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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
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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
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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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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
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The Late Bloomer Show

Singer and songwriter Carolyn Harley hosts a one-hour Facebook Live show once a week, pulling songs from a long career of song writing to build a theme-based show that is light-hearted and interactive. Bring out your instrument, voice, and join in the singing each and every Tuesday morning. Tune in and check it out!

Showtime: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Facebook LiveFree
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I Lost the Keys to Apartment 302

The Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation (ICAI) and The Bows presents works by RAZA, a newborn multi-medium art collective formed by South American artists Valentina and Laura Caraballo who seek to further their understandings of the self and world through art.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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A Conversation with Peter Phillips

Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players present Peter Phillips of the Tallis Scholars in conversation with chorister Nicholas Žekulin. Hear about the differences between recordings and live performances, and the fads in early music performances over the decades.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Tim Williams

ProArts Society presents this archived live-streamed concert featuring award-winning blues guitar singer-songwriter Tim Williams. Williams plays a wealth of string instruments, is known for his guitar skills, and his songwriting has won praise from the likes of Tom Russel and Willie Nelson. Tune in on-demand.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Community Storytellers

The National Music Centre launches the online version of Community Storytellers, a new temporary exhibition that honours the music stories of the Alberta community, highlighting eight different community stories, of the more than 30 narratives included in the upcoming onsite exhibit. Be sure to check it out.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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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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Tales From the Student Mind

Downstage celebrates the courage and tenacity of theatre artists with five innovative online theatre creations from five brave and brilliant students. Each student has created one-minute digital micro-plays, be sure to check them out on-demand and online.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Stage One Festival of New Canadian Work

With plays selected from those submitted last year, 2021’s Stage One Festival of New Canadian Work includes online readings by playwrights including Carolyn Ziegler, Jean-Michel Cliché, Grant Tilly, Alix Cowman and Cayley Wreggit, Col Cseke, and David Van Belle. Sign up to register.

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Location: Stream OnlineFree
Deatil from The Garden, courtesy of Yvonne Kustec

The Garden

Yvonne Kustec’s work sees a human figure transform into a dense landscape, overrun by flora and fauna. The body becomes the substrate from which the elements of nature grow, drawing out nutrients and impurities that have accumulated and concentrated over the course of life.

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Of a Certain Age

The paintings and personal images created for the Leighton Centre’s latest exhibition mirror what artists Jean Pederson and Cindy Bouwers have gained by reaching a certain age. They have richness and depth, complexity, layers, and consider both the dark and the light. See it online and check out the opening reception on March 12.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree
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Coexistence

The Leighton Centre presents Terra Simieritsch’s Coexistence, an exhibit which challenges the viewer to reflect upon their own stereotypes and prejudices around common wildlife species that humans often come into conflict with, and dig deeper into where those notions came from. Explore it online this spring.

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Location: Online Viewing RoomFree

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

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