Past Events

Videofag - Jordan Tannahill and  William Ellis, photo by Adam Zivo
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
This two hour lecture will consist of an anecdotal overview of the creation of Videofag and its relationship to previous Canadian queer art collectives like General Idea, Fifth Column, Kids on TV, and the millennial anarcho-queer renaissance of Toronto (2000 - 2010) instigated, in part, by Will Munro’s Vazaleen party scene.
Department: Drama

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Corinne’s art practice investigates sociological, critical, and feminist frameworks to examine the cultural and political encoding of normative human behavior.  Through kinetic objects, drawing, photography, video and performance, she considers marginalized others and the subversive reclamation of identity and subjectivity available in theories of the grotesque, in body...
Department: Art

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:00pm - Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 8:00pm
How far does someone need to be pushed to make a change? The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer takes on this challenging topic, and many others.  This searing drama, surrounding the public and private indifference to the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early 1980s and one man’s impassioned fight to inspire meaningful change, plays at the University Theatre stage Oct.
Department: Drama

Blaine Hendsbee, Sandra Stringer, and Magdalena von Eccher - Music at Noon
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:15pm
Tenor Dr. Blaine Hendsbee, mezzo-soprano Dr. Sandra Stringer and pianist Magdalena von Eccher present a recital that is a centenary tribute to the birth of the great 20th century British composer Benjamin Britten (b.1913).
Department: Music

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Jane Edmundson (BFA, Art, 2006; MA, Curatorial Studies, 2013) has worked as the Assistant Curator/Preparator at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery since 2007. Her curatorial research focuses on cultural history relating to museological practices, institutional collecting, and the semiotics of display. Her MA thesis exhibition, 'Dr.
Department: Art

Johanna Householder, Art NOW
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Immaterial Materials: Beginning with key involvement at the intersection between performance art and post-modern dance and currently engaged with the fluid state of artists archives, Johanna Householder maps practices that look at the spaces between materials and forms.
Department: Art

Sara Hahn - flute - Music at Noon series
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 12:15pm
Hailed by the Calgary Herald as having "beauty of tone and a wonderfully flexible phrasing", Sara Hahn is currently the Principal Flutist for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
Department: Music

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Women on the 6th Floor (France/Philippe Le Guay/2010) hosted by Mélanie Collado (Modern Languages)In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.Winner of 2012 César Award for Best Supporting Actress“A frothy French fancy with a warm heart at its core.”
Department: New Media

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:50pm
The Transformation of our Urban Landscape
Department: Art

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Through a western knowledge lens, Vicki Couzens’ work with possum cloaks, visual arts, installation art, performing arts, language, ceremony and teaching, can be termed ‘interdisciplinary’ and ‘multi-art form’.
Department: Art

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Through a western knowledge lens, Vicki Couzens’ work with possum cloaks, visual arts, installation art, performing arts, language, ceremony and teaching, can be termed ‘interdisciplinary’ and ‘multi-art form’.
Department: Art

Dmitry Nesterov, Pianist - Mt. Royal University - Music at Noon
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 12:15pm
Dmitry Nesterov arrived on the Canadian music scene in 1992 when he became a Laureate in the first Esther Honens Calgary International Piano Competition.
Department: Music

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Gleaners and I (France/Agnès Varda/2000) hosted by Dr. Beth Gerwin (Modern Languages).A documentary on poverty, thrift and the curious place of scavenging in French culture, French New Wave pioneer, Agnès Varda, depicts the world of gleaners who collect and make use of what others have discarded.Winner of the 2002 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best...
Department: New Media

Vicki Stroich, Alberta Theatre Projects,
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 3:00pm
The Evolution of New Play Development and Dramaturgy in Canada and Beyond - Public Forum with Vicki Stroich
Department: Drama

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Three Women centers on the creative lives of Susanna Bauer, Bernadette Greuel and Sister Maureen Maier. All three grew up in rural Saskatchewan and succeeded in forging a unique path within a place and time where options were limited. Susanna makes art from whatever she finds around her, be it pinecones, seeds, bark, feathers or road kill. Bernadette writes and recites poetry...
Department: Art

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Unity in Opposition, curated by Nick Wade
Department: Art

(l-r) Emily Schoen and Tyler Grier
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 8:00pm - Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 8:00pm
Dark Dramatic Production Opens TheatreXtra SeasonVirus plagues city, thousands quarantined, food shortages expected  . . . When disaster strikes and chaos spreads, the lines of society may be redrawn, flipped upside down, or erased all together.
Department: Drama

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Department: Art

Dale Ketcheson, guitar, Conservatory of Music
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:15pm
Dale Ketcheson’s repertoire spans a wide range of styles from Renaissance to contemporary classical music and jazz. His programs are both thought provoking and entertaining, and are always warmly received by his audiences. 
Department: Music

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 8:00pm
Due to unforseen circumstances the Hansen & Plessis Duo has been cancelled. Please check back soon for more information on the Faculty Artist and Friends Series.
Department: Music

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 8:00pm
This is definitely not your typical two pianos four hands show!Hear two pianists, with very different backgrounds and styles, coming together on two grand pianos integrated with electronics and computers - a chance to see each pianist shine and to see the synergy of live collaboration at their concert entitled Two Pianos = Computers on Saturday September 21 at 8 pm...
Department: Music

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:30pm
Bob Cousins (New Media) is offering a screenwriting workshop entitled Writing Pictures: Screen Writing with Bob Cousins on Wed. Sept. 18 at 7:30 pm as part of The Word on the Street Festival.
Department: Drama

"Die Verwandlung" 2013 Frederik Köster, trumpet , Sebastian Sternal, piano
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 12:15pm
Frederik Köster on trumpet, flugelhorn & Sebastian Sternal on piano.  Both musicians have been playing together in various ensembles for seven years.  Amongst others, they have played as a duo and, most currently, in the quartet “Die Verwandlung” [“The Transformation”], with Joscha Oetz (bass) and Jonas Burgwinkel (drums) (CD release in April 2013 with Traumton...
Department: Music

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:50pm
"Imagining and Realizing a new Art Gallery of Ontario: an Art Museum for Changing Times."  Narrative: The Frank Gehry designed new Art Gallery of Ontario has now been open for 5 years. How has it worn its years? What were the original ideas that compelled it forward, and how do we judge the results? In a world of constant change can museums predict the future?
Department: Art

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Matthew Teitelbaum, Director the Art Gallery of Ontario, in a conversation with Josie Mills about the changing role of museums, the future, the idea of audience and the place of art in contemporary life.
Department: Art