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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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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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Imagine On Air On Demand

Wordfest’s new on-demand channel connects you online with the most fascinating writers, the most satisfying books, the most potent ideas, and the most welcoming community of thinkers and doers. Discover this extensive vault of extraordinary programs.

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Location: Stream Online$26
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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
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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
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Wordfest’s 26@26

Wordfest celebrates 26 years in 2021 with 26 of the world’s best writers paired every Tuesday! Join in for 13 crackling-smart conversations with such literary powerhouses as Hiromi Goto, Shelagh Rogers, Miriam Toews, Zoe Whittall, Omar El Akkad, Daniel Heath Justice, Kyo Maclear, and many more!

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Location: Stream OnlinePrices Vary
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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

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