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Calgary school of rock

During the recent 2019 Grey Cup Festival I had the pleasure of watching some of the cities brightest musical talent performing live on stage. The house band from Calgary’s School of Rock ripped up the stage to the joy of the cheering crowd. Calgary’s School of Rock is the leader in performance-based music education. They teach guitar, bass, drums, keyboard…

Lauran Mayell Pure Country

One of the great things about downtown Calgary is the music stage that is set up every summer along Stephen Ave. The music stage hosts a mix of breaking and well known music acts from Calgary and the surrounding areas. It’s a place I often visit to catch a free lunchtime concert and take a break from documenting the streets…

2019 Grey Cup Festival

2019 Grey Cup Festival Nov 23, BMO Centre Calgary Before the final on Nov 24th fans from all the teams converged on the BMO Centre in Calgary for a huge outdoor festival and party. It was a great idea by the 2019 Grey Cup Festival committee to make things a lot more convenient for Canada’s football faithful by hosting all…

Glasgow gallery exhibition

I was lucky enough to have one of my street portraits hung in a gallery exhibition across the pond at The Glasgow Gallery of Photography. The portrait called “Talk is cheap” was of a young lad with a heavily tattooed face that I met outside the court buildings in Calgary, Alberta. To my knowledge he hadn’t been appearing before the…

Friday’s for future Calgary

The school strike for the climate, also known variously as Fridays for Future, Youth for Climate, Climate Strike or Youth Strike for Climate, is an international movement of school students who take time off from class to participate in demonstrations to demand action to prevent further global warming and climate change. Publicity and widespread organising began after Swedish schoolgirl Greta…

Calgary fallen Firefighters memorial

The fallen Firefighters memorial was held outside Calgary city hall Tuesday afternoon paying tribute to the 53 fallen members of the Calgary Fire Department. This annual event recognizes the fallen members of the Calgary Fire Department who died in the line of duty or as the result of an illness related to their service. Alongside CFD officials and the families…

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