The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

'A Vintage Affair' puts on first weekend sale of spooky fashions from years past

vintagesalethumbA slinky, full-length dress hung on a mannequin in the front foyer; fancy, detailed hats suspended from coat racks and an abundance of colourful jewelry litter the room's show tables — a vintage lover's dream.

With the haunted holiday coming up, A Vintage Affair held their first annual Vintage Halloween Sale last weekend.

Calgary Arab Film Festival seeks to enlighten and entertain

filmfestthumbThis weekend the Uptown Stage and Screen is set to become a buzz with activity, as people from all over gather at the Arab Film Festival.

The festival celebrates the cultures of countries in the Middle East. From Friday Oct. 21 to Sunday Oct. 23, the Uptown will be playing seven movies from different countries of Arab descent, including Palestine and Syria.

'The Royal Winnipeg Ballet brings Wonderland as part of the Alberta Ballet's 45th season

RWB Wonderland marionette Oct2011

The Queen of Hearts, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and Alice herself, will be making a stop in Calgary, clad in tights, tutus, and ballet shoes from Oct. 27–29.

Artifacts include Gatling gun from 1800s and sword of Capt. James Cook from 1700s

Masses of artifacts with no immediate use all covered in a finite dust of unknown origin, yet with enough value to be preserved on shelves. There are two places that this description applies to — museums and storage containers.