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Weekend Roundup, November 12 – 14

This weekend in Calgary features the Sound of Music, laughs at the Comedy Cave, live music at Art Central and a decidedly adult event at Stampede Park.

Friday Nov 12

Swap in your old wardrobe for something fresh at Swap-O-Rama-Rama at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Bring in your gently used clothing and admission is only $3 ($5 regular) and then peruse the racks. This annual fundrasier raises money for the ArtaWEARness fashion events and also includes a jewellery swap. The sale starts at 5 pm in the ACAD cafeteria.

Relish in the classic tale of the Von Trapp family’s journey during the Second World War in the Sound of Music. Presented by The New Opera Society at the Orpheus Theatre at SAIT (1301 – 16 Ave NW). Call 403-830-1777 or visit.www.thenewoperasociety.com

Saturday Nov 13

Don’t miss rising star comedian Joe List at the Comedy Cave (9206 Macleod Tr S) this weekend. Joe has been hailed as the future of Boston comedy and has been featured on the 2007 HBO comedy festival in Las Vegas. Call 403-287-1120 for more information.

Head on down to Art Central for live music by Andrew Noakes Trio from 1 – 4 pm. While you’re there be sure to check out the flame-work glass bead demonstration at Mary Pat Designs starting at 1 pm, and then pop by deVille Luxury Coffee & Pastries for a breakfast sandwich and coffee for $4.

Sunday Nov 14

It’s your last chance to get saucy at the Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show at the Stampede’s Big Four Building (1410 Olympic Way SE). From body oils to bondage, this event also features live entertainment including contortionist Visha Loo, live music, and demonstrations by Aradia Fitness. Tickets $15 at the door.

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