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Calgary Concerts & Performances

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Calgary, Alberta Concerts & Performances lists all the main events coming to town. For a dose of culture, visit the theatre, the opera or the symphony. Or catch rock bands, country music stars or pop sensations coming to Calgary. Maybe Cirque du Soleil is visiting or Riverdance? Find out about it here first.

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Apr 01
8:00pm every FIRST Saturday of the month from Oct 2016-Apr 2017

One Lions explores the metaphorical and metaphysical spaces that exist in all relationships. To put it another way, we take a dangerous longform improv journey. Like going on safari with ground beef in the trunk.

Tickets $10/$5 students, cash only at the door. The Kinkonauts Lab is located on the 2nd floor of the former Movie Poster Shop building (with King Kong). Parking and entrance are at the rear of the building.


Stephen Kent and Covy Holland, along with pianist Eric Nyland, create a harrowing story from a simple audience suggestion. The story moves backwards and forwards in time. Along the way creatures come out to play. Talking tigers, cheerleaders, pilots, Dr. Giraffe, Tommy Antelope Esq., your mother and your father. It’s your story we’re telling, if your story was directed by Wes Anderson and scored by the ghost of Chopin, the SCARY GHOST OF CHOPIN!


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Apr 08
8:00pm every SECOND Saturday of the month

The Kinkonauts will trade in their jeans for Elizabethan short pants and create an improvised Shakespearean play on-the-spot, based on an audience suggestion.

Tickets $10/$5 students. Cash only at the door. Parking lot and entrance at rear of building.

We are Calgary’s Improv Lab: a longform improvisational theatre troupe based in in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We take up residence on top floor of a movie poster shop (The building on 16th that has KING KONG hanging off of it!) and are comprised of more than 40 improvisors and numerous troupes dedicated to creating emotional, grotesque and profound play-skits and make-em-ups.

Photo by Kenneth Locke

Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and our website at www.kinkonauts.com


Much Ado From Nothing at Kinkonauts Lab
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Mar 29 to Apr 01, Apr 03 to Apr 08
Mon - Sat at 12PM
Thurs - Fri at 6PM
One sunny, summer day, Sharron Matthews stood on a beach in Ontario and suddenly she found herself struck by a controversial idea that changed her life...forever. The Calgary premiere of award winning, world acclaimed cabaret artist Sharron Matthews, Girl Crush is a comic and moving musical tale that weaves Sharron's singular re-imaginings of the diverse music of artists such as Kim Carnes, The Police, Blondie, Rick Springfield, Beyonce and Cyndi Lauper into a tale of heartbreak, obsession, awe and love...and, just so you know, it is an unexpected love, people!



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Mar 31
Land's End Ensemble continues to celebrate 20 seasons of new music-making with the 17th edition of our Composers Competition! Join us for a behind-the-scenes look as we dissect and perform new works by three of Canada's most exciting young composers. Throughout the evening, the composers will break down their works with the musicians, the audience, and a curated panel of judges. We invite you to put your ears and imaginations to work in voting for the Audience Prize at the end of the night. This event is presented in partnership with the University of Calgary's School of Creative and Performing Arts. Admission is free and open to the public.


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Mar 31
Locomotive Ghost recently recorded their fourth full-length release, "Into the Glow", with award-winning producers Russell Broom and Spencer Cheyne. The group supported the project with a successful crowdfunding campaign in the spring of 2016. "Into the Glow" melds earnest expression with contemporary folk music stylings and relatable indie-pop hooks.

Join Locomotive Ghost in celebrating this new record at beautiful Festival Hall in the Inglewood neighbourhood. Make sure you come early to hear the whimsical indie-pop sounds of Lisa Anderson and the folk-roots music of Project WILD finalist Ken Stead.

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Apr 01, Apr 05, Apr 07
Revel in Princess Turandot's defiance, as she sentences potential suitors who cannot answer her three riddles to death. She meets her match when confronted by the clever Prince Calaf who tries to melt her icy heart with a game of his own. Tickets start at $30.00 and student/senior pricing is available.


Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
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Apr 01
MakeFashion is a world renowned fashion-tech show featuring designs debuted by international wearable technology designers from across the globe Canada including USA, India, China, Japan.

From animated ties that display the wearer’s favourite patterns, to dresses that read brainwaves and playback dreams, MakeFashion designers are inspired by fashion with high-tech functionality. Every garment on our runway contains ground breaking advancements in technology and engineering provided by our partners at Seeed Studios, Intel, and ANT+.

MakeFashion’s 5.0 will also feature live performances by Trip The Light Dance Co., and musical performances by Mudge Music and DJ Paul Sanders. On April 1 2017, 22 innovative design teams will showcase their stunning “smart” clothing designs in this ground-breaking fusion of light, fashion and performance.


