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TC Takeout

Theatre Calgary’s stage might be dark at the moment, but they still want to reach out and share entertaining and meaningful content with Calgary and the world. TC Takeout provides artists an opportunity to share their talents with you, the audience! Tune in to learn more and check back regularly for fresh content.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Honens @ Home

Things have dramatically changed in the way we live, socialize, and enjoy life. For many, music is not an option—it is essential. That’s why Honens is gathering concerts you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home. And with new content added regularly, be sure to check back for more great music.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
A still from Kandis Friesen’s exhibition Tape 158: New Documents From The Archives

Extended Indefinitely

An extension of Kandis Friesen’s postponed exhibition in storage, two video works are hosted in continuous loops; one consists of rhythmic text, the other a tableau vivant of an ancient oak tree in Ukraine. This exhibition in absentia becomes the new exhibition space for an indefinite extension of time.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Untunnelling Vision

Join TRUCK and Mountain Standard Time online to experience a series of installations by artist Jin-me Yoon. Untunnelling Vision is the culmination of site-specific research in combination with an artistic practice focused on the entanglements of militarism, tourism, and colonialism. Be sure to explore this interactive tour.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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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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Home/Work: Creating Connections

Starting as a thematic art challenge, the intent of this first ever virtual Contextural member exhibition was to keep members connected, engaged, and creative during the summer months. Members were asked to create an 8″ x 8″ work using any materials they had at hand.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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Wonder Wednesdays

#AtHomeWithKardia is a series of Instagram Live shows and sessions, and Wonder Wednesday showcases one audible artist with one visual artist simultaneously each week. The artists are carefully curated to complement each other, and every week offers exceptional talent and makes for a great, free online show!

Showtime: 9:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Instagram LiveFree
School children exploring the Leighton Art Centre, captured by Leighton Centre Staff

Made For This Place: The Leighton Legacy

An exhibition that explores the lives and art of prominent Alberta artists A.C. Leighton and Barbara Leighton, this story offers a unique insight into the rich artistic history of Southern Alberta through the Leighton Art Centre’s stories of adventure, creation, and community-building.

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Location: OnlineFree
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Winter Solace

This free virtual concert series from the Instrumental Society of Calgary and Asylum for Art, seeks to help patients, their families, and healthcare workers reduce feelings of loneliness, provide an opportunity to connect over a shared experience, and assist in caring for their mental health during this difficult time.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
A digital tour of Electric Vice by Kyle Simmers

Virtual Art Exhibitions

In order to continue to share the work of artists exhibiting in the galleries of Arts Commons, a new virtual gallery platform has been launched that allows visitors to ‘walk’ the halls of Arts Commons and enjoy the art displayed there. The current exhibitions are available for viewing until spring 2021 so check it out.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
Kasia Sosnowski's SNEEK-E-PEEP’N in the Esker Foundation Project Space

SNEEK-E-PEEP’N

Playful, melancholic, and surreal, Kasia Sosnowski’s ceramic sculptures visually articulate the bodily experience of emotion—unease, anticipation, euphoria. Sosnowski evokes the simultaneous anxiety and frisson of an accidental or uninvited glimpse into a neighbouring window.

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Idols and Merchandise

Idols and Merchandise (Ídolos y Mercancías), an exhibition and curatorial essay presented by Chundas Locas Mexas, is a semi-historical reflection on the Day of the Dead and immigration. Check out this new virtual experience made in collaboration with Calgary based non-profit SpanicArts.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
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Annie The Musical

While determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan, Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Join StoryBook Theatre online for this not-to-be-missed streaming production.

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Location: Stream Online$32
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Biber Mystery Sonatas

Join Donovan Seidle, David Morrissey, Kat Hammer, and Justin Luchinsk as they present three concerts of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber’s monolithic work, The Mystery Sonatas. This set of violin sonatas is one of the most stunning devotional works of the German High Baroque. Be sure to leave a donation if you can.

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Location: Stream OnlineBy Donation
Pieces by Darija Radakovic in Not For Profit nor Fame at the Herringer Kiss Gallery

Not For Profit nor Fame

Almost a retrospective exhibition, this physical and online show by Bosnian-born, Calgary-based Darija Radakovic is a sublimation of what she has been doing since immigrating to Canada, and what she had previously learned overseas from her Yugoslav avant-garde teachers.

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Location: Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW)Free
People dancing at the High Performance Rodeo

35 For 35, Who Are You Now?

Over 35 days, 35 artists from the past and future High Performance Rodeo will answer the question, who are you now? The result—an international festival of the arts delivered in easily digestible bytes via social media, free to you on a device that fits in your back pocket.

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Location: OnlineFree
Samples of paintings by renda Banda Johnson, Holly Burghardt and Terri Heinrichs

ART at the Landing

ART at the Landing is a brand new interim fine art gallery. Featuring original paintings by local artists Brenda Banda Johnson, Holly Burghardt, and Terri Heinrichs. The gallery even features two additional Calgary based guest artists each month so be sure to check it out.

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Location: Art at the Landing (147C, 1600 90th Ave. SW)Free
Jessica Semenoff Art painting her piece for the 2021 Northern Reflections Window Exhibition

Northern Reflections

What do you get when you combine 31 local artists, 11 businesses, and one amazing app? The fourth annual Northern Reflections Window Exhibition, of course! The exhibition allows viewers to get outside, experience the magic of augmented reality, and support local artists, all while keeping it safe and socially distant.

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Location: Throughout InglewoodFree
A piece by Aida Muluneh

Editions

A group exhibition featuring limited edition works by seven gallery artists, Editions combines the mediums of photography, printmaking, and video in both traditional and experimental forms. This show highlights a breadth of approach to editioned artwork so don’t miss it!

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Location: VIVIANEART (1018 9th Ave. SE)Free

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