The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


With a lifelong desire to be artists, Nikki Smith and Janelle Reithmeier jumped at the opportunity to create a stylized, preference-focused tattoo parlour they both had in mind, opening Electric Odyssey almost 5 years ago.

Samuel Obadero was sitting on the CTrain one day when he looked around at his fellow passengers and realized that he could “literally see the world around me.”

  Rocky Mountain Flying Trapeze has been in operation for four years. Located across the road from Calaway Park, Lucy Hyndman and Giselle Wilson are Calgary's first high flying circus performance trainers.  

Rocky Mountain Flying Trapeze from MRU Journalism on Vimeo.

As a kid growing up in the '90s, I was lucky enough to have watched, arguably, one of the funniest decades of television. I probably paid more attention to The Simpsons and Seinfeld than I did my elementary school teachers, and I certainly had the grades to show for it. I was more interested in seeing what quirky characters Adam Sandler and Chris Farley had in store on Saturday Night Live, rather than watching Hockey Night in Canada.