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 Music Check out the opening of Diane McGeachy's In Good Company | Photo: courtesy of Congress Coffee Nov. 15, 2023 Free This Week Let these free arts finds, find you! Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free November continues with lots of great art happening across the city! This week, check out literary events, art sales, exhibition openings and more! MRU Kantorei Choir November 15, 2023, 12:10 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend One of Mount Royal University Conservatory’s choral ensembles, Mount Royal Kantorei is a mixed voice, auditioned, 70-member chorus that has been making exceptional choral music for 26 years. Check out their ProArts@Noon concert! proartssociety.ca Single Onion #197 November 16, 2023, 7pm Shelf Life Books (1302 4th St. SW) Free to attend The Single Onion Reading Series takes place the third Thursday of the month, nine times a year. The fall season wraps up with four great poets: Vivian Hansen, Sholley Powell, Nikki Reimer and Juleta Severson-Baker. writersguild.ca Diane McGeachy Art Opening November 17, 2023, 7:30pm Congress Coffee (Suite #1A, 215 36th Ave. NE) Free to attend Join Congress Coffee for the opening of Diane McGeachy’s new show In Good Company: an exhibition of hand-built ceramic cups, vases and containers with coiled smiles, two-handled ears and faces, that become the ‘sitters’ for 10 paintings on paper. congresscoffeeyyc.com Contextural Fibre Arts Sale November 17 & 18, 2023 Alexandra Dance Hall (922 9th Ave. SE) Free to explore Celebrate all things fibre art at the annual Contextural Fibre Arts Sale! The artists will be in attendance to show and describe the processes involved in fibre art. eventbrite.ca Show + Sale Winter Market November 17 & 18, 2023 Alberta University for the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to explore Get ready for the holidays with the 2023 AUArts Students Association’s Show + Sale Winter Market and snag the finest wares from Alberta’s emerging artists, designers and craftspeople at the Alberta University for the Arts campus. showandsale.ca Calgary Justice Film Festival November 17 – 19, 2023 Various venues Free to attend Check out the 18th Calgary Justice Film Festival and Peace Fair. Watch new documentaries from Canada and around the world that examine issues that impact all of us as individuals, Canadians and global citizens. justicefilmfestival.ca Handmade Here Holiday Show and Sale November 17 – 19, 2023, 10am – 5pm Triwood Community Hall (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW) Free to explore Handmade Here Artist Collective presents a carefully curated selection of local artists bringing you a weekend of wonderful work to explore and purchase. Free entrance, parking, coffee and cookies. Be sure to check it out! handmadehere.ca Laycock & Marchessault & Newkirk — Exhibition Opening November 18 2023, 2 – 5pm Wallace Galleries (500 5th Ave. SW) Free to attend Wallace Galleries presents a diverse and eclectic selection of works by three of its prestigious and talented artists coming together to bridge the gab between abstraction and landscape. All three artist have a lyrical painting style. wallacegalleries.com Fairview Studio’s Famous Fall Pottery Sale November 19 2023, 10am – 4pm Acadia Recreation Complex (240 90th Ave. SE) Free to explore One of Calgary’s most loved pottery studio’s annual fall sale is almost here! With more than 50 potters showcasing their designs and creations, there is something for everyone, every taste, every need, every occasion and every gift. fairviewstudios.com Community Choir Singalong — Glam Rock Edition November 19 2023, 2 – 4pm Congress Coffee (Suite 1A, 215 36th Ave. NE) Free to attend Join Kenna Burima and Chris Nevile for a good old-fashioned singalong featuring a song list perfectly curated to have you belting it out whether you think you’re a singer or not. A willingness to sing loudly and badly with other people is a must! congresscoffeeyyc.com A Youth Explosion November 19, 2023, 5 – 8pm The GRAND (608 1st St. SW) Free to attend A Youth Explosion (AYE) is an Indigenous youth-led and created storytelling event showcasing BIPOC youth and featuring a youth artist exhibit and youth vendors. Enjoy their creations during intermission and after the performances. thegrandyyc.ca The GRAND: Then & Now November 21, 2023 The GRAND (608 1st St. SW) Free to attend The GRAND has helped shape our city’s arts and cultural landscape over the last 111 years. Professor Dr. Donald B. Smith, with Marcel Hebert recall the city’s early history, from the vantage point of Western Canada’s oldest theatre. thegrandyyc.ca Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.