Calendar of Events

September 8, 2014

CAMP FESTIVAL FITC – Flash in the Can

CAMP in partnership with FITC, celebrates creative technology, art and design by bringing together like-minded professionals, artists, and students to share and shape experiences that educate, challenge and inspire.

campfestival.ca

Start: September 8, 2014
End: September 9, 2014
Venue: Theatre Junction GRAND
Phone: 403-205-2922
Address:
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608 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1M6

September 11, 2014

BEAKERHEAD – AN OPTIMISTIC EVENING

Find out what the future has in store for human ingenuity during Beakerhead 2014 In the tradition of Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything, Beakerhead brings you a smart and entertaining guide to the future of civilization.

Best-selling U.K. author of An Optimist’s Tour of the Future, Mark Stevenson, will share his sense of how things are looking for our species, based on his interviews with the world’s most radical scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs. With international street creds; former comedy writer, Fellow of the Royal Society and adviser to many forward-thinking organizations including Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Earth Challenge, to name just a few, this is an evening you won’t want to miss!

Introductory remarks from well-known author Aritha Van Herk and ticket holders are invited to a pre-show reception hosted by the British Consulate General in Calgary.

tickets 

beakerhead.org

Start: September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Theatre Junction GRAND
Phone: 403-205-2922
Address:
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608 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1M6
Cost: $12

September 16, 2014

THE WALRUS TALKS PHILANTHROPY

The state of philanthropy, how it can change for the better, and what giving really means.


MUSTAFA AHMED, poet and student

ELIZABETH CANNON, University of Calgary

LORNA CROWSHOE, City of Calgary

CASEY EAGLESPEAKER, Hull Services

SHELDON KENNEDY, Respect Group

CRAIG KIELBURGER, Free the Children

LUCY MILLER, United Way

SAMANTHA NUTT, War Child Canada

SAMUEL WEISS, University of Calgary Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the talks.

tickets

www.thewalrus.ca

 

Start: September 16, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 16, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Theatre Junction GRAND
Phone: 403-205-2922
Address:
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608 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1M6
Cost: $25 | $15 students

September 20, 2014

Calgary International Film Festival

CIFF exists to transform the way visual stories are shared and experienced. We discover and share the best and most remarkable, especially those that would not otherwise be seen.

It is the largest film festival between the Rockies and the Great Lakes, and has been named “one of the top 25 film festivals in the world worth your entry fee” by MovieMaker Magazine.

www.calgaryfilm.com/about

 

 

Start: September 20, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Theatre Junction GRAND
Phone: 403-205-2922
Address:
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608 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1M6

September 28, 2014

Calgary International Film Festival – Closing Gala

Come celebrate CIFF and the end of the festival with us at Theatre Junction GRAND!

CIFF champions filmmakers, especially new voices, for the delight and benefit of the audience, to whom we are a guide and provider of the best stories, presented within a remarkable festival environment.

www.calgaryfilm.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: September 28, 2014
End: September 28, 2014

October 14, 2014

WORDfest

The 19th annual Wordfest in Calgary, Banff and the Bow Valley. Wordfest’s main event is a literary festival that features upwards of 70 writers from the local, national and international stage at more than 65 separate events.

Events include poetry and spoken word performances, current event panels, publishing industry workshops, art installations, youth and multilingual programming, in-school presentations and featured events with the biggest and brightest stars of the book scene. Programming often incorporates music, visuals, new technology and alternative presentation formats.

wordfest.com

 

Start: October 14, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
Venue: Theatre Junction GRAND
Phone: 403-205-2922
Address:
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608 1st St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2P 1M6
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