Sep 24

Downtown Weekly Events | Week of September 24, 2018

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This week downtown you can keep up with the latest Fall fashion at PARKLUXE, get galactic at the Glenbow with Cosmos, or continue your movie binge with CIFF.

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
September 19 – 30, 2018

The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. Calgary Film is now the largest film festival in Alberta and is the sixth largest in Canada.

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AN EVENING WITH RENÉE FLEMING
September 26, 2018

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Performance

Crowned “the People’s Diva” and beloved the world over, four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming returns to Calgary for one of the most highly anticipated concerts of the Season. Acclaimed as having “the most sheerly beautiful soprano voice on the planet,” her rich-hued tone, diverse repertoire, and breathtaking artistry have made Ms. Fleming one of the greatest musical ambassadors and vocal legends of our time.

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PARK LUXE 2018
September 29, 2018

PARKLUXE 2018 presented by Calgary Downtown Association is a luxury art and fashion show featuring some of Canada’s premier high end fashion designers and artists. Designed to connect Calgary’s sophisticated fashion and art lovers with the amazing talent that produces it, PARKLUXE brings together a diverse and immensely talented group of individuals.

Each ticket that you purchase goes directly back to funding other PARK initiatives such as PARKFORUM (Emerging Artists and Designer Education), PARKSHOW (Emerging Art and Fashion Show), and PARKSHOP (Pop-up shops featuring PARK affiliated artist and designers). By attending PARKLUXE 2018, you will have the opportunity to shop our featured designers, learn about local Canadian talent and network with the city’s fashion elite!

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IN CONVERSATION: COSMOS
September 29, 2018

Glenbow looks skyward with the launch of the exhibition Cosmos: Gathie Falk, Margaret Nazon and Erik Olson. Join retired Canadian astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk and exhibition artists Margaret Nazon and Erik Olson in conversation with exhibition curator Mary-Beth Laviolette about the enduring mysteries of space.

General admission $12/Members $10.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Gotta Minute Film Festival
September 24 – 30, 2018

Celebrating 5 years, the Edmonton-based Gotta Minute expands into Calgary with films screening in the CTrain Transit System and Calgary International Airport.

Fall Pop-up Food Market
October 3, 2018

bringing our community partners and friends together for a free, public pop-up food market!
Dig into good eats, refreshments, and cooking demos by Chef Sara.

Saloon: A Musical Acrobatic Adventure
October 6, 2018

Arts Commons Presents Cirque Éloize’s latest adventure, inspired by the rich legacy of the Wild Wild West.

Calgary Career Fair and Training Expo
October 16, 2018

Learn about exciting new career options and obtain valuable information about how to earn the credentials and diplomas you need to get the job you want!

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

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