Managing Editor, Calgary Herald
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blogs.calgaryherald.com — It's no secret that Calgary is home to dozens of first-class cultural performances each year. But for those who need further confirmation, you need look no further than Alberta Ballet's current production, Celebrating Mozart. It's a wonderful tribute to one of the world's greatest composers and a classical mash-up of dozens of outstanding artists in our province.
blogs.calgaryherald.com — If you thought last Monday was a drag, wait until this one hits. It will be the day after our clocks have "sprung ahead," marking the start of daylight saving time. It means we're operating on an hour less sleep than what we're used to, and that can lead to crankiness, sleepiness and a general bad mood.
blogs.calgaryherald.com — Back in the 1980s, there was no television show bigger than Dallas. Millions and millions of people tuned in every week to watch the drama unfold at Southfork, the home of the Ewing family -- a wildly wealthy and dysfunctional family that ruled the oil business in Texas.
blogs.calgaryherald.com — The mere utterance of the word " spa" can be a wonderful thing. The shoulders relax downwards; you take a deeper-than-usual breath; and, for a brief moment you contemplate the world of spa where relaxation and rejuvenation rules. One of the favourite spas in Calgary for more than a decade has been Sante Spa, also known for being Canada's first medical spa.
calgaryherald.com — VICTORIA - Colour us with green with envy. It's the time of year when most Canadians are battling the remnants of winter. Brown grass, leafless trees and less-than-pristine snow banks fill our landscape. Plus, we know another snow storm is likely to hit before spring is truly here.
blogs.calgaryherald.com — When the first season of Survivor aired in 2000, millions of people weren't just exposed to a new genre of reality TV. They were also exposed to the destination of Borneo; specifically, the island of Pulau Tiga, off the north coast of Borneo, Malaysia.
blogs.calgaryherald.com — A visit to Thailand several years ago provided a virtual buffet of things to see and do. The temples were stunning; the culture was colourful; and, the food was delectable. It was an exotic, exciting and energizing trip, but I never really thought of Thailand as a romantic destination.
Meteor explodes over Russia's Ural Mountains; 1,000 injured as shock wave blows in windows (with video)calgaryherald.com — MOSCOW - A meteor that scientists estimate weighed 10 tonnes (11 tons) streaked at supersonic speed over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday, setting off blasts that injured more than 500 people and frightened countless more.
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