5 thing to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, January 16

Jan 15 2018, 10:49 pm

Take some time off this Tuesday to get out into the city and experience the best events that it has to offer!

Any and all of these events will be sure to bring some excitement to the oft-forgotten middle child of the week.

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Empire of the Son 

  • What: In this one-man, autobiographical show by former CBC broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematu, you’ll travel from Hiroshima after the Second World War to London in the 1960s. Along the way you’ll learn about the incredible history of Shigematu’s father and the rocky relationship the two had trying to create a connection and express their love for each other.
  • When: January 16 to 28
  • Where: Martha Cohen Theatre – 215 8th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $26 to $75

Quiz Shoe Broken trivia at Broken City

  • What: Every Tuesday competitors gather at Broken City to win the glory, renown, and spoils that come with a Quiz Shoe victory… and because there’s cheap wings and $15 pitchers of PBR.
  • When: Tuesdays
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Broken City – 613 11th Avenue SW
  • Admission: $4

See “Bill Nye: Science Guy” at the Globe Cinema 

  • What: Come see your favourite Science Guy as he launches a solar propelled spacecraft into the cosmos and advocates for the importance of science, research, and discovery in life. Of course you can expect the typical hilarious behind-the-scenes shenanigans in the lab as he breaks down scientific views on climate change and evolution. It’s time to relive your childhood science class movie time!
  • When: Tuesday, January 16 (see all showtimes here)
  • Time: 9:10 pm
  • Where: The Globe Cinema – 617 8th Ave SW, Calgary
  • Admission: $10 Adults, $8 Youth and $6 Children

SalvEdge Boutique January Sale

  • What: Looking for a new wardrobe to kick-start the new year in? At SalvEdge Boutique’s January sale you can find chic, trendy items that will give you a new look that won’t break the bank. They’re also offering a unique opportunity to get a $500 gift card toward future purchases at the shop. Learn more information on how it works in the store!
  • When: The month of January
  • Time:
    • Monday to Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
    • Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm
    • Sunday: 12 to 5 pm
  • Where: 1013 17th Avenue SW

Inner Elder

  • What: Come along on a journey of discovery with Lunch Box Theatre’s new production as part of High Performance Rodeo. This one woman show, created by award-winning Calgary actress Michelle Thrush, uses real moments and real memories to tell the story of how her Grandmother impacted her life as she transforms from a child to an elder throughout the show.
  • When: January 15 to 27
  • Time: 12 pm / 6 pm (depending on the day)
  • Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 115 9th Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Online, $26
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