5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, November 15

Nov 12 2018, 8:11 pm

How have we already made it halfway through the month?

Make the most of this Thursday by heading out to any one of the wonderful YYC events!

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Femme Wave

What: A feminist arts festival working to create an integrated, encouraging arts scene by providing opportunities for women and non-binary artists. Featuring film, comedy, visual arts, music, spoken word, workshops, and more.

When: Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

Shift Into Winter

What: Learn the tips and tricks of winter cycling through a panel discussion lead by Calgary’s awarded “Commuter of the Year.” The panel has been hand-picked for their dedication and knowledge to cycling year-round. After the panel discussion, visit different tables focused on small group discussions surrounding winter cycling clothing, winter cycling accessories, winterizing your bike, and route planning.

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Two Wheel View – #101-1725 10th Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Tickets: Online, by Donation

32nd Annual Art Market

What: Featuring over 200 professional artists from across Canada, this market features everything from vibrant jewellery, timeless home furnishing, seasonal decor, custom clothing, and more.

When: Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Calgary Telus Convention Centre – 136 8th Avenue SE
Tickets: Online, $8-$12. Children 12 and under free with an adult

Centre for Suicide Prevention Fundraiser at Fluevog Shoes

What: An evening of Fluevog shoes, beverages and appetizers, and music by Lisa Anderson. During the fundraiser, purchase any regularly priced Fluevog item and 50% of sales will be donated to the Centre for Suicide Prevention.

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 4:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: John Fluevog Shoes – 207 8th Avenue Southwest, Calgary
TicketsOnline, Free

Queen of the Ring

What: Queen of the Ring is a drama depicting the life of Johnnie Mae Young who, over seven decades, slammed, punched, and clawed her way to the top of the women’s professional wrestling world. Reflecting today’s headlines, it explores themes of female exploitation by powerful men in a time when women didn’t have a voice. It asks the question, “if a woman chooses to use her sexuality to gets what she wants on her own terms, is she empowered? Or is she being victimized?”

When: Thursday, November 15 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Arts Commons, Motel Theatre – 205 8th Ave SE, Calgary
TicketsOnline, $15-$20

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