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Laugh Loft

Squeeze that last drop of the weekend on Sundays at Laugh Loft! Hosted by Victoria Banner & Karla Marx, Laugh Loft is Calgary’s newest curated Sunday night stand-up comedy show, bringing the fresh fun feel of a hip LA alternative comedy show right to the heart of Inglewood.

Showtime: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: The Attic Bar & Stage (1413 9th Ave. SE)$10
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Memory & Dreams

Memories often change and, like dreams, can reveal unexpected subconscious realities. Do dreams reflect memories? Do dreams influence memories? A number of Alberta artists examine this topic from their own unique perspectives in this group exhibition presented by the Alberta Society of Artists.

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Location: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14th Ave. NW)Free
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The Beyond Within

The Beyond Within is an exhibition of recent work by Toronto-based artist Annie MacDonell, exploring feminist conceptions of everyday as a basis for political engagement with the world. Bringing together a series of video installations and photographic works, the exhibition proposes personal and political reorientation strategies.

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The Visitors

Ragnar Kjartansson creates performances exploring the intertwining of pathos, humour, and collective emotion by testing the limits of repetition and the endurance of both performers and audience. The Visitors is a large sound and video installation consisting of nine audio and video channels documenting a single-take musical performance.

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th Floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Margaux Williamson is a painter who also writes and makes videos. Within her multifaceted practice, Williamson’s painting has evolved through long rhythms; her bodies of work have been produced over the years. Check out Interiors as part of Esker Foundation’s winter 2023 exhibition season!

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th Floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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We Were Here

Gasoline Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibit; We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown! Bring your family and learn about Chinese history on the prairies through art and imagination, discover fictional stories written by members of the Chinese community and explore two iterations of Chinatown in Calgary.

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Voices of Abstraction

The Alberta Society of Artists presents Voices of Abstraction, featuring the work of Alberta artists: Barb Kreuter & Sharon Thompson, who are both attracted to abstraction as a compelling open-ended way to explore and bring together feeling and intuition without the mental directives and limitations necessitated by representation.  

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Retainers of Anarchy

Experience the mesmerizing 25-metre hand-drawn animation Retainers of Anarchy from artist Howie Tsui. The exhibition showcases Tsui’s talent at bringing together martial arts characters and techniques with social and political realities of present-day Hong Kong. Make sure to check it out!

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Location: Glenbow at The Edison (2nd Floor, 150 9th Ave. SW)Free
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Alberta Printmakers is thrilled to open the year with a new exhibition in their Main Gallery. RESIDUE is a collaborative installation by Andrew Testa and Guillermo Trejo. Testa and Trejo are interested in the in-between spaces of printmaking. In their individual practices, they see collaboration as a necessity.

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Location: Alberta Printmakers Main Gallery (4025 4th St. SE)Free
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Exposure Photography Festival

Exposure 2023 exhibition programme has over 30 shows that display a wide range of narratives, subjects, practices, and explorations of the photographic medium. Check out an exciting and diverse programme of group and solo exhibitions and diverse curatorial themes that audiences can engage with!

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Location: Various VenuesFree
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Chinook Blast

Experience the magic of Chinook Blast, Calgary’s winter festival celebration. Chinook Blast warms up our city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride. The best of Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport and recreation will be on display. Don’t miss it!  

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Location: Various VenuesPrices Vary
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The Legend of Robin Hood

The legendary character, Robin Hood, along with his friends continually outwit the greedy, evil Sheriff of Nottingham. Everything the Sheriff steals, they steal back and return to the rightful owner but the Sheriff has had enough! Get your tickets now!

Location: Rosemont Community Association & Workshop Theatre$9.85 - $11.98
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Blissfully ignorant, a young man at the tipping point between adolescence and adulthood is struck by lightning, shocking him into a free fall of survival, atonement and search for self-knowledge. This Ghost River Theatre production is based on playwright Eric Rose’s true story. Get your tickets!

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Raising Stanley/Life with Tulia

This collaboration between Blind storyteller and disability rights activist Kim Kilpatrick and acclaimed visual artist Karen Bailey. This collaboration documents the journey from puppy to working guide dog for the blind, incorporating storytelling, painting, video, audio description and music. And yes, Kim’s dog Ginger will be onstage!

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As part of the Exposure Photography Festival, Framed on Fifth brings Sculpt running. Lee Nordbye explores the Canadian Rockies from the valley floor to the summits of it’s magnificent peaks to view, in his mind, the best sculptures in the world and formed by nature.

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Location: Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW)Free
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Wild Alberta

The Alberta Society of Artists is proud to present the solo exhibition Wild Alberta featuring paintings by Alberta artist Laara Cassells. The series depicts images of Alberta wildlife based on personal observation and photos Cassells has taken of wolves and foxes and their habitats around Alberta.

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Location: Calgary Central Library (800 3rd St. SE)Free
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Calendar Girls

When Annie’s husband dies of leukemia, she and her best friend Chris resolve to raise money with an alternative nude calendar. The calendar is a success but puts their friendship under the strain from their newfound fame. Check out Morpheus Theatre’s production of Calendar Girls!  


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

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