Art sales allow for a dynamic mix of artists to showcase their talents and to meet with potential customers. The Wildflower Arts Centre is a facility run by the city of Calgary to teach affordable art classes. Recently, the facility held its annual art sale, the Wildflower Art Salon and Sale, where artists displayed their pieces while also raising money for children to express themselves through dance.
Opened in 1905, the King Eddy began its legendary start up next to the Canadian Pacific Railway coming into Calgary. The longtime bar and hotel was a cornerstone for the beginning of town’s downtown.
Erin Penosky is the owner and operator at Koi, an inner-city restaurant that supports Calgary’s arts and music scene. While she knows that the recent rise in minimum wage will affect her business, she is focused on proactively working to ensure that Koi can remain a part of the community.