Blockchain & Crypto Convention

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 16, 2018

We hear about Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency nearly everyday, but how many of us can say we really understand this new, disruptive force in our society? The organizers of this event can help — they're hosting experts on the matter from the worlds of tech, law, business and more. If you've been interested in getting into the market but feel skittish about the...

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Antigone Lives*

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

This avant-garde take on the Sophocles tragedy will shake even the most jaded theatre-goer out of their seat. Described as "more rave than play," this anachronistic update by playwright Susanna Fournier will feature techno music, mock gun shots, strong language, strobe and atmospheric haze. The suggested audience age for this show is 14+. Times: Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m....

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Wordfest

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 15, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

More than 70 presenting authors and artists will participate in a range of literary events over the course of this year's Wordfest. Popular yearly events include the Poetry Cabaret and Literary Death Match, plus the second edition of Between the Pages, where the Giller Prize finalists all gather at the Bella Concert Hall on October 11. Don't miss out on the special closing event:...

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Canmore Ghost Walks: The Untold Stories

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Get your fill of spooky stories on one of these Canmore Ghost Walks. Interpretive guides will walk you through the town while telling stories about paranormal activity, haunted buildings and ghosts. For an extra $10, Ghost Walkers get a sandwich, soup and coffee at the Good Earth Coffeehouse. Dates:  Canmore Ghost Walks run on Oct. 5, 6, 7, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 and 31....

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Grim Manor

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Grim Manor gets even bigger with a move from Marlborough Mall to WinSport. The over 7,000-square-foot space includes three spooky attractions: the titular house of horrors Grim Manor, a new Salem-themed funhouse and an all-ages animated 3D haunted house called Grim's Haunted Adventures: 3D. Live entertainment will be provided by comedic daredevil Ryan Stock and his partner Amberlynn, as...

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Plastic-Free YYC hosts entrepreneur and environmental advocate Jeff Kirschner of Litterati for a talk at the ATB Entrepreneur Centre. Litterati is an app-based community that organizes global litter pick-up and builds data on what brands get tossed on the ground and which areas are worst affected. Plastic-Free YYC is a non-profit group that advocates for the elimination of...

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Rewritten

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

Rewritten is a new theatrical work by Movement with a Message, a not-for-profit arts organization empowering works with social justice themes. This show will use hip-hop, spoken word and dance to ask questions about intimate relationships, racism and colonialism. While the show will take on difficult themes, its core is hopeful for a brighter tomorrow. Times: 8 p.m. For more information...

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

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

You may know the story of Shakespeare's character Hamlet, but what about Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? In Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, the audience gets to see their side of the story as they travel to England with Hamlet and a dangerous letter in hand. And in a casting twist, both of the main characters are played by women in this particular production, which is a collaboration...

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Mary and Max

Oct 16, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018

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

Theatre Calgary’s artistic director Stafford Arima directs this brand new musical adapted from a 2009 claymation film. Mary and Max explores the friendship of two pen pals: a 10-year-old girl in Australia and a 44-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome who lives across the world in New York City.  Times: Tuesday to Thursday 7:30 p.m. Friday 8 p.m....

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