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Inside HAIRSPRAY with Deidre Lang as Motormouth Maybelle Main Photo

Inside HAIRSPRAY with Deidre Lang as Motormouth Maybelle

We recently had the chance to sit down with Deidre Lang, known for her role as Motormouth Maybelle in HAIRSPRAY. Originally from New Jersey and now based in Las Vegas, Lang has built an impressive career in both Broadway and television. She's graced the stage in major productions such as Ragtime, The Lion King, and Tommy. In our conversation, she gives us an exclusive on what it’s like to play Motormouth Maybelle, her favourite parts of the production, and what it’s like to be on tour!

Calgary’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Adventures Main Photo

Calgary’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Adventures

Calgary is buzzing with a variety of activities and events this Valentine's Day that cater to everyone, whether you're in a relationship, single, celebrating Galentine’s, or simply celebrating with family. Let’s dive into some standout activities happening soon.

Spotlight on Alexys Morera: Bringing Janis Ian to Life in Mean Girls on Broadway Main Photo

Spotlight on Alexys Morera: Bringing Janis Ian to Life in Mean Girls on Broadway

As Mean Girls gets ready to hit Calgary this January, we had the opportunity to sit down with Alexys Morera, the actress who brought Janis Ian to life on the Broadway stage. In this exclusive interview, she shares insights into her role and experiences, giving us a glimpse into the world of this iconic production.

Embracing the Vibrancy of Calgary: A Journey through the University District Main Photo

Embracing the Vibrancy of Calgary: A Journey through the University District

Discover the vibrant heart of Calgary at the University District, where a thriving neighbourhood has emerged from careful planning and progressive development. Explore diverse businesses, serene parks, and community connections, all within walking distance. Join us in this dynamic tapestry of culture and convenience!

Ain’t Too Proud: The Tempting Tale Comes to Calgary Main Photo

Ain’t Too Proud: The Tempting Tale Comes to Calgary

Broadway has an uncanny ability to take real stories and transform them into unforgettable experiences. "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations" is a shining example of this, a Tony Award®-winning musical that serves as a rhythmic odyssey through the captivating journey of The Temptations, the iconic R&B group that emerged from the streets of Detroit to become legends of music history.

Starry Nights and Vibrant Vendors Main Photo

Starry Nights and Vibrant Vendors

When night falls, Calgary comes alive with vibrant night markets. These markets are filled with delicious food, unique items to buy, and live entertainment, making the city buzz with activity. Inglewood, Calgary Night Market, U/D Night Market, Marda Loop, Heritage Park and more are among the best in the city. Each market offers its own special appeal, promising memorable summer evenings filled with exploration and enjoyment. So, gear up for a summer filled with exciting night market adventures that await in Calgary!

17th Ave: Explore the Red Mile Main Photo

17th Ave: Explore the Red Mile

The vibrant neighbourhood of Calgary known as 17th Ave is an energetic corridor that stretches west from the city's downtown core. Nestled near notable sites such as the iconic Calgary Tower and the trendy Beltline district, 17th Ave is just south of the Bow River and showcases a unique blend of energy, diversity, historic charm, and modern allure.

Summer in the City Main Photo

Summer in the City

Calgary is a sanctuary of natural beauty and outdoor exploration when the summer sun graces the Canadian prairie skies. This season turns Calgary into a vibrant playground ripe with countless activities that encapsulate the spirit of summer. Whether it’s the serene activity of floating down rivers, the thrill of biking along scenic trails, or the peace found in city parks, a Calgary summer represents a time of unparalleled magnificence right at the city’s heart. Here are some outdoor activities that can make your Calgary summer unforgettable.

In the Neighbourhood: Bridgeland-Riverside Main Photo

In the Neighbourhood: Bridgeland-Riverside

The neighbourhood of Bridgeland-Riverside was once two separate areas known for German, Ukrainian, and Italian immigrants.

10 Ways to Fall in Love with Calgary Main Photo

10 Ways to Fall in Love with Calgary

Fall in Calgary is a uniquely beautiful time of year. From crisp days with colourful leaves to fresh snowfall and the twinkling lights of the holidays, the season is as changing as it is magical.