ELEVEIGHT

My friend Michael Warf messaged me asking to me help promote an inspiring event he's hosting, which happens to be today! ELEVEIGHT is a new "TED-esque" speaker series on the scene in Lethbridge. Why a speaker series? Through branding work I’ve been involved in with IDID, I’ve met countless positive influences on my life – …

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“Spring Flood”

Richard Gottardo produced this beautiful aerial video of Southern Alberta landscape during the recent flooding. Watch: To learn more about how it was made, head on over to PetaPixel or check out his Reddit post. JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a …

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Nishikaze 2014

Dear fellow Otaku, It has come to my attention that Nishikaze, meaning "west wind," is once again upon us. Yes, Lethbridge's very own anime and Japanese culture con is happening on Saturday, June 28 at the University of Lethbridge. Expect nosebleeds this time, because there will be a maid café! Not to mention a cosplay competition…I'm betting on …

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What’s a “Chinook”?

After mentioning the Chinook in my last post, I came to realize that outsiders might have no clue as to what the hell that is. Our city’s unofficial slogan is, “Get blown in Lethbridge!” For your consideration: At first, one might be led to believe that this young gentleman is impersonating Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball,” …

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Lethbian Love’s guide to tobogganing

When our Chinook isn’t breathing her gentle 130 km/h winds in Southern Alberta, Old Man Winter takes over and loads upon us ice and snow. But who doesn’t like a good dump once in awhile? Now, let’s toboggan! Step 1: Gear up on the cheap First things first, if you’re like me and can’t afford …

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Doing hard time for a good cause

Sometimes, being on the wrong side of the law can feel so good, like that time I crossed the street when the hand was flashing orange. The exhiliration! This year I am volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society for their annual Jail-N-Bail campaign! Jail-N-Bail involves mock arrests of willing and fun-loving participants who are taken to a …

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Lethbridge in spotlight: Craig Ferguson on growing for Lethbridge

He's the host of CBS' The Late Late Show and he's literally coming to Lethbridge. Our little city is getting a mention, along with a few chuckles on air: Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that Scottish comedian and festival favorite Craig Ferguson will be hitting select Canadian cities this fall with his witty and hilarious stand up performance aptly …

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Bicycle recreation for the season

Our city has its fair share of trails and pathways, what with the coulees and river bottom. My friend Cody at ISO Foto Studios put together a montage of what it's like to bike around down there in the fall season: JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons …

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Sugoi! Japan Film Festival comes to The Movie Mill

Now that Word on the Street and Arts Days are finally over, here comes some real culture. The Consulate General of Japan in Calgary and the Japan Foundation present the 2013 JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL in Lethbridge, featuring 2 contemporary Japanese films at the Movie Mill on October 19th. Both shows are in Japanese with English …

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$2 movies and concession for Alberta Flood Relief

Basically, you can see some family-friendly movies for either free or a twoonie, while also enjoying ridiculously cheap (by cinema standards) snacks and pop! All proceeds go to Alberta Flood Relief. JonnyI’m a webslinger located in Lethbridge, AB. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons and videogames, and am also a bit of a foodie. …

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