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The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing are back for another romp in Drinking Habits 2. This time, the happy-go-luck bunch of nuns have to get it together enough to stage a play in support of an orphanage in danger of closing. Expect a lot of laughs and outrageous hijinks at this one.Find out more »
This collaboration between Lunchbox Theatre and Inside Out Theatre is a one-man-show by Bruce Horak ruminating on the death of famous Canadian painter Tom Thomson and the subsequent rise of the Group of Seven. Though nearly blind, Horak paints an original portrait of the audience during each show.Find out more »
Downstage's world premiere of Smoke features an interesting casting experiment — the stars of the lead roles will alternate each night between an opposite-sex couple and a same-sex couple. Both couples will play exes Aiden and Jordan, who face one of life's most difficult subjects: sexual assault. This show is recommended for those age 16 and above.Find out more »
Whether you're a dancer looking to hone your tap skills or just looking for a bit of entertainment, there's something at Rhythm, Body and Soul for you. Master dancers have gathered for a weekend of workshops and classes while a showcase will be held on Sunday, February 17. All events take place at DJD with the exception of the Tap Jam, taking place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 at Espresso Cafe.Find out more »
This is your chance to see exotic animals like a sloth, alligator and armadillo up close and personal. Little Ray's Wildlife Festival is a traveling show that promotes education about environmental biodiversity and the responsible care of exotic pets. There will be several exhibits as well as hands-on educational programs, and Jason Clevett Animal Planet's show Scaled will be in attendance. Note: this event has been moved to Northland Village Mall.Find out more »
Laugh your way through all seven Harry Potters in 70 hilarious minutes at Arts Commons. This unauthorized parody by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner has toured the globe since its early development in 2005, earning rave reviews and sold out crowds along the way. Its Calgary run ends on Family Day, February 18, making a great occasion to take the kids out for some fun.Find out more »
Bring the whole clan out to see one of Canada's most beloved entertainers on Family Day. Fred Penner has been entertaining fans of all ages for over 40 years, eventually earning him a spot in the Order of Canada and being nicknamed the "Canadian Minister of Positivity." Penner's two performances will accompany of day full of activities like instrument demos and campfire sing-a-longs, as well as performances by local musicians.Find out more »
This event has been postponed. I new date hasn't been selected yet. The Sheraton Suites Eau Claire is ringing in two decades of operations with a free family skate and specials at both its restaurants. The hotel will be supplying free skate rentals (for the neighbouring Prince's Island Park) as well as hot chocolate and hot apple cider. If you work up an appetite on the ice, just head into either Flower & Wolf or Fionn MacCool's for a $19.99…Find out more »
The Sin & Gin Soiree & Cabaret is a monthly night of burlesque, music, comedy, cabaret and dance at Mikey's on 12th. Falling just after Valentine's Day, the February 18 Vixens and Dicksons celebration is perfect for those wanting to wait to celebrate until the crowds from the 14th dwindle. This event is 18+.Find out more »
If you only know Bobby McFerrin from his ubiquitous hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” this collaborative performance at the Jack Singer is the perfect way to change that. McFerrin is a 10-time Grammy winner known for his vocal techniques and blissful experimentalism. Together with a cadre of a cappella performers and 12 local singers, he’ll reshape your perceptions of what a voice can do. There will be a pre-show in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin…Find out more »
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