The Calgary Journal
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Profiles

Julie Mortensen shares the passion that drives her career

 Julie 4thumbJulie Mortensen is laughing with her head of red curls thrown back - as she does often and easily - while remembering a story from her childhood that seemed to foreshadow her career as a Calgary actor.

Cantares Venezuelan Choir shows what their music is all about

3thumbLaughter fills the musty beige room of the Old Y Centre in Calgary as the Cantares Venezuelan Choir takes a break in their rehearsal, bouncing jokes between one another.

'In Winter' one of many student performances during Taking Flight festival

1thumb This April, third-year theatre major Britt Babott will be presenting her first work as a playwright as part of Taking Flight — a festival of student works at the University of Calgary.

New organization reaches out through the arts

thumbguitar1 As music fills the room, dancers are moving gracefully to the beat, spinning and swaying to the melody. Across the hallway, teenage boys are drawing and painting on paper. Downstairs, guitars are strummed loudly and erratically. Listening closely, a blues melody begins to appear.