I attended the opening night of the 9th Annual Calgary Underground Film Festival that featured the re-edited premiere of God Bless America directed by former Police Academy star Bobcat Goldthwait and starring Joel Murray, Bill Murray’s brother, who turned 50 on this night. What a fab film. Two thumbs up. Click on the photo image below to view […]
Remember that movie with Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell – A night at the Roxbury, where their characters, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi, pitch the ingenious idea to club owner Zadir (Chazz Palminteri) about the unique club concept where the building exterior is constructed to resemble the interior of a nightclub, and the interior resembles […]
The Colombian Consulate in Ottawa featured my blog post in its inaugural newsletter to its citizens residing in Canada.
December 28, 2011 Arrived at Quito after an awesome flight from Miami. High elevation. Takes a day or two to get used to the air volume for those coming from sea level areas. Since we came from Calgary, the adjustment didn’t take long. Public tours of the inside are allowed. Ecuador currency is the US […]
To have over 150 people show up on a crispy Friday evening in Calgary to view the work of local artist Chris Flodberg is inspiring by itself. To have them show up in the midst of a much awaited Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets hockey game (The Flames waited nearly 16 years to welcome back […]
Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, which has become a notable home and incubator for emerging artists. I recall from my days of living in NYC that the ultimate ‘cool’ factor among the hipster crowd was not to be seen among the hoi polloi of Manhattan but instead among […]
The transformation of Calgary from its traditional “Heart of the New West” homely image to a trendy globally connected hub started several years ago as major international players from Eastern Canada and British Columbia, south of the Border, and across the Oceans started to open up their local digs in Cowtown (Calgary). With any major trans-formative […]