Week 10. What’s happening this week in Calgary! March 3-9

    Grizzlies, Piranhas & Man-eating Pigs with Joel Sartore. Monday, March 3, 2014. Runs until Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Price: General: $22.50 – $50

    EPCOR CENTRE PRESENTS National Geographic Live Grizzlies, Piranhas & Man-eating Pigs with Joel Sartore Monday, March 3 & Tuesday, March 4, 2014 – 7:00pm EPCOR CENTRE’s Jack Singer Concert Hall “Experts say that half the world’s plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction. My job is to get you to look at them in a new way.” — Joel Sartore He’s suffered infection from a flesh-eating parasite, been charged by a mother grizzly bear and has been quarantined by the Centre of Disease Control due to a Marburg virus scare from getting a just a little too acquainted with bat guano. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore literally stops at nothing to get the story. Sartore takes the audience on assignment as he shares harrowing stories from his travels around the globe and his award-winning photographs of both fierce and gentle wildlife and some of our planet’s endangered species. For tickets call 403.294.9494.

     

    You Will Remember Me. 215 – 8 Avenue. Wednesday, March 5, 2014.  Price:Adult $30 – $50

    You Will Remember Me by François Archambault. Translated by Bobby Theodore. A new play by Governor General’s Award Winning Playwright, François Archambault. An eloquent drama about family and memory, this moving and deeply personal new play is from one of Quebec’s most powerful voices. When the aging patriarch of a modern family, a powerfully intellectual and political force in his community, suffers from dementia the people around him struggle to care for him. Will they be able to hold on to the ties that bind them together? How will they choose to remember him? From the playwright/translator team of The Leisure Society (Enbridge playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays, 2005) which recently played London’s West End.

     

    Games. 215 – 8 Avenue SE. Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Price:Adult $30 – $57

    Games by Linda Griffiths “…one of Canada’s originals, known not only for the quality of her work, but for the sheer range of her career.” – Maclean’s Magazine. When their son Zach becomes obsessed with the world of online gaming, Marion and Dan try to bring him back to real life. Are they losing him to a dangerous new world or is he just being a teenager? The line between reality and virtual reality blur in this powerful and inventive new drama by one of Canada’s great playwrights, Linda Griffiths. By author of Age of Arousal (Enbridge playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays, 2007) which delighted audiences across the country, the US and the UK.

     

    Calgary Flames vs Ottawa Senators. 555 Saddledome Rise SE. Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – 7:30. Prices range from $40.50 – $275.50

    See the Calgary Flames go head to head with the Ottawa Senators!  On Wednesday March 5th 2014 at 7:30PM the Calgary Flames take on the Ottawa Senators  at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

     

    Harlem Globetrotters. Scotiabank Saddledome.Thursday, March 6, 2014 – 7:00.  Price:Tickets are $137.00, $65.00, $45.00, $33.00 and $23.00, plus convenience charge and order processing fee

    The world famous Harlem Globetrotters have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years, all the while innovating the game in exciting new ways. Last year, the Globetrotters did something unparalleled in the history of sports and entertainment, letting fans vote on new rules to be used in actual games. It was so much fun, we are doing it again, and there are cool new rules to choose from on our 2014 ‘Fans Rule’ World Tour: o Hot Hand Jersey – A player wearing this jersey gets double the points when scoring. o Make or Miss – The quarter starts with 2 players on each team. When a team scores, a teammate may enter the court. When they miss, a teammate must leave the court. o Trick Shot Challenge – The teammates challenge each other to make trick shots, with 5 points awarded to a team the makes a trick shot, and 5 points given to the opposition if the shot is missed. Take your kids to www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule to vote for their favorite, craziest rule. Then, get your tickets to the game, where you will see the winning rules put into live action.

     

    Calgary Flames vs New York Islanders. 555 Saddledome Rise SE. Friday, March 7, 2014 – 7:00. Price:Prices range from $40.50 – $275.50

    See the Calgary Flames go head to head with the New York Islanders!  On Friday March 7th 2014 at 7:00PM the Calgary Flames take on the New York Islanders at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

     

    Hungarian Rhapsody. Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8th Avenue SE Price:Adult: $19-$89 Students: $19-$89 Seniors: $19-$89

    Embark on a journey of wild abandon including Liszt’s “Dance of Death”, performed by pianist Conrad Tao. Hungarian conductor Gregory Vajda presides over this concert.

     

    Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage. Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8th Avenue SE Starts:Sunday, March 9, 2014 – 15:00 Ends:Sunday, March 9, 2014 – 16:00 Price:Kids: $19-$24 Students/Seniors: $25-$30 Adults: $30-$35

    When Mozart’s son longs to be taken from his boarding school to spend time with his father, a magical traveling trunk reveals an incredible journey.

     

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