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DANCE GOOD WOMEN • Westbury Theatre, 10330-84 Ave • Fracture • Aug 17, 4:30pm; Aug 19, 6:30pm; Aug 20, 10:45pm; Aug 21, 2:15pm; Aug 22, 10pm; Aug 25, 6:30pm

ART GALLERY OF ALBERTA (AGA) • 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq, 780.422.6223 • youraga.ca • This Alberta Biennial showcases the work of several Alberta filmmakers and performance artists. Filmmakers with guest curator Nancy Tousley for an interactive Q&A session • THE PIANO: Video projections, performances and sculptural installations by contemporary artists; until Aug 18 • WATER INTO ART: British watercolours from the V&A, 1750-1950; until Nov 24 • New Acquisitions: VIEWS AND VISTAS: until Oct 6 • New Works Gallery: ADAM WALDON-BLAIN: DOES HIS BEST: The amateur musician is presented through performance, video and text, with all of their flaws and imperfections; until Aug 18 • 19TH CENTURY BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHS: From the collection of the National Gallery of Canada; until Oct 6 • BMO World of Creativity: CABINETS OF CURIOSITY: Lyndal Osborne's curious collection; until Jun 30, 2014 • All Day Sunday: Art activities for all ages 3rd Sun each month, Snap Shots:

CENTRE D’ARTS VISUELS DE L’ALBERTAS (CAVA) • 9103-95 Ave, 780.461.3427 • Artworks by Louise Piquette, Jacques Martel, Paulette Lefaîvre, Pauline Ulliac and Jody Swanson; Aug 16-Sep 3; opening: Aug 16

GALLERIE PAVA • 9524-87 St, 780.461.3427 • LE RÉVEIL DE LA MUSE: Works by Claudine AudetteRozon • Until Sep 11

CITY HALL • Main Fl, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Sq • THE ART OF ZHEN, SHAN, REN (Truth, Compassion, Tolerance): International exhibit • Aug 25-31 CROOKED POT GALLERY–Stony Plain • 4912-51 Ave, Stony Plain, 780.963.9573 • SUMMERTIME BLUES: Wheel and slab built, functional and decorative pottery by Bruce and Donna Wakeford; until Aug 31 DC3 ART PROJECTS • 10567-111 St • dc3artprojects.com • PLAY:TOYS+AGE=ART: Cindy Baker,

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CRIME WATCH SERIES • Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre • New monthly series featuring contemporary to classic films that offer a diverse and provocative glimpse into the cinematic criminal world. Curated by Laura O'Connor

HEAVEN: THE CHINESE WORLD IN MAPS, PICTURES, AND TEXTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF FLOYD SULLY: Works from Floyd Sully's collection • Until Aug 17

AUGUST

ZUMBA BASHFIERY FRIDAYS • Central Senior Lions Centre, 11113-113 St • Shake your body to the Latin beat, and freestyle dance to live DJ music. Featuring Tamico Russell, Ike Henry, DJ Rocko and Zumba instructors Dru D, Manuella F-St, Michelle M, Sabrina D. and Cuban Salsa instructor Leo Gonzales • 3rd Fri each month • Aug 16, 7pm• $20 (online)/$25 (door)

BAILEY THEATRE–Camrose • baileytheatre.com • Summer Movie Series present • Fantastic Mr Fox (G); Aug 19, 7pm • $7 (adult)/$5 (youth/senior)/$20 (family)

BUGERA MATHESON GALLERY • New Location: 10345-124 St, 780.482.2854 • bugeramathesongallery.com • New location

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EDMONTON FILM SOCIETY • Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium, 12845-102 Ave • Summer 2013 Series: Musicals for a Summer Night: until Aug 26 • The Shocking Miss Pilgrim; (1947, colour, PG); Aug 19, 8pm • $6/$5 (senior/student)/$30 (membership for the series, 8 films) FILM FORUM • Stanley A. Milner Library • A series of film screenings followed by facilitated discussions; running through the summer for 18+ • Drop-in; no registration • The Young Girls of Rochefort (STC); Aug 24, 1:30pm; Paul Matwychuk, Heather Noel, Erin Fraser will be in attendance to chat about the film.

