Post Tagged with: "Alberta"


Photo by Jason Dziver

Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

Creating a Christmas card perfect holiday in the mountains The snow is so thick, it’s a small miracle that the horse-drawn sled full of wide-eyed, […]

November 18, 2015 ×


Airport art critics agree: this is the work of one painterly pachyderm. Photo: Bob Keelaghan

Elephant Art at the Edmonton Airport

Pachyderm versus Pollack: Lucy the Elephant’s paintings welcome visitors flying into Alberta’s capital How many times have you heard an amateur art critic preach, between […]

October 9, 2015 ×

Experiences, Food

Duncan Ly's artistic scallop plating is something diners may never see again. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

Collaborative dinners at River Cafe in Calgary are one of a kind

Diners and local chefs enjoy a special evening of food, cocktails and wine in Prince’s Island Park The mountain rustic yet warmly luxurious dining room […]

July 10, 2015 ×


Musician Robyn Hitchcock says his first visit to a Western Canadian music festival was unlike anything he has experienced.

Western Canadian folk music festivals produce unrepeatable performances

Wapawekka discusses uniquely Western Canadian festival workshop sessions with musicians Travis Good of The Sadies and Robyn Hitchcock It’s a Western Canadian thing. A thousand […]

June 16, 2015 ×


Millarville Rodeo School 2015 students enjoy a bone-rattling taste of real rodeo competition. Photo Bob Keelaghan

I wanna be a cowboy: An Alberta rodeo education

Kissing the dirt at Millarville Rodeo School The chutes of the corral open. Out bursts a rampaging bronc, leaping off the ground and kicking dirt, […]

May 13, 2015 ×


A group of cosplayers show off their outfits

Pop Culture fans unite at Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo

The Calgary Expo appeals to more than just hardcore science fiction nerds Walking into the entrance the BMO Centre at Calgary’s Stampede Park for last […]

April 10, 2015 ×


The Legacy Trail allows for views that can only otherwise be seen though the window of a fast-moving car. Photo by Bob Keelaghan

Biking the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail

Canmore to Banff ride has scenic, alpine appeal Serious bikers and casual cyclists alike will want to ride the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail when visiting […]

April 1, 2015 ×


Rodney's Oyster House's Calgary location is in a warehouse-sized heritage building. Photo courtesy of Immedia

Rodney’s Oyster House serves up a taste of the Maritimes

Popular seafood restaurant brings Prince Edward Island hospitality to Toronto and Calgary In a 1907 former factory warehouse in downtown Calgary, Alberta, loud groups of […]

February 19, 2015 ×


Photo by Jason Dziver

Play winter paintball in the Canadian Rockies

Capture the Flag offers alternate alpine recreation close to Banff and Calgary Big ebony ravens chuckle and caw in the branches of a jack pine […]

February 10, 2015 ×