Robin Kuniski

Reel Metro's musical tribute to the Calgary Folk Festival

The Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival is one of the biggest festivals this city looks forward to every year. This year's edition kicked off with non-stop music around the clock, and from new age to golden age there was something for anyone at any age. For four straight days, the weather was hot,...

Monday, July 26, 2010, 7:26 PM

Reel Metro: The advantages of a Stampede King

For many years the Calgary Stampede has been ruled by a monarchy of Queens and Princesses, but not anymore. I set forth with a campaign to be come the King of Stampede, and after talking to some of the people on the Stampede grounds, I determined that we definitely do need one and I proved my...

Monday, July 19, 2010, 5:43 PM

The case for year-round partying

At the Metro Stampede party, I thought to myself: Why do we really have to wait around for special times of the year for a company to have a good party? Why not any time of the year? So I hit the streets of Calgary asking people if they think companies should let their hair down and have a staff...

Monday, July 12, 2010, 8:48 PM

Coming soon to a city near you: Noise Bylaw

This controversy over a proposed noise bylaw on motorbikes and after-market car parts is starting to sound as epic as a Hollywood thriller. But when I talk to locals, turns out they all think it's kind of like seeing a great movie trailer in the theatre, and when you actually see the movie, it...

Monday, June 28, 2010, 6:00 PM

Festival farewell: Saying goodbye to Calgary with a bang

Summer's now in full swing, and Calgary has a hot list of the coolest festivals with over 50 to choose from. It's hard to see them all, but you know you'll end up at your favourite one eventually — unless you're my friend, who'll be missing out on a jam-packed summer schedule because she's moving...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 3:27 PM

Calgary Peace Bridge

Since the city's committed to the new $25-million Peace Bridge without going through a design bidding process, I decided to show them what they've missed out on by handing over the creative power - in form of pen and paper - to Calgarians.

Monday, June 14, 2010, 7:29 AM

Parallels between Star Wars and Sex and the City fans

It all started with a tweet about the recently released movie, Sex and the City 2. The reaction to this tweet prompted Robin to investigate the relation between Star Wars fans and Sex and the City fans.

Monday, June 7, 2010, 9:19 AM

Calgary Lilac Festival a draw despite rain

Cotton candy, buskers, music and shopping drew crowds to the 21st annual Lilac Festival despite the cold and rain.

Monday, May 31, 2010, 3:17 PM

Calgarians react to National Park booze ban

With a drinking ban - and the threat of hefty fines - in place at 3 well-known camp sights in Alberta's National Parks, I went out asking Calgarians: "Where are they hiding the booze?!"For the most part people were content on having the ban and only a few I spoke to were bothered. All in all it was...

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 7:23 AM

Date No. 30 of 50: Robin Kuniski, meet Sky Mitchell

We've written about Sky Mitchell, the 25-year-old Calgarian who has set out to go on 50 dates in 50 days and then write a book about it. Now, that local Internet It Girl will meet her match with our own local Internet man-about-town — videographer Robin Kuniski — as they go on a date.Correction -...

Monday, May 10, 2010, 3:10 PM

Calgary's theatre scene is alive and kicking

Believe it or not, the theatre scene is thriving in Calgary. But there are surprising ways to liven it up, as well.

Monday, May 3, 2010, 7:49 AM

Finding the inner nerd

Robin, usually in the never ending battle for truth, justice, and the Calgarian way, is now on the hunt to find out if there was something you learned from a comic book or superhero that you apply to your life. Join our intrepid videographer as he peers into our heart and minds to discover the...

Monday, April 26, 2010, 6:32 AM

Predicting the hockey playoffs

Videographer Robin Kuniski catches playoff fever when his buddy from back home asks from some advice on how to pick his hockey pool. He consults everyone from psychics to fashion boutique sales associates for their predictions. Who do you have your money on?

Monday, April 19, 2010, 7:40 PM

Is Calgary a fashionable city?

Action News Stampede Extreme Team of Robin Kuniski is the One man news team that takes on Calgary and it's fashionistas to find out if Calgary is a fashionable city in a TV news station style

Monday, April 12, 2010, 5:57 AM

The hunt is on ... for a good place to go on a first date in Calgary

Private sleuth Robin Kuniski dusts off his detective tools to find out where is a good place go on a first date in Calgary? With the help of some Calgarians and a relationship expert, Metro’s videographer gets to the bottom of the best places to go on a first date.

Monday, April 5, 2010, 5:30 AM

Calgary's love affair with coffee

It doesn't matter where in the city you live, you've likely stood in long line at Starbucks or Second Cup or been caught in the traffic jams caused by the Tim Horton's drive thru. We’ve all got our favorite comfort corners in city cafes where we kick back for an intimate chat with friends, or enjoy...

Monday, March 29, 2010, 5:30 AM

Do you know your Calgary?

How much do know about your city? Videographer Robin Kuniski hit the streets for Metro Calgary to see if Calgarians know their beloved Cowtown.

Monday, March 22, 2010, 6:15 AM

Whiz kids vie for prizes at Calgary Science Fair

While there might not be any Frankenstein resurrections, over 1,000 of the city’s best and brightest in the science field will show off their experiments and research projects for more than 500 volunteer judges. On Saturday the doors open from 9 a.m. to noon at the Big Four Building at Stampede...

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7:44 AM

Oh Cana-Wha?

It’s something we stand up to sing at many events – and whether we hum, mumble, sway to the beat – we do our best to look like we know the song we’ve been singing since we first set foot in kindergarten. But, the question is: Do you know the words to the Canadian national anthem? Do you REALLY?...

Monday, March 15, 2010, 5:30 AM

Post Apoc-olympic blues in Calgary

We spent hours watching, riveted to our seats, cheering on the great performances of the Olympics. In the week since the torch was snuffed, many of us have found ourselves longing for a little more of the Olympics spirit; blinding flipping through channels looking for something that ignites that...

Monday, March 8, 2010, 6:16 AM