Check out our home grown bench shows

ALBERTA CRAFT COUNCIL GALLERY • 10186-106 St, 780.488.6611 • albertacraft.ab.ca • Discovery Gallery: FROM: CORRESPONDENCE TO: TXT: Collage artist Anita Narwrocki offers her perspective on the state of written communication; until Sep 7 • TAILS FROM A REJUVENATED FOREST: A narrative installation exploring the drive of nature to revive itself by ceramic artists Lisa McGrath and Mindy Andrews; until Sep 7 • THE OTHERS: Exhibit of mythical creatures by ceramic sculptor, Dale Lerner; until Sep 7 • STATIC BLOOM: Botanical polymer clay wall art by St Albert artist Kristin Anderson; until Sep 7 • Feature Gallery: HANGING BY A THREAD: Group exhibit using textiles to explore the relationship among multiple generations of women; until Sep 28 ALBERTA RAILWAY MUSEUM • 24215-34 St, 780.472.6229 • AlbertaRailwayMuseum.com • Open weekends during the summer ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL OF SPRUCE GROVE • Spruce Grove Art Gallery, Spruce Grove Library, 35-5 Ave, Spruce Grove, 780.962.0664 • alliedartscouncil. com • LIQUID LANDSCAPES–DIARY OF DREAMS: Works by Vanessa Kary; until Aug 17 • BEAUTY IN NATURE AND TAMED: Artworks by Fran Mansell; Aug 20-Sep 7; reception: Aug 24, 1-3pm THE ARTERY • 9535 Jasper Ave • CAPTURING TEASE: Photos of burlesque performances by Drew May. Performances by the Frolics and Los Calaveras, and Maila Mustang, Jade Janvier, Scarlett O'Handfull, Miss Sassy Sailor and others • Aug 17 • $15 (online)/$20 (door)

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HARRIS-WARKE GALLERY–RED DEER • 2nd Fl, Sunworks, 4924 Ross St, Red Deer • 403.597.9788 • ALCHEMY: Paintings by Liz Sullivan and Shirley Cordes Rogozinsky • Until Sep 14 • Reception: Sep 6, 6-8pm; part of First Friday JEFF ALLEN ART GALLERY (JAAG) • Strathcona Place Senior Centre, 10831 University Ave, 109 St, 78 Ave, 780.433.5807 • INSTRUCTORS AND STUDENTS: Come and view the works of the instructors and students of Strathcona Place Senior Centre • Until Aug 28 • Summer Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm

KIRSTEN ZUK'S STUDIO • 10421-85 Ave • THE MESSAGE IN CLAY: Annual open air exhibit of new sculptures by Kirsten Zuk • Aug 17, 2-10pm

LANDO GALLERY • 103, 10310-124 St, 780.990.1161 • SUMMER ON 124TH STREET: New works by gallery artists and secondary market works • Until Aug 22

Explore the Park as you learn harvest activities in the different eras!

Auditorium, 11455-87 Ave • Mosquers, an independent film competition created to dispel stereotypes about Muslims. Watch the 10 finalist short films and participate in judging the films. Featuring comedian, Maz Jobrani • Aug 24, 6-11pm • $20-$25 at W: mosquers.com

GALLERIES + MUSEUMS

HARCOURT HOUSE GALLERY • 3 Fl, 10215-112 St • Main Gallery: SMALL DISASTERS: Paintings by Andrea Kastner • Front Room Gallery: WALKING THE TEXT: Drawing installation, including prints and books by Mana Rouholamini; until Aug 16 • Front Room Gallery: LIGAMENTS AND LIGATURES: Katrina Bergmans’ soft sculpture installation; Aug 22-Sep 6 • Artist Talk: Bergmans, Aug 22, 7pm • Reception: Aug 22, 7-9pm

KIWANIS GALLERY–Red Deer Public Library • ALBERTA SKIES: Works by Judith Hall • Until Aug 25

MOSQUES 2013 FILM AWARDS SHOW • Jubilee

NFB FILM CLUB • Sprucewood Library • Monthly film series featuring animated and documentary films from the National Film Board of Canada • The CocaCola Case (STC); Aug 19 • Free

HAPPY HARBOR COMICS V1 • 10729-104 Ave • happyharborcomics.com • COMIC JAM: Improv comic art making every 1st and 3rd Thu each month, 7pm • OPEN DOOR: Collective of independent comic creators meet the 2nd & 4th Thu each month; 7pm

