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Top picks for getting out July 19 – 25 including Indigenous Cinema, Musculus Mundi by DSW and Trixie Mattel

Have we all had enough of a rest after the last two weeks of pancakes and other Stampede-related insanity? Is anyone jonesin’ for some arts and culture goodness? Great! I have a little list right here that you may find helpful. Read on!

Thursday: Daytime culture can be found over at Lougheed House by checking out their Formed by Sand exhibition. In the evening, you can take in Davida Monk’s final offering for Dancers’ Studio West, Musculus Mundi, over at DJD.

Friday: Trixie Mattel: Now With Moving Parts tour hits the Jack Singer! I’ll be at the merch table buying all of the everything. Right across the plaza, Olympic Plaza to be exact, Fiestaval — Festival Latino will be taking place for the next few days, so check it out! Later in the evening head to The Palace to see Suicidal Tendencies. Relive your youth.

Saturday: One Big JAM! features local artists and performers down at Central Memorial Park from 1-5 p.m., and then in the evening Inglewood is the place to be with Harpdog Brown at the Ironwood and the Du-Rite Aces at The Blues Can.

Sunday: Four Afternoons of Indigenous Cinema curated by Danni Black over at Untitled Art Society continues, featuring Rhymes for Young Ghouls from 2-4 p.m.

Tuesday: More film! CUFF and artschool skateboards present Skate Kitchen over at the Globe Cinema.

There is so much more going on in this city than you can imagine. Check out all of the listings to plan your week ahead!

Kari Watson is a writer and former Listings Editor of FFWD Weekly, and has continued to bring event listings to Calgary through theYYSCENE and her event listings page, The Culture Cycle. Contact her at