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Commonwealth Bar & Stage October 2, 2014


Commonwealth Bar & Stage October 15, 2014

The Grand Scan

An Evening with Sarah McLachlan - SECOND SHOW ADDED

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium October 28, 2014

Dirty Heads with Rome

Flames Central October 20, 2014

Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group

Jack Singer Concert Hall September 22, 2014

Katy Perry

Scotiabank Saddledome August 29, 2014

An Evening with Jill Barber

Knox United Church November 6, 2014
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Blues / Jazz

Brian Sharron

Every: Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at Hotel Blackfoot

Deanne Matley & Friends host open mic

Every: Thursday at Cafe Koi


5-8pm, International Hotel
Every: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday


The Blues Can August 21, 2014

Murder Mouse Blues Band

Canmore Hotel August 21, 2014

John Reid/Bob Erlendson Jazz Quartet

Kawa Espresso Bar August 21, 2014

Dance / DJ / Electronic

DJ Djewel Davidson

Every: Thursday, Sunday at Milk Tiger Lounge

DJ Shady A

Every: Thursday at Roadhouse

Hai Karate with Smalltown DJs & Ivan Rankic

Every: Thursday at HiFi Club

Johanna Sillanpaa/Kyemara & Sheldon Zandboer

Every: Thursday, Friday, Tuesday, Wednesday at Rush

Lips Like Sugar with DJ Wah

Every: Thursday at Local 510

Monthly guest DJs

(tech house/electro)
Every: Thursday at Habitat Living Sound

Propaganda with DJ Heebz (upstairs) & Teddy Celebration (downstairs)

Every: Thursday at Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Folk / Country

Bobby Gosse hosts jam

Every: Thursday, Saturday at Big Al's Good Times Bar

Led Stetson hosts jam

Every: Thursday at Mr. Schnapps (north)

Mr. Jimmy Carter

Every: Thursday at Good Earth Coffeehouse & Bakery

Wine Soaked Preachers

Oak Tree Tavern August 21, 2014

Passburg with Andrew Pahl and Travis Gaetz

Wine-Ohs Bistro and Cellar August 21, 2014

Rock / Pop

Lorne Elliott hosts open mic

Every: Thursday at O'Sullivan's Restaurant & Bar

Roli Mack hosts Indie Band Challenge

Every: Thursday at Pig & Whistle Pub

The Good Ole Boys

Every: Thursday at Original Joe's Stephen Ave

The Hard Way hosts jam

Every: Thursday at Blind Beggar Pub

Million Dollar Fix w/ Guests

Broken City August 21, 2014

Gil Tougas

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub August 21, 2014

New Soul

August 21, 2014

One 900

Morgan's Pub August 21, 2014

Scimitar with Skymir & Blackest Sin

Lord Nelson's Bar & Grill August 21, 2014

World / Reggae / Latin

DJ Creole

(cubaton, salsa, bachata, R&B)
Every: Thursday at The Latin Caballero

Izakaya - J-Pop & K-Pop

Every: Thursday at Gohan Sushi Lounge

Los Morenos

Every: Thursday at Sidetrack Stage & Grill - Shamrock Hotel


Hansel & Gretel presented by Calgary Opera

as part of their annual Opera in the Village series. Family matinees only, tix on sale May 5 at 403-262-7286 or calgaryopera.com/bigtop
RiverWalk Plaza in the East Village August 14 - 23, 2014
Clowns, karaoke and Candide

Calgary Opera's 2nd Annual Opera in the Village - Candide

tickets on sale May 5 at 403-262-7286 or calgaryopera.com/bigtop
RiverWalk Plaza in the East Village August 14 - 23, 2014

Having been around some 400 years, opera is a survivor. Still, opera companies are always seeking new ways of presenting their work and connecting with their audience — and you might remember Calgary Opera doing just that with a pack of melodious buccaneers in last summer ...

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The Big Boom Theory 2 - Time Travelling Geeks presented by Jubilations Theatre

Jubilations Dinner Theatre May 15 - September 7, 2014

Chickens presented by Rosebud Theatre

$64-$75 (includes dinner), rosebudtheatre.com
Rosebud Theatre May 30, 2014 - August 30, 2014

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction

$45 wakeupthegimp.com
University Theatre August 13 - 23, 2014
John Ware’s life reimagined

John Ware Reimagined presented by Ellipsis Tree Collective

$25 at ellipsistree.ca
Lunchbox Theatre August 20 - 30, 2014

Many of us have heard of John Ware, the African-American cowboy who was born into slavery in the southern U.S. and became a legendary figure in the history of southern Alberta. Calgary’s John Ware Junior High is named after him, as is a ...

