5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, April 25

Apr 24 2019, 4:30 pm

Just because Thursday isn’t technically part of the weekend crew doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun at any of these amazing events!

Because we all know that Thursday is the new Friday.

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Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo 2019

What: The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (aka Calgary Expo) is a four-day pop-culture convention held in annually each spring at Stampede Park. Attendees can shop hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, check out panels and workshops, meet their favourite stars and creators, and celebrate what makes them geeky with thousands of other fans in cosplay. This year’s special guests include the stars of Back to the Future, The Goonies, Rose McIver and more.

When: Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Time: Thursday: 4 to 9 pm, Friday: Noon to 8 pm, Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Stampede Corral — Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Available online, $20 to $50 for single day tickets, or $110 for a four-day pass. VIP packages are also available

Ariana Grande – Edmonton concert

What: International pop star Ariana Grande is back on the road for her biggest tour yet and stops at Rogers Place on April 25, 2019. Grande is on tour supporting her latest album Sweetener.

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Found Footage Festival: Volume 9

What: The world premiere of Found Footage Festival: Volume 9. Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (The Colbert Report) are back with an all-new guided tour through their latest VHS finds, including the 1987 Miss Junior America Wisconsin pageant, a mysterious tape labeled “bonion sergery,” home movies taken at a Canadian hose factory, and a fitness video called Jugglercise.

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Master’s Academy & College 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

What: Join Master’s Academy & College for the second annual Battle of the Bands competition. Students will be competing in solo and band categories for cash and prizes.

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Master’s Academy & College – 4414 Crowchild Trail Southwest Calgary
Tickets: Online

Wordfest Presents Sharanpal Ruprai 

What: Join Wordfest for an evening with Sharanpal Ruprai, author of Seva for a sizzling event featuring their second book of poetry, Pressure Cooker Love Bomb. This event includes an on-stage interview, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor – 1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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