JURASSIC FOREST/LEARNING CENTRE • 15 mins N of Edmonton off Hwy 28A, Township Rd 564 • Education-rich entertainment facility for all ages

GRANDIN THEATRES–St Albert • 101-22 Sir

MOVIES AT THE CAPITOL–Fort Edmonton • fortedmontontickets.com • Northern Light; 4-D short film on Edmonton’s history from the ice age to the present, free for visitors to Fort Edmonton Park • Cinema Series: Singing in the Rain (PG); Aug 22, 8pm • $10/$8 (with same day general admission or admission receipt to the park); at the door/online

GALLERY AT MILNER • Stanley A. Milner Library Main Fl, Sir Winston Churchill Sq, 780.944.5383 • epl.ca/art-gallery • ARTICULATE: Sketchbooks by 31 art educators from Edmonton and St Albert schools • Until Aug 31

JUBILEE AUDITORIUM • THE ROAD TO......: Paintings by Mali Vargas, Sarah Bing, curated by Arlene WestenEvans • Until Aug 28

FROM BOOKS TO FILM • Stanley A. Milner Library Centennial Rm, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq, 780.496.7000 • epl.ca • 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984, PG); Aug 16, 2pm • I, Robot (2004, PG-13); Aug 23, 2pm Winston Churchill Ave, Grandin Mall • Monty Python: the Holy Grail; audience participation movie night presented by St Albert Library. Come in costume; instructions and props will be provided • Aug 22, 7-8:30pm • Free; reserve in adv at 780.459.1682

GALLERY 7 • Bookstore on Perron, 7 Perron St, St Albert • Artworks by Karen Blanchet, Martha Grell, Father Douglas • Until Sep 3

LATITUDE 53 • 10242-106 St, 780.423.5353 • ProjEx Room: YORK: By Sydney Lancaster and Marian Switzer; until Aug 31 • Main Space: ART PARTY: Megan Morman; until Aug 31 • Patio: Thursday Night Patio Party

MCMULLEN GALLERY • U of A Hospital, 8440112 St, 780.407.7152 • PROCESSION WEST: A photographic Visual Journey from Plains to Coast by Rob Pohl and Robert Michiel • WHERE DRAGONFLIES DANCE: Watercolours and graphite botanical paintings by Elaine Funnel • Aug 17-Oct 20 MULTICULTURAL CENTRE PUBLIC ART GALLERY (MCPAG)–Stony Plain • 5411-51 St, Stony Plain, 780.963.9935 • multicentre.org • Tanya Harnett • Until Aug 28

Live music, games, and much more!

SEPTEMBER 1-2 STORYTELLING FESTIVAL LET OUR STORYTELLERS LEAD YOU INTO A LAND OF DELIGHT, ENCHANTMENT AND LEARNING! REGULAR ADMISSION APPLIES

WWW.FORTEDMONTONPARK.CA Aug 18, 12-4pm; free with admission

ART GALLERY OF ST ALBERT (AGSA) • 19 Perron St, St Albert, 780.460.4310 • artgalleryofstalbert.ca • ANIMAL SPIRIT: Works by Joane Cardinal-Schubert, Jason Carter, Erik Lee Christophersen, Terry McCue, and Aaron Paquette; from the AFA collection; until Sep 7 • DREAM WITHIN A DREAM: Photos by Tyler Enfield, collage by Julie Nauman-Mikulski; until Aug 31 • Dreamscape: Aug 15, 6:30-8pm; $12/$10 (Arts & Heritage member) ART BUS TOUR • The Art Bus Gets Crafty: Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, Alberta Craft Council, Gallery @ 501 • Gallery @ 501 host their first annual member's show • Aug 17, 12:30-5:30pm • $10 (member of galleries)/$15 (non member) • Info/RSVP: Stacey Cann at harcourtcomed@shaw.ca; 780.426.4180

Joe Becker, Jude Griebel, and more; artists who use childhood games and toys as elements within their work • Until Aug 17

