC

A hoard of heavy metal aficionados delved into Dickens, Calgary last night for one of the heaviest nights in the Sled Island Music Festival program this year. The pub was packed out, largely with black-cladded fans, many well-prepared with a pair of ear … Continue reading

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Ryan Adams playing with some cool cats in Calgary: gig review @TheRyanAdams @KarenElson_

Few artists have been as prolific as Ryan Adams in getting out their recordings. The Jacksonville, North Carolina-born singer, songwriter, producer and poet has released 17 albums, starting with Heartbreaker in 2000. Karen Elson Up first though was the support … Continue reading

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Milk, Brunch Club and Walrus go Sledding at Nite Owl, Calgary @sledisland @niteowlyyc #YYC

Nite Owl, in Calgary, was one of over 30 venues for musical talents across Canada (and beyond) that got going last night with the annual Sled Island music and arts festival. Brunch Club First up was Brunch Club, a trio … Continue reading

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Canada fall, but go ahead of USA in U20 World Rugby Trophy qualifier @rugbycanada @USARugby

It was not the result that the Canada U20 team wanted but it was enough to get a win on aggregate points in their double header against USA U20.  Team USA narrowly defeated Canada 27-25 on Saturday at Ellerslie Park, … Continue reading

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