Arts occasions upcoming in Calgary

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Shaun Majumder of The Hour Has 22 Minutes fame has been added to the already robust expertise listing for an upcoming comedy present.

Stand Up For Vets additionally options stand-up performances from Nigel Lawrence of Comedy Central and HBO, Miz Cracker from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Steve Patterson of The Debaters, and Ophira Eisenberg, host of Parenting is a Joke.

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The present is a fundraiser for the Canadian Legacy Challenge, which offers help to Canadian Armed Forces veterans to assist them efficiently transition again to civilian life. Programming focuses on housing, meals, schooling, and operational stress accidents. 

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“We really feel very lucky to have these 5 superb comedians come to Calgary in help of our charity. It’s our probability to host over 1,000 veterans in a night of comedy and fundraise for the charity with the remaining tickets being offered to the general public. Now we have nice help locally, and that is a tremendous technique to kick off our annual Veterans Funding Drive,” mentioned Tom Howard, vice-president of the Canadian Legacy Challenge.

Stand Up For Vets takes place on Oct. 21 on the Gray Eagle Occasion Centre. Tickets for Stand Up For Vets begin at $30 and can be found at Ticketmaster.

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Michael Kaeshammer hits Calgary on his Western Canada tour in October.

Juno Award winner Michael Kaeshammer is bringing his appreciable piano expertise to Calgary with a present on the Bella Live performance Corridor.

A multi-talented man, Kaeshammer additionally has a brand new food-music tv present, Kaeshammer’s Kitchen, that premiered in September. The present airs nationally on Sure TV and CHEK TV and sees the singer/pianist inviting movie star musical visitors over to make a meal earlier than sharing the stage collectively. Within the first episode, Kaeshammer and Randy Bachman (The Guess Who, Bachman Turner Overdrive) cooked up ragu earlier than they teamed up for a rendition of Takin’ Care of Enterprise. Additionally featured within the first season might be Sugar Sugar singer Andy Kim, JUNO winner Marc Jordan, singer and actor Jim Byrnes, Santana lead vocalist Curtis Salgado, and BC Leisure Corridor of Fame member Dee Daniel.

The singer-songwriter has launched 4 new songs this yr, together with a tackle Queen’s Loopy Little Factor Referred to as Love, and Flip It Up, the title monitor from his upcoming fifteenth studio album. The eclectic but accessible jazz-based pop album showcases Kaeshammer’s pure-pop type, mixing a variety of keyboards, together with trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drums, and bass.

Kaeshammer will play Calgary on Oct. 13 on the Bella Live performance Corridor. Go to

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