What’s Up This Weekend: March 8th-10th

From RISE to the Just for Laughs Comedy Showcase, here's what's up this weekend in YYC.

From RISE to the Just for Laughs Comedy Showcase, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.

1. RISE
March 7th-9th
Azuridge Estate Hotel, 178057 272 St W, Priddis
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Get connected and feel empowered at this immersive getaway conference designed for today’s woman. Attend this event for one, two or three days to experience inspiring speakers, workshops, scrumptious food, tasty beverages, and so much more.

2. Hearts Out
March 9th at 6pm
Hotel Arts, 119 12 Ave SW
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Hearts Out is the annual fundraising gala for Youth Singers of Calgary. This evening will include dinner, drinks, live music, fabulous entertainment, auctions, and a dance floor. Guests will be welcomed with a 6 o’clock prosecco reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by a three-course gourmet dinner, plenty of entertainment, and a DJ to spin the beats until bedtime.

3. Brahms vs. Radiohead
March 9th at 7:30pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE
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Come spend an evening listening to the unique mix of a fuse between Brahm’s Symphony No. 1 and Radiohead’s album OK Computer. Regarded as one of the most innovative artists, arranger and conductor Steve Hackman, is known for constantly challenging what is possible and this show is no exception. Featuring vocalists Kéren Tayar, Will Post, and Andrew Lipke, you won’t want to miss this unique show.

4. Swingin’ Sundays
March 10th at 1-2pm and 2pm-4pm
Central Library, 800 3 St SE
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Enjoy an afternoon of swing dancing in Calgary’s trendiest new library in the heart of downtown. Start the event off with a beginner’s swing dancing lesson, followed by social dancing with people of all ages and skill levels.

5. Just for Laughs Comedy Showcase
March 10th doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm
The Laugh Shop at Hotel Blackfoot, 5940 Blackfoot Tr SE
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Get ready to meet the stars of tomorrow at this Laugh Shop showcase. Watch as ten up-and-coming comedians laugh-battle it out for a chance to make it big and appear at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.

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