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The Art of Faye HeavyShield

This exhibition presents work that spans forty years of Faye HeavyShield’s practice, situating her as a major contributor to contemporary Indigenous art through her creation of a new aesthetic vocabulary. Her work is rooted in the deep art history of the Canadian prairies and in personal/communal experience.

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Laugh Loft Comedy

Laugh Loft is Calgary’s newest curated Sunday night stand-up comedy show! Featuring professional comedy acts with TV quality stand-up comedy material and an enforced code of conduct against hate-speech, this femme-centred and femme-curated this show is edgy yet affirming, shocking but not scarring. Check it out!

Showtime: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: The Attic Bar + Stage (1413 9th Ave. SE)$8 - $10
Zoolights at the Calgary Zoo


Zoolights, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is even brighter this year with over one million lights, close to 250 light figures, and an exciting new arctic aurora theme. Immerse yourself in a plethora of lights, making for the perfect date night, or night out with friends and family.

Showtime: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Calgary Zoo (210 St. George's Dr. NE)$14.95 - $21.95
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Diane McGeachy

Diane McGeachy’s new show In Good Company is an exhibition of everyday use, somewhat ‘amphora’ inspired hand built ceramic forms alongside ten paintings on paper that serve to reveal the character and presence of these vessels.

Showtime: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Congress Coffee (Suite #1A, 215 36th Ave. NE)Free
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Famed mystery novelist Andrew Wyke lures his wife’s lover to his country home and convinces him to stage a robbery of her jewelry. Full of fun, humour and mystery, this heated classic is a must see to warm up during the holiday season!

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Tinseltown: The Christmas Speakeasy

This all-encompassing Christmas-themed pop-up will fulfill all your festive wishes. The event is overflowing with holly jolly Christmas spirit! Tinseltown is all about celebrating Christmas so you can expect Santa, elves, presents, tinsel, festive tunes and lots of winter warmer drinks, including a fabulous Christmas cocktail menu!

Showtime: 5:30pm – 10:30pm
Location: SunnyCider Bar & Kitchen (Suite #1, 3300 14th Ave. NE)$15
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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Go on a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers and based on the 1968 film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.”  

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One Christmas Carol

With one actor and over 35 distinct characters, this one-man tour de force is a spirited evening of theatre that everyone in the family will love! Utilizing only three unmatched chairs, Dickens’ famous story is stripped down to its bare essence, forgoing the usual opulence of the holidays.

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With Bells On

With Bells On is written by award-winning playwright, composer and drag artiste Darrin Hagen. This international hit was initially developed at Lunchbox and has gone on to great acclaim. With Bells On is the holiday comedy for everyone, especially people who feel excluded from traditional Christmas entertainment.

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Forming The Abstract Minds

Forming The Abstract Minds represents a remarkable collaboration between the artists of the “Abstract Minds” and “Forming the Abstract” programs within Prospect’s Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) services. Join them for their reception December 7th or stop by the gallery to check it out!

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Location: cSPACE Marda Loop (2nd floor, 1721 29th Ave. SW)Free
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Newzones Gallery presents Charlevoix, a solo exhibition by Canadian contemporary painter Peter Hoffer. The paintings in this exhibition are an accumulation of works assembled this past Spring/Summer. The trees are specific to the Charlevoix Region of Quebec, as well as the Laurentians where Hoffer has a small studio.

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Location: Newzones Gallery (730 11th Ave. SW)Free
Deck the Walls at Newzones

Deck the Walls!

Newzones Gallery is pleased to announce the return of the highly anticipated group holiday exhibition Deck the Walls! This attention-grabbing, salon-inspired exhibition sees an entire wall filled with small to medium sized artworks. The perfect size for gift-giving. There will be something for everyone!  

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Location: Newzones Gallery (730 11th Ave. SW)Free
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May We All: A Country Musical

May We All is a musical about spirit and sense of community that is the core of country music! Presented by 42nd Street Productions, the Canadian premiere of this new country musical features songs by Florida George Line, Kenney Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton and many more!  

Showtimes Vary
Location: The GRAND (608 1st St. SW)$40


Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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