What: A province wide competition where burgers and restaurants are highlighted to raise funds for Charity. 10% of your purchase will go to charity then you vote and the winner will be the Burger champion of their municipality.
What: The annual Hidden Gems Film Festival will be celebrating the theme of women in India this year when it opens in Calgary this May. The festival will present screenings of several Indian films, including Partu (One Who Comes Back), to be attended bydirector Nitin Adsul, and the Canadian premiere of Ottaal (Trap).
Where: Alberta College of Art and Design – 1407 14th Avenue NW
When: May 6 – 8 and May 13 – 15
Tickets: Available online – annual membership costs $20; individual tickets for non-members are $15.
What: The Alberta Ballet presents it’s final performance of the season. Featuring 14 classic songs by rock legends Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Love Lies Bleeding depicts a musician’s rise to fame, exploring the trials, sacrifices and triumphs of achieving superstardom.
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
What: The event is consignment-based and every bike sold is fully inspected by a bike tech prior to being displayed. Half of all the profits go to charity – last year they donated nearly $10,000. To rack a bike, sellers must pay $10 if they’re an AMA member and $15 if they’re not.
What: The whole family can head down to participating Cineplex theatres every Saturdays throughout April and May for a screening of popular family films. Saturday, May 7 they’ll be showing The Iron Giant
What: The second annual week-long festival is presented by New Works Calgary. The diversity of today’s new music will be presented by a variety of Calgary musicians and ensembles in venues all over the city.
What: No mean girls allowed when it comes to best friend duo Flora and Fawna friend circle. They are creating a safe place for girls just like them by launching The NaturElles, a social group with a difference. It’s a funny, heartwarming and surprising performance that shows the power, and the price, of being different.