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Anyone who’s ever actually attended the annual cowboy extravaganza that is the Calgary Stampede knows that this city knows how to put on one heck of a great party. Apparently this fact has not been overlooked by those at CNN who know where the top party places in the world are. In their recent article, 15 Places to Party Sort of Like a Rock Star, the Calgary Stampede was ranked as the fifth best party in the world alongside such events as Mardi Gras, Burning Man, and a variety of events worldwide.

The annual ten day event draws over a million visitors every year to enjoy the rodeo, concerts, midway, parade, and agricultural competitions, as well as encouraging everyone to embrace their inner cowboy or cowgirl.

The upcoming 2012 Stampede will be an

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For experienced Calgarians, the idea that this city is a bastion of cultural delights is no real surprise. While the residents of Cow Town certainly revel in the yearly stampede, many also enjoy other forms of culture and entertainment as well.

One such cultural extravaganza will be taking place starting this fall at the Calgary Opera for the 2011/12 season. The opera company is celebrating its 40th season this year with something old and new for opera fans to enjoy.

The Calgary Opera is one of the most successful opera companies in Canada and includes mostly North American performers in their productions.

The mainstage performances that you can see this season are:

  • Nov. 12, 16 & 18: Pagliacci & Gianni Schicchi
  • Jan. 28, Feb. 1 & 3: Moby
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Calgary has many interesting annual events and year-round attractions to keep residents and visitors entertained all year. But in Kensington there is currently an art installation in the works that defies what you might think about art.

A group of artists have been working on a mixed-media installation that embraces a variety of methods and has the added benefit of providing some exposure for each of the artists involved. There is an interesting assortment of sculpture built in and into the house, as well as some amazing (and bizarre) mural work.

The eight artists have been commissioned to create the installation, created primarily with found items, as a wedding gift for Calgary newlyweds Sara Simpson and John Johnston. While many exhibits might

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According to a press release from the Calgary Real Estate Board Calgary's housing market to continue its path to recovery.  

Single family home sales will lead the growth with an anticipated 8% increase in sales, while prices are expected to record only a moderate increase; keeping Calgary in a balanced housing market.

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Boosts in employment in Alberta over the last three months could result in increased housing sales across the province.

Canada’s unemployment rate fell 0.2% to the lowest level since December 2008 last month, putting more money into consumers’ pockets. Alberta was one of the lucky provinces that saw an overall rise in employed residents, while Ontario had an unfortunate decline.

The number of full-time jobs increased in Canada by about 25,000 over July, while the number of part-time jobs dropped by over 18 thousand. While this only places our unemployment rate down to 7.2 percent, it is still a welcome change for the 7,100 people who gained employment overall in July.

With an increased number of people employed in full-time jobs, there may well be

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