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Free This Week

The last week of February brings a plethora of free events to check out. From film screenings, book launches, and concerts to Arts Commons’ next Happenings event, there’s something for everyone!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mother Courage and Her Children

A timely interrogation of passion and politics, join the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts for Bertolt Brecht’s classic work.

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Calgary is ready to shine this Family Day weekend as the inaugural Downtown Winter Light Festival kicks off with 12 different light art installations set up around the downtown core.