Calgary Alert

Calgary Alert
April 2009

Green with Envy
With style and sustainability no longer mutually exclusive, it’s time to treat yourself to spring’s must-haves and must-dos that let you look good and live green. Fashion saving the planet? Sounds like a fair trade to me.
Lynda Sea

What: Funky new line of vegan footwear that’s 100% animal and cruelty-free.
Why: Heel the world.
Where: Green Bee Boutique [greenbeeboutique.ca], 403-457-2130.

REAP’s Responsible Shopping Event
What: Wrapping up REAP’s (Respect for the Earth and All People) Down to Earth Week the “green market” features planet-friendly finds.
Why: Guilt-free shopping. Need I say more?
When: Saturday, April 4, 1-5 pm.
Where: SAIT’s Colonel Walker Hangar, 1301 16 Ave. N.W. ($10 advance tickets or $15 at door)

Turk + Taylor
What: The West Coast duo craft beautifully tailored separates and signature organic tees.
Why: All pieces come with plantable treviso (Italian red and white lettuce) seeds stitched inside the tag.
Where: Worth, 119, 1013 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-1003.
-Photo: Julia Galdo

The Spa Ritual
What: Pamper yourself with their all-natural beauty and bodycare products and services like the coffee and sea kelp contour body wrap.
Why: Answer that beauty call.
Where: 106 Crowfoot Terrace N.W., 403-547-9558.


What: Marda Loop’s cool new space features a David Adjey-designed menu of seasonal, local and organic dishes.
Why: Have a close encounter of the food kind.
Where: 2018 33 Ave. S.W., 403-249-0605.

Flare is giving away tickets to see rock band Thriving Ivory live in concert. The first 5 people to email nikkiwindup@gmail.com and enter THRIVING IVORY IN CALGARY in the subject line will each win a pair of tickets to their show at The Marquee Club in Calgary on April 15, 2009. Don’t miss it! Visit www.flare.com/thrivingivory (Note: Only winners will be contacted)