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A Black woman catches a white man wearing dark glasses to stop him from falling
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Strong presence for local talent at Edmonton International Film Fest

The 36th Edmonton International Film Festival features 152 films from around the world, including a strong body of work from Edmontonians.

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A kid on a skateboard sails over a man leaning against a jump at a skate park
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Charity skateboard-video competition premieres this week

Skater and videographer Dale Bailey is looking to highlight local creativity while raising money for a good cause at this week's Skate for SCARS event.

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A brown paper coffee sleeve with a short story called Zoltar by Mona Bacon printed on it
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Editor seeks lasting stories for disposable formats

For nearly 10 years, Jason Lee Norman has been curating flash fiction and putting it out into the world in unconventional places, like coffee sleeves and beer cans. Now he's tweaking one of his long-running projects, so he can spend more time on stories and less on distribution.

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A bird-shaped lantern held aloft among happy participants in the Kaleido Festival's Aurora Lantern Parade]
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Weekend agenda: Sept. 16-18, 2022

This weekend offers Hearts in Living Colour on Alberta Avenue; cosplay and comics at the Expo Centre; a home tour for ballet and a chance to make a home for bees; plus events involving sculpture, film, and fashion.

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A book nook miniature of a street with people seated outside restaurants
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Big interest in the world of miniatures as show and sale returns

The Miniature Enthusiasts of Edmonton (MEE) are hosting their annual show and sale in person on Sept. 18 after two years of running the event digitally.

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A bus and car overgrown with vines on the production set of HBO's The Last of Us
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Film producers' conference offers chance to raise Edmonton's profile

Members of the local film industry are hoping an international conference to be held here this month will persuade more producers to consider shooting their next movie in Edmonton.

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Works of art hanging on the wall, including an abstract burst of colour called City Bustle and a self portrait of Dale Smith
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Artist Dale Smith offers one last gift

Dale Smith: Coda — Life as Seen and Experienced is a retrospective art exhibition and auction organized by his sister and CARFAC Alberta to both find homes for his work and celebrate his memory.

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Two images from the Alberta Golden Jubilee souvenir program, one with the title "1905-1955 Fifty Years of Progress" between line drawings of settlers on horseback and airplanes soaring over skyscrapers and oil derricks; the other showing a picture of Inauguration Day on Sept. 1, 1905
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A moment in history: Sept. 7, 1955

On this day 67 years ago, Edmonton was the centre of Alberta's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

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A collage of artist pieces from the Shifting Articulations of Asian-ness in Contemporary Canada exhibit
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Curator Yang Lim seeks to broaden art's reach

Putting together a purely online art exhibit presented independent curator Yang Lim with both an opportunity and a puzzle — how do you choose and display the pieces without compromising either the art or the viewer experience?

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