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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 »
Guest conductor Martin MacDonald leads the Sultans of String in an evening of rousing music from across the globe. The Sultans will take you from Spain to Cuba to Celtic times and back again throughout the evening. This evening will be a particularly lively one and a particularly good time to take an orchestra-shy buddy out for a show.Find out more »
Mystery author extraordinaire Rex Stout wrote 33 novels and 41 novellas and short stories featuring his massively popular character Nero Wolfe. In this Stout adaptation by Joseph Goodrich, Wolfe (Grant Linneberg) must come to the aid of the distraught Mrs. Herrod (Karen Johnson-Diamond) as she attempts to prove her son Paul's innocence against murder charges. Of course, this wouldn't be Vertigo's Mystery Series if the plot was all that simple — find out how far down the rabbit hole goes…Find out more »
Calcutta Cricket Club is ringing in patio season early with this celebration in honour of Holi, a Hindu celebration of colours. Rather than the usual bursts of coloured dye being launched at attendees, guests are invited to wear their brightest coloured clothes for brunch on the patio to the tune of Kinfolk DJs. There will be $5 kati rolls, door prizes and festive beverages at the event, which will be be raising funds for Kids Cancer Care through food and…Find out more »
Easter season is upon us and the Calgary Bach Choir has just the musical occasion to celebrate it. J.S. Bach's Cantatas 12 and 146 will be performed before the Calgary premiere of Italian baroque composer Antonio Lotti's "Missa Sancti Christophori," which which features the titular "Crucifixus" for eight-part double choir. Adult and senior tickets are $20 while students and children are admitted for free.Find out more »
Did you know that Calgary's historic McHugh House is an all-ages music venue? You can get acquainted with the space at this three-act indie-folk bill featuring Porteau and Ursidae from Vancouver with support by Flint & Feather from right here in Calgary. There will also be a mini-market with vendors including Jellyfish Coffee and printmaker Angela E. Smyth.Find out more »
Oxbow at the Kensington Hotel Arts is hosting Dominique Hébrard and his delicious wines from Château Trianon for a gourmet dinner. Chef Jose Battad has prepared a menu inspired by the French grapes and flavours contained within the wines. A reception takes place at the Oxbow Lounge at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:45 p.m. in the Oxbow Dining Room.Find out more »
Promoting Artists Redefining Kulture (PARK) presents its 2019 edition of PARKSHOW at Manulife Place on May 24 and 25. This is the 11th annual show celebrating all things Calgary fashion with an opening reception, two runway shows and a pop-up market on each night. One-night passes span $40 to $160 at the early bird rate while two-night passes range $70 to $310.Find out more »
This moving Off-Broadway musical comes to life for a two-week run by Imagine Performing Arts. The play follows the lives of the titular two siblings from the 1950s to 1990 as they share hardships and good times, ultimately diverting into two very different life paths. Bring a few tissues for this one. Save a few bucks by attending the preview performance on March 9 priced at $15 per ticket.Find out more »
Wordfest is presenting an evening talk by author and Globe and Mail national food writer Ann Hui. She's promoting her new book Chop Suey Nation, a non-fiction look at immigration stories through the lens of Canadian Chinese restaurants and the families who operate them. There's a double Calgary connection here: Chinese mainstay Silver Dragon is featured in the book and Calgary food personality Julie Van Rosendaal will conduct the on-stage interview. Photograph by Amanda PalmerFind out more »
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