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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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Pulling Back the Paper

This interactive project curated by Su Ying Strang at The New Gallery is an archival exhibition and research lab that gathers and shares the expansive histories of two intersecting communities from The New Gallery’s past and present— the Calgary faction of the Minquon Panchayat and Calgary Chinatown.

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Location: The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE)Free
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Operetta Gems

This series of eight videos features Calgary Opera’s 2020-21 Emerging Artist Ensemble members singing light opera standards. Enjoy witty and winsome airs by Gilbert & Sullivan, anthems to love by Lehár and Novello, and saucy chansons by Offenbach and Chabrier in this collection.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Legends of the Trans

This photographic work continues Vivek Shraya’s queering of performance, photography, and storytelling to reflect an ever-evolving notion of herself and the immense value of non-conforming role models. Making is a way to disrupt these hierarchies and break the rules.

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Threads of Sonder

What happens when we release a story into the wild and trust someone to create something tangible with it? This collection of work by Tara Victoria represents the ups and downs of being human in hopes to allow viewers to see themselves in someone else.

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Location: NVRLND (1048 21st Ave. SE)Free
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Hello Friend

Discover the magic of theatre in a safe outdoor public performance with Quest Theatre’s Hello Friend, a 15-minute play that uses theatrical masks, physical storytelling, and music to explore themes of resiliency, imagination, adaptability and friendship. Perfect for audiences of all ages!

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Brittney Bear Hat

Brittney Bear Hat’s work explores this cultural lineage through installation, photography, text and collage. Her work also explores identity, and adds to the rich stories of her home territories. Join the U of C Faculty of Arts for an Artist Talk with Bear Hat.

Showtime: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
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New Normal

Ruberto Ostberg Gallery presents New Normal, an exhibition that gives you a peek into the artist’s process and practices during the past 18 months. This exhibition will include new and older work that artists have chosen to represent their idea of a “New Normal”. Be sure to check it out!

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Location: Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW)Free
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track seven

Christine Klassen Gallery is pleased to announce Calgary artist Chris Kuzmanovich’s solo exhibition of new work, track seven. Embracing a bold pallette, each painting is an homage to a song important to Kuzmanovich. Be sure to check it out!

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Location: Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE)Free
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Maddison Krebs

Every week, catch a new songwriter performing an afternoon set to soundtrack your brunch at the King Eddy – this week be sure to check out country act and singer/songwriter Maddison Krebs as she performs for Acoustic Afternoons.

Showtime: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Location: King Eddy (438 9th Ave. SE)No Cover
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William Kentridge

VIVIANEART is proud to present a print exhibition of works by Internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. The cornerstone piece in the exhibition is Lampedusa, the third print in the his Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts series. Don’t miss this prolific exhibition!

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Location: VivianeArt (1018 9th Ave. SE)Free
Imagine On Air presents Lidia Bastianich

Lidia Bastianich

Wordfest’s Imagine on Air presents beloved TV chef and bestselling cookbook author Lidia Bastianich with her newest cookbook Lidia’s a Pot, a Pan, and a Bowl. The one-hour conversation is hosted by food writer Julie Van Rosendaal. Be sure to sign up and get your unique Digital Doggie Bag the next day with extras.

Showtime: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Sofijazz Quintet

Acclaimed jazz singer and composer Sofija Knezevic is joined for this livestream by trombonist Elliot Mason, pianist Sullivan Fortner, bassist Carlos Henriquez and drummer Kayvon Gordon, making this a powerful musical experience for her listeners around the world.

Showtime: 9:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree

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