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School of Creative and Performing Arts

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October 2019

This is War

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - October 26 @ 9:00 pm
The University Theatre, 230 University Ct. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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$16 – $21

Written by Hannah Moscovitch and directed by John Knight, this play follows Master Corporal Tanya Young, Private Jonny Henderson, Sergeant Stephen Hughes and Sergeant Chris Anders as they recount to the media the details of what happened leading up to the horrific event. While these soldiers are not responsible for what happened in the Panjwaii district of Afghanistan, each soldier carries their own guilt and trauma. This play contains mature themes, course language and violence. It's suggested for ages 14+. Community…

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Dvořák – Morawetz Connections

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rozsa Centre, 206 University Ct. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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$19 – $26

The UCalgary String Quartet — Edmond Agopian (violin), Angela Smart (violin), Beth Root Sandvoss (cello) and Dean O'Brien (viola) — will explore the music of Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) and Canadian composer Oskar Morawetz (1917–2007), who were both born in Bohemia (now Czech Republic). The performance will include: Dvořák’s String Quartet No. 12 “American” Morawetz’s String Quartet No. 2 Schumann’s String Quartet No. 3 Photograph provided by the School of Creative and Performing Arts.

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The Tenor Sax Heritage Project

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The University Theatre, 230 University Ct. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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$19 – $26

As part of the Monday Night Jazz Series, the School of Creative and Performing Arts presents an exciting evening of jazz music. This evening will feature Jack Wilkins (saxophone), Jeremy Brown (saxophone), Kodi Hutchinson (double bass), Tyler Hornby (drums) and Per Danielsson (piano). Photograph of Jack Wilkins and Jeremy Brown, provided by the School of Creative and Performing Arts.

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The Oyster Princess

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eckhardt-Grammaté Hall, 206 University Ct. N.W.
Calgary, Canada
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$20 – $30

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ernst Lubitsch’s 1919 silent comedy The Oyster Princess (Die Austernprinzessin) in a special live music film screening. The Oyster Princess follows Quaker, an oyster tycoon, who is so rich that he has a butler to hold his cigar while he smokes. Quaker wants his daughter Ossi to marry a bona fide prince, but things go awry when prince Nucki sends his friend Josef in his place to get an idea of what Ossi is like.…

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November 2019

Thomas Poulsen Symposium: Disrupting the Norm

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

The University Theatre, 230 University Ct. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Free

The dance division at the School of Creative and Performing Arts is hosting a symposium on disability and mixed ability performing arts. This two-day event will feature co-creative workshops, video showings and critical thinking discussions that will explore disability art, aesthetics, education and belonging. This event is free, but registration is required. Photograph of the All Bodies Dance Project by Erik Zennstrom.

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