Performers wrestle with an unwieldy creation.

Winter Festival Guide 2017

It might be winter but that doesn’t mean we need to resign ourselves to the snow and the dark. Calgary’s festivals move indoors this season with these amazing offerings.

Poster for The Circle on March 1, 2017

Win Tickets to The Circle

The Circle honours International Womens’ Day with classic cover tunes by Joni Mitchell plus great original songs from Shannon Magee, Laurie Anne Fuhr, and host Joanna Drummond.

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Dianne Reeves

Known for her improvisational prowess, Dianne Reeves blurs the lines with a performance that includes old-school scat singing all the way contemporary pop and R&B.

Five musicians sit in a bus stop next to a brick wall


Turning classic music into a party, Cabaret Contemporain consists of five classically trained musicians from France who defy genres by using a new approach to familiar music.

A large cast strikes a pose on stage with a pair of bright red boots

Win Tickets to Kinky Boots

Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit—Kinky Boots is a joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover. Enter for your chance to win tickets thanks to Broadway Across Canada.

Poster for Family Day at Studio Bell

Family Day at Studio Bell

Who’s ready for a mid-winter break? We certainly are! And what better way to spend Family Day than by connecting through music? Head to Studio Bell for this special holiday event.

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Forward | Backward

A concert of classical chamber works exploring past traditions and future pathways spanning four centuries, Calgary’s own Impasto Duo presents an evening of extraordinary variety.

A page from The Hockey Sweater

The Hockey Sweater

Narrated in concert by award-winning author Roch Carrier, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents this iconic children’s literary classic for the first time since being co-commissioned in 2012.

A puppet made out of a carrot

Veggie Puppets

If you like playing with your food you won’t want to miss the next Puppet Pop-Up Studio! Make a puppet from an array of provided vegetables and act in the group’s tall tale about gardening.