5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, May 19

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DH Calgary Staff May 19, 2017 8:30 am 335

Happy Friday Calgary! You’ve made it to the weekend so whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for you to do today.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark: Original Film with Orchestra

The film that gave the world one of its greatest movie heroes, Indiana Jones, is back and better than ever! Relive the magic on the big screen with the original great adventure…Raiders of the Lost Ark… with John Williams’ epic score performed live alongside the film by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
  • When: 
    • Friday, May 19 at 7:30pm
    • Saturday, May 20 at 2pm
  • Cost: $20-$80

Rock of Ages

Spend an evening transported back to an era of hard rock, emotional guitar solos and hair that reached exponential heights, the good ol’ 80s! This lively musical captures the beauty and innocence of small town love, while integrating the influences of classic Rock and Roll in that era. The music line-up is littered with famous songs by Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Journey, Bon Jovi and more, that will have you to singing and dancing along throughout the show!

  • Where: Stage West Calgary – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: April 21 to June 25 – occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Cost: $75

Check out some live Music on Music Mile

2016 was the year of music here in Calgary, and the music industry in our city is now booming as a result. Spend date night at one of the many venues on YYC’s Music Mile, between Inglewood and East Village, and be entertained by some of our city’s best local talent at a live show, while enjoying a few drinks with your significant other. See the list of venues and performances here!

  • Where: Music Mile – between Inglewood and East Village
  • Cost: FREE

Macbeth

Prophecies, ambition, murder, madness. The Shakespeare Company brings Macbeth to Calgary.

  • Where: Studio at Vertigo Theatre – 115 9th Avenue SE
  • When: Now until May 27 – evenings at 7 pm, 2:30 pm matinees on May 20, 21, 27

 Crazy for You

Follow along a young banker as he is sent to the small town of Deadrock to foreclose a rundown theatre, little does he know this is an experience that will change his life forever. As you sit in the theatre you will be swept away by the hilarious antics, musical spirit, high-energy dance numbers, all paired with old-fashioned classics that complement the storyline of this lively show!

  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 240 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Until May 20
  • Cost: $59-$136

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