Check out what else is happening in and around Calgary!
The smash hit play that inspired the television series now comes to Western Canada for the first time. Eight distinctive women in a Toronto hair salon share their unforgettable stories with surprising honesty and extraordinary joy.
Where: Theatre Calgary – 220 9th Avenue SE
When: Tuesday, September 27 at 7pm
Cost: $35 – $74
How well do you really know what happened in the 90’s? If you think you have that sh*t on lock then this is where you need to be. Bring out those locker photos, sweatshirts and discman’s, because Backstreets Back Alright!
Where: Wurst – 2437 4th Street SW
When: Tuesday, September 27 from 7 to 9 pm
Cost: $20 (includes a drink)
Some 35,000 film fans are expected to attend CIFF this year, which begins on Wednesday, September 21 and runs until October 2, in downtown Calgary. Moviegoers will be able to enjoy 210 films at this year’s festival – 100 features and 110 shorts – including Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta and Jim Jarmusch’sPaterson.
Where: Various movie theatres in downtown Calgary
When: From September 21 to October 2
Tickets: Available online, individual events start at $15, or a full festival pass is $300
Calgary’s third annual YYC Pizza Week is taking place around town this week. This year, over 50 restaurants are battling it out in four different categories during event. Contestants may only enter in one of the categories but can offer a gluten free option in that category as well.
Where: Over 50 restaurants in Calgary – see more information online
When: September 23 to October 2