The Calgary Journal
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Saucy, red-hot and risqué, burlesquercise helps ladies discover their inner vixen

thumbnail copy copy copy copyMention "burlesque" to some folks and they retract in bashfulness and dismiss the subject as some sort of taboo.

The image of scantily clad Christina Aguilera, perhaps even – heaven forbid – nude women flash into mind and usually blushing ensues.

Novy says she remains hopeful despite years of turmoil

NOVYTHUMBNovy, a single mom in Calgary, grew up in multiple foster homes. This is a story about how she has remained hopeful despite years of abuse.

Food and Wine Festival offers local cuisine and alcohol from all over the globe

winethumbThe Calgary Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival was the place to be last Friday night for foodies and wine connoisseurs alike.

At 14 years old, the biggest food and wine festival in Calgary appeared to be in its absolute prime.

Calgary woman opens up about being adopted and her quest for closure

JESSTHUMBNAILAt age 24, Jessica Lovatt is taking steps toward connecting with her birth mom for the first time. Born in Calgary and raised in Edmonton, Lovatt says the adoption process was complicated from the beginning.