Nuit Blanche is a wonder concept Toronto, and now New York, have borrowed from Paris. It is a large district wide series of art installation which welcome the citizen to engage with the art, with each other, and with the city at night. A very special event to experience. They usually run 7pm-7am but in september we could manage a 5pm-2am version.
The Geological Time Scale of the Elbow and the Bow Rivers in Calgary There could be a project in Calgary, with the consulting of professional engineers: For the reconstruction of the Elbow and the Bow Rivers as commercial waterways that would be engineered to the scale and the depth of the old world (EUROPEAN) river canals. The purpose of this would be for the proper rivers and water management in the future generations ...more »
A lot has happened to Calgary in the past 100 years. Perhaps a discovery trail throughout the city to showcase the city. The Freedom Trail in Boston is an excellent way to tour through the city on your own. Simply follow the line.
Let's create our own line through Calgary to show places, items of interest.
The Canada Mosaic Lottery Cultural Fund with The Largest Mosaic on the Planet Earth. Created in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as a lottery from the mosaic value of Pi 3.1415926535. The Original Canada Mosaic Lottery Pi Template is designed personally by: Tyler Achtem. For all copyright collections of the Canada Mosaic in Calgary there is only one original. Interested cultural agencies that would like copies of the Canada Mosaic ...more »
It would be great to have a western skills workshop where people can learn how to crack a bullwhip, throw a knife and lasso and other similar type of skills.
Aweekend event in the summer at princess island or millieum park...called BREAKS BEAT and culture... a 2 day event featuring an electronic music stage... astage for local designers to display thier fashions....and local artists displaying thier paintings throughout the park...this is a huge success here in Toronto
Our mountains have helped shape our culture and run through many facets of our community life! Calgary's unique cultural mosaic in part is due to its proximity to the mountains so lets celebrate Calgarians 'mountain culture'!
Imagine giant outdoor billboards placed alongside meandering pathways throughout Calgary city parks. We can open up a contest to community associations, art associations, schools and senior citizen associations. We will provide 2500 digital cameras (or disposable) to various Calgary groups and ask them to submit 25 of their favourite photos based on the theme "What does Your Community Mean to You? or What does Canada ...more »
Celebrate contributions to Calgary's cultural history from different ethnic groups in Calgary, a month for each group at-a-time.
Present a song celebrating Calgary's cultural history of the past, the present, and looking toward the future.
Same-day ticket booth - discounted tickets for performances and sports games. To support charities, include option for people to donate tickets they will not be able to use with re-sale proceeds going to pre-determined charities.
A city of a million people with a million stories. Facilitate a means of recording Calgarians' stories and broadcast these on the radio throughout the year. Perhaps a dedicated radio station, perhaps a partenrship with an existing station.