CIFF Day 1 Recap: Opening Gala


Calgary, Film, Play

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Calgary International Film Festival has officially started. Tonight was the opening gala at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Guests were treated to the film The Song of Names, along with a discussion with director François Girard afterward. Here’s a quick overview of what went down and what you can expect next! Day 1: The […]

September 19, 2019

Best Cheap Fitness Tracker Watch


Lifestyle, Health + Beauty, Play, Tech

Reading Time: 5 minutes Fitness trackers are all the rage, and why wouldn’t they be? They help you track your activity, health factors like heart rate and sleep. But they’re also pretty expensive, so what are the best cheap fitness trackers and do they really work? Last year while I was volunteering at the Calgary International Film Festival, I […]

September 5, 2019

8 Must-Have College Tech Essentials


College, Tech, Work

Reading Time: 7 minutes It’s almost back-to-school time but you can’t go back without these must-have college tech essentials. Whether it’s your inaugural year of college or you’re headed back for another, tech makes your life much easier. I never would have gotten through my college years without ample tech. I had an iPad, laptop, e-reader, apple pencil—basically, I […]

August 9, 2019

Review: One Of Us Is Lying


Books, Mystery, Play, Thriller, Young Adult

Reading Time: 3 minutes ✭✭✭✭✭ Bronwyn, Addy, Cooper and Nate all find themselves in a pile of trouble after classmate Simon dies in the middle of detention. And while each one of them knows they didn’t do it, the police narrow in on the four of them as potential murder suspects. One Of Us Is Lying is a thrilling […]

July 15, 2019

Review: It’s Always the Husband


Books, Mystery, Play, Thriller

Reading Time: 3 minutes ✭✭✭✭✭ Aubrey, Jenny and Kate were thrust together their freshman year of university at Carlise when they’re paired together as roommates. It doesn’t take long for their school year and relationship to go awry, and over 20 years later it comes back to haunt them. It’s Always the Husband is a compelling thriller that mixes […]

May 1, 2019

Review: The Star Attraction


Books, Play, Romance

Reading Time: 3 minutes This quirky comedic romance by Alison Sweeney takes you on a romp through the life of Hollywood publicist Sophie Atwater who falls for her new client Billy Fox. Should you read it? Here’s our take.

January 4, 2019

5 movies we’re excited for in 2018


Film

Reading Time: 2 minutes New year, new movies! Who’s excited? New stories, new places for my imagination to travel, new characters for me to meet – I know I am! Not sure yet? Here are 5 movies I’m excited about this year! The Commuter | January 11 Liam Neeson is at it again, and this time he’s on a […]

January 11, 2018