5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 18

Jan 18 2017, 5:27 pm

Alright, you’ve made it halfway to the weekend. Now it’s time to get over the hump!

Here are a handful of things happening around town today that’ll help get you one step closer to the weekend.

Decidedly Jazz’s Winter Production: Juliet + Romeo

Decidedly Jazz is known for their extraordinarily creative performances that allow their audiences to experience dance and music in a different, fluid and collaborative way. Join them for their second show in the new spectacular DJD Dance Centre, that will take on a unique perspective of the passionate and tragic tale of Shakesphere’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.”

  • Where: DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
  • When: January 18 to 28
  • Cost: $41 – $69

High Performance Rodeo

One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, featuring theatre, music, dance and more.

Banff’s Big Taste

As part of the month long winter celebration, Snowdays, you will have the opportunity to eat and drink your way through Banff’s exquisite food scene for 5 days during the festival. On each day there will be different foodie events happening, such as the famous Grand Tasting Hall, Pins + Pints Bowl off, Rustic Italy, Chocolate – A Taste of the Past and Banff’s Best Chef Competition all at various restaurants around Banff during that 5 day period.

  • Where: Throughout the town of Banff
  • When: January 18 to 22
  • Cost: Varies

Cheer on the Calgary Hitmen

Give the Calgary Hitmen some love this season and come cheer them on in their 8 home games this month!

  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SW
  • When:Wednesday, January 18 at 7pm vs. Red Deer

6 Guitars

See the critically acclaimed professional actor and musician, Chase Padgett perform his award winning solo show, ‘6 Guitars.’ He initially performed this show in 2010 and it quickly became the most successful show in the history of the North American Fringe Festival circuit. During this 85-minute show Padgett will become 6 different guitar players, ranging from a 19-year-old rock prodigy to an 87 year old blues man, all with their own unique voices, views and musical styles. You will leave feeling so in love with music!

  • Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 160 115 9 Avenue SE
  • When: January 9 to 28
  • Cost: Adult – $25, Student + Senior – $20
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