That time I brewed beer @ [Theoretically] Brewing Co.

[Theoretically] Brewing Co. has been on the #YQL beer scene since 2015 and has participated for the past few years in the International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day. This day just so happens to coincide with International Women’s Day celebrated annually on March 8th.

I had the wonderful opportunity to help out with a crew of diverse women who were ready to get their hands dirty in the art form of micro-brewing.

“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 …

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Small town, big party

Foremost is a town in Southern Alberta, and are vying at a chance to win a "Big Valley Jamboree" of their very own, but need our help. We 'Bertans need to stick with one another. Lana writes: Foremost (my hometown) is in the finals for the Big Valley Jamboree’s “Small Town Saturday Night” contest. It’s …

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Best of the Best – Euro Physical Therapy

In a stunning display of multiple fonts and sizes, the Sun Times is running an ad featuring 2013's "Best of the Best" for physical therapy business – Euro Physical Therapy. I'm really close with the place; mum works there, I'm currently a physio patient and get brutalized massaged there regularly. The proprieter also donated the largest chunk …

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CONTEST! Win tickets to the Movember Gala Parté in Calgary.

That's right, another contest. This time I'm giving away 2 tickets to the Movember Gala Parté! The wrap-up party will feature live shows, prizes and general moustache mania. It's being held on November 30, 8PM at Cowboys in Calgary, so tell your fellow Calgarians about this too. All you have to do to enter is …

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Celebrate local growers at the Galt aka FREE FOOD this Thursday

My gastronomically-talented friends, the Lethbridge Personal Chefs, are holding an awesome free event at the Galt celebrating local producers. You’ll find yours truly there stuffing his face. Amanda writes: Hey foodies and fans! Well, the Most Wonderful Time of the Year is nearly upon us, and we’ve teamed up with our friends at the Galt …

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FNMI Awareness Days at Lethbridge College

FNMI Awareness Days are a chance to celebrate the pride, history and knowledge that are at the heart of Canada’s FNMI communities. The celebration begins today at 9 a.m. with the raising of the college tipi. This event will be followed by opening ceremonies at 11:30 a.m. in Centre Core and a feast of traditional …

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Jazzerwocky jazz & poetry festival

Back in 2001 or so, I worked with Gordon Leigh (from the John Howard Society) and local author Richard Stevenson to advertise a  jazz & poetry festival. The logo above is some of my old work. Anyway, I hadn’t heard much on that front in a few years and am pleased to see that Jazzerwocky …

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The Word on The Street

I took in a bit of “The Word on the Street” festival this afternoon. The streets around the Lethbridge Public Library were closed off for presenters, booths and FOOD. I ate a hot dog.

Sunday, September 25, 2011 marks the day that Lethbridge joins Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Kitchener and Saskatoon in hosting the national Word On The Street Festival and celebration of literacy.

Hosted by the Lethbridge Public Library, the Lethbridge festival is designed to be a playful, all-ages, spill-out-into-the-street community event with something for everyone to see, hear, do, and of course, eat!

More photos after the jump.

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Convocation at University of Lethbridge

Today, I had the pleasure to attend the University of Lethbridge’s convocation to celebrate my sister’s graduation. She received her bachelor’s degree, with an honour’s thesis, in English. I’m really, really proud 🙂 During convocation, we were shown some memorable clips from past honourary degree recipients, one being Chava Rosenfarb, Yiddish writer and Holocaust survivor. …

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Alberta ArtsDays is this weekend

Ashley sez: Lethbridge has been designated as a “flagship city”‘ by the provincial government for Alberta ArtsDays 2010. Only 5 cities get this every year. So we are expanding our annual ArtWalk into a whole weekend’s worth of events, including the SAAG grand opening, Artwalk, AB(original) Fest and ArtsFest. Overall there’s over 200 different artists …

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