MakeFashion Show at Telus Spark on April 1st, 2017.
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Apr 04 to Apr 09, Apr 11 to Apr 16, Apr 18 to Apr 22
1979
By Michael Healey
Directed by Miles Potter
This hilarious battle of wits is based on true events. The year is 1979, and our hero is Prime Minister Joe Clark: young, idealistic, and stubborn. He's in his office, deciding if he should put his first budget before Parliament. He knows that if he does he could lose everything. Everyone begs him not to do it: his wife, his colleagues… Brian Mulroney, Pierre Trudeau... They tell him he should pull some strings, make some deals. Compromise.
But like we said, he's stubborn.
This sparkling and rowdy political comedy is a hugely relevant debate about leadership and power.
Audience Advice: Mature Content



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Apr 07
Join your neighbours and friends for an evening of fun and hilarity as the Wildwood Hall is transformed into the Wildwood Comedy Club. Featured improv company, The Kinkonauts, will have you laughing, crying, then laughing again!

Don't miss this first-ever Wildwood comedy event! Come for fun, snacks, and after the show be sure to dance the night away with fantastic music courtesy of Sunrayz Entertainment. Cash bar is available.
  • Edit Home Staging   Address: 60 Beddington Circle NE Calgary  Alberta  Canada  T3K1K6



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Apr 08
On Saturday April 8th from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing inside CF Chinook Centre at Centre Court to celebrate spring. There will also be a spectacular LED garden experience featuring 4,000 LED flowers. This event is free to the public.



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Apr 08
Join Handsome Alice Theatre on April 8 at the Pumphouse Theatre for a spectacular night of dancing, drinks, and dressing up. Unleash your inner Beyonce and let her run wild at this diva themed costume party in support of the inVISIBLE Project. Following a preview of the inVISIBLE Project, the Pumphouse Theatre will be transformed into a dance floor complete with DJ.

The Night of a Thousand Divas will have:

A special preview of The inVISIBLE Project
DJ & dancing at the historical Pumphouse Theatre
Food & Drinks
Photo booth with props and hilarity!
And many more fun things....

Come dressed as the DIVA who has inspired you to unleash your voice and see what other surprises may be in store....

Tickets:
$30 - Pre-purchase
$35 - At the Door
Tickets can also be found at handsomedivas.brownpapertickets.com

Details about The inVISIBLE Project:

Focusing on identity from a female perspective, this artist and community collaboration explores complex experiences female-identified people face through individual experience and collective engagement.

Date: Saturday, April 8th 2017 at 8:00pm


Handsome Alice’s Night of a Thousand Divas
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Apr 09
The first instalment of the NWC Jazz Special Event Series will present an exciting performance by the New York based Le Boeuf Brothers on the release tour for their newest album, Imaginist. Billed as “talented musicians and award-winning composers” by All About Jazz, Pianist Pascal Le Boeuf and saxophonist Remy Le Boeuf "pursue a hyper-fluent streamlined modern ideal" (New York Times) with an "impressive level of sophistication." (San Francisco Chronicle). Imaginist is a tour de force inspired by the early 20th century Russian poetry movement of the same name, complete with a piece based on the Franz Kafka short story “A Dream”. This performance will feature Martin Nevin on bass and Alain Mednard on drum set in addition to the brothers, as well as local art by David Richeson, and local beer courtesy of our friends at Village Brewery.



Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students, with $70 family deals. More info at www.nwcjazz.com



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Apr 13
Party the night away for AARCS with live entertainment of Dueling Pianos! Last year’s inaugural event was sold-out and raised over $17,000 for the animals in AARCS’ care!

When: Thursday April 13, 2017 (Easter long-weekend!)
Time: Doors Open @ 6:30 pm | Pianos Begin @ 8:00 pm
Where: Aussie Rules (1002 37th Street SW, Calgary)
Price: $30 (Ticket includes Appetizers & Live Music)

• Silent Auction, 50/50, Raffles & Drink Specials •
• 18+ Event•
  • U & Me   Address: 233 Centre Street SW. Calgary  AB  CAN



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Apr 20, May 06
Modern Vaudevillians
April 20 – May 6, 2017
Gala Evening April 27 at 6:30pm
DJD Dance Centre

DJD shares the stage with a variety of acts that will dazzle you, draw you in and fling you back out. Be ready to be taken. By surprise. An extravaganza for the curious who crave a little extra in their ordinary.
Performed by the DJD Dancers with guest artists and live music

In April 2016 Calgary celebrated the opening of the new DJD Dance Centre at 111 – 12 Avenue S.E. This beautiful new facility features 7 dance studios and a 230-seat theatre. For information visit decidedlyjazz.com


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Apr 21
A night of contemporary and African praise and worship in God's presence.

Event will feature the spoken word and musical ministrations from Andrea Johnson and JC Crew.

Event is free.



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Apr 23
The Calgary Jazz Orchestra, Johnny Summers, and the NWSC are back to bring you Suite Jubilation; a remarkable 11-movement suite composed for full jazz orchestra and choir by Johnny Summers. This Canadian composition generated so much interest at the premiere concert in 2015, it sparked a recording project to share this music with everyone. As a unique opening treat, the beginning of the concert will include Jeremy Brown on clarinet featuring the musical styles of Benny Goodman.

