Category Archives: Arts

Comparing Budget 2010 to Budget 2009

by DJ Kelly February 9, 2010

Did you know you can download the ministerial business plans from Alberta.ca? With today’s Budget announcement and everything available at budget2010.alberta.ca, I thought, “I wonder if budget2009.alberta.ca looks anything alike?” Well it turns out not only do the sites look and function the same, they have much the same information. Meaning it is VERY easy […]

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Year-End Blog Review

by DJ Kelly January 3, 2010

As 2009 comes to a close I wanted to take a look back. It was a good year for me personally and I think this blog shows some of the highlights that come to my mind when I reminisce about the last year of the decade. I could simply select my favourite posts, but I […]

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PechaKucha Calgary #2 is tomorrow!

by DJ Kelly December 2, 2009

Do you know what PechaKucha Night is? If you do, I know you’ll be at the second Calgary PechaKucha tomorrow (Thursday) at 7pm at the Uptown. If you don’t, trust me, you have to come and check it out. You won’t regret it. You won’t regret it because of the format. Each presenter is given […]

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Art vs. graffiti, Shaw Millennium Park destroyed

by DJ Kelly August 27, 2009

I have seen the City of Calgary screw up before but never in such a spectacular fashion. Last week I heard about a new City art program that sounded pretty cool to me. In response to comments from Shaw Millennium Park users that the park was dull and didn’t provide the kind of urban energy […]

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Loving or hating Calgary’s new bridge is not as easy as it sounds

by DJ Kelly July 29, 2009

A few months ago I wrote to ask Calgarians to wait until the design of the new Santiago Calatrava bridge was released before deciding if the $22 million price tag was worth it. The design was supposed to be released by the end of May, then the big day was scheduled for August 6, before […]

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