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Calgary Cultural District Thursday Event - May

IT's FIRST THURSDAY on MAY 5th!

Be a tourist in your own downtown on First Thursdays. This month, be sure to . And while you're here, take lots of photos and submit them to Tourism Calgary's CAPTURE WOW contest and you just MIGHT win some great prizes!

FOR COMPLETE FIRST THURSDAY DETAILS VISIT Protected content
(always check the website before you head out for last minute updates)

FIRST THURSDAY TOURS
5pm: artWALK with Art starting at Endeavour Arts, Protected content SW, free
5pm: Fascinating Facts Public Art Walking tour (meet in the Municipal Building lobby), free
5:30pm: Calgary Art Walk with Mark, start at Endeavor Art, Protected content SW, free
5:30pm: Insider Tour of First Thursday at Art Central with Chester Lees, free (ltd capacity)
6pm: Keyboard Collection Tour with a performer tourguide @ Cantos, Protected content SE, free
6-8pm: Early Bird Jane's Walk, meet Meg @ 5:45 @ The Cellar, lower lvl Protected content SW, free

THEATRE & LITERARY ARTS
12:10pm: Shopaholic Husband Hunt, Lunchbox Theatre at the base of the Tower, $ Protected content
5-6pm: TALES storytellers (for all ages)l Central Library, free
6-8pm: Aboriginal Writers’ Circle, open to all, Central Library, free
7:30pm: Mom's the Word: For Crying Out Loud, Th Calg @ the EPCOR CTR, $35+, rush 7pm
7:30pm: Mump & Smoot CRACKED, ATP, Martha Cohen Th/EPCOR CTR, 15% off advance tix or Rush Seats $23.50 at the door 20 min prior if available

LIVE MUSIC
Noon: What is Reggae? Lunch & Learn at Cantos Music Foundation, Protected content SE, free
8pm (doors 7:30): Sarah Vann in concert, Cantos Fdn, Protected content SE, $10 at the door
9pm (doors 8): Silian & Young Duo, Beat Niq Jazz Club, Protected content SW, $5 if u mention 1st Th

VISUAL ART
9am-5pm: 3 portrait shows including YOUSUF KARSH at Glenbow, Protected content SE, $ Protected content
10am-9pm: Art Gallery of Calgary's Winter Exhibitions, free admission 4-9pm on 1st Th
Noon: Out to Lunch at the Glenbow: _A Community Hero _ - Ann Lewis-Luppino, $5
1-3pm: Thursday Afternoon at the Movies: Butterflies Are Free, Central Library, free
4-7:30pm: Primary Colours Children's Art Exhib, Triangle Gallery, Protected content Tr SE, free
5-8pm: Endeavor Arts: ab-straKt 373, Protected content SW, free
5-9pm: Art Central Protected content , artist demos, barbershop music ++, Protected content SW, free
6-8pm: Exquisite Corpse Night @ Truck Gallery, bsmt, Protected content SW, (gallery hrs Protected content , free
7pm: GAMA Opening Reception, Protected content near 2 fl Jack Singer Conc. Hall, EPCOR CTR, free

SHOPPING
5-8pm: Fashion Central First Thurs: Live music, draws, live fashion vignettes, launch of 3 new boutiques, mini-facials, skin care master class and more , corner 1 St and 8 Ave SW

FOOD and DRINK SPECIALS
7:30am: Breakfast at the Legion, huge platter, support our Legion!, Protected content SE, $5.75
10am-8pm: The Cellar Fine Wine, Protected content SW 10% off (a few exceptions apply)
11am-2am: Original Joe's, Protected content SW bottles of wine 1/2 price, wines by glass $1 off
4pm-5:30pm: Pita Express, Protected content SE. free baklava with any meal
4-7pm: deVille, Art Central & Fashion Central, wine happy hour $7/glass
4-8pm: Complimentary Chocolate Tasting at Coppeneur, Protected content SW, free
4-10pm: Southern Hemisphere Wine Flight at The Home Tasting Room, Protected content SW, $10
7:30-9:30 Piq Niq, Protected content SW, complimentary glass of wine with a $20 food purchase.
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FOR INFO ABOUT FIRST THURSDAYS GO TO Protected content OR CONTACT:
Meg Van Rosendaal
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