Week 31. What’s happening in Calgary. July 28-August 3

    Mount Royal University – Morningside Music Bridge. 4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE SW. Friday, August 1, 2014. TICKET PRICES VARY – PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR OPTIONS. For ticket sales Call 403.440.7770 or buy online

    Morningside Music Bridge welcomes some of the world’s finest musicians to Calgary for concerts that must be experienced to be believed. All ticket sales for concerts benefit the Morningside Music Bridge program.

    Calgary International Blues Festival. Shaw Millennium Park. Sunday, August 3, 2014. Prices vary

    The 9th annual Calgary International Blues Festival features a full week of the best in blues, culminating in 4 days and nights of non-stop music at Shaw Millenium Park (1220 9th Ave. SW).

    Starring renowned guitar great Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton, powerhouse singer Sista Monica , Canadian giants Tom Lavin & the Legendary Powder Blues, Motown classics Martha Reeves & the Vandellas, Canadian icon Matt Minglewood and a host of other blues greats, get your dancin’ shoes on and get ready for the time of your life!

     

    Wild Rose Overseas: Albertans in the Great War. The Founders’ Gallery at The Military Museums – 4520 Crowchild Trail SW. Monday, July 28, 2014. Adults: $10, Seniors: $5, Children: $4

    A young province’s march to war is explored through artefacts and important works of art, from training to the trenches, from demobilization to homecoming.

     

    #euromaidanYYC. The Founders’ Gallery at The Military Museums. Monday, July 28, 2014. Adults: $10, Seniors: $5, Children: $4

    Photographer and filmmaker Tomas Rafa shows the ongoing Ukrainian unrest that originated with the help of social media in Kiev’s Maidan Square. Rafa’s documentation shows a cinematic quality to this unrest. In his photographs, the average Ukrainian citizen takes on the role of hero in his or her own life featured within the pictorial backdrop of both Maidan (or Independence) Square and Sloviansk in East Ukraine.

     

    World Vision Campaign for Children. Friday, August 1, 2014. 

    World Vision’s Campaign for Children kicks off on CTV in August and runs through September, with a goal of raising awareness amongst Calgarians and securing 3,000 child sponsors from Alberta. Over 22,000 sponsors in Calgary already help almost 30,000 children around the world!

     

     

    Calgary Fringe Festival. Inglewood. Friday, August 1, 2014. Ticket Prices range from $10 to $15 per show and you MUST purchase a fringe button ($5) each year to attend the shows.

    The Calgary Fringe Festival is a full-length 9-day Theater Festival and is situated in the calendar between the Winnipeg Fringe and the Edmonton Fringe. The Calgary Fringe hosts a combination of local, national, and international productions – 27 altogether – for a total of over 160 performances over 9 days. 100% of ticket revenue is returned directly to the artists.

     

    Calgary Stampeders VS BC Lions. McMahon Stadium. Friday, August 1, 2014. Adult single game tickets range from $33 to $110 per seat. Further discounts apply for students, seniors and children

    The Stamps are ready to tear it up against the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium on August 1 in what is sure to be an exciting game sponsored by Purolator! Kickoff is at 8 p.m. and tickets are available at Stampeders.com. At this game, fans are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items or a cash donation to benefit the Calgary Food Bank. In return for a donation, fans will have the opportunity to get their picture taken with the Grey Cup!

     

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