Notable Now Calgary: December 14, 2012

Kid Koala, Money Mark and the Space Cadet Headphone Experience
Dec 14, 2012
If you love music, the National Music Centre? (134 11 Ave SE) is the place to be Friday night. As part of the NMC Astral Radio artist-in-residence program, world-renowned scratch DJ Kid Koala will perform his highly praised and much anticipated Space Cadet Headphone immersive concert experience at the National Music Centre. 

Cinematheque’s Christmas Family Film Presents: Charles Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush”
Dec 15, 2012
Ready to warm up on a winter weekend? Cinematheque’s Christmas film presents a silent feel-good comedy, “The Gold Rush,” at Plaza Theatre?(1133 Kensington Rd NW). This classic film tells the story of The Tramp (played by Chaplin) who travels to Yokon to take part in the Klondike Gold Rush. In his search for wealth he ends up finding much more than just gold.

Jingle Bell Brunch
December 16
It’s time to enjoy a Sunday brunch with a Christmas twist. Taking place at The Rimrock?in the Fairmont Palliser (133 9 Ave SW), you can enjoy a traditional feast with all sorts of holiday favourites from 11am to 1:30pm.  

Christmas in Song
December 15
A treasured part of the city’s holiday festivities, The Mount Royal University Conservatory’s Christmas in Song concert is back again at the Jubilee Auditorium. This program of holiday favourites and traditional carols will feature the Mount Royal Children’s Choir, Mount Royal Youth Choir, Calgary Boys’ Choir and Mount Royal Kantorei, as well as Mount Royal’s Calgary Youth Orchestra. Special guests the Heebee-jeebies, and Mount Royal Conservatory alumni, will emcee. 

Run Santa Run
December 15
Get your shoes and jolly red suits out for Calgary’s only All Santa Run & Walk, which features a 5/10km run and 3km walk, starting and finishing Saturday morning at Eau Claire Market (200 Barclay Parade SW). This run is not only fun but also supports The Third Academy, the largest designated special education private school fully accredited by Alberta Education, serving grade 1 to 12.

We Should Know Each Other
December 16
A crossroad of communities, We Should Know Each Other invites people to stretch the limits of their social circles and enhance their thinking with a diversity of new ideas and perspectives. Take this opportunity to step outside of your social circle and meet the fantastic diversity of people that surround you.

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