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The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is offering a virtual concert series this season. Saturday’s concert Quintets features Falling Through Time by Alexina Louie and Piano Quintet in F Minor by Brahms. Online, calgaryphil.com.
Psycho Goreman is a perfect underground film for the spooky season from the Calgary Underground Film Festival’s Off the CUFF series. Screening Tuesday, the sci-fi horror comedy by Canadian cult filmmaker Steven Kostanski “tells the story of malevolent creature who is forced to obey the bidding of two children.” At Globe Cinema, calgaryundergroundfilm.org.
Spooky season leads right into ski season; Freshtival gets a head start with the pandemic edition of its ski film festival on Friday and Saturday. At Globe Cinema, freshtival.ca.
The Calgary Animated Object Society uses the power of Zoom to bring artists and aliens from across the galaxy to your home on Friday for Spaced Out: In zoom no one can hear you stream, an 18-plus puppet slam. Online, eventbrite.ca.
Pina Bausch’s interpretation of The Rite of Spring was set to tour the world prior to the pandemic. The premiere was days before the worldwide shutdown of most performance venues. Fortunately, the final rehearsal was recorded on film. Springboard Performance brings Dancing at Dusk, a Moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring into your home; the show is available via email link for one week starting Wednesday. Online, springboardperformance.com.
Wordfest presents writer and journalist Barbara Amiel and her new memoir, Friends and Enemies, on Sunday. Online, wordfest.com.
Calgary blues pillar Tim Williams is at Mikey’s on 12th every Tuesday for happy hour from 5-8 p.m. The evening act is Double Suede, who provide the soundtrack for Taco Tuesday, featuring Mikey’s Mexico City street-style tacos. At Mikeys on 12th, mikeyson12th.com.