Marginalization and substance abuse

When Sunny Drake talks about addictions, he doesn’t just focus on alcohol, drugs and sex — the trio of taboos. The creator of X, a one-man multimedia show opening at Motel on September 16, views the topic of addiction from a broader perspective. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Theatre

The race for Redford’s riding

With the Progressive Conservative Party leadership election over and done, it appears the next hot contest will be in Calgary-Elbow as contenders vie for Alison Redford’s vacated seat. more »

Sep 11, 2014 News & Views

Secondary suites again

City administration has reported to council on secondary suite policy 29 times since 2005. more »

Sep 11, 2014 News

A minor place

Ponderous and lyrical, the music of Calgary-based singer/songwriter Clinton St. John is often like thumbing through a picture book, textured and laced with narrative — a comparison made real back in 2012 with the ambitious CD and illustrated book set more »

Sep 11, 2014 Previews

Vincci Tsui

Do you even braai, brah?

I’d heard about PaSu Farm from local food lovers many times before, but was just reminded recently that its summer Saturday buffet barbecues were almost ending for the year. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Food

Drew Anderson

Damn dam

A grassroots movement to halt government plans for a massive reservoir in Springbank is picking up speed. more »

Sep 11, 2014 News

Living the High Life

Ground Zero Theatre starts its 17th season with the help of some drugs, crime, humour and heart in High Life, a Canadian play that has drawn comparisons to the works of Quentin Tarantino for its strong language, violence and thematic content. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Theatre

Caffeinated chill-outs

Electronic music in all its forms pairs surprisingly well with coffee. DIY weirdo Matthew Herbert once recorded the sound of beans being poured into an empty herbicide container in the appropriately labelled track “An Empire of Coffee.” more »

Sep 11, 2014 Previews

Reordering space with art

She was walking through Lindsay Park, just as she does most days; the park where the river had its way during the 2013 flood. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Viewpoints

LaRae Lobdell

Quick and dirty

I am a man who tends to ejaculate prematurely. Not all the time — but at least 50 per cent of the time, I’m good for two to three minutes and then I really have to be careful. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Savage Love

Drew Anderson

David Cutting and Garrett McCoy

Meet David Cutting and Garrett McCoy, organizers of the new monthly movie series Velvet Cinema. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Your Face Here (2 Comments)

Hacking the dating matrix

In an era when Reddit and rogue comments sections amplify all the wrong voices. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Film Reviews

Building a better dystopia

When you really get down to it, the theme in board games should be superfluous. more »

Sep 11, 2014 Boxed Worlds

from the blogs homepage

  • Calgary International Film Festival

    Enter for your chance to win a pair of general admission passes for a screening at this year's Calgary International Film Festival, running September 18-28. more »

  • Zeus

    Enter for your chance to win guest list for you and a friend to see Zeus live at Republik on Wednesday, September 17. more »

  • Circle the Wagons

    Enter for your chance to win tickets to the first annual Circle the Wagons traveling carnival on Sept. 20. Enjoy local food from YYC Food Trucks, Village Brewery beer gardens, music on the BassBus stage, art, performers, and more! more »

  • Calgary Home + Design Show

    Sept 18-21 at BMO Centre is where it all comes together for every home improvement project! With 350 exhibitors, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for stylish living throughout the show. Two tickets could be yours. more »

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  • Hi Dan, it seems to be working on our end. It's an email link, so it should open your default email...

    Drew Anderson | Circle the Wagons

  • Link to enter contests isn't working

    Dan Frederickson | Circle the Wagons

  • Hi Joanne, they're at the South Calgary Park and Marda Loop Community Centre.

    Drew Anderson | Circle the Wagons

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