A gay/ queer /bi men's not-for-profit society, providing a gathering place for those who appreciate and enjoy gay bear community oriented activities. See FAB events such as the April Bearaccus Calgary Bear Weekend and Beef Bear Bash at their website:
May 4-12, 2017, 7:30pm (Matinees 2pm), Joyce Doolittle Theatre. Love. So beautiful. So musical. So complicated. Although forbidden by fairy law, Iolanthe marries a mortal and is then banished from fairyland. In our human world she bears a son; a lovely lad named Strephon, who wants to marry Phyllis, who is, of course, desired by all the members of the House of Peers.
May 19-21, 2017. FRI 9pm at Blind Monk - Sip n' Sing Welcome Party with the Calgary Gay Men's Chorus! SAT 9pm at Arrata Centre - BEARACCHUS Bear Toga Party! Shake off winter hibernation in a celebration of Greco-Roman decadence with minotaur's labyrinth. SUN morning at Blind Monk - Bear Brunch Buffet - all you can eat! Host Hotel: Best Western Suites Downtown, 1330 8 St SW.
May 19-27, 2017. The 19th annual queer film festival (past year at The Plaza Cinema and other screens). Live shows, gatherings and the best queer film has to offer from here and around the world. Full program and line-up TBA in April 2017, or sign up for their newsletter for news.
Between May and August, over 40+ festivals take place during the annual summer season: YYCJazz Summer Festival, Calgary Folk Music Festival, Fringe Festival, Blues Festival, ReggaeFest, Afrikadey!, GlobalFest, Expo Latino + more music concerts, art, plays, gallery openings, film festival, writer's festival, ethnic festivals, and other events in an exciting year-round arts scene.
August 25 - September 4, 2017. The 27th anniversary! Events typically include: FRI KickOff Party. SAT Bi-B-Q + Pride Dance; SUN noon-2pm Pride Parade down 9th Ave S, from 1st St SE to 11th St SW + festival at Shaw Millennium Park until 8pm + Pride Wrap-Up Party. See year-round events calendar updates at their website.
October 26–28, 2017. Created by Jean Grand-Maitre for the Norwegian National Ballet, and re-choreographed by him for the Jubilee's panoramic stage, Dangerous Liaisons takes us deep into two worlds: one of manipulative manners and court intrigue, the other a world of uncontrollable sexual desires and emotions. When the two collide, dangerous psychological warfare is waged.
November 18, 22, 24, 2017, at 7:30pm at Mamdani Opera Centre, 1315 - 7 St SW, Calgary. The new season opens with this classic, one of the world’s most-popular comic operas. Escape into the hilarious high-jinx of Count Almaviva, as he plots against Doctor Bartolo with the help of the town barber/ jack of all trades Figaro, to win the love of the beautiful Rosina.
March 21-24, 2018 (TBC), the Engineered Air Theatre. In 1992 the festival showcased 8 short films on Super 8; four rolls of Super 8 cost of $100. Later budgetary limits were dropped and 16 mm film allowed, shifting the focus from low budget to quality small-format films. An international celebration of creative story-telling on celluloid, including commission projects and partnerships.