5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 30

Jan 30 2019, 2:03 am

We’ve got plenty of great options for events to check out this Wednesday, January 30, so make sure to get out into the city to try out something fun!

Here are a few suggestions to get the day going in the right direction.

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The Robber Bridegroom by the Brothers Grimm 

What: Jupiter Theatre and Chimera Theatre bring new life to this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale through puppetry and physical theatre in this dark adaptation that explores intuition and the uncertain nature of humanity. The Robber Bridegroom tells the tale of an impoverished miller who seeks a better life for his only daughter. To save the mill, they arrange for her marriage to a wealthy man from out of town. She wants to help her family and do what is right, but something wicked lurks in the woods where the bridegroom lives.

When: Wednesday, January 30 to Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Vertigo Theatre – 115 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Movies That Matter

What: Movies That Matter is a monthly series of documentary film premieres at the University of Calgary, co-presented by the University of Calgary Film Society and the Department of Communication and Culture. The series strives to be timely and provocative, allowing viewers to delve into some important issues relevant in our society today. Each screening will include a post-screening discussion, featuring the director of the film itself and/or someone from the community at large known for their expertise or insightful views on the film subject.

When: The last Wednesday of every month
Time: 7 pm
Where: Gallery Hall of the Taylor Family Digital Library – University of Calgary
Admission: Free for students with ID and community by donation

The Legend 7 Beer Dinner – GRETA Style

What: Join Legend 7 and Greta Bar for a night filled with food, games and legendary beer. Explore the legends behind Serpens Pilsner, Superbia Saison, Dark Gate Porter, and Patience Pale Ale alongside a four-course dinner paired to complement each beer.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: Greta Bar – 213 10 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $40

Women and Environment Film Night – Seed: The Untold Story

What: As part of the Women’s Centre of Calgary’s Environmental Issues Discussion series, they will be hosting a free screening of Seed: The Untold Story followed by a post-film discussion to share thoughts and perspectives. Bring a friend and a snack to share, or just bring yourself and connect with women in your community interested in learning about, and taking action on, environmental issues.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Women’s Centre Of Calgary – 4 Street NE Calgary
Tickets: Online, Free

Dog Friendly Wine and Wags Dinner Party

What: VR Wine is Calgary’s first wine store to host wine and food pairing dinners for you and your best friend. Dogs will receive a complimentary three-course dinner while attendees dine on canapés and wine. Each ticket includes food, wine pairings, and a gift bag worth $60 including a fleece blanket from Bollinger Champagne for pooches.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: VR Wine – 8561-8A Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $85, free for dogs


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