Tickets (not including gst): Adults $30 door/$25 advance, Students $20 door/$15 advance

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The Music of Benny Goodman & Suite Jubilation
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Apr 24 to Apr 29, May 01 to May 06, May 08 to May 13
Mon - Sat at 12PM
Thurs - Fri at 6PM
Inspired by events in the life of Mary McCarthy Comez Cueto, Newfoundland Mary celebrates the unique life of a remarkable Canadian who spent her life in exile in her adopted homeland of Cuba. Mary's world is forever changed when she meets Luis Gonzalez, who dreams of singing like Frank Sinatra. The new musical follows the evolving relationship between two people from very different worlds as they discover the importance of music in surviving life's challenges, the value of friendship during times of uncertainty, and the possibility of love at a mature age.



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Apr 25
Five performing artist/songwriters will come together to share an intimate acoustic performance and provide the audience with an opportunity to learn more about their life experiences that serve as inspiration for their songs. The Songwriter's Round style of event sets the stage like a living room to listen to acoustic versions of songs and the stories behind them.

Hosted by Tenille, a local singer and songwriter from Grande Prairie, and her charitable organization Big Hearts for Big Kids. She will be joined by: Chad Brownlee, Bobby Wills, JJ Shiplett and Wendell Ferguson.

Big Hearts is all about witnessing the power of people coming together through music to raise funds for an organization giving significant hope and opportunity to youth in need. All proceeds from this event will support the Tim Horton Children's Foundation to empower youth and create stronger communities.
  • Theatre Junction   Address: 608 - 1st St SW Calgary  Alberta  Calgary  T2P 1M6


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Apr 28
The fun doesn’t stop when Calgary Expo closes! Head over to Cowboys on Friday night to hear Calgary Expo guest James Marsters (“Spike”, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel) in concert – a rare solo acoustic performance! Plus, Cowboys will keep the fandom going with an awesome party.
  • Cowboys   Address: 421 12th Ave SE Calgary  AB  CAN  T2P 1G1


Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo After Party
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Apr 28 to Apr 30, May 03 to May 07, May 10 to May 13
Love. So beautiful. So musical. So complicated. Although forbidden by fairy law, Iolanthe marries a mortal and is then banished from fairyland. Here in our human world, she bears a son; a lovely lad named Strephon, who falls head over heels and wants to marry Phyllis, who is, of course, desired by all the members of the House of Peers. When Phyllis sees Strephon embrace Iolanthe, who is ethereal and lovely, she doesn’t stop for one moment to consider she might be Strephon’s mother and sets in motion a musical clash between politicians and fairies, sending everyone tripping hither, tripping thither – we did mention love can be complicated – it’s an energetic, satirical journey to the finale. Off and away to get your tickets! We’ll see you in Spring for this, the seventh of fourteen collaborations by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.



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Apr 29
Join film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes for a live, on-stage recording of their hit podcast, Jay and Silent Bob Get Old. Ranked #1 on iTunes Comedy podcasts, the show is a sometimes touching, always hilarious, look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. The evening promises to be everything fans everywhere have been waiting for – an opportunity to see their heroes on stage doing what they love, telling stories. The podcast is released for free at www.smodcast.com.
Tickets available via Ticketmaster starting at $29 (plus fees). A limited number of special tickets are available for $89 that include the best seats in the house and a pre-signed photo.
*Calgary Expo Presents: Jay & Silent Bob Get Old is a special event presented as part of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (April 27-30 at Stampede Park) and not included in admission to the Expo. Please purchase tickets separately.
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Apr 29
George Canyon, Juno-award winning country music artist and national spokesperson for JDRF will be playing an acoustic show to benefit JDRF and type 1 diabetes research. Guests will also enjoy private access to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, delicious food & drink and silent auction. Funds raised through this event will go towards supporting JDRF's mission to turn type one into type none.



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May 06
BBQ and Blues, In Support of Local Charities Fundraiser

The Kinsmen Club of Calgary is hosting for the 7th year in a row a fundraiser in support of local charities.
The date is May 6, 2017
The venue is the Kerby Centre, 1133 7 Ave SW
The event includes a full meal from Big Sky BBQ.
The band is Dr Zeuss & The Blue Whos.
There will be door prizes and a silent auction.
Assigned seating for everyone.
Tickets can be purchased here: www.kinsmenclubofcalgary.com

The Kinsmen are a Dynamic Volunteer Organization Enriching our Communities through Service while Embracing National Pride, Positive Values, Personal Development and Lasting Friendships.



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May 14
Visitors will be dazzled by professional skaters in striking costumes, telling stories through movement on ice-skate.



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May 24 to May 27
Explore, journey, and discover with the Calgary International Childrens Festival! From May 24-27, Kidsfest brings the very best in performing arts for young audiences that will inspire and ignite the imaginations of Calgarys youngest minds. From a tale about a space-travelling mouse, to Quebecs Theatre de LOeils enchanting adaptation of The Snow Queen, to the 2017 GRAMMY Award-winning, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, and everything in between. Check out the full schedule and don't miss out on the many performances that are in store for this year!
  • Arts Commons   Address: 205 8th Avenue S.E. Calgary  AB  T2G 0K9


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May 25 to May 27
Jeff Newman is bringing his hit show MIND GAMES to Calgary!

