Notable Now Calgary: March 8, 2013

March 8 + 9
The 13th annual wearable art performance extravaganza, ArtaWEARness XIII, is taking over ACAD (1407 14 Ave NW) this weekend. This year, 11 wearable art acts by ACAD students will showcase a variety of concepts, materials, characters and movement. ArtaWEARness XIII is a live performance show integrating fashion and art.

March 8
Calgary, Alberta
Enjoy an evening of fashion highlighting some of Calgary’s best local designers at Fabricated, taking place at Currie Barracks?(2633 Hochwald Ave SW). This special event and fashion show gives emerging designers the chance to showcase their work to the decision-makers and buyers for Calgary’s top boutiques and retailers.

A Night at the Opera
March 9
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is bringing opera classics to the stage at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Listen as passion ignites, fury roars and romance simmers in this concert showcasing some of the best operatic arias and choruses, including Nessun Dorma and the Anvil Chorus. Roberto Minczuk leads vocal stars and our own Chorus in a concert that will heat up the stage and light up the night

International Festival of Animated Objects
March 9 -17
Calgary’s 10-year-old International Festival of Animated Object brings you more than 80 artists from around the world who will descend on Inglewood from March 9 to 17. With a mix of acclaimed international artists and some of the rising stars of Calgary’s own artistic community, there are more than 30 events, including theatre shows, workshops, exhibitions and screenings.

Canadian Liver Foundation Comedy Benefit Night
March 14
Get ready to laugh your liver off at the Canadian Liver Foundation’s annual comedy benefit at Yuk Yuk’s. Bring a friend or three and enjoy a night of great comedy to benefit liver research and health. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at

$100 Film Festival
March 7 – 9
Celebrate small-format film with big vision and catch over 30 short films projected exclusively on Super 8 and 16mm film. Experience the diverse creativity that characterizes low-budget, independent filmmaking. It’s a personal, experimental and adventurous approach to film as an art form.

Photo courtesy Fabricated