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February Exhibitions

February might be a short month, but Calgary’s visual arts community is buzzing with excitement. From the Exposure Photography Festival to fantastic new shows at Glenbow, there’s tons to see and do.

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Sultans of String with Orchestra

A true definition of world music, Sultans of String bring Spanish flamenco, Cuban rhythms, East Coast Celtic, and Gypsy jazz to the Jack Singer stage in a celebration of musical fusion and human creativity.

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Composer Competition

Sharing its pay-what-you-can concert for the season, join Timepoint Ensemble as it presents this world premiere from the winner of the 2018/19 composer competition. Hear Proximity by Jordan Berg and more.

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Block Heater

This winter music extravaganza brings together a multi-faceted roots, blues, country, and indie program that injects a summer vibe into what can be a bleak month. Warm up your February with Block Heater.

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Election Deep Dive

Offering a fresh perspective on the upcoming provincial election, join Wordfest as it co-presents this stellar lineup, all of whom exemplify Alberta Views magazine’s trademark intellectual rigour.

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Free This Week

With the last full week of February ahead of us, this is a great time to get out of your comfort zone and experience something new. There’s so many awesome ones to check out—here’s what we’re hitting up.

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SoundOff Summit

Bringing together key national and international music industry professionals to highlight the 40 talented Calgarian artists selected to perform, join Music Calgary for the fifth edition of the SoundOff Summit.

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Doug Saunders

Join the Centre for Newcomers and Wordfest to celebrate the launch of the 30th Anniversary Legacy Gift to the Community featuring an unforgettable conversation with Doug Saunders, author of Maximum Canada.