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Vertigo Mystery Radio

In this new incarnation of the BD&P Mystery Series, Vertigo Theatre uses the online podcast format to continue exploring the mystery genre, from literary classics through to contemporary true crime. The Vertigo experience extends beyond the walls of the theatre by bringing audio mysteries right into your home.

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Location: Stream OnlinePrices Vary
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Namwayut

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. This first of the Opera Labs projects series chronicles the creative journey of Namwayut, led by mezzo-soprano Marion Newman. Check it out!

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Vastation

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. The second in the series chronicles the creative journey of Vastation, an examination of power and the forces that seek to corrupt. Check it out!

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Arriving at the Fire

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. The third in the Opera Labs projects series pairs Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy and librettist Paula Wing. Check out this impressive look at creating an opera.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Feelin’ Groovy

Stage West invites you to sit back and relax as some of the most influential singer songwriters are featured in Feelin’ Groovy – The Best of Folk Rock. This musical revue features legends like Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, the Mamas & the Papas, and many more!

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Location: Stage West Calgary (727 42nd Ave. SE)Prices Vary
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Latin American Arts & Culture Festival

The festival features a visual arts exhibition, Latin American country cultural displays, a program including a large array of diverse artistic expressions including theatre, conversations, musical performances, activities for children, gastronomy demonstrations, and much more!

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Location: Various VenuesPrices Vary
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Canadian Superstars

Head to Stage West to sing along with Canadian musical greats like The Tragically Hip, Celine Dion and Shawn Mendes. Canadian Superstars—from the Nineties to Now sets out to prove that Canadians aren’t just following the trends in music, they are creating them.

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Location: Stage West Calgary (727 42nd Ave. SE)Prices Vary
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Stealing Sam

Sam and Jimmy have been friends for more than 25 years, and were supposed to be facing “gay middle age” together. When Sam dies, it’s up to Jimmy to plan their final picnic and give his friend the hilarious and heartfelt send-off he deserves. Presented by Alberta Theatre Projects.

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BOOM YZ

Bringing to life the people and music that have shaped our last quarter-century, Rick Miller plays more than a hundred characters from Generations Y and Z to reflect on the aspirations and anxieties of young people today, and brings his multi-generational BOOM series to a compelling close.

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Hello Friend

Discover the magic of theatre in a safe outdoor public performance with Quest Theatre’s Hello Friend, a 15-minute play that uses theatrical masks, physical storytelling, and music to explore themes of resiliency, imagination, adaptability and friendship. Perfect for audiences of all ages!

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Inside the Artist’s Studio

The Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry (CAMP) presents Peter Balkwill of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop conducting interviews and studio tours with Ria and Iwan from Papermoon Puppet Theatre in Indonesia, makers of original puppet works, physical theatre, and mechanical wonder.

Showtime: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
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52 Pick-Up

DIY Theatre’s 52 Pick Up follows two people from first meeting to break-up and everything in between. Their story is spread over 52 scenes written on separate cards of a regular deck performed in a random order every time. The odds of seeing the same show twice is 1 in 8,065,817,510,9438,785!

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Location: Work Nicer Coworking (1206 20th Ave SE)$25
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bliss (the birthday party play)

You’re invited to an intimate, provocative, interactive birthday party, with cake! Verb Theatre’s heartfelt exploration of ignorance, bliss, and everything in between is a performance that is part theatre, part investigation of all the things we wish we could un-know and all parts birthday party.

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The Spy Who Liked Me

A fun James Bond Casino Royale spoof, with a Canadian spy twist! Play super-sleuth, or just sit back, laugh, and enjoy! All bets are off when secrets, lies, and treason lead to murder in this fun production by Pegasus Performances, presented by RISE UP Calgary. Grab your tickets.

Showtime: 5:30pm – 10:15pm
Location: Residence Inn by Marriott (610 10th Ave. SW)$95
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Dia de Muertos Festival

Casa Mexico invites you to celebrate the beautiful tradition of “Día de Muertos” with them as they prepare a great outdoor program under the moon featuring performances from Mictlan Arts and Research, Fibonacci Ensemble, and Romero & Herrera Music.

Showtime: 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: cSpace King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)Free
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Senior Matters

The Seniors’ Acting Lab presents two one act plays exploring how isolation, unresolved family issues and loss can effect the lives of seniors. Trip struggles to maintain his dignity and independence in A Pernicious Arrangement, while Connie breaks free from isolating circumstances in Lady in Waiting.

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Slamalicious IV: The Day After

CAOS and the Festival of Animated Objects invite you to grab your marbles and get ready to play some games with Slamalicious IV, a raucous, interactive puppet slam for adults featuring artists from near and far. The theme is “The Day After,” so get yourself prepped and bunkered down!

Showtime: 8:00pm
Location: Stream Online$11.62
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Men Express Their Feelings

Downstage Theatre presets a three-episode audio play about culture, hockey, relationships and sex. Two dads and their sons are sorting out a critical situation. Amidst a series of wild misunderstandings and ridiculous antics, these guys get to know each other and themselves a whole lot better.

Showtime: 7:30pm
Location: Motel Theatre (225 8th Ave. SE)$30
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The Miracle Worker

Workshop Theatre presents the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months. With compassion, humour and dramatic tension, The Miracle Worker explores the volatile relationship between a lonely teacher and her headstrong charge.

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The Soul of Motown

Brothers Eddie and Brian Holland, and Lamont Dozier wrote and produced many hits that helped develop and ultimately define the Motown sound through the 1960s and 70s. Stage West invites you to relive the music and experience the fascinating story of this trio.

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Location: Stage West Calgary (727 42nd Ave. SE)Prices Vary

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