Memories often change and, like dreams, can reveal unexpected subconscious realities. Do dreams reflect memories? Do dreams influence memories? A number of Alberta artists examine this topic from their own unique perspectives in this group exhibition presented by the Alberta Society of Artists.
The Beyond Within is an exhibition of recent work by Toronto-based artist Annie MacDonell, exploring feminist conceptions of everyday as a basis for political engagement with the world. Bringing together a series of video installations and photographic works, the exhibition proposes personal and political reorientation strategies.
Ragnar Kjartansson creates performances exploring the intertwining of pathos, humour, and collective emotion by testing the limits of repetition and the endurance of both performers and audience. The Visitors is a large sound and video installation consisting of nine audio and video channels documenting a single-take musical performance.
Margaux Williamson is a painter who also writes and makes videos. Within her multifaceted practice, Williamson’s painting has evolved through long rhythms; her bodies of work have been produced over the years. Check out Interiors as part of Esker Foundation’s winter 2023 exhibition season!
Created in concert with Esker Youth Engagement and students from Discovering Choices schools, HEADSPACE is an exhibition that provides windows into the self via a set of collaborative collage works, viewed through a series of reflective silhouetted forms that depict the profiles of the collaborating youth artists.
Gasoline Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibit; We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown! Bring your family and learn about Chinese history on the prairies through art and imagination, discover fictional stories written by members of the Chinese community and explore two iterations of Chinatown in Calgary.
One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo offers the chance to watch touring performances from across Canada, acclaimed international shows, and new and experimental work from artists here in Calgary! The programming is always bold, cutting-edge, funny, frank, and full of heart. Don’t miss it!
Exposure 2023 exhibition programme has over 30 shows that display a wide range of narratives, subjects, practices, and explorations of the photographic medium. Check out an exciting and diverse programme of group and solo exhibitions and diverse curatorial themes that audiences can engage with!
Experience the magic of Chinook Blast, Calgary’s winter festival celebration. Chinook Blast warms up our city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride. The best of Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport and recreation will be on display. Don’t miss it!
The legendary character, Robin Hood, along with his friends continually outwit the greedy, evil Sheriff of Nottingham. Everything the Sheriff steals, they steal back and return to the rightful owner but the Sheriff has had enough! Get your tickets now!
When a vulnerable woman disappears, Asha is asked to investigate the top suspect: a rising member of the powerful and secretive organization called Luminia. With the help of a retired detective, Asha slips into this dangerous world, making new enemies and exposing old secrets.
Blissfully ignorant, a young man at the tipping point between adolescence and adulthood is struck by lightning, shocking him into a free fall of survival, atonement and search for self-knowledge. This Ghost River Theatre production is based on playwright Eric Rose’s true story. Get your tickets!
When Red discovers that a land development firm has violated his traditional territory he attacks one of the engineers, gets arrested. This biting and hilarious satire by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Kevin Loring leave yous with plenty to talk about after the lights come up.
This collaboration between Blind storyteller and disability rights activist Kim Kilpatrick and acclaimed visual artist Karen Bailey. This collaboration documents the journey from puppy to working guide dog for the blind, incorporating storytelling, painting, video, audio description and music. And yes, Kim’s dog Ginger will be onstage!
As part of the Exposure Photography Festival, Framed on Fifth brings Sculpt running. Lee Nordbye explores the Canadian Rockies from the valley floor to the summits of it’s magnificent peaks to view, in his mind, the best sculptures in the world and formed by nature.
The Alberta Society of Artists is proud to present the solo exhibition Wild Alberta featuring paintings by Alberta artist Laara Cassells. The series depicts images of Alberta wildlife based on personal observation and photos Cassells has taken of wolves and foxes and their habitats around Alberta.
Ephemeral Artifacts: Travis Knights is a non-linear journey through the evolution of jazz and tap. It celebrates the body as a space of transmission and dance as a defiant act of creating knowledge. Featuring tap artist Travis Knights this work integrates music, video and storytelling.
Sugar Sammy is one of the hottest comedians on the international circuit, having performed over 1800 shows in 32 countries. He hits on cultural, social and political themes with great charm and finesse. He is a king of crowd work and audience interaction. Catch him live!
Four-time Manitoba Country Music Association award winner Quinton Blair is a road-running, tale-spinning songwriter. Silky and smooth like a diesel engine, his beard glistening in the setting sun. It’s rodeo mud in his teeth and horses in his blood. Don’t miss his show at King Eddy!
Tyler Hornby started drumming at age 10, honed his artistry in high school big bands and experimental jazz combos, and has blossomed into one of the country’s most innovative and sought-after drummers. Catch him alongside Andre Wickenheiser, Jon Day and Kodi Hutchinson at Asylum!