Notable Now Calgary: May 11, 2012

Just Opened: Clive Burger
For those in search of a perfect burger, Clive Burger (736 17th Ave. S.W.) has opened on 17 Avenue. They offer a simple menu of burgers with a variety of toppings to choose from. The interior is welcoming with plenty of seating for diners to enjoy their food. And you can rest assured as you eat knowing that all the food and packaging waste is 100 per cent compostable.

Just Opened: The Fine Diner
For the city’s foodies and food lovers, The Fine Diner recently opened its doors in historic Inglewood (1420 9th Ave. S.E.). Taking diner food up a notch, they offer unique diner menu items using local, high-quality ingredients. Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner, The Fine Diner is worth a fine visit.

cultureHOUSE PARTY (May 10)
Theatre Junction Grand’s annual fundraiser benefiting Calgary contemporary performing arts is back. cultureHOUSE PARTY will bring YPs to lounge in the backyard, dance with the band in the living room, flirt in the garden, chill in artists studio, you name it, there is something notable happening at this unique and artistic fundraiser. 608 1st St SW, Calgary

Calgary 2012 Sweet City Celebration (May 11)
Ready for some sweetness? Kicking off a full year of cultural activity, the Sweet City Celebration will feature guests including The Stampeders, performing the Cultural Capital theme song, “Sweet City Woman”, superheroes, food trucks, performance artists, living statues, DJs, cowboys and…wait for it…dragons. BMO Centre-Stampede Park (1410 Olympic Way SE)

Bolero (May 12)
Presented by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Belero brings the flavours of Spain which are infused in some of the most colourful works ever written, including the sultry Boléro. Rachel Barton Pine brings her fiery style to the stage with two stunning performances on the violin. Jack Singer Concert Hall (201 8th Ave. SE).

Converge Monthly Networking Mixer
Converge, the newest Calgary cultural initiative launching for Calgary Stampede will be hosting a monthly networking mixer leading up to Stampede. Join Calgary business leaders, creatives, and notable young professionals at UBU Lounge after work for cocktails and conversations. UBU Lounge (608 1st Street SW).