Beakerhead 2017

Sep, Wednesday 13

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Various Locations

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Beakerhead 2017

Mark your calendars for September 13-17, 2017 when Beakerhead erupts in Calgary!

Beakerhead is an annual program that brings together the arts, sciences, and engineering sectors to build, engage, compete, and exhibit interactive works of art, engineered creativity and entertainment.

Year-round programming and community-connecting culminates in a five-day citywide spectacle consisting over over 60 events centred around delightfully bizarre engineered installations and artworks.

From citywide, pop-up engineered art galleries and flame-spitting, larger-than-life public art encounters to the entertaining science of … everything, there’s something for everyone!

While the streets erupt with free cultural experiments, there are exquisite ticketed food experiences, shows, performances and workshops to take in.

Those seeking to be the first to experience the latest and greatest will love getting up close and personal with the world’s famous and soon-to-be-famous artists, scientists, engineers and social entrepreneurs.

And, get this. Beakerhead says, “Yes, please touch the art!”

For a list of the events happening downtown, visit the blog post "Be a Beakerhead downtown": http://www.getdown.ca/2017/08/29/be-a-beakerhead-downtown/
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Festivals & Fanfare

Strong and Free

October 2, 2017

Stand Strong and Free as you strike your best superhero pose with Bankers Hall in celebration of Can... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

+15 North Bridge, Bankers Hall

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Stage & Screen

Touch Me: Songs For A (Dis)connected Age

October 2, 2017

Equal parts hilarious and heart wrenching, this modern musical revue impresses with its soaring voca... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

220 9th Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 5C4

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Stage & Screen

Nine Dragons by Jovanni Sy and directed by Craig Hall

October 2, 2017

When an upper-class European girl is found murdered on the seedy side of Kowloon, ambitious Chinese... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Vertigo Theatre

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Stage & Screen

Julius Caesar

October 2, 2017

September 21-October 7, 2017 Evenings at 7pm Additional 2:30pm matinee performances on September ... Read More

05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

The Studio at Vertigo Theatre - 161, 115 9 Ave SE

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Sounds & Vibrations

Deanne Matley Duo: Jazz & Bubbles at Untitled Champagne Lounge

October 2, 2017

Jazz & Bubbles Thursday Nights Tufted leather sofas and a full-length vintage bar inhabit a dark ... Read More

08:00 pm - 08:00 am

Untitled Champagne Lounge - 104 620 8th Ave SW

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Lecture & Education

Emotionally Intelligent Leader

October 2, 2017

Learn and practice EI concepts, frameworks and tools to develop your emotional leadership practices.... Read More

08:30 am - 04:30 pm

University of Calgary Downtown Campus 906 8Ave SW Calgary AB T2P 1H9

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Lecture & Education

Famous 5 Speaker Series: Susan Brown

October 2, 2017

Susan Brown is the Senior Vice President of the Alberta and Northwest Territories Division. She is r... Read More

11:30 am - 01:00 pm

Fairmont Palliser Hotel Crystal Ballroom, 133 9th Ave SW

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Stage & Screen

Book Club II: The Next Chapter

October 2, 2017

Mon-Sat @ noon; Thurs-Fri @ 6pm. Not open on Sundays. BOOK CLUB IS BACK. GET READY FOR ANOTHER PA... Read More

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

160 115 9 Ave SE

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Sports & Outdoor

Yoga at The Grand

October 2, 2017

2017 Yoga at The Grand Come move, breathe and explore the balance of effort and ease in your body. ... Read More

12:15 pm - 01:15 pm

Theatre Junction Grand

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Food & Flavour

OctoberFeast

October 2, 2017

THERE’S DUMPLING YOU SHOULD KNOW … YOU CAN HELP FEED YYC Join us at our first ever OctoberFeast E... Read More

All Day Event

101 9 Ave SW

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New Year's Eve Celebration 2018 - Outdoor Celebration

December 31, 2017

Bundle up for the weather and join the party outside at Olympic Plaza. Good Earth will give away... Read More

07:00 pm - 07:00 am

Olympic Plaza - 228 8 Ave SE

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New Year's Eve Celebration 2018 - Family Dance party

December 31, 2017

The Municipal Building will become party central with music, entertainment, and a glow-in-the-dark r... Read More

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

City Hall, Calgary Municipal Building - 800 MacLeod Tr. S.W

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High Performance Rodeo 2018

January 3, 2018

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05:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Various Downtown Locations

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