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Stampede announces 2016 Nashville North lineup

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“Some of the most popular country music acts from across Canada will be hitting the stage at Nashville North and we are thrilled to welcome such a talented group of performers to the Stampede this year, especially in Calgary's 'Year of Music',” said ...
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Calgary Expo kicks off at Stampede Park

CTV News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, known to be the largest pop culture convention in western Canada, officially got underway on Friday morning as hundreds of cosplayers took part in the Parade of Wonders.
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Queen Elizabeth II visits Calgary 1:00 - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Check out a young Queen Elizabeth's excitement as she and Prince Philip watch the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede during the first of four royal visits to the city back in 1959. The Queen turns 90 today. The Queen at 90: Why Elizabeth has so ...

Calgary Stampede to feature Fox Run Chardonnay - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Fox Run Vineyards will have a starring role north of the border come July. That's when its 2015 Doyle Family Unoaked Chardonnay will be the featured white wine at the premium venues of the famous Calgary Stampede, according to an announcement made ...

Cruickshank: Maple Creek's up-and-coming cowboy stoked for Stampede debut

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Already, he's been invited to the Calgary Stampede. “Pretty cool,” says Parsonage, who turned 23 last month. “Definitely a dream.
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Comic Expo 2016 off and running

Calgary Sun - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Entrepreneur and self-body-painting genius Kay Pike works her Cosplay Canada booth as Ironman (it took 16 hours for her to paint this on herself) during the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alta., on Saturday, April 30, ...

2016 Lecture of a Lifetime focuses on the power of storytelling

UCalgary News - ‎21 hours ago‎
That was a key theme of van Herk's talk on Saturday, April 30 at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning as she delivered the 2016 Lecture of a Lifetime - one of the University of Calgary's most prestigious annual events, each year showcasing ...

Calgary Comic And Entertainment Expo's Best Cosplay Of 2016

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo drew over 100,000 pop culture fans to the Calgary Stampede grounds over the weekend.

Fortney: 56 paintings to honour a caring nurse and much-loved mom

Calgary Herald - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Michelle, a full-time artist with a degree in art education from the University of British Columbia, worked with her sister in 2014 to create much of the western-inspired artwork in the Calgary Stampede Dream Home; her art can be found in many private ...
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Calgary city council asks Flames to consider other arena locations

CTV News - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Without completely slamming the door shut on constructing a 20,000-seat arena, a 30,000-seat football stadium and fieldhouse all in the yet-to-be-developed West Village, the Flames were asked to work with the city and Calgary Stampede in investigating ...

Doug Dirks on culture shock and Calgary arts - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Theatre Calgary was staging plays in a converted tractor showroom on 9th Avenue. Weekends consisted of trips to the Tradewinds or Carriage House Inn to see local bands, or heading out to the occasional concert at the old Corral.

Rowan House Hope and Healing Gala a success

High River Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
Botten said guests enjoyed performances by the Calgary Fiddlers, Walter MacDonald White Bear, Tanya Ryan Band and Lyndsay Butler, and were also given the chance to meet and mingle with Calgary Stampede Royalty. “We could not do this without our ...

Valiant Stampedes Into The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

Bleeding Cool News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
CALGARY-EXPO_LOGO This weekend (April 28th to May 1st), Valiant will be set up inside of Calgary's Stampede Park at booth #904 for the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.
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Calgary Expo: Karl Urban talks about paying tribute to the original Bones, and may have revealed a plot twist in the ...

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“It was quite a nerve-wracking experience because obviously I have a long term appreciation and affection for Star Trek,” said the New Zealand actor Saturday afternoon at the Stampede Corral during the Calgary Expo. “It was one of the TV shows I ...
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William Shatner gets a stamp and honours the memory of his friend, Leonard Nimoy, at Calgary Expo

Calgary Sun - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He told stories about the perils of tranquilized, and non-tranquilized, horses on parade routes, a nod to his 2014 stint as parade marshal for the Calgary Stampede. He talked about riding a motorcycle that he designed from Chicago to Los Angeles ...

Don Henley, Serena Ryder announced for Oxford Stomp

Calgary Sun - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The acts have been announced for this year's Oxford Stomp taking place July 15 at Fort Calgary and the headliners are a nice mix of the classic and the current, with Eagles legend Don Henley and, Ms. Stompa herself, Serena Ryder topping the bill ...

Wild Things: Forum to explore life with animals in Calgary

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“It's about urban animals,” said Caroline Loewen, co-ordinator of the institute within the University of Calgary's Faculty of Arts.

Calgary Expo: Audience charmed by Harry Potter villains the Malfoys

Calgary Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Jason Isaacs, right, and Tom Felton, the Malfoys from the Harry Potter films, speak during their panel during the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alta., on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Lyle Aspinall / Postmedia Network.
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The Flames' CalgaryNEXT arena plan could cost $1.8 billion, double the original estimate, says a city report

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The report heads to council Monday and recommends city administration, the Calgary Municipal Land Corp., Calgary Stampede and Flames ownership consider a new arena on or near Stampede Park, upgrade McMahon Stadium and build a public field ...