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Arts Commons

205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9, Canada
+1 403-294-7455
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Great arts experiences for all ages - for pay or for free

While Arts Commons is unquestionably Calgary's most important arts hub, it's also a great people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Nearing the need for a facelift

I have been a supporter of this arts centre for a great number of years - but I would pose the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Redgreenblack
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This six-level complex hosts a variety of performances and exhibits ranging from experimental live theatre to art shows.
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  • Very good33%
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205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While Arts Commons is unquestionably Calgary's most important arts hub, it's also a great people space with interesting things to see and do. Theatre is the mainstay, but the Philharmonic is also here. On the main level is a fine Cafe - Ca'Puccini. Being a...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I have been a supporter of this arts centre for a great number of years - but I would pose the question; is it time for an upgrade and refit? I know dollars are hard come by for arts at this point, but the quality...More

Thank Redgreenblack
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Jack Singer has been our most "Go To" venue in ARTS COMMONS! WE are rarely disappointed with the ongoing variety of presentations. The theatre is is an architectural and acoustical wonder! Staff is always cordial and helpful. Overall--Performances and concerts PLUS!! Bravo Calgary! Recommended

Thank alan a
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I attended King Crimson's concert in the Jack Singer Concert Hall and was quite pleased by the venue. It presented sufficient acoustics in a top notch facility. The surrounding complex seemed to be teeming with other art related facilities and it seemed to fit in...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We regularly attend plays at the Max Bell theatre, and recently attended the Chris Cornell concert at the Jack Singer Hall. Both venues are excellent, and provide a level of intimacy that is missing at other venues (such as the Saddledome and even the Jubilee...More

Thank Murray W
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Went here to see Brit Floyd Concert. Good Parking in underground Parkade, fantastic unobstructed views from all levels. Comfortable seats. Lobby gets frenetic during break so long lines for refreshments. Sound was incredible, lighting superb. Facility is such a credit to Calgary!

Thank shadowman233
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I recently went to the goodbye tour concert of the Buena Vista Social Club - and it was a blast. No matter where you sit in the concert room - you always have a great view and acoustics! I am looking forward to the next...More

Thank Sabrina P
Reviewed 17 June 2015

I went here for a piano recital and it was a perfect venue for this type of performance. I'm going there for a concert soon too, but at Jack Singer Hall. In the Engineered Air theatre it was okay acoustics and a small stage with...More

Thank Kashish V
Reviewed 15 October 2014

I have seen several shows at Epcor, always a comfortable venue, not too big or small. The seats are a little cramped but it's an older theatre. The sound is great.

Thank Nadia J
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This kind of place makes a First Class City. It really is unique. Its also wrapped up in a bunch of silliness caused by Epor, City of Calgary and whoever else wants to stick their nose in. Its sad that we can't host major entertainors...More

Thank Sue367
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