Starbucks has always been a place where you can find the world’s best coffees. But in 1971, you would have had to travel all the way to the only store in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market. A lot has changed since then, and Starbucks has become synonymous with not only great coffee, but a place where [...]

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In 1946, The Southland Corporation changed its Tote’m store name to 7-Eleven to reflect the stores extended hours from 7 in the morning until 11 in the evening, 7 days a week. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company operates franchises and licenses for approximately 7,600 stores in the U.S. and Canada. In June, 1969 the first Canadian store opened [...]

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Once upon a time in the early 20th century, people lived in neighbourhoods where they would walk or take some form of public transit to get around. It was a simpler life then where people got to know each other and communities were formed. All of that changed after World War II when urban sprawl [...]

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Calgary Film Festival starts next week

Calgary Film Festival starts next week

13
Sep

From September 19 to 29, lots of people in Calgary will be sitting in armchairs in dark rooms, staring at moving projections. No, it’s not some zombie hypnosis plague sweeping through our fair city–well maybe it’s a little bit like that–but if that’s something you think about, then chances are you’ve seen too many movies. [...]

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It’s going to be warm and sunny all weekend! Perhaps you’re going away somewhere wonderful…perhaps you have to work. For the rest of us, here are 10 fun things to do this weekend:   Float down one of the rivers. Rent a kayak or sailboat at the Glenmore Reservoir. Ride your bicycle somewhere far. Drink [...]

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This last week some of our talent submitted themselves to TV commercials being filmed in Calgary.   First there was a GM Goodwrench commercial. GM Goodwrench are auto repair services for General Motors.   Next was a commercial for the fundraising organization United Way. The United Way of Calgary and area has seen a incredibly busy [...]

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Hell On Wheels Season 3

Hell On Wheels Season 3

17
Aug

During the filming of the third season of Hell On Wheels, disaster struck: the location was placed under mandatory evacuation due to the flooding in Calgary so production was put on hiatus.   Despite the setback, cast and crew worked round-the-clock to get the job done. The two-hour premiere  of season three aired on August [...]

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Tips for successful auditions

Tips for successful auditions

9
Aug

Good luck to our talent with their auditions this summer! Here are a couple good videos on YouTube that might give some last minute pointers.       Clearly Creative loves seeing its talent land auditions. We represent actors, background performers, and more. Call our Calgary office at 403-521-0077 to set up an interview.   Alberta [...]

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New movie to be filmed in Alberta: Interstellar

New movie to be filmed in Alberta: Interstellar

5
Aug

More huge Hollywood stars are en route to our humble prairie province: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine, and John Lithgow.   Christopher Nolan, director of hits like The Dark Knight and Inception, is going to begin shooting his next big-budget science-fiction film, Interstellar. Locations will include Lethbridge, Okotoks, and Longview.   Details are being kept secret but [...]

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