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The Spirit of Motion

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, The Spirit of Motion multimedia exhibition invites you to explore the stories, artefacts, and videos of the five athletes that medalled for Team Canada at the 1988 Games, as well as other Olympic treasures with the digital interactive kiosk.

Showtime: 10:00am – 9:00pm
Location: Calgary Tower (101 9th Ave. SW)Free
Winnie Troung, Hive, 2021

Curious Nature

Curious Nature expands on the intersectionality of the feminine form within landscapes, both real and imagined. The exhibition features Truong’s characteristic dioramas alongside new sculptural forms, stop-motion animations and a site-specific ephemeral wall installation.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11 St. SW)With Admission
Beautiful The Carole King Musical

Beautiful The Carole King Musical

Before she was hit-maker Carole King — she was Carole Klein, a spunky, young songwriter from Brooklyn with a unique voice. From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began —

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HSCA Flea Market

The HSCA Flea Market has been a community program since 1985, running year-round. Bring the family and browse the flea market with over 100 vendors, featuring crafts, furniture, antiques, books, household items, and more! Plus an art sale taking place once a month.

Making Treaty 7 Artist of the Month Exhibit

Artist of the Month Exhibit

Join Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society and ATB for their Artist of the Month Exhibit, showcasing the beautiful and meaningful works of Indigenous artists from Treaty 7, the Calgary area and beyond. Featuring a diverse range of styles and media, this collection highlights the unique and powerful voices of Indigenous artists who use art to

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Violins of Hope

The National Music Centre proudly hosts Violins of Hope, a poignant collection of meticulously restored string instruments that once belonged to Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Today they stand as enduring symbols, serving to educate and memorialize those affected by one of history’s darkest chapters.

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Out of Line

The Alberta Society of Artists present the solo exhibition Out of Line featuring the work of Alberta artist Carolyn Jerrard. Out of Line ask questions on how we can evade solitude while resisting conformity. Where can we find balance between contrasting and complimenting each other?

The Comedy Kitchen

Comedy Kitchen!

Comedy Kitchen is Calgary’s coziest comedy show serving up tasty food and fresh new comedy! Join Calgarys finest pro and up and coming comics as they present to you some of their newest material, with a little bit of the tried and true stuff sprinkled in as well. Every Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

Showtime: 7:00pm
Location: Markos Kitchen (5708 1 St. SE)Free
Richard Clements Cloister

Richard Clements: Cloister

Cloister examines medieval architecture, contemporary currency, ancient form line, taxonomies, and archetypal symbols and how these calcify our shared hegemonic beliefs. In collaboration with the Curator of Numismatics, Marina Fischer, the artist has selected artifacts from the coin collection to show alongside a series of related works and studies.

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Neon Paint Night

This biweekly event by Y Not Today promises to be a fun time in an environment where you can unleash your creativity and share laughs with new connections. The theme is different each week. Be sure to sign up!

Showtime: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Y Not Today (4332 Macleod Tr. SW)$38.99
Quilling Art

Quilling Art

Join Y Not Today for a fun and creative day exploring the beautiful world of quilling. Learn how to create intricate designs using colourful strips of paper. Their talented instructors will guide you through this unique art form, perfect for beginners or seasoned crafters looking for a new challenge.

Showtime: 4:00pm
Location: Y Not Today (4339 Macleod Tr. SW)$44.99
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Beaches the Musical

A new musical based on the best-selling novel which was made into the blockbuster film, Beaches follows two extraordinary friends through 30 years of camaraderie, laughter, sorrow and love. With a touching vulnerability, Beaches exemplifies the triumph of the human spirit and the bonds of sisterhood.

Jennifer Illanes

SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Illanes

Join the Alberta Craft Calgary Gallery in celebrating their newest SPOTLIGHT exhibition by Jennifer Illanes. This show is a continuation of Illanes’ ongoing project based on her research trip to Scotland. For this collection, she focuses on using bones and eggshell as her primary mediums, both remnants of life, both equally strong and fragile.

Black Drones in the Hive

Black Drones in the Hive unfolds in a series of visual chapters to reveal the strategic erasures which have enabled Canadian canons such as the Group of Seven to exist without question or complication. Combing historical texts, petitions, and archives ranging from the local to international, Deanna Bowen weaves together narrative threads of migration, power

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9 Ave SE)Free
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Wendy Toogood: Narratives

The works exhibited cover a forty-year time frame — the earliest works are abstract, or nonobjective, and they explore the use of various fabrics without any recognizable imagery. At this time, Wendy had become aware of a wide variety of new and exotic fabrics made with natural and synthetic fibres.

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Location: Wallace Galleries (500 5 Ave. SW)Free
Clothesline Art Market 2024

Clothesline Online Art Sale

For the fifth year, Leighton Art Centre is excited to bring an online version of their annual beloved art sale right to your couch or kitchen table! Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, and shop framed and unframed artworks created by some of our most talented member artists, in a wide

Location: Explore onlineFree
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Indigenous History Month Celebration

South Centre Mall’s 4th annual Indigenous History Month celebration in partnership with Authentically Indigenous will foster understanding, appreciation, and celebration of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Experience educational activities, cultural displays, and storytelling sessions that connect both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians.

Something Rotten

Something Rotten

Front Row Centre Players proudly presents Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at

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