The Calgary Roughnecks. The Scotiabank Saddledome. Saturday, April 26, 2014.
The Calgary Roughnecks are a professional box lacrosse team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They are members of the Western Division of the National Lacrosse . League (NLL) The Roughnecks were founded in 2001 and have qualified for the post-season every year since 2002. phone: 403-777-2177
Forte Musical Theatre Guild Presents “Touch Me: Songs for a (Dis)Connected Age”. Tuesday, April 15 until Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Technology has the power to bring people together like never before. Is social media a force for good or are our online lives making us more isolated than ever? “Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age” is a one-act musical featuring all-new songs composed by writers from across Canada that is bound to get you thinking about the connections in your life.
Performance Times: Tuesday – Saturday 8 p.m. Saturdays 2 p.m. Matinee
BITS and Pieces Art Fair. Chinook Centre Mall, (In front of Hudsons Bay) Tuesday, April 22, 2014 until Thursday, April 24, 2014.
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is hosting an Earth Day art exhibit in the core of Chinook Centre, in order to shine light on its mission of electronic reuse. All installations and art pieces have been created from unwanted electronic scrap. This unique and virtuous exhibit will inspire and amaze, while highlighting the ingenuity of local artists! In addition to the Art Fair, the ERA will be doing an electronics collection drive, as well as free hard-drive shredding. Take this opportunity to empty your storage room of used and unwanted electronics! www.era.ca
CAT THOMSON Spring Into Summer Tour w/ guest Matt Kee. National Music Centre. Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Originally from Calgary, Cat Thomson will play her first hometown show since being signed to 604 Records in Vancouver, BC. Equally at home behind both the piano and the mic, she has the range, power and depth that you’d expect from an opera trained vocalist. But Thomson is also a songwriter of remarkable sensitivity, with a natural feel for the plush contours and emotional edges of sophisticated adult pop music.
Green Calgary’s Earth Day Celebration with Dr. David Suzuki. Wednesday, April 23, 2014. General Admission with reception: $35, Green Calgary members with reception: $31.50, General Admission no reception: $25, Green Calgary members no reception: $22.50
Join us on April 23rd for an enlightening evening of inspiration to celebrate Earth Week! Kick off the evening with our Green Calgary reception where you can enjoy live music, great food and drinks, and a silent auction. Following the reception will be a special viewing of the local premiere of Climate Change in the Atlantic. We will be closing the evening with a panel discussion and Q & A with Dr David Suzuki, Dr Ian Mauro and other local experts who will be exploring issues facing communities, and the leadership required to navigate our collective future.
CALGARY COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO. STAMPEDE PARK. Thursday, April 24 runs until Sunday, April 27, 2014. Various passes available on-line.
The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo is Canada’s largest Canadian owned pop culture event with an attendance of over 60,000 people in 2013. Featuring a myriad of special guests from film & television, comic books, sci-fi, horror, anime, cartoons & collectibles, this family friendly event caters to every fan of every genre. The show spans over 418,000 sq. ft. of space; packed with programming, vendors, artists, and special guests.
Murder Mystery Dinner: Vegas Vendetta. Fort Calgary. Friday, April 25, 2014. $85.00.
Welcome to the High Roller Casino staff party. Join casino owner Nico Brundizzi, and his big spending wife as they thank all of you for all their hardwork. The only problem is the life of the party has turned up dead, and you can bet you know who holds the cards on this murder! Optional Dress Code: Vegas Cheesy!
An Improvised John Hughes. Lord Beaverbrook High school- 9019 Fairmont Drive SE. Friday, April 25, 2014. Adults: $10, Students: $5
A Fundraiser for The CIG Team of Lord Beaverbrook High Special guests Paper Street Theatre Co. are back with a little teen angst, romance and a lot of 80s fun in An Improvised John Hughes. Paper Street’s talented cast joins the Kinkonauts to create a brand new show in the style of John Hughes based on audience suggestions and featuring a classic 80s soundtrack. So tell your mother you’re sick, blow out your birthday candles and get ready for detention because we’re rocking out John Hughes-style! The Kinkonauts are Calgary’s longform improvised theatre company. Based out of the basement of a Unitarian church, they are comprised of more than 30 improvisers and numerous troupes dedicated to creating emotional, grotesque and profound play-skits and make-em-ups. Highlight shows this season include The Mainstage Show, One Lions, our house teams The Breakdown and Dream Toast, STU, Notorious and Mixtape, which brings together improvisers across Calgary to interpret entire albums of music