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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The Bat

Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

Cowtown Opera presents a quirky take on Strauss' operetta Die Fledermaus. The hijinks-filled story of false identities follows a trio of scheming characters through their booze-fuelled deceits. The audience is encouraged to embarce the chaotic spirit — prizes will be awarded to the best costumed attendee at each performance. Times: Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30 p.m. and 7:30...

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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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Studio Bell opens its doors for free during Alberta Culture Days. Visitors can enjoy five floors of exhibitions including new, temporary and interactive offerings, including the Festival Alberta exhibit which closes on October 1. Additionally, the Calgary Civic Orchestra will be on site to perform and help attendees with the "Build an Orchestra" scavenger hunt. Times: 10 a.m. to 5...

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Calgary Baby & Tot Show

Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

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

Don't leave the kids at home for this family-friendly event — there will be entertainment for you and them! The Calgary Baby & Tot Show covers all the bases with its selection of exhibitors, seminars and activities for children. More than 115 vendors will be at the show featuring products, services and activities for babies, children and families. When you need a break,...

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This fundraising event supports the Canadian Cancer Society with an outrageous celebration at Hotel Arts. Don't worry about black tie — you'll be greeted by carnival themed decor, activities and refreshments created by the talent behind some of Calgary's best restaurants. Tickets include full access to food and drink, and guests are encouraged to choose their own itinerary...

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This event organized by the HomeSpace Society isn't a market in the traditional sense of exchanging funds for products. Instead, it's a gathering of community groups including The Alex Community Food Centre, The Mustard Seed and others that offers free food to all attendees. For entertainment, expect live music and a cooking demonstration. Times: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more...

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Jonathan Richman

Oct 4, 2018

You may know Jonathan Richman from his arty punk band The Modern Lovers, for his multi-lingual, easy-listening solo work or maybe even from the film There's Something About Mary. If you don't, Richman is a charismatic singer-songwriter who pairs witty wryness with empathetic sincerity. His longtime drummer, Tommy Larkins, is known for a jazzy playing style on a custom-modified drumset....

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