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Centenary / Mehdi Darvishi

In Iranian artist Mehdi Darvishi’s Centenary, the main theme  is “life and its undeniable result: death,” this reductive process is a good reflection of the way that he consider the most inevitable happening in the human being’s life. Be sure to check out this exhibition!    

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Location: Alberta Printmakers (4025 4th St. SE)Free
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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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Three Dimensions

Three Dimensions is an exhibition showcasing the multidisciplinary art practice of Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins. The show features three installations: Balancing Act, THX2020, and ABCD, which combine painting, sculpture, kinetics, interactivity, virtual reality, and video. Be sure to check it out!  

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
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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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Resistance & Respiration

How do contemporary disabled artists breathe? How is breathing an athletic act, a dyad of push-pull, a feat of endurance, a political horizon? This exhibition aims to imagine breathing, and breathlessness, as a productive cause for giddiness, a sensation for whirling, and a tendency for staggering.

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

EMMEDIA presents Way Station, a multimedia installation by Sandra Vida. Way Station comes to grips with the oppression, violence and conquest that characterize most ancestral pathways. In response, she affirms hope for change, and performs rituals of healing, transformation, and regeneration. Public reception on November 10, 2023.

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Location: EMMEDIA (2005B 10th Ave. SW)Free
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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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Shakespeare in Love

The UCalgary School of Creative and Performing Arts is excited to kick off its Mainstage season with Shakespeare in Love. Set in 16th-century London, upstart playwright William Shakespeare battles with writer’s block and discovers unexpected inspiration in the irrepressible pull of a forbidden romance.  

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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.”  


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

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