WEEKLY ARTS LISTINGS
What’s going on around town
David James & Big River: Nov. 22. A Johnny Cash tribute. At The Blues Can, 1429 9th Ave. S.E. 8 p.m. $15. 403-262-2666, thebluescan.com.
DJ Shub: Nov. 22. At The Gateway, SAIT Campus Centre. 9 p.m. $17.95. ticketmaster.ca.
The Dungarees: Nov. 22. At King Eddy, 438 9th Ave. S.E. Doors, 7 p.m. $15. nmc.ca.
The Flatliners: Nov. 22. At Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave. S.W. 7 p.m. $23.57. ticketweb.ca.
Yotto: Nov. 22. At Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave. S.W. 10:30 p.m. $24.13 – $28.29. ticketweb.ca. Dirty Catfish Brass Band: Nov. 23. At King Eddy, 438 9th Ave. S.E. 9 p.m. $10 – $13. 403-476-1679, kingeddy. ca.
Jauz: Nov. 23. With Holy Goof. At The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Ave. S.W. Doors, 9 p.m. $53.85. ticketweb.ca. Open Air & Sparrow Blue: Nov. 23. At The Gateway, SAIT Campus Centre. 8:30 p.m. $17.95. ticketmaster.com. Quartette: Nov. 23. With Delta Whiskey. At Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd. N.W. 7:30 p.m. $30. 403-286-5651, calgaryfolkclub.com. Stiff Little Fingers: Nov. 23. With The Mahones. At Dickens Pub, 1000 9th Ave. S.W. 403-233-7550, ticketweb.ca.
Azuline Duo: Nov. 24. At Knox Presbyterian Church, 3704 37th St. S.W. 8 p.m. $20 – $30. classicalguitarsocietyofcalgary.com.
Calgary Youth Orchestra: Nov. 24. With guest artists Mount Royal Kantorei. At Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University. 7:30 p.m. $20 – $25. 403-440-7770, taylorcentre.ca. Dave McCann & The Firehearts: Nov. 24. At The Ironwood Stage, 1229 9th Ave. S.E. 9 p.m. ironwoodstage.ca. The Hits of The Who with Jeans ’n Classics: Nov. 24. At Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons. 7:30 p.m. $30 – $90. 403-571-0849, calgaryphil.com.
It’s Not Christmas Yet: Nov. 24. At River Park Church, 3818 14A St. S.W. 2 p.m. $25. 403-273-8447, chinookwinds.net.
Joey Landreth: Nov. 24. With Roman Clarke. At The Gateway, SAIT Campus Centre. Doors, 8 p.m. $12.99 – $24.99. ticketfly.com.
Laila Biali: Nov. 24. Presented by The Nickelodeon Music Club. At Crescent Heights Community Hall, 1101 2nd St. N.W. 7:30 p.m. $25. thenick.ca. Palaye Royale: Nov. 24. With Bones, and Dead Posey. At Royal Canadian Legion No. 1, 116 7th Ave. S.E. Doors, 6 p.m. $25. ticketfly.com.
Paul van Dyk: Nov. 24. At The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Ave. S.W. Doors, 9 p.m. $41.30. ticketweb.ca.
Project Wild 2018 Finale: Nov. 24. At Knoxville’s Tavern, 840 9th Ave. S.W. Doors, 6 p.m. $15. ticketfly.com.
Ria Mae: Nov. 24. With Ralph and Neon Dreams. At Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave. S.W. 7:30 p.m. $19.99. ticketfly.com.
The Strumbellas: Nov. 24. At Big Four, Stampede Grounds. 8 p.m. $70.15. ticketmaster.ca.
Walker & Royce: Nov. 24. At The HiFi Club, 219 10th Ave. S.W. 9 p.m. $31.63 – $37.70. ticketweb.ca.
The Wardens: Nov. 24. At The Bert Church Live Theatre, 1000 East Lake Blvd. N.E. 7 p.m. $25. 403-948-8800, thebertchurchtheatre.com.
CORE Celebration Concert: Nov. 25. Featuring Jason Catron and Kevin Pauls. At First Baptist Church, 1311 4th St. S.W. 7 p.m. 403-796-3603, corecelebration.org.
The Barra MacNeils — An East Coast Christmas: Nov. 26. At Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons. 7:30 p.m. $52.50 – $72.50. artscommons.ca.
The Huron Carole: Nov. 26. Featuring Tom Jackson. At Bella Concert Hall,
Mount Royal University. 7:30 p.m. $60 – $100. 403-440-770, tickets. mru.ca. Tim Hicks: Nov. 26. At The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Ave. S.W. 6:30 p.m. $46.75. ticketmaster.ca.
Ambrose Jazz Night: Nov. 27. At Ambrose University, 150 Ambrose Circle S.W. 7:30 p.m. $10 – $15. ambrose. edu/arts.
Stars: Nov. 27. With Dizzy. At Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University. 8 p.m. $40. tickets.mru.ca.
