Arts Commons is preparing to present its seventh Happenings event. Happenings are a series of events that can come from any art form and invite audience interaction. This seventh version is "Tactile Intrigue," a free event that will allow attendees to interact with art pieces that connect to the theme of tactility and intrigue. The event will include live performances taking place...

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Dirty Laundry: Monday Night Lights

Feb 27, 2017 - Apr 3, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

It's Dirty Laundry's 17th season. This time, they're taking audiences to the football field in a football-loving, small town in Texas. The floodlights are humming, the white gridlines have been painted and thousands of fans are ready to cheer their football team to the state championship. In this town, it's all about football — you'll meet cheerleaders,...

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St. Mary's University is hosting a free, interactive workshop on social entrepreneurship. Leading the event will be Hannah Cree, the co-founder of CMNGD, a social enterprise that provides job experience and mentoring to people living in homeless shelters. The workshop will cover what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur, how to market and fund your ideas, and a focus on local and global...

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The best restaurants in Calgary are being recognized and celebrated at the annual Avenue Calgary Best Restaurants Awards, and food-loving Calgarians are invited to attend the event. Sample hors d'oeuvres prepared by the 2017 Avenue Best Restaurants honourees and pair them with wine. A portion of the proceeds will support The Alex Community Food Centre. Tickets are limited. ...

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The Exquisite Hour

Feb 28, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This Lunchbox show aims to make you forget that it's the middle of winter. In The Exquisite Hour, it's the middle of summer in 1962. Mrs Darimont has ventured into the bachelor Zachary Teale's beautiful backyard one afternoon, and asks for just one hour of his time. He accepts. What follows is a touching portrayal of growing friendship and hope.  Times:...

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Soliciting Temptation

Feb 28, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

In joint production with Edmonton's Shadow Theatre, Soliciting Temptation is one of Sage Theatre's most provocative shows to date. The script centres around a hotel rendezvous between a middle-aged white man and a young Eastern woman, who reveals she's there to trap the man as a sex tourist and predator. The power dynamic between the two leads shifts from there...

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Gracie

Feb 28, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This new play is about growing up a little different. Gracie is like a lot of 15-year-olds in a lot of ways. And in other ways, she isn't at all — she was born into a polygamous community. She feels internal pressure to change, but also feels pressure to conform to the world of faith and family that she knows. This solo performance shows the audience the world through...

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Drinking Habits

Feb 28, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Stage West presents the comedy Drinking Habits, a story which centres on two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing. They have decided they will begin to make wine in secret in order to keep the convent's doors open, but two reporters are onto them. Paul and Sally have been sent from Rome to go undercover as a nun and priest at the convent and shut their secret wine-making production...

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Doc Soup

Mar 1, 2017 - Apr 5, 2017

This event occurs monthly, on the first Wednesday of January, February, March, April, November and December.

Each month from November until April, a feature-length documentary is screened. The screenings are presented in partnership between Calgary International Film Festival and Hot Docs. Each month, a different talked-about documentary is screened at Cineplex Eau Claire (the January edition is screened at the Globe). Films are announced closer to the screening date.  Times: 7 p.m. For...

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