5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, October 27

Oct 27 2016, 3:35 pm

Plenty of events worth checking out today to keep you busy and entertained until the weekend.

Chef to Be

In this exciting blackbox competition head chefs from six top Calgary restaurants team up with pupils to raise money for a $5,000 SAIT Culinary Scholarship. Ten carefully chosen ingredients are presented to teams and then it’s up to them prepare a meal for an audience of 130 people in only four hours – talk about pressure. Come watch foodies duel it out on October 27 and see who will be named Chef to Be.

When: Thursday, October 27 at 5pm
Where: SAIT Culinary Campus –  226, 230 8th Avenue SW
Price: $139 per person available online

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Get into the Halloween spirit with the most beloved vampire tale of all time –Dracula. Let Alberta Ballet sweep you away into dark Transylvania, where mystery, lust, death and immortality rule the night

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
When: October 27 to 29

Post Malone

Rapper Austin Richard Post (aka Post Malone) scored a modest hit last year with “White Iverson” which led to a spot opening for Justin Bieber on his Purpose Tour. Malone and Bieber have since collaborated on “Deja Vu”, the lead single from Malone’s upcoming album Stoney. Jazz Cartier, who Pitchfork referred to as “Toronto’s first post-Drake rapper”, will open for Malone on his fall tour.

When: Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm
Where: MacEwan Hall – 2500 University Dr NW
Tickets: Available online from $36.50 to $98.50. All ages

Screamfest Adults Only Night

 Canada’s largest and scariest Halloween event is hosting an adults-only night, complete with booze and ID checks at the door. It will be so frightening, no children will be allowed in under any circumstances – in fact, Screamfest as a whole doesn’t recommend young children be let in at all, but this night will be extra scary.

Where: The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE
When: Thursday, October 27 at 7 pm
Tickets: Start at $30. Click here to purchase.

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy and One-Man Lord of the Rings

Comedian Charles Ross has managed to create two plays based on the famous cult classics where he performs the entire thing by himself in just one hour using just elbow pads and his imagination. Audiences from London’s West End, Off-Broadway, Dubai, and the Sydney Opera House have already raved about the One-Man Star Wars Trilogy, so it’s no doubt that One-Man Lord of the Rings will captivate Calgary audiences.

When: October 18-29 at 8 pm, with some double features.
Where: Pumphouse Theatre – 2140 Pumphouse Avenue SW
Cost: $30 to $60. Click here to purchase.

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