"He makes the impossible, possible." - Review Vancouver

"Mind Games is a highly interactive brain-bending treat…Jeff puts on an excellent one-man show." - The West Australian

"11/10!" - All Hits B-93

"Your brain will break." - Info Edmonton

"...he truly is a master of his art." - Plank Magazine Vancouver

Mentalist Jeff Newman will influence thoughts, make impossible predictions, and even reads the minds of his audience live on stage. He’ll fool you badly, and you’ll love every minute of it.

Through Science, Suggestion, and Good Old-Fashioned Trickery Jeff Newman takes your on a mind-boggling journey that has you revisit some of his favourite childhood games as they get a mentalist twist.

Performances take place at:
The INKubator Theatre in Eau Claire Market
200 Barclay Parade, SW, Calgary

LIMITED SEATING! Get your tickets now at newmanmentalism.com or http://newmanmentalism.eventbrite.ca/?s=7464612. Recommended ages 18 and up.

*Tickets available at the door based on availability



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It is with great pleasure that we, Tania Malpuria and Vishal Malpuria, invite you to ONE - SPIRIT OF WORLD DANCE to be held on May 23rd at the Grey Eagle Event Centre starting at 7pm. Part proceeds from this event will go towards YYC CHARITY INC in support of Pulmonary Hypertension. The event is produced by SPARQ PRODUCTIONS INC. ONE - SPIRIT OF WORLD DANCE promises an immense array of dynamic and visually stunning performances from some of Alberta's most accomplished and promising artists. This exciting and unique presentation will showcase talented dancers from various dance forms comprising of Aerialists, Fire performers, Bollywood, Belly dance, Contemporary, Tap, Carribbean dance and a lot more. We are also proud to have award winner singer, actor and philanthropist TOM JACKSON who will perform at this event. Like a jigsaw puzzle, the performances of the evening will piece together seamlessly, all the while portraying a beautiful relationship between and amongst music and different dance genres. This unique show full of fascinating works of integrated dance forms, will provide an opportunity for audiences to extend their horizons beyond the boundaries of their own culture and experience other cultures and dance forms of the world.


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The 28th annual Calgary International Children’s Festival features dynamic artistic programming designed specifically for young audiences. See spectacular magic tricks, be immersed in high adventure, hear vivid stories told by puppets and wildly creative international artists. From world-famous Sharon and Bram (Skinnamarink!) to Fluff's Australian tale of lost toys, to rising Canadian magician Sheldon Casavant, there is something for everyone!

Free Events in Olympic Plaza, Ticketed events starting at $15
  • Arts Commons   Address: 205 8th Avenue S.E. Calgary  AB  T2G 0K9



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Annual singing contest
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Encouraging classical and contemporary music and performance among amateur students of all ages and skill levels, the Kiwanis Music Festival is the longest running festival in Canada. Participants are given the opportunity to perform and compete in a variety of categories in front of a live audience.



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Jun 01 to Jun 02
Thurs - Fri at 12PM & 6PM
Lunchbox Theatre will once again present the work of an aspiring, up and coming young director. The RBC Emerging Director's Showcase is a unique opportunity for Lunchbox Theatre to provide mentorship to an emerging Calgary artist, and for our audiences to have the opportunity to see the work of Calgary's next great director.



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The Royal Canadian Circus Spectac! 2016 is coming to Alberta spring 2016, and for the first time to Ottawa, Ontario in August. It’s been a family tradition for four generations of Canadians and it’s an experience your family shouldn’t miss. Everyone loves the circus. Kids are fascinated by the acrobats, clowns and animal performers. Parents, you’ll be a kid again, seeing the wonder of the circus through your son’s or daughter’s eyes. Grandparents, you’ll be brought back to your first visit to the circus all those years ago and feel connected to your grandkids by an exciting life experience shared with them.



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Jun 09 to Jun 10, Jun 16 to Jun 17, Jun 23 to Jun 24
Friday at 12 PM & 6PM
Saturdays at 12PM
For 30 years Lunchbox Theatre has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian one-act plays, many of which have gone on to great acclaim after their premiere on our stage. June 2017 we will commemorate this remarkable achievement, as well as celebrating the astounding contribution of Stage One's corporate sponsor SUNCOR ENERGY for their 30 years of remarkable partnership.
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It is with great pleasure that we, Tania and Vishal Malpuria of SPARQ PRODUCTIONS, invite you to their 7th Annual ONE – POWER OF WORLD DANCE to be held at the GREY EAGLE EVENT CENTRE on June 11th, 2016 starting at 7pm. Part proceeds to benefit the CANADIAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION in support of Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness. This invitation is extended on behalf of all the outstanding performers who have come together to support this endeavor.

This year's event is very special to us. We have an important story to tell. On the day of last year's edition of ONE, May 23rd 2015, Vishal Malpuria, co-director of SPARQ PRODUCTIONS had a neuro stroke. With his already deteriorating heart, things started spirally downwards. He was put on the Transplant list and on Sept 27th 2015, our family was blessed with an angel donating his heart!!! The support to the CANADIAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION is undoubtedly a choice that we have made for life, goiing forward. ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION SAVES LIVES and we need to get this awareness out there. Our humble request is to please share this event and make this a roaring success.

