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A photo of Everywhere We Are on display at Contemporary Calgary

Everywhere We Are

An ambitious exhibition and public program series addressing challenges, merits, impacts, and advantages associated with art collecting, it is intended to express that boundaries are often mutable, flexible and even artificial, and that art is owned by the person who sees it.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
A graphic for the Sunday Jazz Jam at Asylum for Art

Sunday Jazz Jam

Join Asylum for Art for a Sunday jazz jam with Esteban Herrera, followed by an open jam. The jam is the one of the traditions that shaped the origin and evolution of jazz music everywhere anytime. Come and enjoy playing or listening with friends. Tickets are by donation.

Showtime: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: Asylum for Art (2505 14th St. SW)By Donation
A graphic for the The Boxed Stories Gallery at Loft 112

The Boxed Stories Gallery

This is a truly unique experience for artists and viewers alike! Housed within a vintage card catalogue, the library’s one time answer to organizing a collection of books for readers to locate on a shelf, visitors will be encouraged to discover varied artworks as they open each drawer.

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Location: Loft 112 (112, 535 8th Ave. SE)$5
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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
A dramatic photograph of a person with long hair

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
Cropped image of Chris Kuzmanovich's painting “the world is so fucked up”,

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
A cropped image of Kentridge's "Lampedusa"

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
A piece in Tourbe Chunky at TRUCK Contempory Art in Calgary

Tourbe Chunky

In the form of assemblages, the recent works of Guillaume Adjutor Provost are reunited at TRUCK Gallery in the exhibition Tourbe Chunky, examining the proximity between the occidental history of economics and its multiple references to the human body. Be sure not to miss it!

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Location: TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW)Free
An image of Simone Elizabeth Saunders

u•n•i•t•y•

Simone Elizabeth Saunders explores personal history, Afro-diaspora, and Black sisterhood through bold and colourful textiles, creating tufted portraits of singular figures, each a montage of powerful, inspirational Black bodies that collectively surface as a strong and resilient community.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
An image of Corri-Lynn Tetz in a studio

Art Lover

Corri-Lynn Tetz works as a painter, focusing on the female figure as a way to explore identity, sensation and desire. Borrowing from personal archives, fashion photography, film and pornography, she is interested in the ways images and meaning are transformed through painting.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
Ah image of artworks by Maya Beaudry

The Pergola

Maya Beaudry’s installation considers the idea of interiority and containment as it relates to the natural and the built environment. Wrapped in a fabric printed with photographs of dwelling spaces, the pergola offers a structural fluidity of being between inside and outside.

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Location: Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)With Admission
Image with text "Murder In The Studio"

Murder In The Studio

A collection of three original Agatha Christie radio mysteries are performed live on the Vertigo stage! The first tells the tale of a man haunted by his late wife, the second features the indomitable Hercule Poirot as well as some mysterious yellow flowers and the third: a case of a serial killer.

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Location: Vertigo Theatre (131 9th Ave. SW)$65
Image of map indicating Legacy Lights 2021 displays

Legacy Lights 2021

The 7th annual Legacy Christmas Lights is back, and with more than a million Christmas lights, it’s better and brighter than ever! Check out one of Calgary’s largest free light displays and experience the magic of the holidays with your family in Legacy’s winter wonderland.

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Location: Community of Legacy (412 Legacy View SE)Free
I am because you are by Syrus Marcus Ware

I am because you are

Syrus Marcus Ware’s work explores the presence of Black and East Asian communities in Alberta, and features images of them moving together, supporting each other, and dancing across the wall. The wall work offers a chance to consider how these communities can be in solidarity with and support each other.

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Location: The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE)Free
A promotional image for Anna Ostberg's exhibit Rendezvous

Rendezvous

This body of artwork by Anna Ostberg features signs of what she calls her rendezvous stemming from the pandemic, when Anna, like many others, escaped to outdoor spaces. Still, even simple actions like going for a walk, or sitting in a backyard were met with suspicion.

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Location: Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW)Free
Image of artwork from Tyler Los-Jones' the knots of the net exhibition

the knots of the net

Norberg Hall presents the knots of the net, a new body of work by Tyler Los-Jones. In this exhibition, through a critical approach to photography, Los-Jones attempts to disrupt the qualities of the photograph itself, reconfiguring familiar scenes of beauty found in abundance throughout the Rockies.

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