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Spotlight heats up on local Alberta films PDF Print E-mail
Written by APRIL IP   
Friday, 23 September 2011 12:58

Festival coordinator notes this year’s Alberta films are amongst the strongest in history

For the first time in its history, The Calgary International Film Festival is featuring its local spotlight on five Alberta produced films: “A Legend of Whitey,” “Lloyd the Conqueror,” “Below Zero,” “Theo Fleury,“Playing with Fire” and “Wolves Unleashed.”  

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Party Safari makes a stop in Calgary PDF Print E-mail
Written by Roxanne Blackwell   
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 10:22

Clad in ‘80s style business attire, armed with an FM transmitter and 200+ boom boxes, “Tom + Gary’s Dynamic Dance Party Delivery Service” stopped by Calgary on Friday night to host what was billed as a “decentralized dance party,” or “DDP.”

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Calgary Electronic Music Festival opens eyes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Derek Neumeier   
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 09:21

Showing the brighter side of the controversial music scene

When some people think of electronic music, they often associate the genre with ideas of underground raves and explicit drug use. The annual Calgary Electronic Music Festival, hosted Sept. 17 in downtown’s Shaw Millennium Park, aimed to show Calgarians that the local electronic music scene can safely cater to people of all ages and types.

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Eight steps to becoming an iTunes artist PDF Print E-mail
Written by JENNI O'Nyons   
Friday, 29 April 2011 13:00

Local singer details how to become an online musician

As an aspiring singer, Melissa Martens, 19, was pleasantly surprised by the process of recording her first EP. Martens finished recording her six song EP, titled “Standstill,” at the beginning of April and plans to release it on iTunes soon.

Martens says she wanted to record for years but didn’t know how to. She decided to turn to an expert: Elijah Lucian, founder of EvoLucian Music.

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SAIT bar to host Japanese relief benefit PDF Print E-mail
Written by JENNI O'NYONS   
Thursday, 28 April 2011 10:25

Goodwill, art and music to come together at The Gateway

Members of the Calgary arts community and SAIT students will gather at The Gateway on April 30 to raise money for the Japanese relief effort.

The event will include a silent auction, dancers, and performances from several local bands including Matt Blais, Hunger Hush and Lindsay Ell.

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