Category Archives: Films

Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on film Sugar entered for @rodemics My Røde Reel

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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World film premiere and release of Hockey Road Trip: Montana

Hockey road trip documentary film premiere in Edmonton Hockey Road Trip: Montana had its world premiere last weekend at IceDance, an alternative hockey film event. Programmed to coincide with the Alberta Hockey Provincial Championships, the event attracted a large, receptive audience … Continue reading

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Meet a cosplay mash up: Tank Girl and Harley Quinn at Calgary Expo

Mash-up cosplayer of Calgary Stef was doing a mash-up cosplay at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo) at the Stampede Showground this year. She saw a photo on a website showing a mix of Tank Girl and Harley … Continue reading

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Meet Stan Lee at Calgaryexpo: Marvel stories and comicbooks

Matinee at the Corrall Stan Lee has been coming to Cowtown for years to be part of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo), an annual celebration of comicbook, film and video game characters and productions.  Maybe, just maybe, … Continue reading

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On the way to San José for #VERGE2015 #GrnBz

Exhibition of photographs by Frank Rippon I was on my way to San José this morning from San Francisco Airport. Sauntering through the terminal, I was exposed to an impressive display of monochrome photographs. They were created by Frank “Rip” Rippon, who … Continue reading

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He doesn’t do happy but he does it really well (review of Steven Wilson gig in Calgary)

Opening scenes: Urban life & Hand. Cannot. Erase Steven Wilson was three songs into the set when a confession was made. More on that in a few moments, but first let’s mention the visual display that figured prominently in the gig: a … Continue reading

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Pop culture celebrated @Calgaryexpo 2015 #YYC

  Hoards of characters came out over the weekend to participate in the tenth version of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (Calgary Expo) at the Stampede Show Grounds. Aliens and monsters, game villains as well as friendlier folks like … Continue reading

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