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Diana Krall

25 Things To Do in Calgary in December

By MICHAELA RITCHIE

A Tribe Called Red will bring their revolutionary sound to The Palace Theatre Dec. 1. (Photo by Matt Barnes.)

For some of you, Christmas has been top of mind for the past several months—but now that we’re just weeks away, the rest of us can no longer deny: ’tis the season! To help get you and yours’ in a festive mood, here are 25 of our favourite local celebrations and holiday traditions that you can take part in to count down the days until Christmas!

(If Christmas just isn’t your cup of holiday cheer, never fear! We threw in a couple of chilly activities, sans festivities, down below for getting out around town and making the most of our city at this jolly time of year—so keep scrolling, and get ready to bundle up!) (more…)

Diana Krall’s Toronto Double Date

Diana Krall Toronto

photo: Mark Seliger

FEBRUARY 21 & 22  Canadian jazz crooner and pianist Diana Krall returns to Toronto to promote her 11th studio album, Glad Rag Doll, at two highly anticipated shows. Praised for her sultry sophistication, Krall offers laid-back Vaudeville-era covers from her latest release, plus a selection of songs from her Grammy- and Juno-winning oeuvre and soulful renditions of some of the past century’s most unforgettable songs. Massey Hall, 8 p.m., $75 to $130; call 416-872-4255 or visit the venue’s website for more information and to purchase tickets.  Eva Voinigescu