The list: Alberta’s culture takes many forms for its final weekend

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Alberta Culture Days are coming to a close, but not before a final weekend of art, design, comedy and dance to enjoy.


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The Alberta Art Gallery invites visitors of all ages to visit this weekend with a couple of free events. Local artist Braxton Santiago-Garneau will lead a portrait drawing exercise on the gallery’s main floor on Saturday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. At the same time on Sunday, guests will make lanterns out of plastic waste, a workshop led by another local artist. . Yong Fei Guan.

As a bonus, the AGA has reduced general admission to $ 5 to explore the rest of the gallery this weekend. On the first floor, seven exhibits are open to the public from Animal Architects to Anna Hawkins’ Blue Light Blue exploring our relationship with screens, ROYGBIV celebrating rainbow colors in art, and Bacchanale: Music in Picasso’s Linocut Prints.


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Speaking of linocuts, Harcourt House is hosting an opening reception on Friday for two exhibits celebrating Alberta Cultural Days and Design Week 2021. The collection of 6 × 6 linocut works from local print and multimedia artist Sara Norquay , titled Citizen of the World – 300 Portraits, is shown alongside Beyond Minimalism: The Ceramic Art of Ruth Nichol, a beautiful collection of delicate pieces of cartoon white eggshell clay. personal allusions. The opening reception starting at 7 pm will be followed by performances by the artists, and another talk from the artists and curators will take place at 1 pm on September 26. Admission is free and you can find more information at

Finally, the small Bay 1 Gallery on Edmonton’s south side has hosted its own Cultural Days celebration on September 26 from 4-8 p.m. Along with snacks and hot apple cider, there will be kombucha tastings from local Garage Kombucha brewers for enjoy while listening to the jazz of Brophy2 and the live art of Glen Ronald. Bay 1 Gallery is located at 9540 62 Ave. and you can find full event details at


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9/24-10 / 3: Sara Norquay and Ruth Nichol (Harcourt House)

Until September 25: Superspreader by Mika Haykowsky; Elsa Robinson’s Sankofa (Latitude 53)

Until October 2: Sylvan Hamburger Exit Strategies; Andrew Thorne Carving Room; Patrick Cruz’s Cooking Codex (SNAP Gallery)

9/16 to 10/18: Rising River by Steve Driscoll (Peter Robertson Gallery)

9/18-10 / 2: Onyx Creek by Jane Everett (Bugera Matheson Gallery)


10 / 09-10 / 30: Laser Pink Floyd – The Wall (Telus World of Science)

Until 12/21: Copernicus: Where Art Meets Science (Telus World of Science)

Until september 26: Imagine Van Gogh (Edmonton Exhibition Center)

10 / 1-3: Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo (CANCELED)

12 / 10-11 / 2: STARFest with Anne Wheeler and more (Arden Theater)


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11/24 to 27: Screamfest (CEE)


18 / 9-10 / 10: The Garneau block (Citadel)

10/14: Michael Mysterious (La Cité francophone)

10/15: Shane Koyczan (festival venue)

10 / 22-12 / 31: Moolah Rouge (Cabaret Spotlight)

11 / 5-7: Alberta Ballet’s Swan Lake (Jube)

11/14: Masters of Illusion (Winspear)

12 / 11-28: Elf – The Musical (Festival Place)

1/22 / 11-18: Anastasia (Terrible)

1/22 / 20-2 / 7: Top of the mountain (Varscona)

3/22/6: LETTERKENNY (Jubilee)

3/22 / 9-27: Cottagers and Indians (Varscona)

4/22 / 27-5 / 15: Bloomsday (Varscona)

5/22/14: The Clairvoyants (River Cree)

6/22 / 21-7 / 10: Hamilton (Jube)

11/22 / 8-13: Jesus Christ Superstar (Jube)


10/02: Iliza Shlesinger (Jubilee)

11/2: Bruce McCulloch (Festival Place)


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11/21: Eddie Izzard (Jubilee)

1/22 / 28-30: The Price is Right Live (River Cree)

6/22/10: Howie Mandel (River Cree)

6/22/10: Miranda Sings (Arden Theater)

6/22/18: Trevor Noah (Rogers Place)

10/22/23: Tracy Morgan (River Cree)


9/23: Shelley Jones, A Touch of Cole (Festival Place)

9/24: Vaughan String Quartet (festival site)

9/25: REO Speedwagon (River Cree)

9/29: Rosina Cove, Danielle Dayton (Festival Place)

9/30: Jay Gilday, Matthew Cardinal, Chubby Cree; Derina Harvey Band (festival venue)

1/10: David Gogo (Arden Theater)

10 / 1-2: The Men of Motown (Spotlight Cabaret)

10/08: Ice Cube (Edmonton Convention Center)

8/10: Alfie Zappacosta and his friends (Cabaret Spotlight)

10/29: Ring of Purity, Dawn Richard (Union Hall)


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10/20: Crownlands (Starlite)

11/2: Record Low (Union Hall)

3/11: Miranda Sings (Arden Theater)

11/7: Passenger (Winspear)

11/12: Ralph (Starlite)

11/16: The weather station (Starlite)

11/17: Gordon Lightfoot (River Cree)

11/17: Colin James (Festival Place)

11/17 to 18: Sam Roberts (midway)

11/19: Lindsay Ell (midway)

11/20: Leif Vollebekk (Union Hall)

11/23: Bahamas (Winspear)

11 / 24-25: City and color (Jube)

11/27: Chantal Kreviazuk (River Cree)

11/30: Scream with Alison Wonderland (EEC)

12/2: USS (midway)

12/4: GWAR (midway)

12/20: July Talk (Jubilee)

1/22 / 11-18: Anastasia (Terrible)

1/22/17: The Weeknd (Rogers Place)

1/22/25: Charlotte Cardin (Starlite)

2/22/22: Jesse Cook (Winspear)

3/22/11: Dervish (Festival Place)

3/22/12: Crystal Tiger (Cree River)

3/22/15: May God bless you! Black Emperor (Union Hall)

3/22/15: Chet Faker (midway)

03/22/26: James Vincent McMorrow (Winspear)

4/22/13: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall (festival venue)

4/22/16: Pegboard Nerds (Union Hall)

5/22/05: Chris Webby (Union Hall)

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