ONE – POWER OF WORLD DANCE promises an immense array of dynamic and visually stunning performances from some of ALBERTA’s most accomplished and promising artists. This exciting and unique presentation will showcase dances of Chinese Folk, Hip hop, Bollywood, Aerialists, Contemporary, Belly Dancing, Salsa and many more. Like a jigsaw puzzle, the performances of this evening will piece together seamlessly, all the while portraying a beautiful relationship between and amongst different genres and cultures. This unique show full of fascinating works of integrated dance forms will provide an opportunity for audiences to extend their horizons beyond the boundaries of their own culture and experience other cultures of the world.

SPARQ PRODUCTIONS is committed to professional artistic excellence through public performances and is working hard to raise the profile of integrated dance within the community, thus trying to provide dance opportunities for local artists.

In this endeavor to promote diversity and community involvement, Tania & Vish, are PROUD to donate part proceeds of this event to the CANADIAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION in support of Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness.

COME EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF WORLD DANCE!!!!

Tickets: $30



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Brazil comes to Calgary! A visually spectacular event hosted by Calgary's own Axe Capoeira showcases the incredible skills of international Capoeira champions and world-renowned musicians in gravity-defying acrobatics, fast-paced martial arts and vibrant dancing all set to rhythmic traditional music. Come and celebrate our tenth anniversary here in Calgary with this very special show!
Tickets $20 from Conexao Brasil (#202-3517 17 Av SE)or at the door.



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Sage Theatre presents the Ignite festival, featuring multi-disciplinary performances by emerging artists.




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Three weeks of endless possibilities.

Through the Suncor Stage One Festival, Lunchbox Theatre has become Canada’s leading development source and producer of one-act plays. At the end of each season, Lunchbox Theatre holds a series of staged readings of new works and invites audience members to give feedback during a discussion period.

Free Admission
  • Lunchbox Theatre   Address: 160-115 9 Ave SE Calgary  AB  CAN  T2G 0P5


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The Stampede Talent Search discovers, develops, encourages, and showcases young amateur entertainers throughout Southern Alberta. Performers aged 6-21 have the chance to shine and compete for over $10,000 in cash and scholarships.
  • Boyce Theatre   Address: 1410 Olympic Way SE Calgary  AB  CAN



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A highlight of the Calgary Stampede each year, this spectacular show occurs each evening after the chuckwagon races. Musical and dance performances, comedy, acrobatics and a grand fireworks finale entertain the whole family.
  • Stampede Park   Address: Stampede Park, 2300 Stampede Trail SE Calgary  AB  Canada  T2P 2K8



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Intercultural Dialogue Institute, 2937 - 19 Street NE 7:00 pm
Sudanese people from South Kordofan in Calgary will present their arts and culture. Co-presented by ALTAMAS for Peace and Development Association and the Intercultural Dialogue Institute

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This year Theatre Calgary continues the city’s Shakespeare tradition on Prince’s Island with HAMLET! Starring a cast of emerging theatre talent, their annual outdoor production is a magnificent way to spend a summer’s evening. Grab a blanket, a picnic, and take in one of Shakespeare's greatest plays in one of Calgary’s favourite places. Shakespeare by the Bow takes place from June 21 to August 21. We do not perform on Monday evenings. Visit theatrecalgary.com for further details or find Shakespeare by the Bow on Facebook!
  • Prince's Island   Address: 1st Ave & 4st, or Memorial Dr & 3rd St NW Calgary  AB  Canada


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In 2015 Chipman agricultural society presented the first "NORTH OF 16 BLUES & COUNTRY FESTIVAL" The festival was a great success with a great lineup of talent, food, plenty of dancing and fun! We have plenty of free camping sites with a weekend pass and would love to fill even more this year.
Come and enjoy a layed back weekend for music lovers, stargazers and foot stompers.
Enjoy great Blues and Country Music.
Follow us and watch for confirmation of this years line up of fantastic artist and for event admission fees at www.northof16.com



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Xfest Calgary will take place at Fort Calgary and will feature a variety of musical performances. This is an all ages show and the festival will take place rain or shine.
  • Fort Calgary    Address: 750 - 9th Avenue S.E Calgary  AB  T2P 2M5



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Welcome to the sleepy town of Salem Massachusetts, 1692. Bathsheba Moore was always the outcast- living in the woods, keeping to herself. The townsfolk thought she was insane, and they underestimated her power.

Shunned and ostracized, Bathsheba’s interest in witchcraft and the occult grew. She found that she had incredible talents and she embraced the dark arts. Her power grew stronger and she knew she had to take back the town.

One night, she entered the town and found the cabin of little Lyca Goode and her family. Killing Lyca’s mother was just too easy, but Bathsheba had other plans for Lyca. She would use Lyca to infiltrate the town, drive the townsfolk mad with fear, and turn them against each other. Possessing the girl was more challenging that Bathsheba had counted on- the girl had powers of her own. Now the town is plagued by an evil infestation that turns neighbor against neighbor, sister against sister, and Salem will never be the same.



