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Seasons End Liquidation Shop

Seasons End Liquidation Shop is a variety store, celebratory funeral, and ritual ending of part of Teresa Tam’s artistic practice. It is intended to consider many of the items used in Tam’s previous projects since 2013 and all connect thematically to the concept of various kinds of shops.

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th Floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Chandelier Club Burlesque

Welcome to The Chandelier Club! Nestled inside Inglewood’s hottest cocktail lounge, The Attic Bar & Stage, join them as their effortlessly glamorous burlesque artists weave through the audience in this immersive performance every second Wednesday of the month. Grab your tickets now for this 18+ event!

Showtime: 8:00pm
Location: The Attic (1413 9th Ave. SE)$10
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Falling Off The Log

Robin Arseneault’s work is performative, provocative, and luxurious one minute, and silly, self-deprecating, and raw the next. Layers of meaning are first constructed—often through sketches, small collages of found photographs, and ink drawings—then information is intentionally wiped away, removed, torn apart, or erased.

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th Floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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From The Studio Floor

Gailan Ngan’s exhibition features hand-built and cast ceramic sculptures that broadly explore shape, surface treatment, and colour. It also presents a collection of industry by-products, organic and processed objects, and studio experiments contributing to a narrative of material influenced by the historically resource-rich West Coast.

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th Floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Craft and Science

Craft and Science explores the interesting ways that science and craft intersect. Both fields rely on creative problem-solving skills, research, specialized training, traditional and innovative techniques and methodologies, imagination, and curiosity to fuel the search for answers. Check it out at Alberta Craft Gallery & Shop!

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Night Lights

In Night Lights: The Wonder of the Northern Lights, Billie Rae Busby presents a new body of abstract landscapes to interpret her fascination with the aurora borealis. Using her signature painting style, the artworks capture the magic, beauty and energy of this natural phenomenon. Check them out!

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Come Paint Alberta

Come Paint Alberta is an artist-led community project promoting plein air painting in Alberta Led by Louise Lacey-Rokosh, Laurie Aldridge and Theresa Williams. The artists hosted paint outs in five iconic Alberta locations where they painted alongside the participants — these pieces anchor the exhibition. Check them out!

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More Than a Party

Alberta University of the Arts (AUArts), in partnership with ATB Financial, are showing their Pride with the exhibition titled More Than a Party. This exhibition focuses on equality regardless of sexuality or gender. It honours self-expression, celebrates victories, and advocates for 2SLGBTQ+. Check it out!

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Location: ATB Branch for Arts + Culture (102 8th Ave. SW)Free
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Sugar Burlesque Nights

Welcome to the rootin’ tootin’ burlesque rodeo so sweet it makes your teeth hurt! Sprinkle a little sugar on your week by enjoying unique, delicious, rum-soaked cocktails while Cabaret Calgary performers do their thing. Get your tickets now for this 18+ show taking place every other Thursday!

Showtime: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: Romero Distilling (300, 688 Heritage Dr. SE)$15
An image of artwork titled He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not by NATHAN EUGENE CARSON

Long Lost Friends

Norberg Hall is thrilled to open the fall season with a solo exhibition by Hamilton-based, multi-media artist Nathan Eugene Carson. Through portraiture, Carson’s paintings unpack the human experience as well as inter-species connectedness, illuminating his subjects with an expressive, tactile and iconic handling of paint and form.

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Location: Norberg Hall (333b 36th Ave. SE)Free
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Where Tiger Sleeps

Referencing ancient Greek terms mythos and logos, Carl White’s newest series of works positions himself as the conduit to the mythos — his lush handling of paint, striking use of colour and unique rendering provide us access to where each painting emerged from. Check them out!

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Location: Christine Klassen Gallery (321 50th Ave. SE)Free
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Prairie Interlace

Prairie Interlace: Weaving, Modernisms and the Expanded Frame, 1960 – 2000 is an ambitious travelling exhibition that examines the explosion of innovative textile-based art on the Canadian Prairies between 1960-2000. Curated by Michele Hardy, Timothy Long, and Julia Krueger, the exhibition is a collaboration between Nickle Galleries and the MacKenzie Art Gallery.

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Misery

Romance novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by self proclaimed number one fan Annie Wilkes. As Annie’s obsession takes a dark turn, Paul realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go. Get your ticket to see the play based on Stephen King’s classic psychological thriller!

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Topical Ointment 22

Working with curved oak chair backs salvaged from the renovation of the Martha Cohen Theatre, Lisa Brawn dives deep into the shallow waters of this current cultural moment to extrapolate a Theatre of the Absurd tour of our imminent future. Make sure to check out her work!

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Location: Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18th St. NW)Free
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Blinding

Blinding is a room-size installation, sound, and light piece consisting of Venetian blinds, chandelier parts, and other scavenged items by artist Violet. The strobing flashing lights shine through the slats, casting shadows in the confined space and heightening the sense of anxiety within the room.

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Location: TRUCK Contemporary Art 2009Free

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