Week 20. What’s happening in Calgary! May 12-18

     

     

    Dirty Laundry’s Season 14: Legal Briefs. Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Ave SE. Monday, May 12, 2014 – 7:30pm. $16

    Calgary’s completely live, completely improvised comedy soap opera Dirty Laundry presents SEASON 14: LEGAL BRIEFS!

    Welcome to the offices of Downy, Downy, Maytag, and Ward, a powerful and pricy law firm that specializes in defending the richest and sleaziest of clients. For the partners at this firm the terms “restraining order”, “cross examination” and “binding agreement” mean something entirely different. Big business, mafiosos, celebrity murders—it’s all billable hours to these legal eagles. They handle all cases… and they do it all ‘in chambers.’ There’s nothing this legal team won’t do to get their clients off!

    Improv comedy troupe, Dirty Laundry, presents weekly episodes of an improvised soap opera that runs all season long. Everything that happens on stage is made up on the spot!

     

    The Diary of Anne Frank. Rosebud Theatre. Saturday, May 17, 2014. Adult / Senior Tickets range from $58.99 to $71.99 plus GST (includes meal)

    by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett A Classic for the Entire Family Her heart would not be hidden. A family Stowed away in a secret annex, Anne Frank recorded the true account of her family living more than two years in hiding from the Nazis during World War II. Confronting the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit and determination, Anne Frank emerges from history as an intensely gifted young girl whose spirit would not be stifled by her circumstance. Her insistent belief in the goodness of others is a humbling yet uplifting reminder of the bright lights that shine even in our darkest times.

     

    Joe Desjardins Photography Exhibit at Image Square. 545 8th Avenue SW. Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

    Image Square has Gallery Space that shows stunning photography work that is printed on location at Image Square. The next Gallery Exhibit will show Joe Desjardins collection ‘Image of the Canadian Rockies’ encompassing the last decade of pursuing his passion of capturing nature’s infinite beauty in both wildlife and landscape photography. Be it a Columbia Ground Squirrel, massive Grizzly Bear or the reflection of a Rocky Mountain Range, his images reveal an intimate connection with nature and a love of adventure. Join us for our Gallery Exhibit Reception and Artist Talk with Joe Desjardin May 14th from 6:00-8:00pm. There will be a Joe Desjardins canvas print door prize at the Reception, using event tickets as draw entry. Joe Desjardins Exhibit will be showing from May 14th – June 10th at Image Square.

     

    The Backstreet Boys.  Scotiabank Saddledome. Friday, May 16, 2014. $85.00, $59.00 and $29.00, plus convenience charge and order processing fee.

    Due to the overwhelming demand and in answer to the request of thousands of fans, the Backstreet Boys have extended their ‘In a World Like This’ tour, stopping in Calgary on May 16th.

     

    Thriller: The Best of Michael Jackson. Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8th Avenue SE. Friday, May 16, 2014. Adults: $25-$90, Students: $25-$90, Seniors: $25-$90

    Revisit the career of world-wide phenomenon Michael Jackson when Jeans ‘n Classics join the CPO and belt out the hits that made him a legend.

    Historical Village Opening Weekend. 1900 Heritage Drive SW Calgary. Monday, May 19, 2014. General ( 15-64) $24.99 Child (3-6) $12.99 Youth (7-14) $17.99 Senior$19.99

    Celebrate the long weekend by stepping back in time. The historical village’s 50th summer season begins on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, cruise on the S.S. Moyie, experience the thrill of the antique midway or ride on our thundering steam train, as Heritage Park opens for another exciting summer! Each day of this weekend the first 500 guests who arrive and pay regular gate admission between 9:30am and 10:00am will be treated to a complimentary pancake breakfast, served hot off the grill in the Gunn’s Dairy Barn. On Victoria Day, guests can enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Wainwright hotel.

    Broadway Superstar Bernadette Peters in Concert. Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Friday, May 16, 2014

    “Bernadette Peters has no peer in musical theatre right now.” 4 Stars The New York Times Bernadette Peters will perform with a full symphony songs from such Broadway classics as Follies, Into The Woods and Sweeney Todd. In addition Miss Peters will also perform from Rogers and Hammerstein and her beloved Sondheim. Don’t miss the chance to catch this amazing 3 time Tony award winning Broadway icon. Tickets starting from $48.50 and available at Ticketmaster.

     

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