Category : The Reel Can

Lindeman Banner

An Intimate Interview with Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station

by Michelle O’Keefe, Executive Editor and Joel Schulz, Publisher At this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival, Michelle had the occasion for an intimate discussion with Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station, about her music and inspirations. Sitting by the banks…

No Comments / 852 View / July 31, 2016

IMG_0508

Photos Of BRAIDS & The Weather Station – Folk Fest

by Michelle O’Keefe – Music Editor/Assistant Publisher This past weekend The Reel Can attended Folk Fest. We got to interview Corb Lund, Kris Demeanor, The Weather Station, and BRAIDS. I will be writing the articles, which will follow in a…

No Comments / 512 View / July 27, 2016

WOTE 1

MICHELLE CHATS WITH 2016 JUNO AWARD WINNERS WALK OFF THE EARTH

by Michelle O’Keefe – Music Editor/Assistant Publisher Recently, Joel and I met, backstage, with Ryan Marshall and Joe Cassady of Juno Award winner Walk Off The Earth, just prior to their concert at the Coca Cola Stage during Calgary Stampede….

No Comments / 1495 View / July 13, 2016

Emily McCormick

1800 VOLUNTEERS – THE BACKBONE OF A SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL

by Joel Schulz and Michelle O’Keefe Every aspect of the Calgary Folk Music Music Festival is run by volunteers. We met with Emily McCormick, Volunteer Manager for the festival to discuss the seemingly formidable task of assembling a group of…

No Comments / 862 View / July 12, 2016

IMG_3329

Calgary Folk Music Festival’s Artistic Director Talks With The Reel Can

by Michelle O’Keefe – Music Editor/Assistant Publisher Michelle and Joel sat down with Kerry Clarke, Artistic Director of Calgary Folk Music Festival, the second in a series of articles based on interviews with the Festival’s management team. Readers have shown…

No Comments / 1037 View / July 4, 2016

13329569_10153453418071891_6127110149659049728_o

THE REEL CAN TALKS WITH FOLK FEST ED DEBBI SALMONSEN

by Joel Schulz – Publisher and Michelle O’Keefe – Music Editor Last Thursday, at Festival Hall, The Reel Can sat down with Debbi Salmonsen, Executive Director of the Calgary Folk Music Festival, where we had a candid conversation about this…

No Comments / 1013 View / June 24, 2016

Randy Newman 1

THE REEL CAN IS PUBLISHING AGAIN

After a hiatus of nearly two years, The Reel Can is back on line again and will be publishing regularly. We have archived our articles and will be reposting starting early in and throughout the summer. In the meantime we…

No Comments / 261 View / June 3, 2016

MV5BMTY1ODUxMTY1N15BMl5BanBnXkFyZXN1bWU@._V1._SX450SY450_

AMPIA AWARD WINNER Aaron Sorensen Accuses Film Commissioner of being a fraud and coward.

I am accused of being an asshole. by Joel Schulz – Publisher I am sharing a private message exchange between Alberta filmmaker and AMPIA award winner, Aaron Sorensen, and myself over the issue of film subsidies and his accusations that…

2 Comments / 283 View / June 11, 2014

1920530_10151884467751891_2018940870_n

THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT BEGINS WITH THE CALGARY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor Once again, like clockwork, the film festival circuit in Calgary begins with a big bang. The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF), now in it’s 11th year, runs this year from Monday April 7th to…

No Comments / 167 View / March 5, 2014

LUKE AZEVEDO

INTERVIEW WITH THE FILM COMMISSIONER: LUKE AZEVEDO

by Shannon Buckley – Managing Editor To officially kickoff The Reel Can’s first few issues, we have chosen to introduce a few of the amazing people in Calgary who spend their days working to further the Alberta film industry. Kicking…

No Comments / 115 View / February 5, 2014