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5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, March 29

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DH Calgary Staff Mar 29, 2017 1:30 am

Alright, you’ve made it halfway to the weekend. Now it’s time to get over the hump!

Here are a handful of things happening around town today that’ll help get you one step closer to the weekend.

Cheer on the Calgary Flames

Will we make it to the playoffs or not? Who knows! Regardless, come cheer on the Flames in a sea of red, while consuming dome beers and delicious pizza, nachos, and hotdogs.

  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: Wednesday, March 29 at 7:00pm vs. LA

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Based on the bestselling novel by the author of The Kite Runner, this hauntingly beautiful story reveals the strength of the human spirit. In war-torn Afghanistan, two women are brought together by fate and cruelty. Together they will forge an unlikely friendship that leads to an act of unbreakable love.

  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Now until April 1
  • Cost: $55 – $106

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy

Calling all Trekkies! Having opened on February 4, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience will be at TELUS Spark until June 4, 2017. Upon entering the exhibit, you’ll become a Starfleet Academy cadet recruit.

  • Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until June 4, 2017
  • Cost: Adults $29.95

Taking Flight Festival

UofC’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is excited to present the 2017 Taking Flight festival. For over a decade Taking Flight has celebrated the creativity and emerging talents of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike, by showcasing their broad range of projects across the performing arts. In addition to our regular Drama performances, this years festival has expanded to include an interdisciplinary performance, the popular [email protected]Noon and [email protected] events, as well as several Music concerts.

  • Where: University of Calgary
  • When: March 27 to April 8
  • Cost: Admission varies per event

Watershed

Spend an evening at the theatre and dive into this powerful and entertaining story that document’s Canada in a position of acute political reflection in an increasingly polarized landscape. This is a personal documentary for Annabel Soutar, and it will leave you only wanting more!

  • Where: Theatre Junction GRAND – 608 1st Street SW
  • When: March 29 to April 1
  • Cost: $45
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