Caves and Brooke Nicholls: Nov. 28. At Westside Calgary Chinese Alliance Church, 6600 Country Hills Blvd. N.W. 7 p.m. Free. wearecaves.com.
Murs: Nov. 28. At The HiFi Club, 219 10th Ave. S.W. Doors, 9:30 p.m. $18. ticketfly.com.
Supertramp — Crime of the Century: Nov. 28. Presented by Classic Albums Live. At Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons. 7:30 p.m. $45 – $75. artscommons.ca.
GIRAF14: Nov. 22 to Nov. 25. Quickdraw Animation Society’s annual festival of independent animation. At Globe Cinema, 617 8th Ave. S.W. giraffest.ca.
L’une chante, l’autre pas (One Sings, the Other Doesn’t): Nov. 22. Subtitled in English. At The Roasterie, 314 10th St. N.W. 8 p.m. Free. espressokino.ca.
Office: Nov. 22. At The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Rd. N.W. 6:45 p.m. $10 – $12. calgarycinema.org. CUFF.Docs: Nov. 28 to Dec. 2. The best in non-fiction films covering topics from medical cannabis to the pop-sensation M.I.A to giant swamp rats. At Globe Cinema, 617 8th Ave. S.W. 7 p.m. $8 – $10. 403-262-3309, calgaryundergroundfilm.org.
Glenbow: Ongoing until Jan. 6. The Arctic — Real and Imagined Views from the Nineteenth Century, Gathie Falk, Margaret Nazon and Erik Olson — osmos and Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal — Feet on the Ground. Ongoing until Jan. 16. The Artist’s Mirror Self Portraits. Permanent Exhibitions: Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta; Niitsitapiisinni: Our Way of Life; New Sun Gallery of Aboriginal Art and Culture; Picturing the Northwest:
Historical Art from Glenbow’s Collection; Treasures of the Mineral World; Where Symbols Meet: A Celebration of West African Achievement; Warriors: A Global Journal Through Five Centuries. 130 9th Ave. S.E. 403-268-4110, glenbow.org.
The Military Museums: Ongoing until Jan. 13. Tour of Duty — Canadians in the Vietnam War. On permanent display: Ken & Roma Lett Cold War Exhibit. Presented by the Air Force Museum Society of Alberta. 4520 Crowchild Trail S.W. 403-410-2340, themilitarymuseums.ca.
Studio Bell: Ongoing until February 2019. Milestones: Barenaked Ladies. Ongoing until fall 2019. Showcase — 2018 Inductees. Ongoing. Trailblazers: Alberta. Permanent Exhibitions: Explore five floors of exhibitions that tell the story of music in Canada, celebrate music icons at the Canadian Halls of Fame, rock out with our interactive instrument installations and sing along in our vocal booths. 850 4th St. S.E. 403-543-5115, studiobell.ca.
Lougheed House Christmas: Ongoing until Dec. 30. Six of Calgary’s best designers have adorned the house with an array of seasonal splendour under the theme of “Treats and Traditions.” At Lougheed House, 707 13th Ave. S.W. 403-244-6333, christmas. lougheedhouse.com. Once Upon a Christmas: Nov. 24 to Dec. 23. Featuring professional Santa photos, gift items, family holiday meals and more. At Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 403268-8500, heritagepark.ca.
CRAFTS & CHRISTMAS SALES
Calgary Christmas Market: Ongoing until Dec. 23. At Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77th Ave. S.E. 403-2409113, calgaryfarmersmarket.ca. Spirit of Christmas Art Market: Ongoing until Dec. 22. At Okotoks Art Gallery, 53 North Railway St., Okotoks. 403-938-3204, okotoksculture.ca.
Spruce Meadows International Christmas: Nov. 23-25, and Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. At Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way S.W. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10 – $12. sprucemeadows.com.
Auburn House Kid-Preneur Market — A Market Showcase by Kids: Nov. 24. At Auburn House, 200 Auburn Bay Blvd. S.E. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 403-5372601, auburnbayra.ca. Bearspaw Christmas Market: Nov. 24. At RockPointe Church, 255024 Lochend Rd. N.W., Bearspaw. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2; children 14 and under, free. crazy4crafts.ca. Blessed Cardinal Newman Christmas Market: Nov. 24. 16201 McKenzie Lake Blvd. S.E. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entrance by donation. facebook. com/bcnchristmasmarket.
Candy Cane Tea & Bazaar: Nov. 24. At Holy Cross Anglican Church, 2828 19th St. N.W. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission.
Christmas Craft Fair: Nov. 24. At Lake Chaparral Residents Association, 225 Chaparral Dr. S.E. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free, donations to the Calgary Food Bank accepted. Dalhousie Christmas Craft Fair:
Nov. 24. At Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd. N.W. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 403-286-2555, dalhousiecalgary.ca. Foothills United Church Craft Fair:
Nov. 24. 3803 69th St. N.W. Free.
