Shakespeare in Love

Feb 1, 2019 - Feb 9, 2019

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

Morpheus Theatre is staging Lee Hall's adaptation of seven-time Academy Award-winning film Shakespeare in Love this February. The plot follows a fictional love affair between The Bard and Viola de Lesseps during the writing of Romeo & Juliet. In sum, it's a play based on a movie based on a playwright — don't worry, it all makes sense on stage. Times:...

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Locked Library

Feb 1, 2019

This is the first Locked Library event to take place in the New Central Library. Anyone who's been to one at the older venue can tell you it's a wild night of puzzle solving and teamwork you won't soon forget. All funds raised go directly to the Calgary Public Library Foundation.  Times: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: librarystore.ca

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Platinum-selling recording artist Tyler Shaw headlines a night of music at The Rec Room. The singer-songwriter with serious pop chops is known for his mega hits such as "With You" and "House of Cards." This all-ages show is supplemented with an opening slot by Sara Diamond. Times: Doors open at 9 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: therecroom.com

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Facet Music presents its second annual Chinese New Year Concert at the Bella Concert Hall on Saturday, February 2. The show will feature poetry, choral music, performance art, traditional "Wang-style" pipa music and more. Facet Music is a not-for-profit arts group dedicated to promoting young talent and ancient tradition in tandem. Times: 7:30 p.m. For more information and...

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Skijordue

Feb 2, 2019

What do you get when you combine horses, skiing and cheese? Skijordue, of course. The perfect sport for Calgarians, Skijor features a horse and rider pulling a skier behind them to perform athletic stunts, tricks and race. Watch from the lounge patio while enjoying treats like poutine, bratwurst sausage and fondue (plus craft beer and cocktails). This event is...

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Everest

Feb 2, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

When it comes to Everest, the word epic barely begins to describe the scope of the stakes in the story that unfolds. Based on the real-life Mount Everest disaster of 1996, this Canadian premiere was composed by Joby Talbot (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) and features an original libretto by Gene Scheer (Moby Dick). This contemporary work of opera takes on its tragic subject matter...

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Border

Feb 5, 2019

If you liked Let the Right One (or the American shot-by-shot remake Let Me In), you're going to love the new film based on a short story by author John Lindqvist. Set and shot in Sweden, Border follows the life of border guard Tina — who is an all but ordinary person with the exception of being able to smell human emotion. This part of the Calgary Underground Film Festival's Off...

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A Chitenge Story

Feb 5, 2019 - Feb 7, 2019

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

This new, autobiographical work by Makambe K. Simamba (Winners and Losers) tackles the troubling subject matter of the #MeToo era with a strikingly personal approach. The one-woman show follows a Canadian college student as she returns to her ancestral home of Zambia on a mission for justice, release and healing. This limited-run engagement is open to the public for $10 and Mount Royal...

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Calgary's Redline Trio will play alongside New York bassist and vocalist Brandi Disterheft inside the cSPACE King Edward Studio Theatre on February 5. Disterheft has been mentored by associates of Miles Davis, has toured the world and earned a Juno award. This will no doubt be one of the jazz events of the season. Times: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information and...

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