What: Photographer, Carsten Peter, takes you on an electrifying journey into some of our planet’s most extreme environments. He has rappelled into active volcanoes and chased monster storms in Tornado Alley, capturing dramatic images of places few humans have dared to go.
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
What: Tim’s live solo shows (he also works with his band, the Electro-Fires) are a trip down the river of North American music…blues, ragtime, old-time country with dashes of Mexican and Hawaiian influence, performed on a variety of string instruments.
What: The Calgary Underground Film Festival, or CUFF, will be showing 30 feature films at this year’s festival. It’s the 13th year the festival has been going on in Calgary and the not-for-profit organization is known for programming films that defy convention.
What: The Jubilations Theatre presents Star Wars: A Galactic Rock Comedy. Be transported to a galaxy far, far away with the iconic Star Wars cast singing 70’s and 80’s rock tunes. The ticket price includes dinner and assigned seats. Call 403-349-7799
Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre – 1002 37th Street SW
When: Now until April 24
Cost: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday $67.95 Friday and Saturday $77.95.
What: Concord Floral is a place where teens can go and be themselves not to mention it’s a million-square foot greenhouse in a suburb of the city. In the play, ten young adults flee to the greenhouse when a plauge visits their neighbourhood.
Where: Theatre Junction Grand – 608 1st Street SW
When: Wednesday April 13 to Saturday April 16
Cost: $45 or $27 for students and artists under 30
What: Best selling author of Orange Is the New Black and inspiration for the Netflix show of the same name, Piper Kerman is coming to Calgary to talk about her journey. The night is about finding another chance and emphasizes the need for reform and restoration.
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre – 120 9th Avenue SE
When: Thursday, April 14 from 6 – 10 p.m.
6 – 8 p.m. Doors Open & Silent Auction
7 – 8:30 p.m. Presentation
What: Select restaurants around YYC will feature poutines for a cause. For every poutine you buy and enjoy during Poutine Week one free meal will go to someone in need with partnership from local non profit Mealshare.
What: Recycle your electronics this weekend at Market on Macleod to celebrate Earth Day. Become a part of Alberta’s eWaste solution by recycling your obsolete electronics. Bring a non-perishable food item in support of the Calgary Food Bank. For more information email [email protected]ca