Beakerhead goes to the dogs, chefs and poutine lovers on day 1

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WATCH ABOVE: Paul Haysom gives us a peek into Beakerhead, from tentacles escaping building windows to finally being able to experience life as a whale – Sep 14, 2016

The five-day festival that brings together art, science and engineering through interactive activities launched in Calgary Wednesday.

WATCH BELOW: Beakerhead was in full swing in downtown Calgary.

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Beakerhead in downtown Calgary – Sep 14, 2016

The first day of Beakerhead covered everything from making cheese curds to building massive scaffolding structures. There were dog orchestras, a human sized hamster wheel and people learned how to walk on water downtown.

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Beakerhead runs from Sept. 14 to 18. For a full list of events click here.



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