What: Travel to the African savanna to marvel at the jumping gazelles, swooping birds, majestic lions and more in the Broadway musical. Listen to the unforgettable songs, like “The Circle of Life”, and the incredible vocalists and musicians producing them.
What: A group that is looking for creative talent in Alberta and BC to give production grants to allow competitors to make their video projects happen. The winner (one from Alberta and one from BC) will also receive $30,000 grant, training and mentorship opportunities, and distribution on TELUS Optik TV. The community gets to vote on which of the competing projects screens on TELUS Optik TV, online and everywhere. Must be 18 and over.
What: For four years Downtown Calgary has commissioned outdoor street pianos to encourage people to play and listen to music. There are now two pianos: the Woodlands piano located on 3rd street & 6th Avenue SW and the new one Wee Little piano, which features a book exchange, located on 8th ave & Centre Street SW. On this Tuesday, Warren Tse (Calgary Hitmen Oranist) is playing on the Wee Little Piano and on Thursday Chris Maric will be playing Reggae/pop on the Woodlands piano.
Where: Either piano location depending on the day
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday in August from Noon to 1 p.m.