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Symphony of a Thousand

The final concert of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s 60th Anniversary Season, Symphony of a Thousand: Mahler Eight, is not only a huge milestone, its also a very fitting send off.

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Kids 4 Kids

Fleeing war, moving to a new country and trying to get resettled is something most of us will never have to face. But for a number of new Calgarians, that is reality.


Fihi Ma Fihi (It Is What It Is)

A multidisciplinary dance-opera, La Caravan Dance Theatre presents this world premiere production inspired by 13th century Sufi mystic and philosopher Rumi.

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JC: A Year in Review

If you’ve never been to an In-Definite Arts (IDAS) exhibition, now is the perfect time to do so! Its latest group exhibition features submissions entered into the 2016 In-House ‘Jane Cameron’ Competition.

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Summer Festival Guide 2016

Each summer, Calgary’s festival scene explodes with hundreds of local and international artists, lively outdoor events and tons of family-friendly fun.

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Exhibitions June 2016

Every month there are dozens of shows, exhibitions and receptions in Calgary that feature amazing work from all kinds of artists. Many are free and all are worth checking out.


Spring/Summer 2016

Esker Foundation stuns with three powerful exhibitions including 168:01, Real failure needs no excuse, and Those lacking imagination take refuge in reality.

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New Universe

The moment you sit down in the theatre at the DJD Dance Centre, the overwhelming sense of newness comes over you. Welcome to the space’s inaugural production aptly titled New Universe.

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Ideal Bounds

A wry, dystopian show, Ruth Marsh displays preserved, bionic bees under bell jars throughout The New Gallery’s main space. Like a natural history museum with a oddly haunting twist.