5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, March 28

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Happy Tuesday Calgary! We’ll help you get your groove back with fun events in town, from dinner and a movie at Heritage Park to checking out a swanky new jazz joint.

Tuesday night Jazz at Betty Lou’s Library

Tuesday night jazz at BettyLou’s Library. Cool cocktails, swinging jazz with the Speakeasy Jazz Trio featuring Jeff Sulima, (drums) Mark DeJong (sax) and Steve Fletcher (keys)
Check out Calgary’s hottest new cocktail space, located in the historic Devenish Building.

  • Where: Betty Lou’s Library – Speakeasies – 908 17 Avenue SW
  • When: Every Tuesday in March – 8pm start

FunnyFest COMEDY WORKSHOP Dress Rehearsal

With Stu Hughes, MC, and a fantastic headliner – you can spend your night laughing as you watch students preform in a comedy workshop. This free event is a great way for you and some loved ones to let loose and have fun this month.

  • Where: Buffalo Bob’s Showroom – 3715 51 Street SW
  • When: March 28 at 8pm
  • Cost: Free

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Based on the bestselling novel by the author of The Kite Runner, this hauntingly beautiful story reveals the strength of the human spirit. In war-torn Afghanistan, two women are brought together by fate and cruelty. Together they will forge an unlikely friendship that leads to an act of unbreakable love.

  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9 Avenue SE
  • When: Now until April 1
  • Cost: $55 – $106

Taking Flight Festival

UofC’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is excited to present the 2017 Taking Flight festival. For over a decade Taking Flight has celebrated the creativity and emerging talents of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike, by showcasing their broad range of projects across the performing arts. In addition to our regular Drama performances, this years festival has expanded to include an interdisciplinary performance, the popular [email protected]Noon and [email protected] events, as well as several Music concerts.

  • Where: University of Calgary
  • When: March 27 to April 8
  • Cost: Admission varies per event

Cheer on the Calgary Hitmen

The Hitmen have worked hard this season! Come show them some love and cheer them on as they push through during the playoffs.

  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When:
    • Tuesday, March 28 at 7pm vs. Regina
    • Thursday, March 30 at 7pm vs. Regina