DAFFODIL GALLERY • 10412-124 St, 780.760.1278 • BLOOMING • Until Aug 31 ENTERPRISE SQUARE GALLERIES • 10230 Jasper Ave • Open: Tue-Fri 12-6pm, Sat 12-4pm • WHEN THE SKY FALLS: Features more than a dozen meteorites from famous Western Canadian falls; presented by U of A Museums EXPRESSIONZ CAFÉ • 9938-70 Ave Olive Tree Project: Brian Zahorodniuk, Ginette D'Silva, Jane Chesebrough, Selena Phillips-Boyle, Lauri Ansell, Jose I. Marquez Lugo, Lesley Schatz Miciak FAB GALLERY/BRUCE PEEL SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY • U of A Campus • ALL UNDER

MUSÉE HÉRITAGE MUSEUM–St Albert • 5 St Anne St, St Albert, 780.459.1528 • TRANSFORMING TRADITION: Contemporary Aboriginal Artists Re-envision Traditional Crafts: Traditional works by 1st Nation artists who bring their own interpretations to their work • Until Aug 25 MUTTART CONSERVATORY • 9262-96A St • GAIA: THE GREAT MOTHER OF ALL: Works by Sculptors’ Association of Alberta • Until Sep 3

Artists, 10123-121 St, 780.423.1492 • snapartists. com • Main Gallery: GENERATED LINE: Series of prints by Shawn Reynar • Community Gallery: SUPER SPY NARRATIVES: Paintings of drawings of prints by Jessie Thomas • Aug 15-Sep 21 • Drink and Draw: Drawzilla: rooted in the infamous Japanese Kaiju monster films; draw monsters rampaging through miniature cities in SNAP's printshop; Aug 24, 6-10pm

STRATHCONA COUNTY ART GALLERY @ 501 • 501 Festival Ave, Sherwood Park • Members show • Aug 16-Sep 8 • Opening: Aug 16, 7pm; artists in attendance STRATHCONA COUNTY MUSEUM ARCHIVES

• 913 Ash St, Sherwood Park • THE PAST SHOWS US THE WAY: Artworks by Aaron Paquette • Aug 22, 1-5pm • Opening celebration: bannock, tea and activities in an authentic tipi. Aboriginal drummers, dancers and musicians at 4pm

THE STUDIO • 11739-94 St • Works by Glen Ronald, Bliss Robinson, Debra Milne and guest artists • Until Dec 31, 12-5pm TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE • 11211-142 St • BODY WORLDS AND THE CYCLE OF LIFE: Revealing the Symphony Within; until Oct 14; $26.50 (adult)/$16.50 (child (3-12)/$23.50 (senior/youth/student) at door; prices incl general admission and admission for exhibit • Adult Night: Aug 22, 6-10pm • Your Spine Through the Cycle of Life: presented by chiropractors, Chad Kulak and Kelly Fleck; Aug 23, 7-8:30pm • How Do We Detect Cancer: Presentation by Sanjay Sharma; Aug 22, 7-8:30pm • The Importance of Sleep: Laurel Jackson will be focusing on the importance of sleep to the mind and body as well as sleep disorders and how to manage them; Aug 16, 7-8:30pm LADIES LEARNING CODE: INTRO TO JAVASCRIPT • Startup Edmonton, 10359-104 St • Aug 17, 10am5pm • $50 UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MUSEUMS • Human Ecology Gallery: Main Fl, 116 St, 89 Ave: THE RE-

BIRTH OF VENUS: Fashion and the Venus Kallipygos: Explores the influence of art on fashion through the study of Venus Kallipygos, and its pervasive influence on dress • Until Mar 2, 2014

VAAA GALLERY • 3rd Fl, 10215-112 St, 780.421.1731 • STORYTELLERS (AGA travelling exhibition) Curated by Shane Golby from the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts; until Aug 18 • Button Making Workshop: with Sharon Moore-Foster and Chris W. Carson Aug 17, 1-3pm VASA GALLERY • 25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave, St Albert, 780.460.5990 • ABSTRACTS FROM 5 MILES: Artworks by Constable, Pat Wagensveld, Karin-Ann Bosma, Connie Osgood, Kristine McGuinty; through Aug

