The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Inspiration from the arts community and hard work have translated into success for one Calgary artist

thumb filmmaker-thumbnailWearing multiple hats comes naturally to award-winning artist Danielle French.

 She pursues multiple creative goals and embodies a distinctive combination of traits: creative and pragmatic, exploratory and collaborative, and humble and successful.

Shooting tips for the beginner

DSC 0209 copyWith the start of fall, shooting is a great sport to get outside and literally, “give it a shot.” It’s great at any time of year, but fall especially offers shooters a chance to enjoy beautiful scenery.

I myself have been shooting for four years and hope my experiences will help you when you go out for your first time. As a new shooter, here’s what you need to know before you pick up the shotgun, rifle or handgun.

Canmore chefs showcase fantastic dishes fit for any budget

foodthumbWhen it comes to day trips from Calgary, the town of Canmore takes the cake.

It's about an hour drive west of Calgary, nestled in the Rocky Mountains with picturesque vistas in all directions.

Even in what seems like a land-locked province, opportunities exist to hit the water

boatthumbIt can be intimidating climbing into a small boat that is solely powered by wind. Once being pushed across the water, the experience of sailing can be something relaxing and enjoyable.

Sailing may seem like a summer activity, but as long as the weather stays good, sailors can hit the water as late as October. Many Alberta lakes provide some of the best and most challenging sailing opportunities.