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Link to Performance | Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Kawalease ACT Present: بالعكس / The Opposite

Performance | Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Kawalease ACT Present: بالعكس / The Opposite

Date: Dec 9, 2019

If war came to Calgary, where would you find refuge? Created & performed by Syrian artists, this performance gives a look into the refugee experience.

Deadline: Dec 15, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Link to Call for Submissions | Emerging Artist Exhibit

Call for Submissions | Emerging Artist Exhibit

Date: Dec 8, 2019

Submissions open for The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery exhibit: Emerging Artist in association with the IGNITE! Festival for Emerging Artists.

Deadline: Mar 13, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Link to AFA to Welcome New Board Members

AFA to Welcome New Board Members

Date: Dec 6, 2019

On December 4, government announced it is appointing five new directors to the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) board to fill upcoming vacancies.
    Link to Work of the Week: "Marys' Daughters" by Carla Costuros

    Work of the Week: "Marys' Daughters" by Carla Costuros

    Date: Dec 6, 2019

    This week's Work of the Week commemorates the 1989 massacre at École Polytechnique de Montréal, "Marys’ Daughters" by Carla Costuros.
    Link to Lecture | Mysteries of Chinese Opera Revealed!

    Lecture | Mysteries of Chinese Opera Revealed!

    Date: Dec 5, 2019

    Building on the success of the Beijing Opera Lecture held at the Central Library in September, the Kun Opera Lecture will take place in December!

    Deadline: Dec 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm

    Link to Concert | In the Glow of Candlelight: Songs for a Winter Day

    Concert | In the Glow of Candlelight: Songs for a Winter Day

    Date: Dec 5, 2019

    Winter songs of celebration from a variety of traditions to warm the soul - sung with joy by the Calgary Boys' Choirs.

    Deadline: Dec 14, 2019 - 3:00 pm

    Link to Opera in the 21st Century: Creators Lab

    Opera in the 21st Century: Creators Lab

    Date: Dec 5, 2019

    Create a concept for the opera "Proving Up" with your team of a director, designer, and other opera artists.

    Deadline: Jan 29, 2020 - 11:45 pm

    Link to Concert | A Spiritus Christmas

    Concert | A Spiritus Christmas

    Date: Dec 4, 2019

    Celebrate the Christmas Season with Spiritus Chamber Choir's annual Christmas concert.

    Deadline: Dec 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm

    Link to Job Opportunity | Marketing and PR Manager

    Job Opportunity | Marketing and PR Manager

    Date: Dec 1, 2019

    Hurry Hard Records invites applications to join our growing team and company working out of our office and studio in Benalto, Alberta.
    Link to Wildlife - International Artist Call

    Wildlife - International Artist Call

    Date: Dec 1, 2019

    Animals, insects, habitats, ecosystems and environments we are inviting artists whose work is inspired by the natural world to participate.

    Deadline: Jan 10, 2020 - 11:45 pm

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