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Old 04-04-2017, 03:12 PM   #401
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Calgary's Plaza Theatre Cancelled a Screening of 'The Red Pill' and Men's Rights Activists Are Pissed

http://exclaim.ca/film/article/calga...sts_are_pissed

Amidst Safety Concerns, Calgary's Plaza Theatre Is Showing 'The Red Pill' After All
The controversial men's rights activist film is being presented by Fathers Rights Alberta Canada
http://exclaim.ca/film/article/amids...pill_after_all

A large group of concerned Calgarians was relieved when the Plaza Theatre announced plans to cancel its screening of the divisive anti-feminist documentary The Red Pill. It appears the cause for celebration was premature, however, as the theatre has decided to go ahead with the screening.

A Facebook post announcing the cancellation has since been deleted, and while the theatre has not made mention of the screening anywhere on social media, it is in fact showing the movie tonight (April 4).


https://www.facebook.com/FifthReel/?...WSFEED&fref=nf

Due to controversy this week surrounding The Plaza Theatre, we are not comfortable with associating ourselves with the venue at this time, and have therefore decided to postpone this Friday’s screening until further notice.

In lieu of the screening, we are working to set up an alternate, live music-centric, event with Crystal Eyes for which the proceeds will go to women’s support organizations. More information on this will follow as we get it set up.

The Fifth Reel is committed to hosting events that are inclusive for all our patrons. And we have been paying close attention to the situation at The Plaza, and share the same concerns that many have expressed regarding the management’s value judgments towards hate speech and women’s rights.
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It looked like Cotto was doing lots of renos on their Facebook?
Anyone been to Cotto since its opening?
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Old 04-05-2017, 12:03 PM   #403
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Hundreds attend controversial film screening as silent protest takes place outside Kensington theatre

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Molly Malone's is no more, signage up and renovation happening under the name Prohibition Freehouse:

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Old 05-08-2017, 07:13 AM   #405
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It's been closed for a while now. I haven't​ seen any activity for some time now. I'm shocked they haven't opened up now that patio season is here.
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Work appeared to be humming along but the last month or 2 nothing has happened (from the outside at least).
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Old 05-08-2017, 09:20 AM   #407
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http://www.prohobar.com/

A prohibition-inspired freehouse serving libations, eats and entertainment, sure to remind you of a simpler time!
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Old 05-08-2017, 09:45 AM   #408
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We checked out Cotto last week. Was interesting in that we had somewhere to be at 7:00 so we showed up at like 5:10 (opens at 5:00) and they were already full up. No problem, we sat at the bar.

Food was good. Draft beer was a little on the warm side. Prices I feel were a little too much.
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Council approves $1.55B plan to fix notoriously gridlocked Crowchild Trail

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Why the Kensington thread and not the Crowchild thread?
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Why the Kensington thread and not the Crowchild thread?
I couldn't think where to put it off the top of my head. Why don't you add it there?
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Signage up for a new coffee place in The Kensington building at 10th street and 2nd avenue. With it, the gym opening up there, and the Regal Cat cafe that will have the entire commercial section of this development leased out. Lido across the street still has a few bays available.
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Pie Junkie should be opening up in the next few weeks as well!
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Is Brasserie for sale?
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Pie Junkie should be opening up in the next few weeks as well!
Ah yes I forgot about them! I'm still waiting for that amazing pie place to come to Calgary. Fingers crossed it's them.
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