The Royal Canadian Legion #26 Col. Moore Branch in Banff honoured Canada’s veterans and serving members Remembrance Day 2016 Continue reading “Banff Remembers with Honour”
Blow Wind High Water, by Canadian Playwright Sharon Pollock, is centred on not the first, but so far the worst flood in Calgary’s history.
When Courtney Lovgren and I began her interview, she started with saying, “I’m glad you are sitting down.”
SIGNS OF SPRING, Journaling Workbook for You Continue reading “Signs of Spring”
The most inspiring stories are often “the story as it happened,” Comedian Niek Theelen.
Theatre Calgary’s A Thousand Splendid Suns is based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini, and adapted by Ursula Rani Sarma
It is not an easy task interviewing Tony Spoletini, one of the “tre amici,” and the front man of the Spolumbo’s Deli. Not because he is difficult to talk to, but because he is one of the friendliest people around. His affability shines as he greets every person who enters, and they him, with a warm handshake or a hug. Continue reading “Spolumbo’s Fine Foods and Deli, 25 Years for the tre amici”
Founded in 2003 by, Peter Van Thiel, Calgary Circus Studio has become a home for performers and athletes who are looking for something “a little different.”
Although Van Thiel’s original goal was to travel with students to different parts of Canada, when he was ready to pass the baton, the new head of the circus, Cary Lam, who was just returning from travelling the world for four years, had a different vision.
“My mission has been to provide a home for anybody who needs circus.” Continue reading “At home with the Calgary Circus Studio”
Calgary’s East Village restoration has been an ongoing project that first surfaced in 2005. Surviving the floods of 2013 with minimal damage, the project carries on with the recent grand opening of Studio Bell’s National Music Centre along the old “Whiskey Row” on Canada Day in 2016. Continue reading “Studio Bell – National Music Centre”
The lives of 76 year-old, Stanley Wiese’s family changed almost overnight after he suffered a brain injury after falling and banging his head while carrying wood to his basement. Continue reading “Brain injury: Surround yourself with love”