A look at my first Otafest Aurora anime convention in Calgary and all the things I checked out: from panels to cosplay and from video game music to the Gala.
Calgary geeks have 13 days to get ready for Otafest Aurora. This one-day anime convention in Calgary takes place on November 30, 2013 at the University of Calgary's downtown campus. I've taken a quick perusal of the schedule and it looks sufficiently geeky. Enough to satisfy many an otaku.
We couldn't have asked for a better day for the third-annual Calgary Japanese Festival. I had a blast documenting the Omatsuri and interviewing the performers. Check out the first article in my 2013 Omatsuri series.
Another Suite101.com migration. The Calgary Jazz Orchestra wrapped up its concert season April 10, 2011 by performing big band jazz by Duke Ellington and Harry Connick Jr. to a full house.
Calgary multi-instrumentalist Johnny Summers and friends delivered an intimate and passionate performance on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre. The event was a CD Release Party to introduce Summers’ third jazz album, Piano Sessions Vol. 1.
The Calgary Jazz Orchestra and special guests presented a delightful jazz concert on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the River Park Church in Calgary, Alberta.
The Secret's Out! Calgary singer-songwriter Sherry Kennedy released her 10th album - "Little Secret" on February 7 & 8, 2013. This country album has plenty to offer. The CD release party offered that and more.