A gay/ queer /bi men's not-for-profit society. Events include: Calgary Wild Pride, Calgary Pride Parade Float, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms Bear Board Game Night, Edmonton FAB 80's VIP Night, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms, Edmonton FAB Halloween VIP Night, From FUR to FAB Bears to Drag Queens Community Fundraiser and BEEF Singlet Party. See their website for updates:
April 27-May 7, 2017 In cinemas across the country and online across the continent. Original, quality documentaries made by talented filmmakers from across Canada/ around the world. Hot Docs 2017: Hot from the international festival circuit, Doc Soup premieres hit films monthly throughout the fall and winter in Toronto and Calgary.
May 5-14, 2017, Metro Cinema/ Garneau Theatre, 8712-109 St; Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. Canada’s longest running documentary film festival (former Global Visions) presents socially relevant films and video from around the world exploring issues of social, economic and environmental development; catalysts for reflection, discussion, and responsible action.
May 8, 15, 29, 2017, 7:30 at Chvrch of John, 10260-103 St Paul. Hot jams and yoga most every Monday night. Monday nights will never be the same!
May 12-13, 2017, 7:30pm. Alberta Ballet’s 50th Anniversary + Canada’s 150th birthday = one magnificent ballet portraying significant moments in Canadian history; visual poems, intimate duets and full ensemble pieces, create beautiful and romantic moments through the marriage of contemporary ballet and Lightfoot hits hailing home, geography, diversity and collective spirit.
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.
June 9-18, 2017. Ten-day festivities include: Saturday Pride Parade (past year) from Whyte Avenue at 108th Street in Old Strahcona, where this Festival began 37 years ago - proceeding along 104th St, to the end of Steel Park. Pure Pride dance party & more.... See update details online:
June 17, 2017, 8pm-2am, Needle Vinyl Tavern. Edmonton's favourite fruit-flavoured pop-up party. Grassroots collective of creative individuals. Host G. Venchy from Man UP! Performances by Science Fair, Harvey Steele, Scarlett Von Bomb, Evan Westfal + special guest, Alberta Next Drag Superstar DIVINA DIEFOR! DJs GirlsClub + Konstantine. MIDNIGHT DANCE OFF prizes. Next date: July 1st.
July 7-16, 2017, on Sir Winston Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton, an international cast of jugglers, acrobats, hip hop dancers, sword-swallowers, musicians and more. Also arts/crafts and food/beverages vendors.
July 21-30, 2017, in Northlands Park, 7410 Borden Park Rd. Check out favorite musicians and artists on the Koodonation stage; pan for gold in Klondike Park; climb on the Mach 3, the Zipper and other midway rides; and eat favorite fair ground foods, trade shows, food, wine, and daily fireworks. Was called Klondike Days, then Capital EX - now K-Days - 10 days of fun each July.
Early August, 2017, a full weekend of events with the friendliest bears and cubs around. Featuring: The filthiest game of bingo you have ever played; Board Games; FAB Ambassadors; Bear Dance; Gogo Dancers; Bear Bucks; Wet Bears; Hot tasty meat; Crowning Mr Albearta 2017. And much much more!
August 10-13, 2017, annual event, in beautiful downtown Gallagher Park, happens each year, the second weekend in August. The 2017 Performer list will be released at the end of May. The full schedule later in the summer of 2017 - to be found here.
August 17-27, 2017 are dates for the popular 10-day Fringe Theatre Festival, but there are associated events all year long -- see their website for details.
September 28 – October 7, 2017, annual ten day feast of all things cinematic; independent films of many genres from around the globe. A film festival about 'discovery' to uncover and present cinematic gems.
November 3–4, 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.