Apr 09

Downtown Weekly Events | Week of April 9

by Downtown Calgary · 0 comments

Music and beauty and theatre, oh my! Have a look at what’s happening downtown this week and start filling up your calendar.

GLORY
April 3 – 21, 2018

In 1933, four friends set out to prove to Canada that hockey isn’t just a sport for men. But with the Great Depression weighing heavily on the nation and political tensions rising in Europe, can they overcome the odds, and people’s expectations, and forge their own path to glory?

Told through music and dance inspired by the jazz age, GLORY is an uplifting hockey story that proves a woman’s place is on home ice.

More

SPRING BEAUTY WEEK
April 9 – 13, 2018

Join The CORE on level 2 from April 9-13 for Spring 2018 Beauty Week. Check out Spring’s hottest beauty trends and how to wear each look!

More

CALGARY DANCE STAMPEDE
April 12 – 15, 2018

Largest and Longest Running Country, Swing and Line Dance Event in Canada! Free dance classes and open to the public. Competitions and events every day!

More

 

STARS AND STRIPES
April 15, 2018

Armchair travelling through the Americas continues with the Calgary Civic Symphony as we journey to our southern neighbour and experience the music of the United States of America. “STARS AND STRIPES”—an outstanding program of American music will feature Mayor Naheed Nenshi narrating the immortal words of President Abraham Lincoln in Aaron Copland’s “A Lincoln Portrait”. Joining the Civic to present John Adams’ unique work “The Dharma at Big Sur” originally composed for the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, will be Calgary Philharmonic Concertmaster Diana Cohen playing the 6-string electric violin.

More

UPCOMING EVENTS

MISS CALEDONIA
April 2 – 21, 2018

Desperate to escape the stall-cleaning, hay-baling drudgery of 1950’s life on Rural Route 2, Peggy Ann Douglas dreams of becoming a Hollywood movie star and she is going to start her journey to the top by winning the local pageant! Can she sing, twirl and pivot her way into the judges’ hearts or will shaky nerves and work ethic sabotage her efforts? Follow the quest of this beauty queen on her pursuit for the Miss Caledonia tiara.

CALGARY NIGHT MARKET
April 20, 2018

It’s the last indoor night market in downtown Calgary! Catch us this summer for our summer events.

Join us for our last show and buy some amazing one of a kind made goods from our awesome vendors. Shop to over 40+ vendors and food trucks and more.

THAT’S MY JAM: ADELE TO PHARRELL
April 21, 2018

Get ready to party! Dynamic guest vocalists and the Jeans ‘n Classics band join the Calgary Philharmonic in a symphonic tribute to today’s biggest stars including: Adele (Hello), Arcade Fire (Wake Up), Feist (My Moon My Man), Lady Gaga (Judas), Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars (Uptown Funk), Maroon 5 (Sugar), and of course the very Happy Pharrell Williams.

POW! PARADE OF WONDERS
April 27, 2018

Over 2,000 cosplayers are expected to take part alongside Calgary Expo special guests in this years POW! Parade of Wonders. Pre-registration is encouraged, and is available now!

More

View more events

If you want to see more events happening this week and the weeks to come, visit our Event Calendar.

Share your event

Have an event happening downtown? We want to hear about it! Either Add Your Event or email us at getdown@downtowncalgary.com.

Related Posts




Previous post:

Next post: