5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, May 2

May 1 2019, 5:46 pm

From free yoga at the gorgeous new library to live music at the National Music Centre, there is surely something for everyone this, Thursday, May 2.

Check it out below!

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Dr. Geoffrey Jackson Book Launch and Lecture – The Empire on the Western Front

What: The Military Museums presents Dr. Geoffrey Jackson’s book launch, “The Empire on the Western Front: The British 62nd and Canadian 4th Divisions in Battle” with a lecture to follow.

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, event at 7 pm
Where: The Military Museums 4520 Crowchild Trail Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

The West End by Christiane Hirt

What: From the sexual revolution of the 70’s through to the AIDs crisis of the 80’s, three unlikely souls become inextricably intertwined in a heartfelt coming of age story that encompasses the growing pains of life, love, sexual identification, self acceptance and a community who continues to thrive in good times and bad. Presented by Rogues Theatre.

When: Wednesday, May 1 to Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Joyce Doolittle Theatre, Pumphouse – 2140 Pumphouse Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Free Yoga Class in Central Library

What: Join Yoga with Rowena for Slow & Gentle free yoga classes in Central Library Calgary. Attendees will focus on building strength and confidence within ourselves through each asana and through each movement of our breaths.

When: Wednesday, May 1, Thursday, May 2, Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Central Library – 800 3 Street Southeast, Calgary
Register: Online, Free

John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man

What: As part of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s Under the Influence Festival, National Music Centre presents internationally acclaimed composer, John Corigliano. Corigliano will present his Grammy-winning work, Mr. Tambourine Man, set to the poems of Bob Dylan and featuring soprano Laura Hynes, and his dynamic work Stomp performed by acclaimed violinist, Lara St. John.

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time: 6:45 pm
Where: National Music Centre – 850 – 4 Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Roar: Exploring Queer History and Gender Identity

What: Calgary’s queer history, historical and contemporary gender roles, and feminine identity will be creatively explored and celebrated at Lougheed House in Roar: Exploring Queer History and Gender Identity, an 11-week festival comprised of two museum exhibits and 11 immersive programs and parties.

When: Now to Sunday, June 9, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Lougheed House – 707 – 13 Avenue SW, Calgary
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