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/
11 Events on October 12, 2017 in
Stage & Screen

Sisters: The Belles Soeurs Musical

October 12, 2017

In 1960s Montreal, Germaine Lauzon, a working-class housewife, has just won the jackpot – one millio... Read More

220 9th Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 5C4

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Stage & Screen

Globe Cinema Showtimes

October 12, 2017

“Whose Streets?” Rated: STC Fri Eve 7:00 Sat-Weds Eve 7:10 & 9:10 Sat-Sun Mats 1:10 & 3:10 ... Read More

Globe Cinema - 617 8 Avenue SW

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Festivals & Fanfare

Strong and Free

October 12, 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

Nine Dragons by Jovanni Sy and directed by Craig Hall

October 12, 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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Sounds & Vibrations

Deanne Matley Duo: Jazz & Bubbles at Untitled Champagne Lounge

October 12, 2017

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

08:00 pm -

Untitled Champagne Lounge - 104 620 8th Ave SW

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Sounds & Vibrations

Fifty for the Future with Kronos Quartet

October 12, 2017

One of the greatest forces in the string quartet world for the past 40 years, the Kronos Quartet uni... Read More

08:00 pm -

Jack Singer Concert Hall - 205 8 Ave SE

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Sounds & Vibrations

50 for the Future with Kronos Quartet

October 12, 2017

One of the greatest forces in the string quartet world for the past 40 years, the Kronos Quartet uni... Read More

08:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Jack Singer Concert Hall

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Lecture & Education

Emotionally Intelligent Leader

October 12, 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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Art & Galleries

CLEMSAID!

October 12 - October 25, 2017

This exhibition explores the relationships that art critic Clement Greenberg had on 5 artists, and l... Read More

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Wallace Galleries - 500 5th Ave SW

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Sports & Outdoor

Yoga at The Grand

October 12, 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 12, 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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Festivals & Fanfare

Strong and Free

October 18, 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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Festivals & Fanfare

Strong and Free

October 19, 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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Festivals & Fanfare

Strong and Free

October 20, 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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