Long-running hobby night instills camaraderie
Walking into Cameron Farn's garage on a Tuesday night is like walking into something out of a sci-fi movie. Paintings of bloody alien-like creatures, life-like superhero figurines, and Victorian-era vests created for cosplay enthusiasts, fill Farn's heated garage in the southeast neighbourhood of Acadia.
This is hobby night for Farn, and eight other Calgarians.
- Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 14:25
- Written by JESSICA CLARK
From orphan to volunteer to Saint Nicholas, Calgarian Ray O'Neil embodies the spirit of Christmas
Santa Claus — that ever-jolly chap who rides on reindeer and fraternizes with little people in pointed, green shoes — acts as a spokesperson for holiday giving. He breaks into childhood imaginations with unfathomable magic. He is retained in memory — even after belief in his existence is tucked away with the tinsel.
- Published on Friday, 18 November 2011 11:56
- Written by Christine Ramos
Yes, there are apps for that, and they're here to help
You wake up. Your tongue feels like sandpaper scraping the roof of your mouth, the taste of tequila lingers in between molars and gums. The first couple rounds are still intact but after that seventh shot, what happened? How did I get home?
- Published on Friday, 18 November 2011 11:03
- Written by Danny Luong
International tournament offers $5,000 in prize money
Warriors from around the world gathered in Calgary to test their skills against each other on the ring at the second annual Canada Cup.
The Canada Cup is Canada's largest tournament of fighting-based video games.
- Published on Thursday, 17 November 2011 12:09
- Written by MELISSA MOLLOY
Taboo Naughty But Nice showcases education and awareness along side feel-good products
The Taboo Naughty But Nice show is one of the only places one can think of that boasts vibrating "rabbits" in one corner, and a drag queen donned in a red ball gown lip-synching to Celine Dion in the next.
The 2011 show held Nov. 10-13 didn't disappoint vendors or visitors.