Be kind, please rewind (stolen from Jane McCullough)

Back in the fall of 1995 I was a recent university grad trolling the employment agencies downtown with my resumé, when I heard that the editor of Vox, Ian Chiclo, was going to be heading up a new “alternative weekly” paper here in Calgary. more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Urban Living

Beef is back, baby

Calgary has been trying hard to shake its redneck, meat-and-potatoes image over the years, and our food and restaurant scene has definitely expanded to include many talented and innovative chefs. more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Food 1 Comments

Arts Seen - Week of March 5, 2015

Flipping through the Fast Forward Weekly archives this week as we prepared to send the final paper to press, each issue holds memories — familiar bylines from the early days, like Lori Montgomery, Nikki Sheppy and Anne Severson more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Arts Seen

Animated objects on the loose

For the first time in the history of the International Festival of Animated Objects (IFAO), which debuted in 2002, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop is on the bill. And next year, one if its members will be running the entire show. more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre

Secret art

When The Source on 17th Avenue S.W. was transformed from a snowboard and skateboard shop into LESS 17, a trendy store still owned by The Source that sells menswear, a new art gallery took shape in its basement. more »

Mar 5, 2015 12:00 AM Visual Arts

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