The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Trendy Calgarians continue opting to sew their own clothing

sewmachine copyIn an era where instant gratification is more common than a bad winter cold, the notion of making your own clothing seems like a distant dream. Who wants to tirelessly devote themselves to the endurance of constant pricks from pins?

Elle Nguyen does.

cinderellathumbLoose Moose Theatre is well known for its improvisational stage work, and the company is sticking to its tried-and-true methods when putting together the familiar kids tale of "Sleeping Beauty."

While the play is based on the classic Disney story, improvisers from Loose Moose will put their own spin on the tale.

Five tips on throwing a stress-free, successful get-together

diningThe trend of hosting dinner parties has gained momentum faster than a badly cooked crème brulee – due in part to emerging television shows like Dinner Party Wars and Come Dine With Me.

And so the question of the day is, how do you become a great dinner party host or hostess?

WordFest celebrates 25th anniversary of best-selling children's book 'Franklin in the Dark'


Children know all about him – his fibs, his blanket, his sleepover and his visit from the tooth fairy. They know about when he got lost, when he was bossy, messy, and when he wanted a pet.