The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Handmade sculptures express the belief that two things can become one

thumb DSC 1470Two figures stand side-by-side, but they are two parts that form a whole. One white, one brown: seamlessly blending in together. The brown rabbit is almost caressing the white ceramic drum.

Looking at one of the largest entertainment events in Western Canada

Brandon and Jedi and Sith LordKelly Dowd has always been into comics; a hobby that grew into a collection. That collection has become much, much more. It became a job.

Dowd, who has served as the owner and operator of Redd Skull Comics for the past 18 years, got his start in the comic book store after a move from Saskatchewan to the bright lights of Calgary.

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.