Category Archives: Heritage

A Marvel in his own lifetime. RIP Stan Lee

Stan Lee died today, aged 95.  I had the good fortune to be in the Stampede Corral, Calgary on May 16, 2016, to photograph and listen to the creator of Spider-Man and many other characters in the Marvel universe. It … Continue reading

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Hockey Remembers

The First World War ended this day, one hundred years ago. A special anniversary of Remembrance Day, when we can take a few moments, in unison, to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice of our service men and women, all the … Continue reading

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Yo No Sé Mañana Expo Latino 2018!

Luis Enrique Luis Enrique, the Prince of Salsa was a real catch on the second day at Expo Latino, Calgary’s hottest outdoor festival, and one of the biggest Latino cultural events in Canada. He and his excellent jazzy-salsa band captivated … Continue reading

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Expo Latino 2018 gets Calgary moving

Calgary’s hottest outdoor festival, Expo Latino got the city moving last night in a celebration of Latin America’s rich offerings of food, dance, and music. In its 22nd year, this is one of the biggest Latino cultural expressions in Canada. … Continue reading

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Dance of the wankas and wamlas on the backdeck

  Huaylarsh Moderno The Huaylarsh Moderno is one of Peru’s best-loved dances and it was an honour to have this performed, along with the Marinera Norteña and Huaconada de Mito, by members of Raíces del Perú on my own back … 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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Raíces del Peru awarded Best Cultural Entry award for second time in the Calgary Stampede Parade

Raíces del Peru (Roots of Peru) entered the Calgary Stampede Parade for the first time in 2017. This time around they excelled again and won the Best Cultural Entry award for the second year running. In one of the largest … Continue reading

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