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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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A Tale of Two Newspapers | Social Commentary

A Tale of Two Newspapers | Social Commentary

| February 27, 2017 | 7 Comments

“The results might amaze you” Our story begins in the fair City of Calgary, where exists two grand newspaper families (well of course there are more, but these two are the two grand families in town). Family 1: The Heralds Family 2: The Suns As you can see the Heralds have been proud of their […]

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Larkycanuck Productions launches ‘White Hat Project’

| February 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

On Monday August 6, 2012 (Canada Heritage Day) Larkycanuck Productions officially launched the White Hat Project in the City of Calgary, Alberta. The iconic white hat symbolizes the spirit of the new west (viz. the City of Calgary) and its entrepreneurial cred and warm hospitality. For over 60 years, Calgarians have welcomed visitors officially by […]

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Downtown Revitalization Project : Lessons for Canada

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

I step out on to the streets on a balmy summer morning with the daily newspaper tucked under my arms headed to the neighborhood coffee shop. The smell of fresh roasted organic java of some variety is evident in the air inside. The coffee shop is typical of most independent neighborhood cafes with relaxing couches, tables, […]

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Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

Rock Legend Bryan Adam to host Schmancy 2014 | Calgary Lifestyle | Social Commentary

| August 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Schmancy 2014 presented by Enbridge Saturday, February 22, 2014 Schmancy is the must-attend, sure-to-sell-out, event of the year. It’s a non-gala gala that turns the concept of fundraiser on its head. Support Glenbow in a night of arts and culture and look fabulously posh doing it. Tickets are $250 each and include one Glenbow Adult […]

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Calgary Events : Artoberfest | Arts & Design

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Pivot @ Glenbow hosts an annual art-walk event in Calgary in the month of October: The Artoberfest. The name is a play on that other famous global beer fest held in Germany every October – The Oktoberfest. I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Artoberfest event in 2011, which involved a tour of all the […]

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