Looking for something to do this week? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between March 28 and April 3.
For a complete list of events, check out our
Calgary events calendar.
What: Two time JUNO Award-winner Brad Turner will be joined by the UCalgary Jazz Orchestra.
Where: University Theatre – 230 University Court Northwest, University Way NW
When: Monday, March 28 from 8 to 10 p.m.
Cost: $25 Adults; $18 Students and Seniors
What: Stand up comedy at Vern’s on 8th. There are still a few spots open for you to show off your skills. Check out their Facebook page for more details.
Where: Vern’s – 622 8 Avenue SW
When: Tuesday, March 29 at 8 p.m.
What: The School of Creative and Performing Arts is displaying work conceived, directed, produced, and performed by graduate and undergraduate students. See a wide range of dramatic material and approaches to theatrical performance.
Where: Reeve Theatre – 210 University Court NW
When: Tuesday, March 29 to Saturday, April 2
Cost: $10 single day tickets; $20 festival pass
What: Head to National on 17th for their first ever Quiz Night! Test out your Canadian Music Trivia skills in honour of the JUNO’s being held in Calgary.
Where: National on 17th – 550 17th Avenue SW
When: Wednesday, March 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: free to play!
What: In an adapted version of Shakespeare’s famously cursed play Macbeth, you’ll experience all the ambition, murder and madness of the original play.
Where: Vertigo Theatre – 115 9th Avenue SE
When: Wednesday, March 30 to Monday, April 16
A week of celebrations leading up to JUNO Award night on April 3.
What: JUNO Cup Jam
Where: Flames Central – 219 8th Avenue SW
When: Thursday, March 28 at 8 p.m.
What: JUNO Cup
Where: Max Bell Arena – 1001 Barlow Trail SE
When: Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Multiple venues
When: Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: JUNO FanFare
Where: Chinook Centre
When: Saturday, April 2 from noon to 3 p.m.
What: The Alberta Ballet pairs up with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to capture the tragic tale of Shakespeare’s starcrossed renaissance lovers with astonishing grace and heartbreaking intimacy.
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
When: Thursday, March 31 to Saturday, April 2
Cost: $29 – $120
What: A collection of restaurateurs, and food and wine merchants, will put their best dishes on display on one evening to create and share delectable and unique local foods.
When: Friday, April 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Various venues in Bragg Creek, Alberta
Price: Subject to merchant
What: Follow the Hitmen through the WHL playoffs.
When: Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
What: This is the second year that Fresh Notes is back in Calgary. Canada’s funniest musical comedians are coming together and collaborating with Improv groups from the city.
Where: Cafe Koi – 1011 1 Street SW
When: Friday April 1 to Saturday April 2, shows at 8 and 10 p.m.
Cost: $12 in advance; $15 at the door
What: Watch a theatre-style production featuring some of the best salsa dancers in the world, local professionals, preformers from all over North America. There are also dance workshops available to sign up for.
Where: Hyatt Regency Calgary – 700 Centre Street SE
When: April 1 to 3
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