4 things to do in Calgary this weekend
French Film Festival and Inglewood Night Market among picks for a great weekend
Calgarians are in for some unpredictable weather this weekend. But don't fear, CBC Calgary art reporters have come up with some great indoor and outdoor options for the family and adults alike.
Feel free to add your suggestions in the comments section below.
French Film Festival
The Globe CInema is hosting selections from the Rendez-vous cInéMAGINE film festival on June 15-16.
If you don't speak French, that's no reason to stay away — all but one of the films will be subtitled in English. There are a variety of showtimes so be sure to check the website for details.
Tickets range from $5 to $10.
Globe Cinema, 617 Eighth Avenue S.W., 403-262-3308
June 15-16. Times vary, check website for details.
Inglewood Night Market
The first Inglewood Night Market takes place June 14 from 6 p.m. MT to midnight.
The free event, organized by Vibrant Village Society, will feature live music, street food, a trunk sale film and art market.
The group is also responsible for the Ingelwood Sunfest Local favourites like Bite Groceteria, Cafe Gravity and Choklat have tasty snacks in store for market-goers — if that isn't your thing, four of Calgary's fantastic food trucks will also be onsite.
The market takes place on 10th Street S.E. in Inglewood, between Ninth and 10th avenues.
Inglewood Night Market, 10th Street S.E.
June 14, 6 p.m., Free
Backyard Betties with One Voice Chorus
This local folk trio will play Calgary on Saturday as special guests at the Rainbow Roots concert.
The choral show is presented by the One Voice Chorus, which showcases LGBT singers in Calgary, and will include music ranging from folk and roots to traditional and modern.
The show is June 15 at the Scarboro United Church and is free for children under 13. Regular admission is $20, while seniors and students get in for $15.
Scarboro United Church, 134 Scarboro Avenue S.W., 403-244-1161
June 15, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $20.
Ignite Theatre Festival
Sage Theatre's Ignite Festival comes to an end on June 15.
The festival celebrates new works by emerging theatre artists, with individual tickets going for $13 and a three-show festival pass for $30.
Some of the theatre works featured this year include The Meaning of Thomas by James Hart and The Wasp by Ted Stenson. Fans of music will also find a performance June 14 at 10 p.m. by The Sweets and at 11 p.m. on Saturday by SAVK.
Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue S.W., 403-263-0079
Times vary, see website for details. Tickets start at $13.