Category Archives: Dance

Alex Cuba and more at Fiestaval Latin Festival 2017

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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28 de Julio: Felices Fiestas Patrias Peru desde Calgary, Canada

Fiestaval Calgary In celebration of Independence Day in Peru (28 July, 1821), here are some photos taken recently at the Fiestaval Calgary. Local recording artist, Felipe Alberto played a sensational set of Musica Criolla (traditional Peruvian songs) with guitar, cajon and … Continue reading

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Into the night: Friday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Second day of the Calgary Folk Music Festival My pick of the bands from the second day of the festival was Black Joe Lewis, from Austin, Texas. BJL  pushed out some fab funk, blues and soul with some terrific playing from the … Continue reading

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Portraits from the Parade: Calgary Stampede 2015

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth got going this morning with the annual Calgary Stampede Parade. It’s the starting point for ten days of rodeo, live Country & Western and other music, show ground rides, … Continue reading

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Summer concert: Adventures in music @connectcharter School

With the final term of the year coming to a close, Connect Charter School students put on a summer celebration to please a full range of musical tastes. Under the musical direction of Mr Bolen, the hundred strong Grade 6 … Continue reading

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Winter music concert: Connect around the world

This was not your ordinary school concert. Of course, there were some standards like Good King Wenceslas, but Jingle Bells was really rockin’. Silent Night was sung partly in German, and Celtic and Swahili songs featured alongside a beginners guide to Beethoven’s … Continue reading

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Caliente @ExpoLatino 2014 gets a cold #Calgary going #photos

Calgary needed its hottest outdoor festival on this, an August day when the temperature was hanging down low around ten or twelve degrees. What better way to get warmed up than dancing to some ritmos calientes (hot rhythms). Local dancing celebs Eric … Continue reading

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