Straight from the airwaves: Radio YYC streaming local artists 24 hours a day

Calgary has nearly all of the pieces in place to become a powerful figure in the Canadian music scene. There are artists from nearly every genre here in Calgary, if you know where to look. There are recording studios ranging from state-of-the-art DIY setups to award-winning commercial spaces that record international touring acts and local legends alike.

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Etsy Made in Canada: from online shopping to the over-the-counters market

With many local markets featuring handmade goods to choose from, the popular online-shopping website Etsy Made in Canada stands out from the crowd.

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Calgary Zoo's Illuminasia brings action-packed show to the main stage

The annual Asian multicultural event, Illuminasia, returned to the Calgary Zoo this year, illuminating the grounds with cultural décor, lights and brand new additions to the live show lineup.

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Non-profit organization allowing local artists to make some noise

Sofar Sounds is a worldwide, non-profit music organization with an aim to bring the focus back on the music. Sofar began in London after founders Rafe Offer, Rocky Start and Dave Alexander realized that no one was really listening to bands that were playing at local bars and pubs.

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