The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Festival coordinator notes this year’s Alberta films are amongst the strongest in history

For the first time in its history, The Calgary International Film Festival is featuring its local spotlight on five Alberta produced films: “A Legend of Whitey,” “Lloyd the Conqueror,” “Below Zero,” “Theo Fleury,“Playing with Fire” and “Wolves Unleashed.”  

To Kill a Mockingbird hits the stage in a unique way

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"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a literary icon that most have had the pleasure to read. Soon, Theatre Calgary is bringing the words of Harper Lee to life from the stage on Oct. 11 to Nov. 6.

Calgary-based stylist traveled the world to find success

The old brown in-fill house with a wooden plank walk doesn't convey the impression that an internationally renowned hairstylist has a salon on the second floor — neither does the black pirate kite hanging from the porch light above the door.

Benjie Alcantara works at Angles Hair Salon downtown twice a week, on Thursdays and Fridays. The remainder of the time he cuts hair in a private salon in his home in northeast Calgary.