Week 14. What’s happening in our city! March 31-April 6

     

    Legend Has It. 215 – 8 Avenue SE. Sunday, April 6, 2014 – 21:00 Price:Adult $30 – $50

    Legend Has It Written by Rebecca Northan. A new adventure in storytelling by innovator Rebecca Northan, featuring Mark Meer of Mass Effect. A mystical world is threatened by an evil force. Legend has it there is a hero out there who will courageously take on a quest with the inhabitants of this vulnerable place to right these wrongs. Could it be you? Rebecca Northan, the improvisational genius behind the international success Blind Date, and her merry band of master improvisers invite an audience member on stage to be the hero in a fantastic tale that will take you on a new adventure with every performance! Not one, not two – but five, count’em five – improv artists are ready to take you to a magical world

     

    The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss Exhibition. Crossroads Art Center, Art Evolution Gallery & Lounge, 2nd Floor, 1235 – 26th Ave. SE Thursday, April 3, 2014. Price:FREE

    Prepare yourself to be surprised and delighted at the secret artworks of Theodor Geisel, known to the world as Dr. Seuss, who has captured the imagination and inspired generations of people around the world, but have you ever seen The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss™? Most people are completely unaware of these artworks as they were never seen during the lifetime of Theodore Geisel. Young or old, The Secret Art of Dr.Seuss™ is a must see collection and includes many sold out editions and the latest releases. About Dr. Seuss Illustrator by day, surrealist by night, Seuss created a body of irrepressible work that redefines this American icon as an iconographic American artist. Yet, the Secret Art often shows a side of the artist that most readers, familiar with him through his classic children’s books, have never seen. This collection, created over a period of more than 60 years, encompasses the entirety of Seuss’s multi-dimensional talent. The artistic golden thread highlighted throughout this collection is apparent in each wildly imaginative and surreal Secret Art image. The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss is an inimitable collection of artworks created at night for his own personal enjoyment. These works were rarely, if ever, exhibited during his lifetime and provide a deeper glimpse into the art and life of this celebrated American Icon.

     

    Dad, Day 1. 160 115 9 Ave. S.E.  Saturday, April 19, 2014.

    Dad, Day 1 World Premiere By Dave Kelly Directed by Rebecca Northan Description: Standing in the hospital parking lot after the birth of his first child, Dave realises that he has no idea where he parked, and no crib built for his new son at home! Dave explores the awe and terror of being a new father as he re-examines his own upbringing in a very conservative Catholic family Tickets: $22 Adults, $19 Students / Seniors Showtimes: Monday to Saturday at 12:10 pm Happy Hour Friday at 6:10 pm Date Night Saturday at 7:30 pm Location: Lunchbox Theatre 160 115 9 Ave. S.E. Calgary, Alberta Phone: 403-265-4292×0

     

    Live and Let Die: A Tribute to Paul McCartney and The Beatles.  Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8th Avenue SE. Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

    Broadway’s Beatlemania star and top-ranked Paul McCartney tribute artist, Tony Kishman, uncannily brings to life Hey Jude, Penny Lane, Let It Be, Yesterday and the many other Brit Pop songs that transformed The Beatles’ Paul McCartney into one of the most successful artists of all time.

     

    Calgary International Spoken Word Festival. Wine-Ohs, 811—1 Street SW (enter through the Alley). Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Runs through to Sunday, April 6, 2014. Price:Varies depending on individual event.

    Welcome to the 11th annual Calgary Spoken Word Festival – Oracular Spectacular! This is a week-long celebration of the oral tradition. And we are proud to present to you a gathering of languages, voices, stories, and song. Check out our program as there is something for everyone. Hope to see you at the festival. Its going to knock the socks off your ears.

     

    Flow My Tears: Songs for Voice & Lute. 3602 – 8 St. S.W. – Christ Church Elbow Park. Friday, April 4, 2014. Price:Adults $30, Seniors $25, Students $20

    Early Music Voices presents rising star countertenor, Iestyn Davies from England and lutenist, Thomas Dunford. this concert is a part of their major North American recital tour that takes this duo to places including New York (Carnegie Hall), Washington D.C., and California. This is also one of only three stops in Canada. Mr. Davies has performed all over the world, including New York’s prestigious Metropolitan Opera.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear this very special artist in the intimate setting of Christ Church Elbow Park.

     

    BeatlemaniArt Art Event.  Inglewood Community Hall, 1740 24 Ave. SE Saturday, April 5, 2014.

    Do you love the Beatles? Did the wild era of the ‘60s and ‘70s resonate for you? Well, come all you want-to-be Lovechildren and join us for Beatlemaniart, an art event centered around the Fab Four and the Mod movement. There will be amazing art in all mediums expressing the influence and spirit of the Beatles. Live music! Beatle tunes and music from the 60’s and 70’s. A fabulous food truck. Drawing for artwork. So put on your go-go boots, love beads, and wildest bell bottoms and be a part of Beatlemaniart, Saturday April 5, 10am to 5pm at the Inglewood Community Hall, 1740 24 Ave. SE. Suggested $3.00 donation for the Calgary Humane Society. For more information visit facebook.com/Beatlemaniart

     

    The Fashion Institute Fashion Show. 345-6 Ave SE. Saturday, April 5, 2014

    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Theme: “The Factory” Designs from Fashion Apparel & Costume Cutting Students Featuring pieces from guest designer Jamie Block Silent auction After-party to follow (details TBD) 2014 BENEFICIARY: Partial proceeds will be donated to Inn from the Cold Donations of their “Top 5 Needed Items” will be accepted onsite

     

    Steppin’ Out – 2nd Annual Gala Fundraiser for The Young Canadians. Saturday, April 5, 2014. Price: Single Ticket: $250, Table: $2,250

    Join the Young Canadians of the Calgary Stampede at their exclusive 2nd Annual Fundraiser Gala hosted in Calgary on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the The Westin Calgary.

    Guests will dine in style while enjoying performances by The Young Canadian cast and alumni. This entertaining black-tie evening (with special guest host, Jill Belland) includes a red carpet reception and unique Silent auction items featuring “Once in a Lifetime” packages for 2014 Calgary Stampede events.

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