arts

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 …

Read moreNishikaze 2014

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 …

Read moreLethbridge in spotlight: Craig Ferguson on growing for Lethbridge

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 …

Read moreSugoi! Japan Film Festival comes to The Movie Mill

Getting to know Lethbridge, just a bit more

I've met quite a few people whose first impressions of Lethbridge were from Lethbian Love. Some even because good friends. If you're moving to Lethbridge, a student coming to college or university, or just a tourist passing through, chances are you want to soak up as much information about the city and surrounding areas as possible. …

Read moreGetting to know Lethbridge, just a bit more

“East blown west,” or “Lethbridge’s anime festival returns!”

Nishikaze, Lethbridge's anime convention, is back for 2013 after a brief hiatus. Coming June 15: Nishikaze is an annual convention held in Lethbridge, Alberta at the University of Lethbridge. Nishikaze is striving to become the premiere anime and Japanese pop culture in event in southwestern Alberta, bringing together anime fans to celebrate the best in Japanese culture …

Read more“East blown west,” or “Lethbridge’s anime festival returns!”

Galt Museum brings us “Nerd Fest”

From March 21-23, The Galt Museum & Archives is holding "Nerd Fest," featuring all sorts of comic book, gaming, trivia, space geekery…and even socialization (with possible dancing/touching)! Nerd Fest kicks off with the history of comic books, followed by a 2-day workshop with leading comic book artist Scott McCloud, a pop culture movie trivia night, and …

Read moreGalt Museum brings us “Nerd Fest”

Movember events around the city

Here's a round-up of the Movember events (that I've come across) happening in the city. Also, don't forget that there's still a few days left to enter my Movember Moustache Mitten contest, as well as a chance to win a pair of Gala Parté tickets. — LCSA's Cowboy Cabaret fundraiser this Friday The Lethbridge College …

Read moreMovember events around the city

3x8x10 Contemporary Art Raffle happening this Friday at the SAAG

I came across this ditty today: Please join us for our annual fundraiser this November 30, 2012. Tickets are $35, or 3 for $90. Every ticket is a winner! The way it works… Purchase a ticket through one of our board members via email to [email protected] Every ticket will guarantee you a single work. Each …

Read more3x8x10 Contemporary Art Raffle happening this Friday at the SAAG