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 Kenna Burima | Photo: Sean Dennie Oct. 5, 2022 - Oct. 11, 2022 Free This Week Get into the arts this October Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free There’s no greater start to October than one filled with the arts. Take advantage of the fantastic fall weather to sing along with Calgary’s own Kenna Burima, attend a double book launch, or take your pick from this week’s free offerings. ProArts 20th Anniversary Special Concert October 5, 2022, 12 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend Join ProArts Society for what is sure to be a memorable noon-hour concert in celebration of its 20th anniversary! Featuring organist James Picken, guitarist Brad Mahon and mezzo-soprano Barbara King. proartssociety.ca Our Own Kind of Beautiful — Artist Opening October 6, 2022, 6 – 9pm Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW) Free to attend Framed on Fifth welcomes artists Sharon Lynn Williams, Becky Holuk and Marjorie Mae Broadhead to its gallery. Their work is full of rich contemporary styled landscape and floral paintings. framedonfifth.com Black Lunch Table — Roundtable Sessions October 7, 2022, 11am Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to attend, registration required The Black Lunch Table’s roundtable sessions provide both physical space and allotted time for interdisciplinary and intergenerational discussions, bringing together community members and fostering candid conversations. auarts.ca Streetside Singalong Series October 7, 2022, 12 – 1pm Olympic Plaza (228 8th Ave. SE) Free to attend Join Calgary’s own Kenna Burima in a public singalong series singing songs we all know and love. Grab your lunch and head down Friday to hear her sing some heartbreak classics! facebook.com Children’s Day October 8, 2022, 12 – 6pm CPA Lot 888 in Chinatown (109 Riverfront Ave. SE) Free to attend Join RISE UP and Bird Creatives for an afternoon of live-action storytelling with The Very Silly Story Tellers, crafts by Pinnovate, live music from I Am The Mountain, hot chocolate and goodies from Lush! Instagram.com Flint & Feather w/ Two Late To The Party October 9, 2022, 2 – 4pm Asylum for Art (2505 14th St. SW) Free to attend Flint & Feather and Friends is a free six-week concert series on Sunday afternoons at Asylum for Art. Join Flint & Feather and this week’s featured guests Calgary-based indie-folk group Two Late To The Party. flintandfeather.com Double Book Launch October 11, 2022, 7 – 8:30pm Shelf Life Books (395, 1302 4th St. SW) Free to attend, registration required Join Shelf Life Books and UCalgary Press for the double book launch of Leslie Greentree’s short story collection Not the Apocalypse I Was Hoping For and Patrick Horner’s poetic novel Refugia. facebook.com Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form.