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CALGARY CO-OP: USURPING MEMBER’S RIGHTS

by Joel Schulz – Publisher AN EDITORIAL Effective today, Alberta Buzz is returning to its weekly presence with a new format. Every Tuesday we will be publishing articles of general community interest in addition to our commitment to film and…

No Comments / 507 View / March 21, 2017

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LEGEND OF THE LICH LORD AND OTHER ALBERTA BUZZ CIFF PICKS

by Joel Schulz – Publisher I had the opportunity to write many of the synopses for the Program Guide of this year’s Calgary International Film Festival and view many screeners in the process. A couple of films stood out for…

No Comments / 119 View / September 29, 2015

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PAUL GROSS: LIVE WEAPONS, HYENA ROAD, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Paul Gross and I sat down together at his hotel, on Friday September 25, to discuss the making of his latest production, HYENA ROAD, which was shown at its own special gala at this year’s…

No Comments / 472 View / September 28, 2015

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ASSASSIN OF THE ARTS: Is Gordon Dirks Fit to be Education Minister?

by Joel Schulz – Publisher In September of 2014, the 2015 graduating class of theatre and many music students at Calgary’s Rocky Mountain College should have been returning to complete the final year of their program. However, a serious problem…

No Comments / 202 View / April 27, 2015

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BENJAMIN ROSS HAYDEN ELECTED VICE-CHAIR SAIT FVP ADVISORY COMMITTEE

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Today, February 20, 2015, the Advisory Committee of the SAIT Polytechnic Film and Video Production Program elected local award winning filmmaker Benjamin Ross Hayden to the position of Vice-Chair of the committee for the year…

No Comments / 87 View / February 20, 2015

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The Reel Can is Deeply Saddened by the death of Artist Extraordinaire Michael Green

by Joel Schulz – Publisher A legend in our community, Michael Green, passed away after a tragic automobile accident just north of Regina, Saskatchewan yesterday afternoon. Michael was co-artistic director of Calgary’s One Yellow Rabbit theatre company, founder of The…

No Comments / 142 View / February 11, 2015

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THE SWANSONG OF A KENSINGTON ICON – THE PASSING OF THE HOUSE

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Sadly, after a brief illness, The House Coffee Sanctuary in Kensington passed away peacefully, at the age of 13, on Sunday November 30, 2014 at 9:00 PM MST with all its friends and family at…

No Comments / 364 View / December 1, 2014

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WILL THE REAL HATORI HONZO PLEASE STAND UP

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Calgary debut of Springhammer is tonight, October 20th, at Kensington’s Plaza Theatre. Edmonton producer/director Kevin Kassowan and Calgary executive producer Kevin Kent present Springhammer. Kassowan and Kent, accompanied my Naoto Fujimoto, on a recent trip…

No Comments / 125 View / October 20, 2014

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BSCENE TV: A look behind the makeup

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Producer and Host, Will Stephanie Wilson, brings gut-wrenching reality to a new television series which starting airing on Tuesday September 30th on Shaw TV. BSCENE TV was a year in the making. The brainchild of…

No Comments / 226 View / September 29, 2014

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CIFF DOCUMENTARY SERIES: A REEL CAN PICK

by Joel Schulz – Publisher Each of us has different motivations in choosing what films we watch. As much as I enjoy watching whodunit crime drama, a Herschell Gordon Lewis horror flick, or trip to a far off galaxy, most…

No Comments / 31 View / September 18, 2014