5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, June 21

Jun 20 2016, 3:56 pm

Shake off the start of the week Cold Pricklies and embrace all the fun events happening on this sunny summer Tuesday.

Sled Island poster show

  • What: The annual Sled Island Poster Show pairs local artists with musicians playing the festival to create limited edition, hand-silkscreened posters by Burnt Toast Studios. Posters will be on display and available for purchase.
  • Where: Home & Away – 1331 17th Avenue SW
  • When: Tuesday, June 21 to Sunday, June 26 from 3 to 10 pm (starts at 6 pm today)

Shakespeare by the Bow: Hamlet

  • What: Theatre Calgary’s Production of Hamlet comes to Prince’s Island Park. No need to buy tickets for the show, just arrive early to grab a seat and bring a blanket with you if you’d like. The show runs on donations, so pay what you’d like when the collection hat makes it’s way through the crowd. Find showtimes online.
  • Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
  • When: Tuesday, June 21 to Sunday, August 21
  • Cost: Pay What You Will

Carol Burnett

  • What: Hosted by NorthWest Comedy and Just For Laughs, comedian and award winning actress, Carol Burnett is coming to Calgary. Burnett will share clips and moments from her career as well as engage in a question and answer period with the audience.
  • When: Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium –  1415 14 Ave NW
  • Tickets: Available online from $69.50 to $125. All ages.

Tiger Army

  • What: 90’s band, Tiger Army is playing in Calgary this week. The Cali punk rockers have released five studio albums over the years, with their latest release, V•••–, out this year.
  • When: Tuesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 MacLoed Trail, Calgary
  • Tickets: Available online at $30. 18+

2016 IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists

  • What: Presenting exciting work from new voices, emerging artists in all fields will get the opportunity to present their work to Calgary audiences.
  • Where: West Village Theatre & The Pumphouse Theatres
  • When: Tuesday, June 21 to Sunday, June 26
  • Cost: Festival passes $30 and up online
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