What’s Up This Week: January 28th – February 1st

From date night at Galaxy Karaoke to The Blue Gala, here's what's up this week in YYC. 
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From date night at Galaxy Karaoke to The Blue Gala, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.

1. Date Night at Galaxy Karaoke
Monday – Sunday from 6pm-2am
Galaxy Karaoke, 1324 10 Ave SW
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A little karaoke on date night showing off your skills to your S/O sounds so entertaining. Galaxy Karaoke is the place to be, located in downtown Calgary on 10th ave. Eating, drinking & singing. Who’s in?

2. Adulting 101: Energy
January 30th from 6pm-8pm
ATCO Park, 5302 Forand St SW
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Learn from the pros at ATCOEnergy on where the green energy comes from and how it works when added to your plan, what those line item fees are and why you actually have two bills and not one. Plus, ask those burning questions you’ve always wanted to know the answers to. ATCOEnergy has your back with prizes and an opportunity to save money on your bill each month. Light bites and refeshments will be served and wine and beer will be available for purchase. Bring along a copy of your current energy bill.

3. Spanish Tapas Cooking Class
January 31st from 630pm-930pm
Cuisine et Chateau, 227 10 St NW
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This class will explore the creative world of tapas and what it has become. Using only the freshest ingredients, you will learn how to prepare, compose and present an assortment of tasty bites that will get your friends talking and wanting more. This class includes a recipe book, a Spanish-style diner with wine sampling or a non-alcoholic beverage, and a customized kitchen utensil to take home.

4. Locked Library
February 1st from 730pm-930pm
New Central Library, 802 3 St SE
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It’s easy to get lost in a good book — but what if you had to escape from one? The new Central Library will be hosting the latest edition of their one-night escape event, Locked Library this Friday. Come explore the stunning new library after hours. Your team will have 2 hours to work together, solve puzzles, and escape. Proceeds from the event will support the Calgary Public Library Foundation.

5. The Blue Gala
February 1st at 730pm
Martha Cohen Theatre, 215 8 Ave SE
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Back by popular demand, the third annual Blue Gala returns this Friday. Hosted by the H/W School of Ballet and its principals, Yukichi Hattori, Tara Williamson and Galien Johnston-Hattori, this performance is guaranteed to lift your spirits with the beauty of dance following the melancholy brought on by Blue Monday. Featuring a variety of solos and collaborations, prepare to watch renowned artists from across the globe perform ballet, contemporary, hip hop, ballroom and tap. After the show, stay for the gala reception where guests can mingle with the performers, sample wine and hors d’oeuvres and peruse the silent auction. Dress up in your best blue outfit – this is a performance not to be missed.