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Everyone loves a good assassination plot. At least, that's at the heart of this campy comedy that took home four Tony Award wins back in 2014. Follow Monty Navarro as he attempts to kill his way to succession towards earldom and woo himself a lover along the way. This show is best for ages 13 and up, and comes with a buffet dinner.Find out more »
Calgary will host some of Canada's best emerging musicians as they compete at the National Final of the Canimex Canadian Music Competition. Standout regional performers of almost every musical instrument, including voice, between the ages of seven and 28 will perform every day at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall between June 13 and June 30. A full schedule of performances is available here.Find out more »
This annual five-day festival of music, art, comedy, film and more returns with over 250 acts spread across over 30 venues. Select headliners include guest curator Julien Baker, indie rock act Japanese Breakfast, rappers Rapsody, Jpegmafia, Le1f and many, many more. Sled Island offers a small number of individual tickets to shows, but the best way to experience the spirit of the festival is to purchase a pass (entry to all events subject to capacity). Photograph by Mike Tan Sponsored…Find out more »
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, will present a variety of dynamic events to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 through their Indigenous Music Week series. Between June 19 and 22, NMC will host performances from folk-rock act Black Belt Eagle Scout and singer-songwriter Ansley Simpson, workshops for emerging artists, school programs for Indigenous students and a live art installation by Jesse Gouchey among other events. Free admission will also be offered from 10 a.m. until…Find out more »
Network your way into an exciting career in tech at this female-focused business event. Presented in partnership with the Government of Alberta, Chic Geek, SAIT and The Talent Pool, this event will feature speakers with expertise on the industry. Registration is free but seating is limited: be sure to arrive on time at 9 a.m.Find out more »
This adaptation of W.O. Mitchell's second novel follows the delightfully unusual Daddy Sherry. In the lead up to his 117th birthday, Daddy Sherry cracks up the locals with his blunt manner and infamous feud with a neighbourhood dog. Rosebud Theatre’s tradition is to serve a scrumptious buffet before showtime, but tickets for just the performance portion are available as well. Evening shows start at 8 p.m. with dinner service beginning at 5:30 p.m. Matinees begin at 1:30 p.m. with lunch…Find out more »
This exhibit, marketplace and educational event is a collaboration by United Way and Gen Next. It will feature the work of local photographers whose work explores social issues impacting Calgary. As well, you can shop a variety of vendors (10 per cent of all sales go to United Way) and participate in a workshop on telling stories through photography. This event is open at attendees aged 18 or older. Photograph by Krishna ParmarFind out more »
The 1998 Adam Sandler hit The Wedding Singer comes to the stage in musical format thanks to Front Row Centre Players. The show will mark the end of the company's 30th anniversary season — meaning they are '80s babies and perfectly suited for a show set in that decade. You can read about FRC's upcoming 2019-20 season here.Find out more »
Get ready for perhaps the most Instagram-able party of the summer. Deane House hosts a rosé and croquet garden party in support of YW Calgary where guests are invited to wear their fanciest hats. There will be croquet, canapés, chef stations, a hat contest and auction throughout the evening. It will also be the debut of Deane House's Prosecco cart, a motorized mobile beverage lounge. Five drink tickets are included in the price of tickets.Find out more »
Secret Cinema returns this summer with another collection of mystery 16mm film screenings. Pairing with local Calgary organizations, the screenings will allow a curated glimpse into the collection of over 2,000 films acquired by the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) in 1997. Film titles remain classified until the night of the event due to copyright reasons, meaning you'll have to be there when the film begins to find out what's showing. The presenters for this year's Secret Cinema series…Find out more »
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