5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, October 23

Oct 23 2019, 1:00 am

Welcome to a Wednesday filled with fun possibilities, including stunning performances and screenings of some Halloween classics!

Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein

What: Alberta Ballet presents the world premiere of Jean Grand-Maître’s Frankenstein, featuring multi-media set design, haunting soundtrack and state-of-the-art projections. The show will feature a combination of contemporary and classical ballet styles.

When: October 23 until October 26, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm (plus 2 pm on Saturday)
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Wordfest 2019

What: Wordfest features 52 events over 10 days in public libraries and performance venues around the city. This year’s festival is titled The Imaginairium, and includes readings, workshops, panel discussions, trivia, and more for all sorts of audiences and ages.

When: Now until October 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Online

The Interrupters

What: LA ska-punk rockers The Interrupters bring the Fight the Good Fight World Tour to the MacEwan Hall with guests Skinny Lister and Sharp/Shock.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: MacEwan Hall – 402 Collegiate Blvd NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Ghostbusters 1 and 2

What: Catch a double bill of Ghostbusters 1 and 2 at Globe Cinema with special guests The Calgary Ghostbusters. There will be photo ops available as well as merch on sale, with merch proceeds going to the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm
Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online


What: Canadian rock legends Sloan bring their Navy Blues Tour to The Palace Theatre on October 23.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Palace Theatre – 219 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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