Thursday, September 20, 2007

Snap, Subscribe & Win! Contest

October is Read Alberta Magazines Month, and the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association in partnership with Travel Alberta, wants to celebrate by giving you a getaway.

You could win:
-A two-night bed & breakfast package at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge or a one-night room with breakfast package at The Fairmont Banff Springs.

It's easy.


  1. SNAP! - Just like a star? Take a photo of yourself enjoying your favourite participating Alberta magazine in your favourite place-whether it's at home or an Alberta destination. Be creative. We want to see shots of our magazines near and far! From Drumheller's Hoodoos to the Calgary Tower, from the oilsands of Fort McMurray to the Legislature in Edmonton. Show us where you read Alberta magazines, and check out your photos along with other entries in the photo gallery. Each photo submitted is a single entry to win.

  2. SUBSCRIBE! - Triple your chances of winning! Subscribe, renew or buy a gift subscription to any participating Alberta magazine. It's almost the holidays. A perfect time to get a gift for a friend. Or get a gift for yourself. Get a few subscriptions and really increase your chances of winning. Get the idea?
Contest ends: November 15, 2007.

Monday, September 17, 2007

Read Alberta Magazines Month Launch Events!!

Come mix and mingle as AB magazines come to life, taking vivid content from the page and presenting it up close and personal as well as in an interactive and fun way for all of you to come experience.

This year we're kicking off Read Alberta Magazines Month with TWO launch events. The events are FREE and open to the public. Looking foward to seeing you there.

October is Read Alberta Magazines Month. Hurray!

Calgary Launch Event

Art Central, Calgary

100 - 7th Ave. SW

Thursday October 4, 2007
5 pm to 9pm

Reader Felicia Pacentrelli from Freefall magazine; Potter Greg McRitchie with a pottery wheel (remember the movie 'Ghost' anyone?) from Airdrie Life; Scott Henderson on piano and vocals, The Lonely Hunters, and scrumptious h'ors douvres. Check back here for more updates on performers.

Edmonton Launch Event

Audrey's Books, Edmonton
10702 Jasper Ave
Tuesday October 16, 2007
7 pm to 9 pm

Reader Paula Simons (Legacy magazine and Edmonton Journal columnist, journalist, writer, broadcaster)
Musical performance by: Maria Dunn

Hope to see you there!!

Word on the Street!

September 30, 2007

If you like reading, read this: September 30th is Word on the Street. Be one of 30,000 Calgarians to celebrate words with the rest of Canada. With events in Vancouver, Calgary, Kitchener, Toronto and Halifax, you should book it to the Calgary Farmer's Market from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for the 10th Annual Word on the Street book and magazine fair.
There will be readings, discussions, sing-a-longs and workshops to satiate the book-lover in you, while promoting literacy and increasing awareness of Canadian authors (nationally, regionally and locally), publishers, literacy organizations and their resources.

Come visit the Magazines Canada/ AMPA booth at The Word on the Street in Calgary for free magazine samples and special subscription offers.

Find out more at