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NMC presents: Showtime! with Dan the One Man Band

Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for a family-friendly afternoon featuring musical dynamo Dan the One Man Band on Wednesday, December 20 at Studio Bell. Dan will be performing music and telling stories about his life and adventures as a one-man band. Listen to songs, be inspired, clap and sing along as Dan rocks a multitude of instruments simultaneously! Showtimes at 11 am and 1 pm. For more info, visit studiobell.ca/whats-on.

Global Calgary Morning News Segments

For parenting tips and updates from local experts, don't miss the Calgary's Child Magazine Parenting Segment on the Global Calgary Morning News Show every Monday morning! Each segment has a different guest and topic, and our segment airs at approximately 8:25am.

Monday, December 4
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Topic: 'Tis the Season for Family Fun! Tune in for Ellen's top holiday events to truly make this December the most wonderful time of the year! 

Monday, December 11
Guest: Ellen Percival, Editor-in-Chief, Calgary's Child Magazine
Pre-Taped Interview: Tune in for Ellen and Leslie Horton's interview at Market Mall for Ellen's expert advice on successful Santa visits with the kids as well as some great shopping survival tips with kids in tow. 

Monday, December 18
Guest: Teresa Byrne, The City of Calgary
Topic: Kick off 2018 with free family-friendly celebrations! The City of Calgary has something for everyone, from samba to line dancing, rockabilly to rock n’ roll, Star Wars to fireworks, ice carving to ice skating, and more! Teresa will fill us in on all of the details.

The Calgary's Child Parenting Segments on Global Morning News will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. 

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Music, Theatre & Performances

Alberta Theatre Project Presents, Charlotte's Web.
Everyday from Nov 21, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Charlotte's Web runs until December 31; check website for show times. Back by popular demand, ATP brings E.B. White’s classic children’s book about the unlikely friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider called Charlotte to the stage this holiday season! The music-filled adaptation follows Wilbur from his beginnings as a scrawny piglet who’s spared from becoming pork chops by a young girl named Fern. But as he grows and begins to cost his owners a fortune in feed, it will take help from all his new farmyard friends to save his life again, including the miraculous talents of a very special gray spider. Audience Considerations: Suggested for ages 5+. Contains use of a brief strobe lighting effect. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons: 215, 8 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:atplive.com
Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Everyday from Nov 23, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 23 to December 24. Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Let Tiny Tim and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future melt your heart with kindness and rejoice in the music of the season. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:theatrecalgary.com
New Year's Eve Celebrations 2018 with The City of Calgary.
> Sunday Dec 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Kick off 2018 with free family-friendly celebrations! The City of Calgary has something for everyone, from samba to line dancing, rockabilly to rock n’ roll, Star Wars to fireworks and ice carving to ice skating, so be sure to come on down!
Location:City Hall and Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:calgary.ca/nye
SnowDays in Banff National Park.
Everyday from Jan 18, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
January 18 to 28. Banff National Park invites visitors and locals to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings! The annual SnowDays Festival is a highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. This festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture, and winter activities. By day, skate on the stunning frozen surface of Lake Louise, watch competitive ice carvers, or spend a day skiing or riding on the slopes of one of the nearby ski resorts. By night, join the festivities in town by watching live music, ski and snowboard competitions, or enjoying drinks by the fire! For full details, visit the website. There will be 10 to 11 snow sculptures in downtown Banff where teams from around the world will compete to create the best sculpture.
Location:Banf National Park, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:banfflakelouise.com/snowdays
MRU Conservatory Presents, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Wyatt Concert Series.
> Sunday Jan 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Born and raised in Foggia, Italy, Antonio Pompa-Baldi won the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 1999 and embarked on a career that continues to extend across five continents. He is an award-winning concert pianist and a beloved professor of music at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Maestro Pompa-Baldi’s talent is powered by boundless technical prowess and a genuine love of music. For more information and ticket pricing, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:tickets.mru.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents, Sleeping Beauty.
Everyday from Jan 27, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays from January 27 to February 18. Saturday shows are at 1pm and Sunday shows are at 1pm & 3pm. The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, Sleeping Beauty. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre: Second Floor of Crossroads Market - 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents, The Purple Pirate, Magic Pirate Ship.
> Sunday Jan 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents, The Purple Pirate, Magic Pirate Ship. (Create your own Pirate hat before the show at 12:30pm!) Using lighting, sound, and special effects, the Purple Pirate transports the audience onto his magical pirate ship where extraordinary things occur. Pirate mythology and storytelling provide the backdrop to explore the treasures of friendship and sharing. Appropriate for kids ages 3 to 8. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Bert Church Live Theatre - 1000 E Lake Boulevard SE, Airdrie, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:ticketpro.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents, Sleeping Beauty.
Everyday from Feb 3, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays from January 27 to February 18. Saturday shows are at 1pm and Sunday shows are at 1pm & 3pm. The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, Sleeping Beauty. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre: Second Floor of Crossroads Market - 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
Calgary Pro Musica - Talmon Hertz Legacy Series (Family Concert).
> Sunday Feb 4, 2018 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tyrannosaurus Sue: A Cretaceous Concerto. Travel back in time before smartphones, before zippers, before umbrellas, before spoons... even before humans! Let’s travel back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. A Cretaceous coming of age story, follow Sue, the world-famous T-rex, on her journey from birth to old age. Searching for food, chasing a Parasaurolophos, battling a Triceratops, it’s an action-packed musical adventure set 70 million years ago. Recommended for children ages 5 to 12 but created with the entire family in mind.
Cost:$12.00
Location:Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall - Rozsa Centre: 206 University Court NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgarypromusica.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents, Sleeping Beauty.
Everyday from Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays from January 27 to February 18. Saturday shows are at 1pm and Sunday shows are at 1pm & 3pm. The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, Sleeping Beauty. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre: Second Floor of Crossroads Market - 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
Loose Moose Theatre Presents, Sleeping Beauty.
Everyday from Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturdays & Sundays from January 27 to February 18. Saturday shows are at 1pm and Sunday shows are at 1pm & 3pm. The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids Presents, Sleeping Beauty. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre: Second Floor of Crossroads Market - 1235, 26 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:loosemoose.com
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphony Sundays for Kids: Bach to the Future.
> Sunday Feb 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Instrument Discovery Zoo is at 2pm and the Concert is at 3pm. Join a young girl on her magical journey through time! Along the way, meet composers Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, and Shostakovich who help her as she tries to find her way home. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Category:Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:calgaryphil.com
MRU Conservatory Presents, Johannes Moser & Andrei Korobeinikov, Wyatt Concert Series.
> Sunday Apr 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hailed by Gramophone magazine as "one of the finest among the astonishing gallery of young virtuoso cellists," German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser has performed with the world’s leading orchestras. He is becoming renown for his efforts to expand the reach of the classical genre and new music. Andrei Korobeinikov gave his first professional solo recital at the age of eight at the Great Hall of the Baku State Academy of Music in Azerbaijan. Since then, he has performed in more than 45 countries and won countless prizes. Andrei is a soloist, but also adores performing chamber music recitals with fellow artists. For more information and tickets pricing, visit the website.
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:tickets.mru.ca

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