The stars are out in full force for the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, but so far it’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi who’s stealing the show. The self-described policy nerd took that nerddom to a whole new level Friday morning, heading over to Stephen Ave. to join the Expo’s kick-off Parade of Wonders festivities. Sporting a festive costume inspired by Dr. Who’s Eleventh Doctor, the popular mayor was all smiles while posing for photographs and selfies with stars and fans alike. MORE.
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Breakfast Television’s Jill Belland visits the Calgary Expo grounds before doors open to talk to WETA Workshop’s Richard Taylor about his work imagining the world we see on scree in the Lord of the Rings saga, and gives a preview of what fans can expect to see at the Expo. MORE.
Organizers of the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo are taking extra steps at this year’s event to cut down on sexual harassment of guests, particularly those who come dressed up in costume. Cosplay, as it’s known, is popular among many attendees, who show up to the event in elaborate homages to their favourite fictional characters. That, however… MORE.
He’s best known for his iconic role as C-3PO in the Star Wars franchise – but maybe he missed his calling as a meteorologist? British actor Anthony Daniels decided to try his hand at television while visiting the set of Global Calgary for an interview on Friday. First he joined Meteorologist… MORE.