Wordfest hosts blogger and radio personality Anne Logan for a night of literary discussion. This time up Esi Edugyan's Washington Black will be discussed. The 2018 novel is Edugyan's second Giller Prize win and is described as "a dazzling, original novel of slavery and freedom."  Times: 7 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: wordfest.com

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Burwood Distillery has prepared a feast featuring the finest food and beverage sourced from right here at home. The kitchen, which opened back in June of last year, will turning out dishes that feature cuts from neighbours Master Meats while the ever-creative mixology team will blend spirits to complement each dish. Other local collaborators are to be announced in the lead up to the event....

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Tommy Savitt

Jan 24, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019

Brooklyn comedian Tommy Savitt will be performing three nights of stand-up at the Laugh Shop this month. Savitt has won comedy competitions across the U.S. and performed in numerous countries for military and navy forces. Get a feel for his comedy style with this video. Times: Thursday 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit:...

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It may be a cliché to say that tragedy plus time equals comedy, but in the case of Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje's show "We Ain't Terrorists," it's extremely appropriate. The show is funny, yes, but it deals with a deeply serious topic — Islamophobia and the wider subject of how prejudice happens every day. The pair have graced the stages of Just for Laughs...

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Local painter Sheila Adams is taking over the Webster Galleries space for one day only. Adams is bringing her studio supplies (and a number of completed works for exhibition) to the site and will be doing live painting throughout the day. Feel free to say hello and ask her any questions that arise. Times: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit: webstergalleries.com

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Big Winter Classic

Jan 24, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019

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This music festival is like the kind you'd find in the summertime, only it takes place in the middle of winter. Over the course of Big Winter Classic, more than 90 bands will perform on eight stages at different Calgary venues. Get ready to dance to great music by artists including Yonatan Gat (who will also perform a collaborative set with Darcy...

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Revv 52: Legends

Jan 24, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019

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Revv52 is hosting three days of performances at the Bella as part of its season focused on the best songs in pop and rock from days gone by. Legends will feature songs from Elton John, David Bowie, Prince and many, many more.  Times: Thursday and Friday 8 p.m. Saturday 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: revv52.com

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Dance ProSeries II

Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019

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School of Creative and Performing Arts faculty members Marie France Forcier and Melanie Kloetzel perform two nights of dance at the University Theatre. Forcier will bring to life works by Canadian choreographers Linnea Swan and Brandy Leary while Kloetzel (alongside Jocelyn Leiver) will perform a piece from her own company, kloetzel&co. Times: 8 p.m. For...

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Mozart's Birthday Party

Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019

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It seems like an act of fate that CPO conductor Rune Bergmann shares a birthday with none other than Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Accordingly, the CPO has seen fit to celebrate in style with a concert that includes Mozart's first and final symphonies, with a special flute-forward piece sandwiched in between. This show is a co-production with One Yellow Rabbit as part of High Performance Rodeo....

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Join Syrian newcomers and the University of Calgary's Faculty of Social Work for an evening in support of residents in the Syrian city of Sweida. The event falls exactly six months to the date of a horrible massacre by Islamic State militants in the city. Hear firsthand from new Canadians from Syria about the experiences that led to their incredible resilience while enjoying...

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