The Coven by Haunted Calgary is Calgary's largest yard haunt, and one of the longest-running. About 25 years into haunting, this volunteer-run haunt offers up some of the best scares in the city, including a giant animatronic monster you'd expect to see at Universal Studios, not in someone's yard!

The haunt takes most groups approximately 30 minutes to walk through and it's all outdoors so dress warm!

Over 800 volunteer hours go in to building the haunt and acting so that all proceeds can be donated to charity. A suggested donation of $10 for Oops-a-Dazy Rescue and a few cans of food for the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank per person is recommended, but the charities are really happy to receive whatever donation you can manage.

Full scare version is open October 30, 31, and November 1 from 6-10pm at 222 Rocky Ridge Bay NW. Little kids can come through for a low scare event (no actors) October 31 and November 1 from 12-5pm.

Don't forget to trick or treat with the wicked witch to get your candy!

Visit Haunted Calgary on Facebook or call 403-239-8590 for more information.


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This September 29th through October 4th the third annual YYComedy Festival will be taking place in Calgary and promises to deliver some of the funniest comedic talent in North America. Must see shows include “Calgary Stand-up All-Stars” October 3rd, and the ridiculously funny YYComedy GALA on October 4th.



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The festivals major glamour spectacular! The neoclassic presentation for the Calgary International Burlesque Festival is an evening devoted to the most glamorous and spectacular numbers of the weekend in the impressive Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre. The night will feature headlining emcee – Mr. Nickel, as well as performances from our own Canadian Burlesque Legend, Burlesque Hall of Famer, and star of this year’s Hot Doc’s documentary “League Of Exotique Dancers”, Judith Stein.



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A sultry, speakeasy cabaret-style showcase for a unique, one-of-a-kind, casual Saturday night out on the town! The night will feature 2016 headliner Perle Noire, all the way from New York City, and headlining emcee, Blanche DeBris. A step forward from our usual intimate setting, 2016’s cabaret is branching out to the opulent Flames Central, in the historic Palace Theatre on Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary.



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DOGTOBERFEST Fundraiser

Supporting Four Feet Companion Foundation

When: Saturday, October 15th - 6:00PM
Where: The Blind Monk @ 918 12th Ave SW
Tickets: No tickets! Free entry!

Join us for a fun-filled pub night in support of companion animals!

Festivities will include:
- live music by Calgary band Bebo Grove,
- a silent auction with all kinds of items and a 50/50 draw,
...and of course we will be featuring DRINK SPECIALS - $5 BEERS!

All proceeds from the event go to Four Feet Companion Foundation, a local, volunteer-run registered charity committed to supporting companion animal charities right here in Alberta!

www.fourfeet.org


Drink Specials & Live Music - Supporting Animal Charity!
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The Calgary International Burlesque Festival is back again for its second spectacular year in a row! Our festival is a local celebration of the city’s Burlesque and Vaudeville community. In 2015, we continue to strive for a unique balance of local talent as well as national and international performers of prominence. Every day of the festival brings a different showcase featuring the diverse types of modern and classic Burlesque and Vaudeville entertainment, held in various venues throughout the city. As well as performances, the festival brings educational workshops with professionals and provides networking and mentorship opportunities for Calgary’s burgeoning talent. The event is organized by the Calgary Burlesque Festival Board of Directors, whose mandate is to nurture and cultivate the local community through educational development, supportive environments, and a positive creative unity among members.

For a full listing of events and tickets, go to www.cibf.ca.
  • Dickens Pub   Address: 1000 9th Avenue SW Calgary  AB  CAN  T2P 2Y6
  • The Blind Monk   Address: 311-8888 Country Hills Blvd. NW, Calgary  AB  CAN  T3G 5T4
  • Arts Commons   Address: 205 8th Avenue S.E. Calgary  AB  T2G 0K9
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The Calgary International Burlesque Festival is a celebration of the local Burlesque and Vaudeville community of performers in the Calgary and surrounding areas. Debuting this year, the festival will strive for a unique balance of local talent and national and international performers of prominence, taking place at an array of venues throughout the downtown core. In addition to performances, the festival will also feature educational workshops with professionals, as well as networking opportunities for local talent. The event is organized by the Calgary Burlesque Committee, whose mandate is to nurture and cultivate the local community through educational development and event planning.

For more information and tickets, please visit www.cibf.ca


Calgary International Burlesque Festival 2014
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Wipe the glitter from your eyes and cap off the Calgary International Burlesque Festival weekend, with brunch and Burlesque in the grand ballroom of the festival’s host hotel! A sassy blend of performances perfectly paired with your regular Sunday morning Ceasar and Bacon! Featuring emcees The Dirrty Show, and performances from headliner Sizzle Dizzle.
Brunch begins at 11 AM, with a 12 PM show time.



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The Fluid Movement Arts Festival is designed to bring attention to contemporary performance arts while showcasing the fluidity between dance, film, spoken word and more.



