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:
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 11-13, 2017 at Edmonton Inn/ Conference Centre. FRI 6pm-2am mixer and board games + Ukrainian Feast + Dirty Superbear Bingo + Bear Dance - all at the North Glenora Hall. SAT Bear Excursions TBA + Members-Only BEEF BEAR BASH: Superhero Dance Partyw/ DJ KUBKANNON. SUN Bears In the Park Hot tasty all you can eat pulled pork! at Spray park + the Crowning of Mr Albearta 2017.
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.
May 18-21, 2018. Past year featured FRI Sip n' Sing Welcome Party with the Calgary Gay Men's Chorus! SAT BEARACCHUS Bear Toga Party! Shaking off the winter hibernation in a celebration of Greco-Roman decadence - with a minotaur's labyrinth. SUN morning Bear Brunch Buffet. Host Hotel: Best Western Suites Downtown, 1330 8 St SW. See 2018 updates:
May 18-26, 2018 (TBC). The 20th 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 2018, or sign up for their newsletter for news.