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Newzones’s 3rd edition of FreshFaces, a curated exhibition which brings together select artists from North America for a one-time group showing. FreshFaces analyzes the ways in which the artists challenges the traditional use of materials and formal aesthetics through painting, photography, mixed media and sculpture.

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Location: Newzones Gallery (730 11th Ave. SW)Free
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Carissa Baktay’s Form(ed) presents a series of O.O.U.U.’s (Objects Of Unidentified Uses) exploring memory, body, and femininity. Blown glass, hair and textile reference the artist’s bodily experience and serve as symbols for storytelling. These mixed material sculptures come to life through intuitive process and intimate performative acts.

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Canadian Cinema in the New Milennium

Join Calgary Cinematheque for a series of films that celebrates dynamic and critically acclaimed Canadian filmmaking since the year 2000. The program is curated by UCalgary professors Charles Tepperman and Lee Carruthers, coinciding with the release of their new book, Canadian Cinema in the New Millennium.

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Globe Cinema (617 8th Ave. SW)$10 - $12
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Little México

The project Little México Carlos Colín critically engages with the community of Mexican labourers, their socio-political-cultural diasporic contribution to British Columbia, where the project was created, and Canada. Check it out at The New Gallery main space!

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Location: The New Gallery (208 Centre St. S)Free


Catalyst Theatre returns with their smash hit musical Nevermore: The Imaginary Life & Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. Nevermore uses haunting song, poetic storytelling, and surreal imagery to explore the events that shaped Poe’s career and ignited his lifelong battle with “visions dark and sinister”.

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Treelines – Here and There

Gwen MacGregor explores the multilayered and contradictory relationships that settlers on Turtle Island have to land. Her installation, Treelines – Here and There brings together photographs and videos with a forest of crocheted trees—altering perspectives, toying with memory, loss, and environmental degradation.

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Disney’s Newsies

Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenage newsies. When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies across the city to fight against unfair conditions!

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Prairie Persuasion

Join Heritage Park for the newest temporary exhibit Prairie Persuasion: Communication and Propaganda in Southern Alberta.  Beginning in the 1860s, propaganda was everywhere. It brought settlers and tourists to the province, helped form community groups, enlisted troops for war efforts and opened doors for fake remedies and advertisements.

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Farmers & Makers Market Beltline

Located in Calgary’s oldest public park, The Farmers & Makers Market takes place every Wednesday among the beautiful gardens and water features of Central Memorial Park. Each week, you’ll find 45+ local farms and producers, ready-to-eat food, live music and their free, drop-in kids arts & culture program.

Showtime: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Central Memorial Park (1221 2nd St. SW)Free
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Good Job Arcade

Good Job Arcade is a Teresa Tam led project that utilizes work and play to explore themes of asynchronicity experienced by diaspora communities that form into nostalgia. Visitors have the chance to engage in all of their senses, with many little treasures and moments to find.

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Location: TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW)Free
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Devotion: Louis Riel Writes Home

In 2022 the University of Calgary’s Libraries and Cultural Resources acquired an important collection of archival materials from the descendants of Louis Riel. A selection of personal artifacts from this collection is featured in this Nickle Galleries’ exhibition. Be sure to check it out!

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Mixed Media Collage

Unleash your creativity in our mixed media collage workshop! Learn basic layering techniques to create stunning collages using papers and ephemera. Join artist Claudia Lorenz and bring your imagination to life with layers, paint, and illustrations. No prior experience needed — this workshop is perfect for beginners!

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: 4th Spot Kitchen & Bar (2620 4th St. NW)$40
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Woman’s Work

After learning that job losses disproportionately affected women during the pandemic, artist Veronica FunkF created the project Woman’s Work which includes portrait paintings and stories of women from around the world. Check out the exhibition as well as a number of events during its run!

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Location: Sparrow Artspace (36 4th St. NE)Prices Vary
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Diamond Hitch String Band

The Diamond Hitch String Band formed in fits and starts; meeting, rehearsing and planning as the law would allow. Now, they’re ready to unveil their brand of hot string music, with a mix of original and classic, bluegrass, country and folk songs, in an earnest and enthusiastic style.

Showtime: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: Asylum for Art (2505 14th St. SW)$15


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

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