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Come spend an evening in good company, with good entertainment and delicious food in support of the Chorus Foundation of Performing Arts and its Subsidiary Programs, The Calgary Youth Chorus, Untapped School of Dance and the Calgary Talent Showcase.
Join us and partake in our on-site Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle. All proceeds go toward the Chorus Foundation of Performing Arts' commitment to the performing arts in our community. Thank you for your support!

Your admission includes:
- Cover
- Big Pub Burger (or vegetarian alternatives)
- Your choice of beverage (20oz Pint of Gas Lamp Craft Beer, 1oz Highball, 6oz Glass of House Wine, Caesar, or any soft drink)
- Your support for the Performing Arts in Calgary

We look forward to seeing you and your friends and families at this great event.
NO MINORS ALLOWED AT THIS EVENT. BRING YOUR ID (18+ ONLY).

The Chorus Foundation of Performing Arts and its Subsidiary Programs would like to remind you and encourage you to drink responsibly. Most importantly, DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE. Joyce on 4th is close to the Victoria Park or Earlton LRT Train station! Plan ahead and be safe.



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Nov 11
Westwinds Music Society is proud to be celebrating 25 years of making music. Bring your friends and family to hear the Women's Choir perform songs of remembrance.
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The Scandinavian Centre Choir and Back-ups Band welcome the Christmas season with a concert, refreshments, and dance at 7:00 p.m.
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A live music concert event featuring award winning artists: Chris Stills, Jocelyn Alice, Mocking Shadows, REND, Ashley Hundred and Bret McCrady. Dance the night away for incredible cause - to support emerging artist in the creation of exception music and for programs that use music to build positive outcomes in our community.
  • Flames Central   Address: 219 8 Ave SW Calgary  AB  CAN  T2P 1B7


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The ARCS Family of Choirs joyfully announces that tickets to its popular "Something Christmas" concert are now on sale. Up2Christmas, Up2Something and Something Different join forces to present a seasonal concert of holiday classics, carolling and festive cheer for the entire family to enjoy. The ARCS Massed Choir of 150 voices will perform a spine-tingling rendition of "O Holy Night" guaranteed to set your spirit soaring!



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An evening of wonderful choral music with Westwinds Music Society's Choirs! Come enjoy this fun family event and help Westwinds celebrate 25 years of making music.
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Family, Friends and Food Frenzies, join us December 10th 11am-5pm and December 11th Noon-4pm at our first event of its kind.
See the mall center come alive with the whimsical magic of our interpretation of Dr. Seuss children story come alive.
Be enchanted by the decorations of Whoville as vendors are surrounded with lights, trees, and the magic of all the season has to offer.
Shop Trend or Shop Tradition at our variety of vendors in our Upscale Event located inside the Eau Claire Market Mall core.
The first 100 Children will have an exclusive chance of picking up their free stationary to have a start on their Santa’s Wish List.
Children will have a chance to redeem their naughtiest with a special visit from the Grinch himself and turn them into nice before Santa arrives weeks away.
Add the icing to the Christmas Fruit Cake this event is absolutely FREE for family and friends. Promotions will exceed a new level as we will be distributing and advertising all around Calgary for this spectacular event.
Now accepting All Vendors: Gourmet Food, Bakery, Arts, Flea, Jewelry, Men’s Speciality Products, Produce, Antiques, Collectibles and More.
Contact: urbanpopupmarkets@gmail.com



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Dec 31
Ring in the New Year with a thrilling murder mystery dinner, followed by dancing with Calgary's own premiere hot swing band - The Bow Djangos!
Tickets may be purchased for the "Dinner, Murder Mystery and Dance" (starts at 7 pm) or "Dance Only" (starts at 9:30 pm)
ALL tickets include toasted bubbly at midnight!
  • Fort Calgary    Address: 750 - 9th Avenue S.E Calgary  AB  T2P 2M5


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Come celebrate New Year's Eve with us!
Wednesday, December 31st

See below for Menu & Cultural Program

7pm Doors
8pm Dinner
8:30 pm Shadoplay Band
10pm Show Acoustic with Jansen & Jackie
10:50pm Samba Show
11pm Live Brazilian Music
11:45pm Samba Show
12 midnight Count down and toast with Sparkling wine
Fresh Fruits
12:15am More Music!
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MENU
Served as Buffet Style
Green salad with tomato vinagrette dressing Brazilian Style
Beef strogonoff
Pork Tenderloin
Salmon with Passion Fruit sauce
Rice with Lentils
Vegetables
Dessert: vanilla ice cream with red berries sauce
Buy your tickets now, click on the links below, or
email us at info@bcaab.org or
call 403-614-7003
to arrange to buy your tickets at the Association's facility:
Casa do Brasil​
10208 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary T2W 1G1
To buy now online (credit card or paypal) at our website: BrazilianAssociation.org


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The start of 2017 may have come and gone but that doesn't mean the New Years' celebrations are over with! Get Dolled up for our roaring 20's theme to Swing in Malanka 2017 with Suzirya on Friday, January 20 and celebrate Ukrainian New Years! Tickets include a traditional Ukrainian dinner, performances by Suzirya and special guests, silents auction, a zabava with the fantastic Euphoria, a champagne toast at midnight, and much more!

