A curated Spotify playlist by Selci. Electropop, electronica, ambient, house, R&B, and hip-hop and are my life. Depending on my mood, it’s usually one of these that I gravitate towards. Since I moved to Calgary a year and a half ago, I have been introduced to some truly incredible artists in all of these genres.
Story and photo by Aron Diaz. Some things just go hand in hand: peanut butter and jelly, Mulder and Scully, and Wednesday nights and Rockin’ 4 Dollars. Rockin’ 4 Dollars has been a staple in the Calgary music scene for quite some time and are having their fourth anniversary show – or the “champagne birthday” as organizer BJ Downey playfully calls it – on Feb. 6 at Broken City, which will be played by a special, handpicked line-up of bands that have actively supported the event throughout the years.
Story by Christina Wong. Be quiet. Watch your bags and your children. Don’t crowd the art and definitely do not touch the art. The various spoken and unspoken rules of visiting an art gallery are numerous. The reminders that these rules must be abided by—constant security, words of warning, velvet ropes—are also numerous, telling us that art is something that ought to be revered and respected.
Story by Christina Wong. Calgary’s food scene is constantly evolving, with new restaurant concepts bringing foreign tastes to entice the palate and wow the senses. Flavours and innovations from Argentina, India, Italy, and Japan have all made a splash in recent years, but some of the best concepts are home grown and inspired by Calgary’s innovative past