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Campaign: Have a Party

Nuit Blanche Calgary

I’ve hard talk online of a Calgary Nuit Blanche, an event DJ Kelly has been spearheading for some time. I believe this would be an excellent, annual addition to Calgary’s cultural events roster. If the popularity of the recent River of Light is any indication, it’s clear that Calgarians would relish the opportunity to enliven their city with all-night culture. DJ Kelly's Nuit Blanche proposal: http://djkelly.ca/2010/06/nuit-blanche-calgary-update/ ...more »

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Campaign: Create, do, or build something to experience for the NEXT 100 years or more

Calgary Modern and Contemporary Museum for the Arts

The Calgary 2012 Start of a New Modern and Contemporary Museum for the Arts. With Cultural Arts Collaboration involving major sponsorship funding, Calgary 2012 could start the design of a Museum and Art Gallery Collection for the Modern Arts. This Modern Cultural Museum for the Contemporary Arts in Calgary 2012 could also include An Educational Centre for the Arts. In partnership with all the major cultural organizations ...more »

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Campaign: Have a Party

Please make DT alive at night for visitors and us !

There is no night life in Calgary. City feels dead and visitors have nowhere to go. Especially DT. There should be places that you could sit in - open till at least 2 AM everyday. People are here for conferences and have no clue what to do after hours as even shopping in DT is a challenge after hours. Please, could we have a safe places for people over 40 at night ? Would be lovely if there would be the music and art ...more »

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Campaign: Do something different

Idea On Fire !

We need big bonfires all the way down 8th avenue mall so that people can shop and socialize outside even in the middle of winter. Great for business and great for people. We have enough boring malls let's do something fun and revitalize the downtown in the middle of winter.

 

I experienced this in northern Sweden and yes it's possible yes it works and yes it can be done... !!!!

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Campaign: Create, do, or build something to experience for the NEXT 100 years or more

More Community Gardens/Cultural Centres!

A city's culture is largely influenced by the food that grows there, how it's cooked and how it's shared. So we need more LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD! A community garden is an excellent place for not only great food to be grown, but for ideas to be shared, relationships to be made and culture to be celebrated! Think of this: a community garden marketplace with local foods, musicians, visual artists, etc. all coming together ...more »

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Campaign: Showcase work created by Calgary artists

Artist Homecoming

2012 should include an artist homecoming. Cultural organizations around the city should be encouraged to program artists that got their start or a major boost to their career in Calgary (alumni from our post secondaries, people born here, etc.), but now work elsewhere could be featured. This should go throughout the creative industries: TV, film, dance, theatre, literary arts, dance, music... Any exhibit or show that ...more »

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Campaign: Create, do, or build something to experience for the NEXT 100 years or more

More Public Funding for Existing Art Organizations

More funding for the arts to strengthen existing organizations. Calgary has a strong arts sector. However, the sector is faced with unprecedented challenges in the areas of paid staff turnover, declining volunteer hours, increased demand for services, escalating operational costs, and anticipated lower public and private funding. More public funding dollars would help to strengthen our current organizations enabling them ...more »

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Campaign: Help make a project in my community happen

Car-free core!!!

A car-free downtown core!!! Like major european cities we could have a walkable and bikeable cultural core that is a major tourist destination. Picture patios, live music venues, art galleries, street vendors, electric transit shuttles & parks PLUS thousands of locals and tourists out enjoying the clean air. From the river to the railroad tracks (9th ave) seems like natural boundaries.

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Calgary 2012 HIGH SPEED RAIL LINK Edmonton: Connecting People

The CALGARY 2012 Super Train: (HIGH SPEED RAIL LINK 2012 - 2112) Connecting CALGARY traveling to EDMONTON. The Super Train connections from Calgary to Edmonton are essential for Calgary to lead the world in Transportation Engineering Architecture and New Technology for the Conservation of the Planet. With MANDATORY Corporate TRANSPORTATION TAX in Alberta and Government support at all levels; Federal, Provincial, and ...more »

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Campaign: Have a Party

Stampede DT Arts Festival

Stampede draws tens of thousands of visitors to Calgary for 10 days every summer. It would be great if those folks could see Calgary as it is the other 355 days a year - bursting at the seams with culture. I'd like to see the Stampede co-host an arts festival on the scale and calibre of the '88 Olympic Arts Festival (for those of you who remember - fabulous theatre, circus, visual arts, dance and more). And wouldn't ...more »

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UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES NEED TO BE IN DOWNTOWN

Agree totally, Calgary needs to bring the college campus downtown. College kids wil hang out 24/7 in the core which will create ambiance and small business will come. These single people don't sleep, they are musician, bohemian, creative, artsy, young, they will add action and life to the Core. I have lived in Montreal and have visited big, trendy cities in Canada and US, I noticed that Universities contribute lots ...more »

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