Arts Commons Cabarets
Arts Commons Presents: TD Amplify Cabarets are an opportunity for Calgarians to celebrate a groundswell of local talent from outside of 'mainstream' in a comfortable setting, all for free! Join us for this unique cabaret experience!
"I think it shows a different way of doing entertainment and express opinions. Super fun. Pushes boundaries and its inclusive." - Patron "They are entertaining along with bring up great topics and conversation about breaking barriers." - Patron
"It was fun, inclusive, thoughtful and titillating. I had some good laughs." - Patron
This year, Arts Commons Presents: TD Amplify Cabarets are FREE to watch and delivered in a live stream watch party format plus a Zoom post-show talkback, all you need is an Arts Commons account, a reliable internet connection, and a valid digital content order on your account!
In order to access the TD Amplify Cabarets, viewers must register and log into their Arts Commons account. Within the account viewers will RSVP for a FREE pass for each of the single presentations they wish to attend.
Only 1 live stream RSVP pass is required per household for each presentation. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirming your FREE RSVP.
Now you are ready to watch your chosen presentation(s) of the TD Amplify Cabaret series!
Verify your login credentials and registration prior to the live stream event for an optimal viewing experience. Visit artscommons.ca and log in to your Arts Commons account. You should see the event listed in your “Upcoming Events” view, as well as in the “Digital Content” area of your account. Should you have trouble logging in or do not see the event listed in those areas, reach out to our box office team at 403-294-9494 to assist.
Step 1 On the day of each streaming event, visit artscommons.ca and log in to your Arts Commons account. We recommend you log in 10-15 minutes prior to the event start time to ensure your technology is set up for the best experience.
If you are unsure what your login credentials are, you can click the Forgot Password link or call our box office team at 403-294-9494 to reset your account.
Step 2 Once you have successfully logged in you can navigate to the Digital Content page from the menu on the left side of your screen.
Step 3 A link to watch your live stream event will be made available 10 minutes prior to each show. Press the Watch Now button and enjoy the show! Should you have any questions, please call or email our box office at 403-294-9494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 4 Join us after the show for a conversation with the artists via a Zoom post-show talkback. Your event player page will include a direct link to the After Party. Follow the link and instructions there to join.
Q: What type of device and browser do I need for the virtual event?
A: For optimal viewing we suggest using a laptop or desktop with modern web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
Q: I am having issues with the event loading, what should I do?
A: Attempt the standard troubleshooting items below, if you continue to have issues please call or email our box office at 403-294-9494 or email@example.com.
Refresh your browser window to reload the Live Stream.
Restart your computer, then revisit the virtual venue.
For audio challenges, please check that the tab in your browser is not muted and check the volume slider found at the bottom right of the player.
Q: Can I watch from my phone or tablet?
A: Yes, the live events can be accessed from your mobile browser on your personal devices.
Q: Can I watch the event later?
A: Yes, the TD Amplify Cabarets events will be available to watch on demand for two weeks after the live watch party and talkback. The Watch Now link will remain active on your Digital Content page of your artscommons.ca account for two weeks.
Wednesday/Thursday, June 24 & 25, 2020 – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Tim Tamashiro’s Drinky Jazz Cabaret – Ladies Be Good
Friday/Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Tim Tamashiro’s Drinky Jazz Cabaret – Jazz Cigarette
Friday/Saturday, April 17 & 18, 2020 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
We Gon Be Alright
Friday/Saturday, February 21 & 22, 2020
Friday/Saturday, November 22 & 23, 2019
Tim Tamashiro’s Drinky Jazz Cabaret – Nat the Cat
Friday/Saturday, November 8 & 9, 2019
Sissy Fit: A Queer Cabaret
Friday, June 28, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
We Gon Be Alright
Friday/Saturday, February 22 & 23, 2019
Arts Commons Presents: TD Amplify Cabarets are an opportunity for Calgarians to celebrate a groundswell of local talent. Crossing genres and art forms, the cabarets challenge your expectations - all in a comfortable setting, for free! Join us for this unique cabaret experience and discover something, or someone, new.
I think it shows a different way of doing entertainment and express opinions. Super fun. Pushes boundaries and its inclusive. - Patron