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Spring at Arts Commons

It doesn’t matter if you’re there for a show or just for an adventure, Arts Commons is a great place to go for a wander. And a new season brings a whole fresh batch of visual and media arts to check out.

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Free This Week

There never is a shortage of things to see and do in Calgary, and each week brings another great lineup of awesome free events! Here’s what we’re checking out this week.

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Fire at Sea

A masterly work of documentary filmmaking and a timely call for urgent action, March’s Doc Soup offering is a poignant look at the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.

Poster for The Circle on March 1, 2017

Win Tickets to The Circle

The Circle honours International Womens’ Day with classic cover tunes by Joni Mitchell plus great original songs from Shannon Magee, Laurie Anne Fuhr, and host Joanna Drummond.

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A young girl from a polygamous community, Gracie treasures her faith and family above all else. But when the time comes for her to be married off, she begins to question herself.

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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest

Shake off the winter blahs with the best in blues and join Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest as it returns with a full week of concerts, dance parties, workshops, and so much more.

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SCPA 50th Anniversary Concert

Tip your hat and celebrate 50 years of excellence in performing arts and education at the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts. Don’t miss this special concert at the Jack Singer.

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Ghetto Gala

Featuring seven bands and many auction items, head to Distortion for Calgary Beer Core’s third annual Ghetto Gala in support of Music Heals. Don’t miss this genre diverse bill featuring local musicians.