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5 things to do in Calgary today: Monday, October 17

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DH Calgary Staff Oct 17, 2016 12:55 am 79

Monday can be a funday as well. From happy hour entertainment to expressions of truth, beauty and poetry, we’ve got you covered.

Check out what’s happening in and around Calgary today.

Comedy Monday Nights at Broken City

Western Canada’s longest running open mic comedy show every week at Broken City. Surprise guests have included, Bob Odenkirk and Zach Galifianakis.

  • Where: Broken City – 613 11th Avenue SW
  • When: Monday, October 17 at 8pm
  • Cost: $5 cover

Expressions: Spoken Word

Expressions is a monthly spoken word event with an Open Mic and a set from a featured artist. Hate or violence towards others is not condoned, expressions is a space for truth, beauty and poetry. Cover charge at the event is voluntary with100% of contributions going to the Featured Artist. Sign up for open mic starts at 7:15 pm – 10 spots available.

  • Where: Cafe Koi – 1011 1st Street SW
  • When: Monday, October 17 at 8 pm

Happy Hour fun at Hy’s

Hy’s Steakhouse is celebrating weekly Happy Hour with live music in the lounge from local artists every Monday to Friday.  Local Calgarian artists are sure to help you unwind from a busy work day along with a glass of red from Hy’s. Today’s feature artist is Lexi Strate.

  • Where: Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar – 407 8th Avenue SW
  • When: Monday, October 17 from 3 to 7 pm.

Million Dollar Quartet

The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956. History was made when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest impromptu jam sessions ever. It brings to light the extraordinary story of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, and the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of four friends that is altogether poignant, heartwarming and funny.

  • Where: Stage West – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: September 9 to November 13
  • Tickets: $119 (includes dinner)

Fluid Movement Arts Festival 2016

Fluid Movement Arts Festival will bring grassroots and glitzy artists alike together to shine a light on the bold, beautiful spectrum of dance that permeates modern culture. The city will be alive with performances, workshops, artist talks, and creative happenings to inspire and connect people.

  • Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12 Avenue SE
  • When: Thursday, October 13 through Saturday, October 29
  • Tickets: Start at $15. Click here to purchase.

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