1. Canstruction Calgary at Southcentre Mall (Monday, March 18 to Thursday, March 21)
Last week, the teams of Canstruction built displays out of cans of food. You can check out the results of their labours—the theme is Gizmos and Gadgets—all this week at the centre court of Southcentre Mall. Afterwards, the displays are dismantled and all the food is donated to the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank.
2. Show & Tell at Cafe Koi (Monday, March 18)
The Calgary Art Group turns back the clock to elementary school for its monthly showcase: five visual artists each have 20 minutes to share a piece they’ve done and then answer questions. Show & Tell goes at Cafe Koi. Find out more about this event in our Cheap Date from Friday’s magazine.
3. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band at Scotiabank Saddledome (Tuesday, March 19)
The classic rocker crashes the ‘Dome. We matched the radio star with Oliver Stone, who was at the Banff Centre last weekend, in a Tale of the Tape that got caught between “Like a Rock” and a Stone.
4. The God That Comes at playRites (Opening Thursday, March 21)
Hawksley Workman’s rock play is the last of the Alberta Theatre Projects Enbridge playRites Festival of New Plays shows to open, but performances of the four plays continue until April 7. You can find out a bit more about the other three in this gallery, or you can check out ATP’s website for more information and a complete schedule.
5. Celebrating Mozart at Jubilee Auditorium (Thursday, March 21 to Saturday, March 23)
Alberta Ballet combines forces with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for two pieces rooted in Mozart’s music: Mozart’s Requiem with choreography by Jean Grand-Maître (see a preview of the piece from Alberta Ballet’s 2007/08 season above) and the world premiere of Pomp Without Circumstance with choreography by Yukichi Hattori. —Jon Roe