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    Week 8. Things going on around Calgary! Feb 17-23

    Meastro Impro.  The Loose Moose Theatre Company. February 21, 2014.  Price:Adults, $15; students, $12

    Crash and burn elimination improvised comedy where only the strong survive! Performers are randomly chosen to improvise scenes that are awarded points by the audience. After each round the lower scoring performers are eliminated. The rounds continue until one performer, the “Maestro Improvisor” for the evening remains.   TICKETS are AVAILABLE ONLINE. We offer discounts for groups of 10 or more. For group bookings please contact us by phoning 403-265-5682


    Alexis. A Greek Tragedy. Theatre Junction GRAND, 608 1 St. SW. Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Runs until Ends: February 22, 2014 Price:$39-$44

    “Where are the parents? Where are the artists? Why don’t they step outside? We aren’t terrorists, we aren’t the usual hooded, faceless ones…We’re your kids.”

    – From a letter sent to the press by Alexis’ friends

    Motus was founded in 1991 by Enrico Casagrande and Daniela Nicolò, who have always sculpted their projects like litmus paper, translating the contradictions of the culture and making them active material for reflection and provocation. Alexis is the company’s fourth production to contemplate the moral and political issues of Antigone, Sophocles’ eternal tragedy of resistance against power. Deeply inspired by Bertold Brecht’s version of Antigone, Motus’ work causes the past and the present to confront each other in a primal, physical performance as old as the theatre itself. Alexis. A Greek Tragedy was named Best Foreign Performance for the season 2011-12 by the Association of Theatre Critics of Quebec. For tickets, click Alexis

    Winefest Calgary.  Stampede Park BMO Centre, Hall E. Friday, February 21, 2014. Runs until Saturday, February 22, 2014. Price:Please visit for more information on ticket prices, session times, and the tasty details on what’s happening at this year’s celebration.

    Winefest invites Calgarians to spend an afternoon or evening indulging at this all-inclusive wine event. Swirl, sip and savour, sampling from a vast assortment of local and international wines, ports, sparkling and dessert wines from the world’s most celebrated wine regions. Choose from three tasting sessions over Winefest weekend: Friday, February 21, 2014, 7pm to 10pm Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2pm to 5pm Saturday, February 22, 2014, 7pm to 10pm

    Cirque Musica Aerials and Acrobats.  Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8th Avenue SE. Friday, February 21, 2014. Price:Kids 12 and under: $20-$30 Adults: $40-$60 Students: $40-$60 Seniors: $40-$60

    Be dazzled and astonished by the breathtaking, jaw-dropping displays of daring acrobats and aerialists suspended high above the Orchestra, all seamlessly choreographed to dynamic and beautiful music from the worlds of classical and popular music repertoire. For tickets click, Cirque

    WowFest Presents The Family Fun Magic Show. Motel Theatre, EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts. Saturday, February 22, 2014. Runs until Saturday, March 1, 2014 – 16:00 Price:$15   Amazing Magic For All Ages

    Magic brings out the kid in all of us, the feeling of wonder, and laughing out loud. The Family Fun Magic Show is a matinee performance that is just right for anybody who loves magic! Bring the kids, bring the grandparents, and have a great time together. This one hour show will feature a variety of magicians with tricks up their collective sleeves to baffle and bemuse.  The Family Fun Magic Show was a huge hit at the festival last year, and was a sold-out show. It’s always best to make your plans early and buy tickets in advance. For info and tickets click, Magic Show

    Coldest Night of the Year. 221-18th Ave SW. Saturday, February 22, 2014 – 17:00. Price:$25.00 registration fee

    The RC Diocese of Calgary and KAIROS Calgary are pleased to hold this fundraising event in the new year. Register a Team to Walk in support of Homelessness Awareness, Acadia Place and Feed the Hungry.   Our route will visit key points of contact for Calgary’s Homeless citizens in the downtown core. 10KM and 5KM routes have been established for this family friendly event. Visit Coldest Night of the Year for more information.

    Wedding Envy – Premier Wedding Event of the Foothills. 128-5 Ave W, High River. Sunday, February 23, 2014 – 11:00 Price:FREE!

    Wedding Envy is a different approach to the traditional Bridal Fair. Check out wonderful products & services, enjoy free parking, snag a FREE gift bag (1st 100 brides), enjoy our stunning fashion show, sample the delicious foods, or bask in the glow of great decor! For more info, Wedding



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