The Homestretch | Mar 1, 2013 | 7:51

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Ken Lima Coelho of the Homestretch looks at some of the events happening this weekend in Calgary.

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The Homestretch - Real cowboys and cowgirlsJul 11, 2014 | 7:05The Homestretch Real cowboys and cowgirls Audio
The Homestretch Real cowboys and cowgirls Jul 11, 2014 | 7:05As Calgarians don cowboy hats and duds for the final few days of the 2014 Calgary Stampede, Doug Dirks talks to barrel racer and CBC rodeo host Mellissa Hollingsworth about what makes a real cowboy or cowgirl.
The Homestretch - FIFA World Cup finalJul 11, 2014 | 3:36The Homestretch FIFA World Cup final Audio
The Homestretch FIFA World Cup final Jul 11, 2014 | 3:36Bars in Calgary will be full on Sunday for the final game between Germany and Argentina. Doug Dirks talks to Maria Mendelman, events manager for Wurst.
The Homestretch - Stampede posterJul 11, 2014 | 7:05The Homestretch Stampede poster Audio
The Homestretch Stampede poster Jul 11, 2014 | 7:05This year's Stampede poster went for $105 000 at last night's auction. Doug Dirks talks to the artist Texan Oleg Stavrowsky.
The Homestretch - Visiting grizzly bearJul 11, 2014 | 3:41The Homestretch Visiting grizzly bear Audio
The Homestretch Visiting grizzly bear Jul 11, 2014 | 3:41A woman living in Blue Ridge Estates northwest of Calgary had a surprising start to her morning when she saw a grizzly in her backyard. Doug Dirks taks to Janelle Donaldson.
The Homestretch - Dawn of the Planet of the ApesJul 11, 2014 | 6:36The Homestretch Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Audio
The Homestretch Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Jul 11, 2014 | 6:36Eli Glasner reviews this latest movie based on the Planet of the Apes theme.
The Homestretch - Pancake warriorJul 11, 2014 | 6:21The Homestretch Pancake warrior Audio
The Homestretch Pancake warrior Jul 11, 2014 | 6:21Veteran pancake consumer Kyle MacQuarrie has made it his mission to visit as many Stampede breakfasts as possible.
The Homestretch - Getting activeJul 10, 2014 | 6:26The Homestretch Getting active Audio
The Homestretch Getting active Jul 10, 2014 | 6:26Jamie Clarke talks about the effect of activity on your emotional well being.
The Homestretch - Fargo and the Emmy nominationsJul 10, 2014 | 6:55The Homestretch Fargo and the Emmy nominations Audio
The Homestretch Fargo and the Emmy nominations Jul 10, 2014 | 6:55The TV series Fargo, which was shot in Calgary, has received 18 nominations. The show is loosely based on the Coen Brothers film Fargo. Doug Dirks talks to the producer Chad Oakes.
The Homestretch - Entertainment for July 10Jul 10, 2014 | 4:29The Homestretch Entertainment for July 10 Audio
The Homestretch Entertainment for July 10 Jul 10, 2014 | 4:29Susan Holzman of the Homestretch looks at the Calgary Stampede and what's happening in our city this weekend.
The Homestretch - The Jersey BoysJul 10, 2014 | 5:20The Homestretch The Jersey Boys Audio
The Homestretch The Jersey Boys Jul 10, 2014 | 5:20A red carpet movie premier is taking over fifty-first street and the Jewel Theatre in Stettler tomorrow night, one of the stars is Stettler's own Michael Lomenda. Doug Dirks talks to Donnie Lynn.
The Homestretch - Alberta road tripsJul 10, 2014 | 5:27The Homestretch Alberta road trips Audio
The Homestretch Alberta road trips Jul 10, 2014 | 5:27Royce Chwin, the Chief Marketing Officer for Travel Alberta, talks about places to explore in the Drumheller area.
The Homestretch - Heritage meatJul 9, 2014 | 5:52The Homestretch Heritage meat Audio
The Homestretch Heritage meat Jul 9, 2014 | 5:52Food columnist Mike Green talks to Doug Dirks about how you can up your grill game by switching to pasture-raised, heritage breed meats right from the ranchers.
The Homestretch - Steven PageJul 9, 2014 | 7:23The Homestretch Steven Page Audio
The Homestretch Steven Page Jul 9, 2014 | 7:23Doug Dirks talks to the former frontman of the Barenaked Ladies ahead of his appearance in Banff this weekend.
The Homestretch - Calgary Stampede fireworksJul 9, 2014 | 7:31The Homestretch Calgary Stampede fireworks Audio
The Homestretch Calgary Stampede fireworks Jul 9, 2014 | 7:31Brad Dezotell is the man behind this year's show. His company "Fireworks Spectaculars" is based here in Calgary.
The Homestretch - Auditor General and the governmentJul 9, 2014 | 7:46The Homestretch Auditor General and the government Audio
The Homestretch Auditor General and the government Jul 9, 2014 | 7:46Alberta's Auditor General is expressing some concerns about the way the government is conducting business. Merwan Saher issued a scathing report on Tuesday, Graham Thomson is with the Edmonton Journal.

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