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Mar
8
Thu
Lila Downs in Calgary @ Jack Singer Concert Hall
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Lila Downs

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall

Lobby Pre-show at 6:30pm
Concert at 7:30pm
Includes an intermission

A wildly engaging performer, Lila Downs returns to Calgary with her newest album Salón Deseos y Lagrimas. Lauded in both of her home countries of Mexico and the United States, with multiple GRAMMY Awards under her belt, Lila Downs uses her multicultural vision and her remarkable voice and seamlessly blends blues, jazz, rock, soul and even rap with traditional Mexican music for a truly singular sound.

Daughter of a Mixtec Indian woman and University of Minnesota professor, Downs is inspired by both sides of her heritage making it difficult to categorize her music except to say that it is an exciting fusion of international sounds and musical genres.

Apr
10
Tue
Che Malambo @ Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm
Che Malambo @ Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall | Calgary | Alberta | Canada

Created by director and choreographer Gilles Brinas, Che Malambo performs with a dynamic blend of precision footwork, rhythmic stomping, drumming, and song which originated in the 17th century in the South American pampas. Danced solely by men, malambo evolved from competitive duels amongst the Argentine gaucho that tested agility, strength, and dexterity. It soon integrated what is now its hallmark, zapateo, the fast-paced footwork inspired by the rhythm of galloping horses. Malambo also features the drumming of traditional Argentine bombos and whirling boleadoras, a throwing weapon made up of intertwined cords and weighted with stones.

Apr
11
Wed
Music For Minds Benefit Concert @ Western Canada High School, Main Gym
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm

The student-organized benefit concert event brings music to the conversation about mental health. Ana D’Aubeterre and Allie DaSilva, members of the WCHS Interact Club, talk about this fundraiser to raise awareness and funds for the Canada Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Calgary Region. The Interact Club aims to raise $10,000.

Read full article: Western Canada High School to host Music for Minds benefit concert

Apr
14
Sat
Sonora Dinamita in Concert @ Chinese Cultural Centre
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
Sonora Dinamita in Concert @ Chinese Cultural Centre | Calgary | Alberta | Canada

Porque tu lo pediste!!A bailar con los exitos de la explosiva SONORA DINAMITA 💣 en Calgary! el dia Sabado 14 de abril apartir de las 7 de la noche🕖 un evento 💯% familiar, niños menores de 8 años NO PAGAN! Venta de boletos en: FIESTA MARKET & RESTAURANT/UNIMARKET SUR Y NORTE/SALSA RESTAUTANT/LATINOS MARKET/BUN QUEEN BAKERY O AL (403) 560 8099 Y (403) 9783278 y tocando la mejor musica de momento DJ CAMALEÓN Y DJ CHICO!🚨 preventa $30.oo, dia de el evento un poco mas! Habra comida Mexicana 🌮y cash Bar🍻, toro mecanico🐃 y mucho mas DPRIME ENTERTAINMENT INVITA!💪🇨🇦 #Calgary #eventoslatinoscalagary #yyc #latinosenalberta #LatinosEnCalgary #Mexicanosencalgary #colombianosencalgary #chilenosencalgary #salvadoreñosenCalgary

Posted by Rene Santamaria on Sunday, April 8, 2018

LA SONORA DINAMITA en concierto
en vivo cantando todos sus exitos como “La Cadenita” “Escándalo” “Mi Cucu” “Oye” y muchos mas. Un show que no te lo puedes perder.

Apr
20
Fri
The Power of Women @ cSpace King Edward
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm

Casa Mexico presenta “El Poder de las Mujeres”, un panel de mujeres líderes de nuestra comunidad hispana, quienes discutirán sus casos de éxito y sus perspectiva sobre temas importantes como los derechos de la mujer, igualdad y justicia, acoso sexual, violencia y discriminación contra la mujer.

Apr
21
Sat
Fiesta de Antesala Stampede Parade 2018 @ Braeside Community Association
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm


Ven y disfruta viendo un adelanto de lo que sera la participacion de Raices del Peru en el Stampede parade 2018.
¡Nuevas danzas, comidas, concursos y una gran sorpresa!

Come and join our Stampede prelude party 2018.
You’ll enjoy watching a sneak peak of our participation at the Stampede parade this summer!
Typical dances, food, surprises and more!

Kids under 12 FREE
Informacion y reservas: raicesdelperuyyc@gmail.com

Apr
28
Sat
Oliver Miguel: The Oneness Project @ Engineered Air Theatre, Arts Commons
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

Oliver Miguel and his ONENESS Project + Special Guests

Oliver Miguel’s immeasurable musical collaborations, in almost every genre, have made him proficient in many styles of music, and on countless instruments. His rare gift in perfectly adapting songs to his worldly style, and adding his tasteful virtuoso power is something to be heard and seen.

This one night only concert in Calgary will provide a glimpse of his new musical direction and sounds. Featuring some new composition, that will be featured on his 3rd album. This concert will highlight Miguel’s brilliant imagination as a composer, arranger, and engaging performer. Resulting in an unforgettable evening, a testament to his gifts and raw passion for world rhythms.

Featuring:
Oliver Miguel on 8 different instruments (all at the same time!)

Special guests:
Amy Bishop (The Launch)
Harry Knight (10-year-old Flamenco Guitarist)
Sonia Deleo (The Fig and the Flame)

And more!

Doors open at 7 pm – Cocktail/drinks available for purchase
Concert Starts at 8 pm

May
4
Fri
Los Hermanos Flores @ Magnolia Banquet Hall
May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Los Hermanos Flores @ Magnolia Banquet Hall | Calgary | Alberta | Canada

 

Los Hermanos Flores (aka Orquesta de los Hermanos Flores) is the most prestigious musical group in El Salvador’s musical history. They have been recognized for generations for their best-selling recordings and awards, and have a fan base that continues to grow. Their popularity has taken them beyond the borders of their homeland to stages across Central America, the Caribbean, the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.

May
6
Sun
Carnaval del Día del Niño @ Marlborough Community Centre
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CALMECA invita a su 4to. festival anual para celebrar el día del niño. Cinco horas de diversión para chicos y grandes. Si quieres ser voluntario o tienes algún talento o quieres promover tu negocio aun tienes tiempo de hacerlo llamando al tel 587 351 4799 o envía un ensaje a info@calmeca.com.

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CALMECA invites to the 4th annual festival to celebrate the day of the child. Five hours of fun and entertainment for kids and adults. If you want to be a volunteer or have some talent or want to promote your business you still have time to do so, call 587 351 4799 or send an email to info@calmeca.com.

Eva Ayllon en Concierto @ Bella Concert Hall
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Eva Ayllon ” La Reina y el Alma de la Musica Afro Peruana

With a legendary voice that embodies the spirit of a nation, Eva Ayllón is one of Peru’s most enduring stars. She’s been called the ‘Tina Turner from Peru’ and the ‘Queen of landó‘ (a traditional Afro-Peruvian musical form) for her larger-than-life stage personality and fearsome dance chops. Infused with colorful sounds and flavors from the coastal plains of Lima, Ayllón’s music overflows with her country’s indigenous, African, and Spanish musical heritage in a style called música criolla, in which call-and-response, complex syncopation, and polyrhythms combine with sweet, melancholic melodies to create a unique and powerful sound.