From the Calgary Underground Film Festival to Cocktails & Couture, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Calgary Underground Film Festival
Globe Cinema Calgary, 617 8 Ave SW
Forget everything you know about watching a movie in theatres; the Calgary Underground Film Festival brings about the oddest, strangest, most creative filmmakers you may ever encounter. Browse this year’s options and find one that piques your interest.
2. Toast Vol 04
April 23th from 7:30-9am
Who doesn’t need a Tuesday morning breakfast meeting before the work day starts? Be both empowered and inspired from the second you walk in the door to this month’s discussion on style and personal brand.
3. Speed Dating
April 24th from 7-9pm
Bourbon Room, 341 10 Avenue SW
Meet someone new this month through means other than Internet dating. Chat with single people a few minutes at a time while the organizers match you with your potential dates at the end of the evening -only if you both say you’re interested.
4. Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
April 25th from 4-9pm, April 26th from 12-8pm, April 27th from 10am-7pm & April 28th from 10am-5pm
Calgary Stampede Grounds, 1410 Olympic Way SE
Get ready for a weekend filled with celebrity autographs, photo opportunities, costume contests and live performances. Don’t miss the POW! Parade on April 26, as thousands of Calgarians storm the streets in their finest cosplay costumes.
5. Cocktails & Couture
April 25th from 7pm-9:30pm
Glenbow Museum, 130 9 Ave SE
Learn the secrets behind Kyo-Jean Chung’s chic cocktails before an intimate guided tour of Calgary’s first major international fashion exhibition, Christian Dior. An evening of haute couture and elevated cocktails never sounded so glamorous.