February 4 – June 27
Titantic: The Artifact Exhibition has been one of the most popular historical exhibitions in the world. The exhibit features recovered artifacts like perfume bottles and diamond jewellery, and guests can walk along replica decks and peer into recreated cabins. At the Telus World of Science, visit www.calgaryscience.ca for tickets.
Song of the Season
February 10 – 12
Exploding with the rich musical traditions of Southern Italy, Alberta Ballet’s Four Seasons, features Vivaldi’s stirring violin concertos, accompanied with a traditional cantata, or choir. The uplifting performance also marks the return of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. At the Jubilee Auditorium, call 403-245-4549 for tickets.
February 15 – 20
Broadway hit, Legally Blonde: The Musical, tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend. Featuring 18 original songs and close to 20 costume changes (think pink). Presented by Broadway Across Canada at the Jubilee Auditorium, for tickets call Ticketmaster, 403-777-0000.
The Calgary Flames battle the Montreal Canadiens in the semi-annual NHL Heritage Classic on an outdoor rink in McMahon stadium. As a throw-back to “the good ‘ol hockey game” era of the 1920s, the Flames will don retro jerseys as a nod the Calgary Tigers, the first major professional hockey team in the city, visit www.nhl.com for info.
American rock singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge tours Canada with her latest album Fearless Love. Largely inspired by her four children and the relationship between love and fear, this album is tough and tender. Fans can expect to hear classic rock singles such as “The Wanting of You,” heartfelt ballads like “Indiana,” as well as lyrics and melodies inspired by Pete Townsend, U2, ZZ Top and Led Zeppelin. At the Jubilee Auditorium, for tickets call Ticketmaster, 403-777-0000.