Equinox Vigil

Sep 22, 2018

On the autumnal equinox, Union Cemetery will light up with live music, poetry, performances and art installations. The Equinox Vigil aims to celebrate the dead in a positive, non-religious way and encourage thoughtfulness on the natural cycle of life. New for this year, the vigil will also consider how changes in the environment and politics relate to grief. Times: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m....

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The Alberta Wilderness Association hosts the first of a new event series aimed at having fun while learning about wildlife preservation. Join staff to learn about caribou while sipping a Born Colorado brew and getting crafty by making a decorative caribou flag. Your entry fee includes one beer. Times: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit: albertawilderness.ca

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The AlterNATIVE Indigenous Film Series pop up at The Plaza for an Alberta Culture Days event presented by Emmedia. This edition will feature film works that look at how traditional and contemporary influences affect Indigenous life art practice. Two live performances (of poetry and music, respectively) will also be featured at the free event. Times: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more...

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The Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) has been selected as this year's feature celebration for Alberta Culture Days. Accordingly, they have a jam-packed schedule of happenings taking place over the Culture Days weekend. A 60-year retrospective at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, a conference on ceramics, celebrations of Indigenous culture and a workshop on the subject of public art are...

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Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A community campfire featuring musical artists and Indigenous drummers and dancers kicks off a weekend of art, crafts and creativity. At the Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity, the impressive list of activities range from traditional clay lantern workshops to Cuban dance performances. Sunday evening’s Bike Shorts Film Festival caps off the busy weekend.  Times:...

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Creative Combat

Sep 29, 2018

20 minutes — that's all the time local celebrity artists get to create a beautiful painting during Creative Combat, an annual fundraiser for Canmore's artPlace. Guests can watch the pieces being painted in real time while listening to a live DJ and snacking on refreshments. Once the artwork is done, you can bid on your favourite piece during a silent auction that will raise...

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Wildlife photographer and conservation activist John E. Marriott shares stories and the inspiration for his work at this Alberta Wilderness Association-hosted event. Marriott is celebrating the release of his new book (of the same name) that collects highlights from two decades of his photography.  Times:  Doors at 6:30 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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