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A kitten bats at a toy skeleton while another kitten looks on in a dollhouse setting
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Weekend agenda: May 27-29, 2022

This weekend offers a cat festival and a rodeo, celebrations of Ukraine and various African cultures, and showcases for fashion and fibre arts.

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The covers of three chapbooks from Glass House Press
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'Serve the artists': Glass Bookshop launches small press

The co-owners of Glass Bookshop have now become publishers to encourage and elevate the kind of work they want to sell in their independent bookstore.

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Two women look up at a display of terrariums and plants as others browse books in the background
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Royal Bison returns to its roots with in-person fair

A beloved pillar in Edmonton's art and design scene returns in person next weekend. Royal Bison has operated its popular bi-annual craft fair online for the past two years, including a hybrid model of shopping online and at the Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre last December.

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Newspaper clipping for "I Remember Mana" at the Empire Theatre on Saturday, April 27, 1946
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A moment in history: April 27, 1946

On this day in 1946, about 1,500 theatre-goers turned out to see 'I Remember Mama' at the Empire Theatre. The production was the 59th for the Edmonton Community Theatre which was previously known as Edmonton Little Theatre.

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A piece of public art consisting of long, thin, yellow stalks of varying size between two walkways
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Coming up this week: April 19-22, 2022

This week's calendar includes sessions with elected representatives on budgeting and transportation; opportunities to learn about public art, ageism, sustainability, and historical artifacts; and an invitation to celebrate Earth Day with a cleanup.

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A salamander rests in a nature centre staffer's hands
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Weekend agenda: April 15-18, 2022

This long weekend features a chance to revisit a beloved attraction, some theatrical offerings, a patio party, an acrobatic variety show, and Easter brunch.

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Dancer Raydel Martinez strikes a pose in front of two drums
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Weekend agenda: April 8-10, 2022

This weekend features an homage to resilience, a couple of blasts from the past, treats for your eyes and ears, and a play inspired by a Ukrainian medic.

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A portrait of Funke Olokude
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Ribbon Rouge aims to close gaps in health equity for Black Albertans

The Ribbon Rouge Foundation has launched a new community initiative that aims to secure health equity for African, Caribbean, and Black people.

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A brass band wearing punk gear and masks
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COVID still causing trouble for arts scene

Edmonton's arts calendar came back to life with shows galore after the province lifted most public health restrictions on March 1, but COVID-19 is still wreaking havoc with events.

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