Week 46. What’s happening around town. Nov 10-16

    The Calgary Stampeders. McMahon Stadium. Saturday, November 15, 2014

    The Calgary Stampeders are a professional football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Ph. 403-289-0258 Toll-free: 1-800-667-3267

     

    Year of the Horse – The completely fictional adventures of Josephine Baker. Theatre Junction GRAND.  Friday, November 7, 2014. Runs until Saturday, November 15, 2014 Student, $23 – $40; Adult, $38 – $67; Senior, $30 – $53

    Born in the Year of the Horse, Josephine Baker left her homeland in the USA in the 1920s to live in France where she became an international superstar and a symbol of the Jazz Age. Hers is a story of struggle, humour, dignity and survival. Kimberley Cooper uses the idea of Josephine Baker as inspiration to create a fictional fantasy in an exotic, erotic, otherworldly setting. Experience images, sounds and movement that celebrate the essence of Josephine Baker in the Year of the Horse.

     

    Canadian Winemaker’s Dinner at River Cafe. 25 Prince’s Island Park. Wednesday, November 12, 2014. $160 +Gratuity + GST

    SIX EXTRAORDINARY LABELS, FOUR PROVINCES, A CULINARY JOURNEY COAST TO COAST Join us for a unique opportunity to experience the wealth and breadth of Canada’s preeminent winemaking regions and sample internationally acclaimed wine and cider from BC, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. Meet Charles Baker, the man behind Charles Baker Wines and the Marketing Director for Stratus Winery in Niagara; Cynthia Enns, co-owner of Laughing Stock Vineyards on the Naramata Bench; and Peter Gamble, Lead Wine Consultant from Benjamin Bridge in Nova Scotia. Hear their stories and taste their triumphs alongside Chef Andrew Winfield’s signature Canadian cuisine.

     

    Adults Only Night: Destination: Mars. TELUS Spark. Thursday, November 13, 2014. Included with Membership or Admission. Individual rates: Adult (18-64) $19.95 | Senior (65+) $17.95 | All Prices + GST. Group rates available for 15 people or more. 

    Corporations are now preparing to send the first humans to mars, and yet how much do we really know about the red planet? Could technology developed for Mars missions end up benefitting terrestrial consumers? What can we learn about Earth from studying Mars? Is terraforming mars possible? Join us for a night of interplanetary adventure and discovery at this Adults Only Night.

     

    Calgary Flames vs Phoenix Coyotes. 555 Saddledome Rise. Thursday, November 13, 2014. See website for ticket pricing

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    Come cheer on the Calgary Flames as they take on the Phoenix Coyotes! Located at the Saddledome at 7:00 pm, for additional information visit the Flames at http://flames.nhl.com/.

     

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