Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Free Check out Brittany Nickerson's photographic exhibition | Photo: Katy Whitt, courtesy of The Bows March 23, 2022 - March 29, 2022 Free This Week There is lots to take in as March winds down Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free With warmer weather and the arts sector opening back up, there’s more and more to do. Watch the Oscars with Calgary International Film Festival or take in some fabulous visual art around town—all that and more in this week’s free offerings! Frame of Mind Until March 24, 2022 AT Art & Interiors (325 10th Ave. SW) Free to explore Wigalo Holding Ltd and AT Art & Interiors present artist Joel Patry’s most celebrated work for the first time in Calgary. The exhibition reviews how Patry’s work interprets the relationship between natural and urban environments with all pieces available to purchase. allisonthompsonstudio.com Writing With My Hands Until March 26, 2022 The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE) Free to explore Writing with My Hands is a residency with emerging artist and writer Levin Ifko. Ifko is interested in writing in a way that uses objects by recreating them and replacing or altering the text on labels or signs. thenewgallery.org Grow. Nurture. Thrive Until March 31, 2022 Southcentre Mall (100 Anderson Rd. SE) Free to explore Located on the lower level near Sporting Life, this International Women’s Day installation features three backdrops to encourage you to participate in the conversation. Each backdrop represents a key pillar of Women In Need Society’s programs so take your time and have a gander. southcentremall.com Andréa Petrity & Frank Rackow March 23, 2022, 12:10 – 1:00pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1 St. SE) Free to attend ProArts@Noon Concert Series presents Pianist Andréa Petrity and saxophonist/clarinet player Frank Rackow who take us on a musical journey filled with beautiful melodies, adventurous harmonies, and exotic rhythms, always with an emphasis on playful improvisation. proartssociety.ca SEVEN PORTALS Opens March 25, 2022 TRUCK Contemporary Art (2009 10th Ave. SW) Free to explore In this immersive installation of visuals and soundscapes, Jae Sterling reflects on the drastic shifts in our current reality, inviting us to enter the threshold to an oasis of art, water, and light and emerge on the other end—refreshed and renewed. truck.ca an echo, a shadow — Closing Reception March 25, 2022, 6:00 – 10:00pm The Bows (2001B 10th Ave. SW) Free to attend In this exhibition, Brittany Nickerson explores her family’s photographic archive after her grandmother’s passing and, in doing so, turns her grief work into a kind of care work. She searches for and depicts the archive’s hidden subjects and its unspoken subjectivities thebows.org That Big Award Show Viewing Party March 27, 2022 The Palomino (109 7th Ave. SW) Free to explore Take in Hollywood’s biggest night with the Calgary International Film Festival! Join them for a live viewing party and an array of fun award show-themed games with prizes valued at up to $4,000! ciffcalgary.ca Martha Wainwright March 28, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00pm Stream online Free to attend, registration required Wordfest and Indigo are thrilled to present singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright and her heartfelt, revelatory memoir, Stories I Might Regret Telling You. The hour-long live-streamed conversation is hosted by Wordfest’s own Shelley Youngblut. Register to take part in this virtual event. beta.wordfest.com Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form.