There's something on stage here most nights – everything from jazz jams to hip-hop, along with comedy and quiz nights. The rooftop patio is ace in the summer, and the small but well-curated menu keeps you happy whet…
Built in the 1920s as a garage but turned into a neighbourhood theatre during the 1930s depression, the Plaza is the last operating neighborhood theater in Calgary. Right in the heart of Kensington, it shows art-hou…
Archrival of the Edmonton Oilers, the Calgary Flames play ice hockey from October to April at the Saddledome. Make sure you wear red to the game and head down to 17th Ave afterwards, or the 'Red Mile' as they call i…
This art-house theater specializes in foreign films and Canadian cinema – both often hard to find in mainstream movie houses. Look for discounts on Tuesdays and matinees on the weekend.
This is the hub for live theater in Calgary. With four theaters and one of the best concert halls in North America, you can see everything from ballet to Bollywood.
Guaranteed to be a fun night out, Loose Moose has digs near the Inglewood neighborhood. It specializes in improv comedy and, at times, audience participation. (You've been warned.) You'll also find kids' theater.
Set in what used to be, you guessed it, the pumphouse, this theater company puts on avant-garde, edgy productions like One Man Star Wars Trilogy.
You can hang with the upper crust at the ballet or rock out to a good concert, all under the one roof.
Home to the Calgary Stampeders and close to the University of Calgary.
The Calgary Stampeders, part of the CFL, play from July to September at McMahon Stadium in the University District, 6km northwest of downtown.