Out With Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC and Beyond

Being back at work again had me reminiscing and dreaming of care-free ways, summer weather, and holidays. In August, we went on a mini road trip to BC, stopping in Fernie, Cranbrook, and the Fairmont area. In Farimont, we rented this adorable cabin in the woods where life was easy. How I’ve been thinking about …

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A culinary drag event. What does that entail you may be wondering. Well, let me indulge you. Sashay, Fillet brings together the worlds of food and drag. This year, five local chefs from Bridgette Bar, Raw Bar, Purlieu, The Sensory, and London Local partnered up with local drag performers to move through a series of …

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For the next three years you can walk around bridges and pathways in East Village and check out a new art installation by Katie Green. Her colourful and bold artwork is turning heads and causing much conversation. Faces are removed and instead replaced with painted papier-mâché masks. Each of the sixteen covered surfaces are modeled …

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Being as today is International Dog Day, what a better way than to feature my two precious pooches! Gracie, is my rescue mutt from Cochrane Humane Society. I’ve had her since she was one and she’ll be eleven years old in February. She’s basically me, in dog form, but is my heart and soul, and …

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Operating now for the fifth year in Calgary, Brewery and the Beast is an event not to miss out on. It brings together over forty restaurants from around the city showcasing top tasting options, while Phillips Brewing Company, and several cideries and wineries sample drinks to pair with the dishes. The purpose of this event …

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Calgary is becoming quite infamous for their quirky and at times controversial art installations. One of the latest temporary instalments has been placed in East Village to help beautify a public space. It’s a 6.7 metre high structure created by American artist Dennis Oppenheim. It first appeared at Venice Biennale in 1997, and since then …

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