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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
A still from Kandis Friesen’s exhibition Tape 158: New Documents From The Archives

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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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
Kasia Sosnowski's SNEEK-E-PEEP’N in the Esker Foundation Project Space

SNEEK-E-PEEP’N

Playful, melancholic, and surreal, Kasia Sosnowski’s ceramic sculptures visually articulate the bodily experience of emotion—unease, anticipation, euphoria. Sosnowski evokes the simultaneous anxiety and frisson of an accidental or uninvited glimpse into a neighbouring window.

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Idols and Merchandise

Idols and Merchandise (Ídolos y Mercancías), an exhibition and curatorial essay presented by Chundas Locas Mexas, is a semi-historical reflection on the Day of the Dead and immigration. Check out this new virtual experience made in collaboration with Calgary based non-profit SpanicArts.

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Location: Online ArchiveFree
A photo of double-bodied on display at Jarvis Hall Gallery

double-bodied

The paintings in double-bodied expand on the unwavering concerns of Larissa Tiggelers’ practice. Her new series is deceptively formal, but its seemingly smooth, care-filled surfaces uproot painting’s traditional affinity to gestural authorship.

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Location: Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE)Free
A bronzed crushed Smithbilt called Boss of the Plains

up front w/Yvonne Mullock

Dark Horse is a multifaceted body of work that uses iconic symbols synonymous with cowboy culture—the Stetson hat and horse as tropes to explore Calgary’s long and entwined history of ranching and the city’s historic annual Stampede event.

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Location: Jarvis Hall Gallery (333B 36th Ave. SE)Free
A piece on display in Hand Pic'd, a still from Uii Savage, now it feels like we living like strangers

Hand Pic’d

Hand Pic’d continues a precedent of celebrating emerging artists and recent graduates within the local Calgary arts community attempting to navigate and ultimately reject current social constructs through their distinctive practices. Book your visit or check it out online.

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Location: VIVIANEART (1018 9th Ave. SE)Free
Detail of Lisa Matthias' print, Undergrowth

Of Unknown Origin

Highly abstract and otherworldly, Lisa Matthias’ newest prints are a continuation of her creative practice combining large scale woodblock prints with a previous career as a biologist. See the show by appointment and an online viewing room and virtual events are forthcoming.

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Location: Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)Free
Pieces by Darija Radakovic in Not For Profit nor Fame at the Herringer Kiss Gallery

Not For Profit nor Fame

Almost a retrospective exhibition, this physical and online show by Bosnian-born, Calgary-based Darija Radakovic is a sublimation of what she has been doing since immigrating to Canada, and what she had previously learned overseas from her Yugoslav avant-garde teachers.

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Location: Herringer Kiss Gallery (101, 1615 10th Ave. SW)Free
People dancing at the High Performance Rodeo

35 For 35, Who Are You Now?

Over 35 days, 35 artists from the past and future High Performance Rodeo will answer the question, who are you now? The result—an international festival of the arts delivered in easily digestible bytes via social media, free to you on a device that fits in your back pocket.

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Location: OnlineFree
Samples of paintings by renda Banda Johnson, Holly Burghardt and Terri Heinrichs

ART at the Landing

ART at the Landing is a brand new interim fine art gallery. Featuring original paintings by local artists Brenda Banda Johnson, Holly Burghardt, and Terri Heinrichs. The gallery even features two additional Calgary based guest artists each month so be sure to check it out.

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Location: Art at the Landing (147C, 1600 90th Ave. SW)Free
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Repeating Chesterfield – Oscillations and Synthesizers

An educational workshop about electronics and sound for beginners, led by Cookie Brunel and presented by The New Gallery. Participants will gain a basic understanding of how synthesizers create waveforms using electricity.

Showtime: 12:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
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Music, Painting, Event, Poetry, Object, Film and Dance

Contemporary Calgary invites you to an interdisciplinary discussion on Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit, exploring where it sits in relation to other artists’ books and multiples, its contribution to the genre of conceptual art, and more.

Showtime: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Stream OnlineFree
Fin Simonetti's Gusset 3

An Appeal to Heaven

Fin Simonetti works with sculpture, installation, and drawing to investigate the uneasy terrain among our desire for security, states of fragility and vulnerability, and the sensorial, emotional, and psychological relationships we have to objects, bodies, and spaces.

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
Detail of Chris Curreri's Kiss Portfolio

Thick Skull, Thin Skin

Chris Curreri’s works complicate and dissolve seemingly dichotomous states of tenderness and violence; abjection and beauty; seduction and revulsion. They suggest an unravelling of the hermetic borders that have been constructed between us, others, and things in the world.

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Location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free

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