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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 »
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 »
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 »
Ira Levin’s Tony-nominated play Deathtrap dominated the Broadway stage for years in the late ’70s and early ’80s, and now, Vertigo Theatre is staging the popular play in Calgary. The suspenseful production follows struggling writer Sidney Bruhl and Clifford Anderson, a former student whose new work might just be Sidney’s ticket to fame — if he can get Clifford out of the way. Illustration by Jordan WiebenFind out more »
Calgarian spirit-makers Burwood Distillery are the latest label in focus at Shelter's monthly tasting event. The tasting includes a full flight of Honey Medica, Classic Gin, Single Hive Rye Whiskey, and Single Hive Bourbon Whiskey, two delicious cocktails and appetizer pairings for each. You can also win prizes in a blind tasting competition and learn more about spirits during the question and answer portion.Find out more »
Wordfest and the Centre for Newcomers present an evening with award-winning author and Globe and Mail feature columnist Doug Saunders. Saunders is on the road promoting his new book Maximum Canada and will discuss his ideas for Canada's future — including how we can outgrow out colonial past. This event is in conjunction with the launch of the Centre for Newcomers' 30th Anniversary Legacy Gift to the Community campaign, which will collect 1000 stories to be displayed in the New Central Library.…Find out more »
The latest concert from the minds at 10 at 10 is Ladies First, an evening of all-female entertainers from the worlds of hip hop, R&B and more. Headliner The Sorority, a hip-hop collective from Toronto, will headline the both perform and take part in a panel called "She Came, She Saw, She Conquered." As well, there will be rap and dance cyphers for developing talent. Save $5 by buying your ticket in advance. The Sorority photograph provided by 10 at…Find out more »
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