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7 things you didn’t know about The Little Prince: The Musical

Welcome to the world of The Little Prince.

Welcome to the world of The Little Prince.

It isn’t often that a world premiere comes to town but Theatre Calgary has brought to life the wondrous joy of The Little Prince. The musical is a joint production with London’s Lamplighter Drama and runs until February 28. If you haven’t had a chance to see the musical yet, it’s a great time for the whole family, kids big and small. Here are 7 things about The Little Prince that may not have known.

  • The classic children’s story is the 4th most translated book in the world. It’s original
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Happy 30th Anniversary High Performance Rodeo!

 


Boom! High Performance Rodeo is off and running and is showing no signs of slowing down this 30th anniversary year. Calgary’s international festival of the arts is running until January 31st with over 140 performances taking place at 14 venues around View this Post

Calgary Arts & Culture Holiday Gift Guide

Give the gift of arts and culture experience this holiday season such as the 'whodunnit' murder mystery shows at Vertigo Theatre.

Give the gift of arts and culture experience this holiday season such as the ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery shows at Vertigo Theatre.

Calgary is blessed with an amazing arts and culture scene filled with music, drama, dance and more! If you’re looking for the perfect gift this holiday season, why not give an amazing experience for your friends and families to enjoy? Many local arts companies have put together special holiday packages which will make the perfect additions underneath the Christmas tree. Check out these options and support the arts!

High Performance Rodeo Flex Passes
$120 for a four-ticket bundle
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Contest: Tickets to ATP’s Legend Has It

Rebecca Northan Legend Has It

It’s time to enjoy the stage! Alberta Theatre Project’s is bringing back the wildly hilarious “Legend Has It” fantasy adventure play. The show is a quirky twist where the hero of the story could very well be you! Each night, one member of the audience is chosen to go on a journey to save the world and they get to decide what happens. Will they pick magic or weapons? What path with they take? The show features some of Canada’s top improvisers and is different every night. Created by local actor Rebecca Northan, it will be an evening  View this Post

Celebrating Alberta’s heritage at Cabela’s Calgary

Cabela's

There are some big changes coming to Deerfoot Mall starting with the introduction of Cabela’s, an outfitter known for its fishing and hunting expertise. The 70,000-square-foot retail space houses everything from sleeping bags to fishing rods to industrial grade meat grinders. If it has anything to do with the outdoors, Cabela’s will have you covered. The store is a first for Calgarians, who will be treated to an outdoor-like shopping experience with mountain replicas, wildlife displays, an indoor archery range and my personal favourite, the Fudge Shop.

The design of the new Calgary location features tons of inspiration from View this Post

Illuminasia lights up the Calgary Zoo

Illuminasia Calgary Zoo rhino

Magnificent rhinos are just one of the highlights at the Illuminasia Lantern & Garden Festival at the Calgary Zoo.

When I first heard about a Chinese lantern festival coming to the Calgary Zoo, I imagined a string of paper lights hanging around the buildings lit up in decorative colors. Simple and pretty right? But the Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival is so much more! Touted as “an experience like no other” the lanterns are actually beautiful and intricately created pieces of art highlighting many of the zoo’s animals and showcasing other cultural icons that represent the China, Japan and India View this Post

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