Calgary Entertainment: 4 things to do this weekend
Salsa fever, heritage architecture and collectable Corb Lund merchandise in the city
From learning how to bachata to rummaging through a country musician's garage sale, this weekend is full of things to do in Calgary.
The Homestretch's Lisa Robinson has rounded up some of the highlights.
How do we navigate the growing pressures for growth? How can we negotiate the challenges of densification while still preserving architectural heritage?
Those are some of the questions up for debate at this exhibit at the Stride Gallery.
It showcases re-designs by six architectural firms of two iconic Calgary buildings: the former Calgary Board of Education building and the Lacey Court.
When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Saturday, at 1006 Macleod Tr. S.E
The country singer-songwriter is holding a garage sale, featuring out of print, rare and collectible Corb Lund merchandise.
The artist himself will be on site performing live music.
When: Friday through Sunday at 1008 20th Ave. S.E., see website for full hours
Showtimes for the Best of Fest winners are staggered, so you if you're up for the challenge, you can take in all the plays over the final three days of the Fringe festival.
When: Until Saturday, see full schedule for details
4. Expo Latino
It's the 20th anniversary of the festival, which combines exciting music and spicy Latin food all in one place.
This year they've got 300 performers lined up, including the Oscar Lopez Ensemble and international heartthrob Jose Luis Rodríguez.
You'll also find workshops teaching popular Latin dances, like salsa, bachata and capoeira.
When: Friday through Sunday at Prince's Island Park, see full schedule for details
With files from the Homestretch