The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Erin Penosky is the owner and operator at Koi, an inner-city restaurant that supports Calgary’s arts and music scene. While she knows that the recent rise in minimum wage will affect her business, she is focused on proactively working to ensure that Koi can remain a part of the community.

Many gather from all around southern Alberta to see Banff’s Santa Claus Parade of Lights on Nov 17, 2018, on Banff Avenue.

Children were able to see Santa Claus in the day and enjoy the parade at night. Families were also encouraged to wander over to the Cascade gardens to be a part of candlelight carols, despite the chilling mountain temperature.

In 1975, Elton John was playing a series of benefit concerts at a club called the Troubadour in West Hollywood. It was something of a return to his old stomping grounds, as John played here when he was in the process of getting discovered. His first performances there in 1970 were included as a part of the 50 greatest shows of the last 50 years by Rolling Stone magazine.

Calgary’s downtown core is filled with both high-rises and businesses large and small, creating traffic for hundreds of commuters heading to work or just to get a bite to eat. But on Sept. 21, some of the city’s residents slowed down to show what can be done to some of Calgary’s smallest public spaces for the third annual International PARKing Day.