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Attainable Homes Announces More Units for Ownership

Attainable Homes Calgary Corporation announced July 16, 2014, that it is offering 69 homes at Skymills by Truman Homes, with 13 units on track for 2014 possessions and the remaining expected to be completed in 2015. The non-profit organization is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The City of Calgary that partners with private industry to help Calgarians buy entry-level homes with a minimum down payment of $2,000.

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containR Art Park Fosters Community Partnerships

containR in Sunnyside is Calgary's first "art park," a village of pop-up venues made up of redesigned and repurposed shipping containers. With hand-painted murals, demonstration gardens, beekeeping, local food, rehearsal areas, incubator and experimental work spaces, and locally built outdoor furniture, the containR village is also versatile enough to accommodate a variety of performances and community events.

Junior Achievement Launches Entrepreneurial Artist Program

Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization offering business education programs to all grade levels, is making its Entrepreneurial Artist Program available to any Calgary Board of Education high school starting in fall 2014. The innovative program’s goal is to provide financial literacy, and entrepreneurial skills and education to any students interested in the fine or performing arts.

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New Urban Development Showcases Local Art in Heritage Building

PASSAGE is an art space dedicated to supporting, promoting and celebrating Calgary artists, and to welcoming the community into an evolving historic space. It is located in a corridor of the heritage Dominion Bridge building in Calgary (803 24 Ave SE), part of New Urban Development's 11-acre redevelopment project.

CSIF Partners with Organizations Across Canada for $100 Film Fest Tour

As a celebration of the 20th Annual $100 FIlm Festival, the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) commissioned Witness, a project that showcased six innovative films shot or finished to 16mm celluloid. The films toured, with artist talks from filmmakers, to five Canadian cities from June 4 to July 4, 2014.

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