Top picks for getting out July 20 – 26

We run down your best entertainment bets in Calgary for the upcoming week, including Fiestaval Latin Festival, Metamorphosis by Dancers’ Studio West and more.

It’s that weird week in between Stampede and Folk Fest where you’re in recovery mode and preparing for another round. Let’s see what we can find to help you through these trying times…

Just announced: The Sadies at Theatre Junction Grand on September 17, tickets $32.50 on sale Friday at 10 a.m.; Whitehorse will perform at The Palace on October 15, tickets also $32.50 on sale Friday; Garth Brooks is coming to the Saddledome September 9, tickets on sale July 28 at 10 a.m.

• Thursday: Metamorphosis, Dance Action Lab presented by Dancers’ Studio West takes place until Saturday at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. Take in some contemporary dance, why don’t you? If literary trivia is more your bag, Memorial Park Library is the place to be for Wordfest’s Dick Lit’s Trivia Night #4.

• Friday: Fiestaval Latin Festival takes place until Sunday at Olympic Plaza – always a good time, and, empanadas! Friday evening head to The Blues Can to check out Donald Ray Johnson. If you miss him on Friday, don’t worry – he’s playing Saturday as well!

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• Saturday: Ben Rogers & The Bloodred Yonder with The Wild Romantics at Ironwood. If you’re looking for something a little punchier, head to Dickens for Petunia and the Vipers, or to The Palomino for the Mobina Galore Album Release with Miesha & the Spanks and Heart Attack Kids.

• Sunday: Art for Food 2017 Group Art Show at Herringer Kiss Gallery runs until August 12.

• Wednesday: Latin Night with Los Morenos at Mikey’s on 12th. Getting you ready for the weekend ahead!

There is so much more going on in this city than you can imagine. Check out all of the listings to plan your week ahead!

Kari Watson is a writer and former Listings Editor of FFWD Weekly, and has continued to bring event listings to Calgary through theYYSCENE and her website, The Culture Cycle.