Arts Commons offers exclusive performing arts tickets to CAP members


Arts Commons is continuing its partnership with the Cultural Access Pass (CAP) to bring amazing music, theatre, dance and more to CAP members in Calgary for their 2017-2018 season.

Arts Commons engages and inspires community through the power of art in many forms, including musical performances, theatre, dance, art exhibits and more. Working with the CAP program since 2012, Arts Commons has been a vital partner in providing new Canadian citizens with access to amazing performing arts experiences.

The 2017-2018 line-up of offers for CAP members from Arts Commons will not disappoint —already more than 50 tickets have been delivered to CAP members to see Ramsey Lewis A Night of Chicago Jazz, featuring the legendary jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis as well as vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway. CAP members in Calgary can expect more offers for other performing arts events over the next few months, including tickets to see CHE MALAMBO, an all-male Argentinian dance company; Lila Downs, a Mexican-American musical performer; and Stacey Kent, a bossa nova jazz musician with a sound all her own.

”Arts Commons has been a visionary partner for the CAP program, offering our participants a range of diverse experience in the world of performing arts since 2012,” says Yasmine Mohamed, Director of the Cultural Access Pass program. “We’re thrilled to continue partnering with Arts Commons to welcome new citizens through arts and culture.”

”The Cultural Access Pass program is a significant and meaningful partnership for Arts Commons,” says Johann Zietsman, President and CEO of Arts Commons. “Anytime we have the opportunity to welcome guests into our home is special, and when we are welcoming new Canadians into Arts Commons, we hope we make them feel at home, like our Arts Commons is their Arts Commons, like our Calgary is their Calgary, and they belong here.”

Arts Commons is a proud supporter of CAP and a generous partner of the ICC. You can learn more about them on their website at

The only program of its kind in the world, the ICC’s Cultural Access Pass gives new Canadian citizens the chance to explore, travel, and discover Canada during their first year of citizenship. The program depends entirely on a network of dedicated partners and supporters. For more information, visit

Photo: Will Young/Arts Commons


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