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Vertigo Mystery Radio

In this new incarnation of the BD&P Mystery Series, Vertigo Theatre uses the online podcast format to continue exploring the mystery genre, from literary classics through to contemporary true crime. The Vertigo experience extends beyond the walls of the theatre by bringing audio mysteries right into your home.

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Location: Stream OnlinePrices Vary
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Namwayut

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. This first of the Opera Labs projects series chronicles the creative journey of Namwayut, led by mezzo-soprano Marion Newman. Check it out!

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Vastation

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. The second in the series chronicles the creative journey of Vastation, an examination of power and the forces that seek to corrupt. Check it out!

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Arriving at the Fire

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. The third in the Opera Labs projects series pairs Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy and librettist Paula Wing. Check out this impressive look at creating an opera.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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The Cipher Clerk

Calgary Opera offers audiences unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the seldom-seen process of new opera development via a new documentary film series. The fourth in the Opera Labs projects series tells the true story of events in Ottawa at the end of World War II in The Cipher Clerk. Check it out!

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Imagine On Air On Demand

Wordfest’s new on-demand channel connects you online with the most fascinating writers, the most satisfying books, the most potent ideas, and the most welcoming community of thinkers and doers. Discover this extensive vault of extraordinary programs.

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Location: Stream Online$26
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Farmers & Makers Market

Check out this outdoor farmers market in the heart of the inner-city, with local vendors offering treats and artisan wares. Shop the market and enjoy what cSPACE has to offer. Come and get to know your local farmers and meet your local makers!

Showtime: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)Free
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Eat & Seek

Eat & Seek is an inventive, interactive outdoor dining space featuring artwork from local Alberta artists. Explore vibrant interactive designs and wordplay that will inspire you to hunt for hidden messages in a larger-than-life word search, attempt an unconventional hopscotch, and more!

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Location: Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. SE)Free
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Everywhere We Are

An ambitious exhibition and public program series addressing challenges, merits, impacts, and advantages associated with art collecting, it is intended to express that boundaries are often mutable, flexible and even artificial, and that art is owned by the person who sees it.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
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Notes for Tomorrow

This exhibition features artworks selected by curators from around the world to reflect on a new global reality ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic, with artworks addressing spirituality as a grounding mechanism, sharing ways to make sense of the world when so much is in doubt.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
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ArtsXpeditions

ArtsXpeditions pop-up performances bring music, dance, and performance art to community centres, parks, and even the occasional street corner! Connect with all of the amazing talent that our community has to offer, including Aya Mhana, Mandy Morris, Silvia Temis, and many more! Sign up for up-to-date performance schedules.

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Location: Various VenuesFree
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Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge is a traveling exhibit by artist Kay Burns that looks at the Flat Earth Society of Canada and its later iterations, along with curious details about two of its enigmatic members. The exhibit embodies how inquiry plays an important role in critical thinking and knowledge acquisition.

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Location: Lougheed House (707 13th Ave. SW)With Admission
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RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program

The RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program provides key mentoring, exhibition, and networking opportunities for artists looking to establish their careers in the Calgary arts community, and its spring exhibitions are officially open—virtually! Artists include Samuel Obadero and Tamara Eaker.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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Sunday Jazz Jam

Join Asylum for Art for a Sunday jazz jam with Esteban Herrera, followed by an open jam. The jam is the one of the traditions that shaped the origin and evolution of jazz music everywhere anytime. Come and enjoy playing or listening with friends. Tickets are by donation.

Showtime: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: Asylum for Art (2505 14th St. SW)By Donation
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Special Thymes

The Bows presents works by artist Les Ramsay, reflecting images of organic states of fractured evolution, text and figure that mingle in lucid landscapes. Ramsay creates his works by recycling the excess of everyday ideas and domestic objects using constructive and deconstructive strategies.

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The 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Nickle Galleries presents the work of eight artists from the University of Calgary’s graduating master of fine arts class of 2021. Through drawing, mixed media, video, photography, and painting, the artists showcase their research-led creations. Be sure to check it out!

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Location: Various VenuesFree

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

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