Let It Snow: Nov. 24. At Alberta Craft Gallery, cSpace King Edward, 1721 29th Ave. S.W. 7 p.m. $20 – $30. eventbrite.ca. Scenic Acres Christmas Arts &
Crafts Sale: Nov. 24. At Scenic Acres Community Association, 8825 Scurfield Dr. N.W. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 403-547-9589, scenicacresca.ca.
Splash Art Christmas Market: Nov. 24 to Dec. 16. At Neon Milkshake Art Studio, 7640 Fairmount Dr. S.E. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 403-200-5760, neonmilkshake.com. St. Giles Christmas Bazaar: Nov. 24. 1102 23rd Ave. N.W. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch, $9. Waldorf School Christmas Faire:
Nov. 24. 515 Cougar Ridge Dr. S.W. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. calgarywaldorf.org.
Winter Greens & Festive Lights
Christmas Market: Nov. 24. At Westminster Presbyterian Church, 290 Edgepark Blvd. N.W. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 403-241-1443, wpchurch.net.
The Boy’s Own Jedi Handbook: Ongoing until Nov. 24. The Kid discovers that Star Wars hasn’t just influenced his life and new friendships are born from a common love for the iconic characters and their stories. At Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr. N.W. 7 p.m.; weekend matinees, 2 p.m. $24 – $29. storybooktheatre.org.
Dracula — The Bloody Truth: Ongoing until Dec. 9. Professor Abraham Van Helsing leaps off the pages of Dracula and onto the stage to tell you, dear theatregoer, Bram Stoker’s novel had it all wrong. At Vertigo Theatre, 162, 115 9th Ave. S.E. 7:30 p.m.; weekend matinees, 2 p.m. $29 – $85. 403-221-3708, vertigotheatre.com. Generic Hospital: Sundays. Presented by Dirty Laundry — The Young Company. Improvised soap opera detailing the lives and loves of Generic Hospital. At Lunchbox Theatre, 115 9th Ave. S.E. 7:30 p.m. $10 – $16. dirtylaundrycalgary.com. Oil Money: Mondays. Presented by Dirty Laundry. Season 19 of the improvised soap opera tells the story of two oil families with a deep-rooted grudge in Calgary in 1978. At Lunchbox Theatre, 115 9th Ave. S.E. 7:30 p.m. $10 – $16. dirtylaundrycalgary.com. Rumpelstiltskin: Ongoing until Nov. 25. At Loose Moose Theatre, 1235 26th Ave. S.E. Saturdays, 1 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. $14. loosemoose.com. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol: Ongoing until Dec. 23. Holmes is haunted on Christmas Eve by his mortal enemy, Professor Moriarty who tells him he will be visited by three spirits on their way with a yuletide lesson to save him from damnation. At Rosebud Theatre, 116 Main St., Rosebud. $79. 403-677-2001, rosebudtheatre.com. Star Warz — The Farce Strikes
Back: Ongoing until Feb. 9. Lightsabres, rebels, Darth Vader, and a princess — set to the best galactic rock tunes in the universe. At Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 1002 37th St. S.W. Wednesday to Saturday seating, 6:15 p.m.; Sunday, 5 p.m. $37.75 – $84.95. calgary.jubilations.ca.
Winners and Losers: Ongoing until Nov. 25. One part game, one part conversation that leans into our universally flawed human logic, and the desire to win at all costs. At Engineered Air Theatre, Arts Commons. 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. $20 – $25. chromatictheatre.ca. Happy Death Day: Nov. 23 to Dec. 1. Murder mystery by Calgary’s own Louis Hobson. At Pumphouse Theatres, 2140 Pumphouse Ave. S.W. 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m. $25. eventbrite.ca. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Nov. 23 to Dec. 29. The reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, 11 brothers and the coat of many colours. At Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr. N.W. 7 p.m.; weekend matinees, 2 p.m. $24 – $29. storybooktheatre.org. Tony & Tina’s Wedding: Nov. 24. At Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 11500 35th St. S.E. Cocktails, 6:30 p.m.; show, 7:30 p.m. $99 – $109. ticketfly.com. It’s a Wonderful Life — A Live Radio
Play: Nov. 26 to Dec. 22. The holiday movie classic is reimagined as a live 1940s-style radio broadcast. At Lunchbox Theatre, 115 9th Ave. S.E. Noon; Thursdays and Fridays, 6 p.m. $25. lunchboxtheatre.com.
Zorro — Family Code: Nov. 27 to Dec. 30. A heroic (but aging) masked outlaw known as el Zorro gets some unexpected help defending the small village of Los Angeles against his arch nemesis. At Martha Cohen Theatre, Arts Commons. 6:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.; additional matinee Dec. 27, 1 p.m. $30 – $80. 403-294-7475, atplive.com.
Tim Hicks plays the Palace Theatre Nov. 26.