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Sunday, December 11th, 2022

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Music, Theatre & Performances

Calgary Pro Musica and Green Fools Theatre present 'more rocky mountain fairy tales'.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
Come and enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure. An event for the whole family that you will want to be a part of. Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, but created with the entire family in mind. Come one hour before the show & enjoy family friendly activities. Stay after to meet the performers. Created and Narrated by Samantha Whelan Kotkas Music by Tyler Hornby Puppets by Green Fools Theatre Video by Joel Goundry Tyler Hornby - Drums, Chris Andrew - Piano, Pat Belliveau - Saxophones, Aaron Shore - Guitar, Stephen Shepard - Bass
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
Rock the Nation at Studio Bell.
Everyday from Jan 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A rousing theatrical production celebrating and honoring Canada’s remarkable musical legacy. Experience it all live on stage, and journey through the decades.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://studiobell.ca
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Chapter Two.
Everyday from Feb 9, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Recent widower, writer George Schneider, is encouraged by his younger brother Leo to start dating again. This sends George into even more depression after a series of bad matches. Then Leo comes up with Jennie Malone, and she’s a keeper. Still, it’s a bumpy trip on the road to Dreamland for these not-so-young lovers.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Vertigo Theatre Presents: The Girl on the Train.
Everyday from Mar 16, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Rachel Watson escapes her dull life by watching the perfect couple through the train window every day until she witnesses something shocking unfold. Caught up in a world of infidelity and murder, she begins her own investigation, crossing a dangerous line and turning into a suspect herself.
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://vertigotheatre.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents: Something Rotten! The Musical.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten! Created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten! was lauded by audience members and critics alike.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Loose Moose Theatre Presents: Young King Arthur.
Everyday from Apr 13, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids is a truly magical experience for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for parents.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
Calgary Jazz Orchestra: The Marvelous Mr. Mingus & Taiko Suite.
> Sunday Apr 14, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Infusing jazz orchestra and taiko drums, experience the visual and powerful Premiere work by Johnny Summers, bringing together the CJO and special guest Japanese Drum Ensemble, Midnight Taiko. Immerse yourself in the marvelous music of Charles Mingus, known for energetic, powerful rhythms, soul-filling grooves, and melodies.
Location:Taylor Centre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://taylorcentre.ca
España!.
> Sunday Apr 14, 2024 at 2:30 pm - 12:00 am
Calgary Civic Symphony presents a voyage to Spain, its exotic nights and infectious rhythms featuring Manual de Falla’s Three Cornered Hat at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarycivicsymphony.ca
The Ballad of Georges Boivin.
Everyday from Apr 16, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
At 77, Georges Boivin decides to “give the dice a roll.” Georges just lost his wife, the “centre of his universe.” But there is life after 70, and it must continue even after great loss. With his three friends, all older than he, he sets out on a cross-country road trip from Québec to Vancouver, in search of his first love who he hasn’t seen in 50 years.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.lunchboxtheatre.com/the-ballad-of-georges-boivin
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Blue Jay Sessions: Spring Edition.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
These sessions feature a huge array of independent Canadian artists from a mix of different genres, so soak up some amazing original songs and hear the stories behind them all at The Prairie Emporium. Discover a new-to-you musician to add to your listening catalogue.
Location:The Prairie Emporium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://thebluejaysessions.com
Kantorei Choral Festival.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join for an unforgettable celebration of contemporary and classical choral masterpieces, performed in Bella Concert Hall. This event is hosted by the acclaimed classical chorus Mount Royal Kantorei, joined by groups including internationally recognized Parse Choir from Iran and choral guests from across the Prairies.
Location:Bella Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://kantoreichoralfestival.com
Calgary Opera Presents: Das Rheingold.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 26, 2024 at 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Gold, protected by the daughters of the river Rhine, harbors a deep magic. Anyone who casts a ring made from it can rule the whole world but must also renounce love forever. The promise of unlimited power proves irresistible to opportunistic gods, arguing giants, and ambitious dwarfs. Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryopera.com
National Geographic Film Concert: Secrets of the Whales.
Everyday from Apr 21, 2024 - Apr 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Filmed over a period of three years across 24 global locations, Secrets of the Whales submerges audiences deep into the lives of five different whale families: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals, and sperm whales. Now this awe-inspiring documentary comes to the Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Commons in an unforgettable live film in concert.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://artscommons.ca
More Rocky Mountain Fairy Tales.
> Sunday Apr 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure.
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, BMO Theatre, 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3G 5H3
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764814780597?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Granary Road Open Weekend Book Reading & Goats!.
> Sunday May 5, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Granary Road and local author Christina Hatton-Fearnley for a live book reading of Kevin The Pack Goat Friendship Fumble and meet our super-cute Goats for a special Play Time afterwards! This event is free with paid admission to Granary Road's Park. We also have a Farmer's Market & Garden Centre.
Location:Granary Road Park, Farmer's Market & Garden Centre226066 112 Street WestFoothills County, ABT1S 5S5
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton, Evan Hazel Theatre, 4995 Market Street SE, Calgary, AB, T3M 2P9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764818622087?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl
Vertigo Theatre Presents: Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson.
Everyday from May 11, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Baker Street, London, Spring of… 2021? Ms. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Joan Watson join forces to catch a murderer that is on the loose, though there seems to be a bigger game afoot. A traditional adventure told in a post-pandemic world - with a nail-biting mystery that only Sherlock Holmes can solve.
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://vertigotheatre.com
Theatre Calgary Presents: Beaches: The Musical.
Everyday from May 18, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A new musical based on the best-selling novel, which was made into the blockbuster film, Beaches follows two extraordinary friends through 30 years of camaraderie, laughter, sorrow and love. Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie’s oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials. With a touching vulnerability, Beaches exemplifies the triumph of the human spirit and the bonds of sisterhood.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Calgary Boys' Choir 50th Anniversary Concert.
> Sunday May 26, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Kathryn Berko, this event features performances by the workshop choir, current members of the Calgary Boys' Choir, and is joined by past directors including Paul Grindlay and Julie Freedman-Smith.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Little Women.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache and hope. Jo March weaves the story of her and her sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, and their adventures growing up in the wake of America’s Civil War.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Jubilations Dinner Theatre Presents: Friends: The One with Ace Ventura.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Jun 8, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Featuring uproarious laughter and the greatest hits of the “Friends” era, performed by some of Canada’s best singers.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Patsy was never shy about self-promotion and impressed everyone the moment they heard her. Featuring all her biggest hits from Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, Crazy (written by Willie Nelson), She’s Got You, Leavin’ on Your Mind, Sweet Dreams, Faded Love, and all the way to her last single release of A Closer Walk with Thee.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Earth Hour.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2025 - Mar 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/earth-hour-calgary-unplugged-2024/

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