Episode 52: Otafest Pt. 1

Episode 52: Otafest Pt. 1

Featuring Behfar Lotfizadeh, Gladzy Kei and Paige Mulder (Celestia)

If you are interested in anime and cosplay, be sure to join our host Adora Nwofor for a look at what to expect from this year’s Otafest!

Tune in to watch Behfar Lotfizadeh share the origins of Otafest, what it’s about and who it’s for. Learn a bit about Gladzy Kei, who studied at AUArts and now adds a bit of flair to her practice through cosplay. Hear from Paige Mulder (Celestia) about their interest in anime and how they found community through Otafest’s Artist Alley.

In case you hadn’t heard, this city is bursting with creativity and events! Our Living a Creative Life web series showcases amazing Calgary creatives to find out what they’re up to and help you plan your social calendar. Who knows? You may even be inspired!

For a full rundown on the arts events and culture scene in Calgary, visit our one-stop-shop events listings at yycwhatson.ca.

How do you live creatively? If you have a creative story or a project to feature or know a talented person we should talk to, email submissions@calgaryartsdevelopment.com or tag your posts with #yycLCL on social media.

About the Living a Creative Life Web Series

As a salute to the thousands of Calgarians who are living creative lives, Calgary Arts Development has launched this web series to celebrate creative living in our city.

The Living a Creative Life web series, hosted by local activist and comedian Adora Nwofor and produced by Bamboo Shoots, will release a new episode each month, featuring stories of Calgarians living creatively.

Have a story to share? Email us at submissions@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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