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Visual Arts

Drop-In ART NIGHT at Blue Rock

6-9pm www.bluerockgallery.ca
Every: Thursday at Blue Rock Gallery

W.O. Mitchell - Folksy Foothills Philosopher

museumofthehighwood.com, High River
March 15 - September 30, 2014

Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Glenbow Museum May 24, 2014 - August 24, 2014

Cynthia Girard: Unicorns and Dictators & Beth Stuart: Doubting Thomas

Esker Foundation May 31 - September 7, 2014

Digital Cave featuring artists of Studio Cartel

Passage June 5 - September 14, 2014

Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass

Glenbow Museum June 7 - September 28, 2014

A Singular Vision: Eric Harvie Collects Art

Glenbow Museum June 7 - August 24, 2014

Glass - curated by Aimee Benoit

Glenbow Museum June 7 - August 24, 2014

Canadian Sport Heroes Collection by Gordon Milne

Okotoks Art Gallery June 13 - September 6, 2014

Indigenous Ingenuity

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies June 15 - October 19, 2014

Chroma: CKG Group Show

"So You Didn't Get Out of Town for Stampede" cocktail hour July 11, 5-7pm
Christine Klassen Gallery June 21 - August 30, 2014

Collecting Culinaria: A Short History of Recipes, Cookbooks and Domestic Culture

opening reception 6:30-8:30pm, lougheedhouse.com
Lougheed House June 25 - October 5, 2014
Arts Seen - week of July 3, 2014

Hand Pic'd

opening reception July 3, 6-9pm, curator remarks at 7pm
Barbara Edwards Contemporary Calgary July 3 - August 30, 2014

Barbara Edwards Contemporary is taking a new step by presenting work from students and recent grads in its latest exhibition Hand Pic’d, which opens on July 3 with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m.

The show will feature colourful pencil work from ...

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Blackfoot Medicine Speaks by Kiitokii

opening reception July 4, 6-9pm
Moonstone Creation July 4 - August 31, 2014

Frontiers by Matt Heide and Rabbitery by Lisa McGrath

Reception July 17, 6-7 pm. +15 Window
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts July 4 - August 30, 2014

Park Life by Corri-Lynn Tetz & New Works by Heather Kai Smith

opening reception july 10 5-8pm
Jarvis Hall Fine Art July 10 - August 29, 2014

Alberta: Places, Faces and Things

original work by 16 local artists
The Emporium of Impossible Things July 14 - August 30, 2014

Tia Halliday

a collection of painting, drawing and collage. window galler
EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts July 17 - September 28, 2014

#euromaidanYYC by Tomas Rafa

Military Museums July 28 - December 15, 2014

Wild Rose Overseas: Albertans in the Great War

Military Museums July 28 - December 15, 2014

Drawings from Cape Dorset

original Inuit drawings by established and emerging artists
Willock & Sax Gallery August 1 - 31, 2014

Summer Sizzle II

works by John Hoyt, Robert Dempster, Barbara Hirst, Steve Coffey, Douglas Williamson, Arlene Hobbs and others.
Collector's Gallery of Art August 1 - 31, 2014

Summer Group Show featuring Fiona Ackerman, HarryKiyooka, Angela Leach, Lauren Walker, Sara Robichaud and more

Herringer Kiss Gallery August 1 - September 6, 2014

Let Me Remember You As you Were Before You Existed by Mike Binzer

meet the artist Aug 2 from 2-4pm. leightoncentre.org
Leighton Art Centre August 2 - September 21, 2014

Be what you want but stay where you are: notes on learning how to live by Bogdan Cheta

Stride Gallery August 4 - October 10, 2014

Blake Little: Western Project

Illingworth Kerr Gallery
Alberta College of Art & Design August 4 - 30, 2014

Zac Slams: Crime and Punishedment

closing reception Sept 5, 8-11pm
Untitled Art Society August 8 - September 6, 2014

Threshold figures by Alexis Grey Hildreth

reception Sept 18, +15 Window Gallery
Artpoint Gallery & Studios Society August 8 - September 30, 2014

MFA Exhibition featuring work by Isabel Porto, Setareh Minoofar & William Downey

reception Sept 11, 4:30-7:30pm
Nickle Galleries August 8 - September 30, 2014

Adam Waldron-Blain

John Snow House August 8 - 31, 2014

11th Annual Unseen Art

featuring work by Viki Brisotwe, Mariah David, Lisa Gayle, Nicole Musser, Helen Newsome, Martina Sirm, Brent Spies, Lara Stansal & Nicole Tunheim. Reception Aug 15, 5-9pm
Artpoint Gallery & Studios Society August 15 - September 6, 2014

The 11th Annual Unseen Art Show

an annual juried exhibition that gives new and unrepresented artists a place to show their works to the community.
Artpoint Gallery & Studios Society August 15 - September 6, 2014

An Aerial Perspective

work by Patricia Seifert and Susan Thorpe, Artist's reception Aug 16, 1-3pm
Centennial Art Gallery August 16 - September 12, 2014
Remembering John Clark

John Clark: A Tribute

Contemporary Calgary August 20 - September 1, 2014

Curator Jeffrey Spalding was friends and colleagues with artist, writer, curator and university professor John Clark, who died in 1989 at age 46 from cancer. For the 25th anniversary of Clark’s death, C2 (formerly MOCA Calgary) is devoting an entire show to his work ...

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Lectures & Workshops

Exploring Queerness with Found Objects - Artist Talk & Workshop

7-10pm with Zac Slams
Untitled Art Society August 21, 2014

Historic Banff Walks

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies July 5 - August 31, 2014

Special Events

Top Cat Swing - Mid Summer's Night Swing

7-10pm, Poppy Plaza, Kensington
August 21, 2014
More than fireworks

GlobalFest 2014

featuring International Fireworks Competition (Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, France & finale), family events and more. globalfest.ca
Elliston Park August 14 - 23, 2014

GlobalFest: fireworks, music, dancing, and lots of ethnic munchies, right?

Right. But amid all the eye candy (and literal candy) are the many hours devoted to the Human Rights Forum, a series of talks and panels that explore issues related to diversity, cross-cultural understanding and ...

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