What: Local artist Salma Jadavji and radio show Salaam Namaste Canada will be hostingan art show in support of the World Partnership Walk. There will be a dinner and dance party after the show, tickets will be sold at the door for $40.
Where: Marlborough ParkCommunity Centre – 6021 Madigan Drive NE
What: Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the CICF introduces young minds to the inspiration, creativity, and fun of live performance. Enjoy performances from the likes of Fred Penner, Splash’N Boots and many more.
What: A twist on the classic tale of Cinderella. Cowtown Opera presents its opera Ella. Instead of going to a ball, she’s going to the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Enjoy the love story told in modern day with a fun sic-fi twist.
What: Dancers at Calgary’s new DJD (Decidedly Jazz Danceworks) Dance Centre are celebrating its grand opening with a new live music and dance production. The new show will showcase the whole DJD company of dancers and feature a score by New York jazz great William Parker, as well as a five-piece band led by Parker himself.
Where: DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
When: Friday, May 27 to Sunday, June 12, evening performances at 8 p.m.,
Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Cost: Tickets available at online or call 403-245-3533, starting at $29
What: From art, to clothing, to woodworking, this market sells everything your little local-loving heart could possible desire. The Market Collective aims to engage and empower the community towards positive growth.
Where: Chinese Cultural Centre – 197 1st Street SW
When: Friday, May 27 from 4 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m Click here for more.
What: The first ever, Banff Yoga Festival is taking place this weekend. The 3 day festival incorporates the mindfulness of yoga into all elements of our lives. Take part in yoga classes, hiking adventures and cultural and social interaction.
Where: The Fenlands Recreation Centre – 100 Mount Norquay Road, Banff
What: The 21st Annual Festival of Quilts at Heritage park is Western Canada’s largest outdoor quilt show. You can browse through the quilts, sign up for workshops and donate quilts for distribution to those affected by the fire in Fort McMurray.
What: Support the city’s talent at the annual songwriting contest hosted by the Ship. Winners will be chosen in four different categories: Youth, Big Rock Untapped, Jameson Upstart and Finlandia Top Shelf can win grand prizes spanning from $1000 to $2500 and a Performance at Bow Valley Music Festival.