LITERARY ALBERTA MAGAZINE PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION • Beaver Hills Park, 10404 Jasper Ave (inclement weather at Audrey's Books, 107 St, Jasper Ave) • Prose and poetry readings from Alberta's literary magazines, with EPL writer-in-residence Omar Mouallem, featuring Krista Ball, Sydney Budgeon, Lynn Coady, Mathew Fasullo, Alice Major, ky perraun, and Jay Smith • Aug 24, 1-2:30pm BOheMiA • 10217-97 St • Edmonton Story Slam

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CARROT COFFEEHOUSE • 9351-118 Ave • vzenari@gmail.com • Prose Creative Writing Group • Every Tue, 7-9pm ROUGE LOUNGE • 10111-117 St, 780.902.5900 • Spoken Word Tuesdays: Weekly spoken word night presented by the Breath In Poetry Collective (BIP); info: E: breathinpoetry@gmail.com T.A.L.E.S.–STRATHCONA • New Strathcona Library, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park, 780.400.3547 • Monthly Tellaround: 4th Wed each month 7pm • Free

THEATRE

NAESS GALLERY • Paint Spot, 10032-81 Ave, 780.432.0240 • paintspot.ca • RECOLLECTIONS: Installation work by Amanda McKenzie; until Aug 15 • ARRAY: Abstract paintings; Aug 21-Sep 30 • Artisan Nook: BASALT DALIK: Mosaic paintings by Cathy Jackson; until Sep 15

BEST OF FRIENDS REUNION • Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 8882-180 St, WEM, 780.484.2424 • jubilations.ca • Friends, one of the most popular sitcoms of all time. Catch up with these lovable characters. Set to hits from the '90s, along with a few timeless classics • Aug 30-Oct 27

PETER ROBERTSON GALLERY • 12304 Jasper Ave, 780.455.7479 • probertsongallery.com • Summer Group Show: Painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking by gallery artists • Until Aug 31

FROM FRINGE WITH LOVE • Various locations through Old Strathcona and beyond • fringetheatre. ca • Edmonton's International Fringe Theatre Festival: Fringe Theatre Adventures brings danger, excitement, adventure and theatre to churches, bars and boudoirs • Aug 15-25 • $6-$12.50 (single tix) at Central Fringe Theatre box office, TIX on the Square • Programs available at Audreys Books

PRO'S ART GALLERY • 17971-106A Ave, 780.486.6661 • FIRST IMPRESSION: Paintings by Adrian Zorzut • Until Aug 30 PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES OF ALBERTA • 8555 Roper Rd • Photo exhibit showcasing the construction of the High Level Bridge and its historic profile • Until Sep 14; Tue-Sat 9am-4:30pm; Wed 9am-9pm; closed Sun and Mon • Free ROYAL ALBERTA MUSEUM • 12845-102 Ave, 780.453.9100 • royalalbertamuseum.ca • CHOP SUEY ON THE PRAIRIES: Until Apr 27, 2014 • THE ART OF SEATING: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN DESIGN: until Oct 6 ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL–Gallery Wall • 10240 Kingsway Ave • THROUGH MY EYE: Photos by photographers from Images Alberta Camera Club • Until Aug 19 • imagery@yahoo.ca SCOTT GALLERY • 10411-124 St • SUMMER TWO: Mix of contemporary and historic work • Through summer SNAP GALLERY • Society of Northern Alberta Print-

VUEWEEKLY AUG 15 – AUG 21, 2013

MARVELOUS PILGRIMS • teatroq.com • Teatro at the Fringe by Stewart Lemoine • Others swept up in this sumptuous adventure are Farren Timoteo, Jenny McKillop, Davina Stewart, and in her first Teatro appearance, newcomer Mackenzie Reurink. Aug 16-Sep 1 • $24 (adult)/$22 (adv student/senior); Holdover tickets at TIX on the Square JOHNNY B GOODE: A ROCK AND ROLL REUNION • Jubilations Dinner Theatre, 8882-180 St, WEM, 780.484.2424 • jubilations.ca • Back in high school, Johnny spent more time with his guitar then he did studying or socializing with other students. He was considered to be a "music nerd" and was teased by most of the other kids. In 1956, Johnny went on a school band trip to Ottawa, where he met another music student by the name of... Paul Anka. The two boys became friends and when Anka's career took off, he took Johnny with him • Until Aug 25

930: Fringe to Fringe  

Touring festival artists find camaraderie on the road