Category Archives: Heritage

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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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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