Top 5 (or 6) picks for getting out

So much happening this weekend, there is no excuse to hibernate!

• EMMEDIA presents Particle + Wave Media Arts Festival, celebrating the critical innovation and creativity present in the media arts community. Particle + Wave runs Thursday to Saturday at various venues around town.

Exposure: Alberta’s Photography Festival takes place throughout the month of February at many art galleries in Calgary. Check the link for locations and details.

The Sam Roberts Band Terraform Tour hits the Grey Eagle on Friday with guests Hollerado. 

• Saturday night check out Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap with DJs Tubbs, Carl & Crystal Eyes at The Palomino. If you want to win a pair of tix, click here.

•  Calgary Opera presents Filumena at the Jubilee this Saturday, Wednesday and Friday. Get swept up in this true story of bootlegging, murder and an execution in the Crowsnest Pass during prohibition in the 1920s.

• This Wednesday check out This Is That Live! This is That’s 150 Years of Canada Tour at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. 

Okay. That was 6. I could have kept going — check out the full calendar of what’s happening in town at The Culture Cycle. If you have an event you’d like to see in the listings, please email it to me at