TICKETS AVAILABLE and MORE INFO AT WWW.SUZIRYA.COM or INFO@SUZIRYA.COM



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One Yellow Rabbit presents one of its most popular festivals: High Performance Rodeo. Showcased in this festival are new local and national works by original and respected talent. Occurs throughout January.
  • One Yellow Rabbit   Address: EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts, 205 8th Avenue S.E. Calgary  AB  T2G 0K8



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Westwinds Music Society kicks off 2017 with a concert featuring four Choirs performing at McDougall United Church. Each choir will be performing 4-5 pieces and there will be a wonderful Mass Choir at the end.

Time:
7:00 p.m.

Cost:
$15 Adults, $10 Seniors and Students, Children 12 and under free

Location:
McDougall United Church
8516 Athabasca St. S.E.
Calgary AB


Westwinds Music Society Winter Choral concert
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Alberta Rocky Mountain Highland dancers annual dinner,dance, and silent auction performances by the Alberta Rocky Mountain Highland dancers and Pipe band. Dinner will be a traditional roast beef dinner with all the trimming including Haggis. Tickets are $50.00 each or a table of 8 for $375.00 please contact Alan Bromley at alan.dancing.dad@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.


Robbie Burns Dinner and Dance
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Get down and soulful with the Calgary Jazz Orchestra (CJO) for this Valentine’s season. Each year the CJO programs a variety of artists to highlight the sounds of soul, and romance for your night on the town. Featured artists have included Harry Connick Jr., Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith, Alicia Keys and more!

Tickets (not including gst) : Adults $30 door/$25 advance, Students $20 door/$15 advance

Visit www.calgaryjazzorchestra.com for tickets and information.


The Art of Romance, The Art of Soul
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Feb 25
Join Us For A Night for Hope
Grammy Nominated Adrian Marcel Live
Juno Nominated Kay L. Jay Fletch, Yolanda Sergeant
Jase Nelson preforming live

FULL MENU WILL BE AVAILABLE FEB. 25TH AT FLAMES CENTRAL 5:00pm
www.vidaball.com

tickets avail at
http://vidalash.ticketleap.com/thevidaball/details
Fashion Shows
Ethos Bridal
Thiffanys Thredz
Thomas Jeffery's Mens Wear

Fundraiser for Children with Cancer and other Childhood Diseases. Our goal is to help as many families struggling through the illness of a child. Partnering with Make-a-Wish Foundation!

This is a black-tie affair for children and their families suffering with life altering illness. We are rasing money for Make-a-Wish and a young girl Katie !

PRESENTING ADRIAN MARCEL - International Vocal Artist - Hits include 2AM, Waiting, Take Your Time, Spending the Night Alone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IBGlkDSwRM

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Here is a sneak peak of the beautiful and extremely talented Yolanda Sargeant!!! She will be preforming live at VIDABALL

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CHARITY FASHION SHOW - ETHOS BRIDAL

Ethos Bridal - Featuring Stunning gowns and dresses

Inspirational Guest Speakers that will lift your Spirits

Silent Auction and Raffle
DJ and Dancing
Full Menu Served
Inspirational Speakers and Performers


VIDABALL ADRIAN MARCEL
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The annual Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest occurs the last week of February, and the Calgary International Blues Festival is celebrated during the first week of August.


Calgary International Blues Festival mainstage
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A week long festival held yearly at various indoor venues around Calgary showcasing the blues by way of workshops, jams, dances and concerts. Beat the winter blahs by enjoying the blues!



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Join us for a fun, inspiring and entertaining night as we honor the success and hard work of the best of the best in our local event industry. The evening is a great opportunity to enjoy yourself and to support your colleagues’ and peers’ accomplishments. This will be a night you won’t want to miss! www.edmontoneventawards.ca


Edmonton Event Awards
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Tickets are now on sale for our legendary fundraising party The Black & White Ball at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel. Come move with us to the sounds of TWO live bands - Penguins on Broadway and GoodFoot-, a deejay, impromptu performances by the DJD Company and guests, a spectacular silent auction and more! The dress for the Black & White Ball will be predominantly evening and cocktail wear - anything goes as long as it is black or white.

TICKET INFO:
Single tickets - $120/$95 (Book by February 5th for Early bird Pricing)
Tables of 8 - $1000
Groups of 10 + - $85/ticket

....$150 at the door (if not sold out)

For tickets and more information contact DJD at 403-245-3533 or visit decidedlyjazz.com


DJD's Legendary Black & White Ball
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Looking for something new and fun to do with family and friends?

Join the Calgary Fiddlers Association as they host their Annual Ol’ Fashion Family Barn Dance.

If you haven’t been to a barn dance before, you’ll be in for a huge treat! Special guest dance caller, Leslie Godfrit, will teach the steps to each dance, making it easy for everyone who attends.





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Prepare to be amazed by the immense talent of the world-renowned Calgary Fiddlers! The 'Sweet on Fiddlin' event is the perfect kick-off to the Calgary Fiddlers Association's Anniversary year celebrations! Grab your sweet-heart, loved ones and friends for an enjoyable evening of dinner, dessert and amazing fiddle music.



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