Oct 19

Northern Reflections Window Exhibition: Where Augmented Reality and Art Collide

This winter Calgarians will have the unique opportunity to participate in and engage with an immersive art experience that is nothing like this city has ever seen before. Through a series of painted windows in the Downtown core, viewers will be able to experience winter-time stories as told by Calgarian Artists in the Northern Reflections Window Exhibition, curated by art collective Buds of Buds.

However, unlike any other outdoor art gallery, they’re taking the notion of “experience” to an entirely new level. With the use of your smartphone and a simple app, they’re combining Augmented Reality (AR) and art to bring you an immersive experience that will display memories, traditions and impressions of this snowy season when you view each painted window. But let’s back up a second – this has many of us questioning… [click to continue…]




Oct 18

Whether you are looking for a spook-tacular time with friends, a haunting experience or just something to get you out of the house during the Halloween weekend, we have some ideas for you to check out downtown. Read on to see which events will suit your spirit this Halloween!

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Oct 18

Michel Tremblay’s Les Belles Soeurs has been translated into more than 30 languages and presented in over 25 countries. It is the most produced Québecois play and is so popular that the script, written in 1965, was adapted into a musical by René Richard Cyr (book, lyrics and direction) and Daniel Bélanger (composer). Theatre Calgary is presenting the Copa de Oro and Segal Centre for Performing Arts production. Sisters: The Bells Soeurs Musical is a moving, rousing musical, with powerful singing and outstanding acting with just the right douse of over the top fun. [click to continue…]




Oct 16

 

Whether you need to bust a gut with a night of laughter, let your hair fall for some heavy metal, or go with the flow with exercise, music and dance there is something for everyone downtown this week! [click to continue…]




Oct 10

 

Dance, walk, sing or read your way through downtown Calgary this week with the Calgary Burlesque Festival, the 12th Annual Zombie Walk, Walk for Freedom, Sisters and a free Wordfest presentation. [click to continue…]




Oct 07

Theatre Junction GRAND is thrilled to open its Flanagan Theatre season with Montréal’s Thus Spoke…, from October 18 – 21, 2017, as part of Springboard Performance’s Fluid Festival.  [click to continue…]




Oct 06

He’s super stylish, sweet, photogenic, uber talented and down-to-earth. So in total, the perfect Street Style Huntress subject (and new friend!). [click to continue…]




Oct 05

You may notice Calgary getting a little brighter October 13-15th as what we lovingly refer to as our ‘glittertribe’ descends upon Calgary for the fourth annual Calgary International Burlesque Festival (CIBF). The CIBF was founded in 2013 with the first weekend festival taking place in the Autumn of 2014. Over the past four years, the Board of Directors has worked tirelessly to strive to make the CIBF a world-class event, and they have succeeded in doing so. Whether you are a first time audience member, or a well seasoned fan, the CIBF has something for everyone! [click to continue…]




Oct 03

Photo Credit: Citrus Photography

Vertigo Theatre, Gateway Theatre and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s world premiere of Nine Dragons takes a step in the world of mystery from a different viewpoint and a step towards addressing the lack of diversity on stage. The play is a thriller written by Jovanni Sy, taking place in Kowloon, Hong Kong in 1924. It is a deep dive into a world of privilege, wealth, tension around race, drugs and murder. It is peering into the darkness within characters who strive to dilute their lives until they can’t feel anything. Nine Dragons is complex mystery with edge of your seat drama.

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