What’s Up This Weekend


We dare say that YYC’s temperatures are warming up out there and we can say with full conviction that the events going around the city this weekend are heating things up next level! From captivating theatrical performances, to live head-to-head competitions among budding Calgarian B boys, to endless otherworldly wines AND an evening of beer and bowling, there’s a TON of ways to super-boost your weekend game! 


Are your date nights ideas in need of some improv-ment? Calgary’s maximally creative and kick ass Improv Lab, the Kinkonauts, has your back! This weekend, the spontaneous theatre company is delivering a genuine one-of-a-kind performance at The Lab at 8pm on Feb. 21st. Two improv groups will weave unique tales in real time, surely leaving you feeling bewildered in the best way from such a truly original spectacle. 

ALSO! The Kinkonauts are the shining stars of Date Night’s beautifully bizarre and alarmingly amazing new show: TOTSU. You can find them hitting the stage at Taiko Canteen on March 5th for another night of campy, competitive gameshow realness with a serious twist. Make sure to land tickets ASAP! 


Theatre Calgary’s latest major hit has hit the hearts of many and has left audiences feeling sincerely uplifted, inspired and maybe with a a lingering tear or two. The Louder We Get vivifies the story of Canadian LGBTQ rights advocate Marc Hall, who in 2002, challenged the Catholic school board to let him bring his boyfriend to high school prom. Between the impactful story, the incredibly bold talent and stunning set, The Louder We Get is definitely one for the books that will forever leave its “Marc”. Show runs until Feb.22nd so make sure you catch it! 


The Rec Room is known for its seriously sick hype on any day of the week. This is will be cranked up to an even hotter level this Friday at 8pm for Rec the Mic. YYC’s biggest and baddest up-and-coming emcees and B Boys will hash it out for a special grand prize. Don’t miss out on this special throw down curated by 10 at 10! 


Life can get totally overwhelming and everyone needs a solid time out once in a while. At Winefest Calgary, you’ll be wining and crying in the best kind of way because of how many decadent international wines and appys will be at your sampling pleasure. Everything from deep reds to sparking sweets wines will be available. There’s tons of time to hit it up as it runs Feb. 21st to the 22nd. 


Strike out big time at National on 10th is this weekend for half-price bowling every Sunday from 4pm to close! Pssst, this is also applicable to Monday evenings! Better yet, this timeframe overlaps perfectly with National’s Happy Hour from 3–6 every day of the week. Fuel up on their delicious hearty menu items and live life in the fast lane this weekend! 

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