Category Archives: Heritage

Music for National Indigenous Peoples Day at Sled Island

  National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada was celebrated on the Summer Solstice, June 21, with a variety of events in Calgary hosted by Sled Island Music & Arts Festival and Arts Commons. The Commonwealth Bar & Stage was the … Continue reading

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Action photography from Cristina Mittermeier at the water’s edge

    Cristina Mittermeier has a fascination with water and the natural and human life that it supports. She writes about it, talks about it, and photographs it. Beautifully. While her underwater photographs of corals, schools of fish and a … Continue reading

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Intangible Cultural Heritage, Sustainability and a Dance from Peru: the Huaconada de Mito

Some might think and say this is just an obscure local dance. The Huaconada is performed in Mito, located 3,286 m high up in the Andes of Peru on just the first three days of January. Mito (Spanish for myth) … Continue reading

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Calgary’s got Soul in the City

Soul Town Cow Town became Soul Town on Saturday night at the Calgary Festival Hall. The Inglewood venue, in partnership with Calgary Folk Music Festival, hosted Soul in the City: Volume 2-A Seat at the Table, one of a series … Continue reading

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Writing about Images: 17 pics from ’17

    Sustainability Sports and music dominated my photography in 2017 as I was unable to make a field trip to Peru to continue with my long-term assignment on sustainable development. I did, however, enter a short film called Sugar in … Continue reading

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The day after Remembrance Day

The Field of Crosses is an annual memorial to soldiers from southern Alberta who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives so that we might live our lives in freedom. It is a deeply moving tribute along Memorial Drive … Continue reading

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Arya the Airedale: a celebration of life

Arya the Airedale (2013-2017) Arya became a big part of our lives just a few weeks after she was born on April 17, 2013. Sadly, she died from renal failure yesterday morning at 10:00 am. A tragic, premature death that … Continue reading

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