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 Don't miss a free screening of Sisters Apart (2020) | Photo: courtesy of Calgary European Film Festival May 31, 2023 - June 6, 2023 Free This Week A film-filled week to start off your June Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free As we inch closer to the start of summer, take a look at this week’s free arts roundup featuring various film screenings, a few markets, exhibition openings and other events to help you get out there! Vocal Latitudes World Music Choir May 31, 2023, 12:10 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend Vocal Latitudes World Music Choir presents Songs from the Village (Kanata) as part of the ProArts at Noon series. Hear great choral works by Srul Irving Glick and Andrew Balfour, and beautiful arrangements of beloved songs by Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and many more! proartssociety.ca Farmers & Makers Markets: Beltline & Sunalta May 31, 2023, 3 – 7pm Central Memorial Park (1221 2nd St. SW) June 3, 2023, 10am – 2pm Sunalta Community Association (1627 10th Ave. SW) Free to explore Check out the Farmers & Makers Market at two locations this summer — among the beautiful gardens and water features of Central Memorial Park on Wednesdays, and in the inner-city residential neighbourhood of Sunalta just west of downtown on Saturdays. Each week, you’ll find dozens of local farms and producers, ready-to-eat food, live music and their free, drop-in kids arts & culture program. farmersmakersmarket.ca U/D Night Markets May 31, 2023, 5 – 9pm Central Commons Park (4019 University Ave. NW) Free to explore Marketspot is once again partnering up with University District for U/D Night Markets, surrounded by beautiful landscaping, a stage, fire pits and more! Stop by for a chance to support over 30 local vendors and enjoy live music and entertainment. myuniversitydistrict.ca Canadian Cinema in the New Millennium: Film Screening and Book Launch June 1, 2023, 7pm Globe Cinema (607 8th Ave. SW) Free to explore Join the UCalgary Department of Communications, Media and Film for a book launch and special film presentation of Denis Villeneuve’s Maelström (2000) as part of the Canadian Cinema in the New Millennium series, presented in collaboration with Calgary Cinematheque. events.ucalgary.ca Of Vision & Light — Opening Reception June 3, 2023, 1 – 4pm Artpoint Gallery & Studios (1038 17th Ave. SE) Free to attend In this exhibition, artists Erin Freed, Dianne J Leong, Terra McDonald and George Silas use different media to communicate their visual impressions, which may be improvised, transcribed, transposed or relocated to suit their form of self-expression. artpoint.ca Personal Narratives — Opening Reception June 3, 2023, 1 – 4pm Sparrow Artspace (36 4th St. NE) Free to attend The essence of creating your own history lies in the experiences that shape your personal narrative. Drop by to meet artists-in-residence Veronica Funk and Ana Zanella, who are taking on the theme as Sparrow Artspace’s June artists in residence. sparrowartspace.com She Walked Away June 4, 2023, 1 – 5:30pm Nvrlnd Boutique (1048 21st Ave. SE) Free to attend Two creatives join forces for She Walked Away, an art show and book launch. Ancient forests beckon visual artist Caryl Skauge as writer and actor Lana Skauge pulls us to a new path where she decided to “walk away.” facebook.com Unarchived June 5, 2023, 6pm CommunityWise Resource Centre (223 12th Ave. SW) Free with tickets Rainbow Elders Calgary presents a screening of National Film Board documentary Unarchived, which follows local knowledge keepers in B.C. who are fighting for a more inclusive history, through family photos, newspaper articles and deeply rooted memories. showpass.com Sisters Apart June 5, 2023, 6:30pm Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free with tickets In this film presented by the Calgary European Film Festival, Rojda, a German soldier and native Kurd, volunteers for a mission to train female Kurdish soldiers in Iraq to fight ISIS. No one must know that she is actually looking for her missing sister. eventbrite.ca Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.