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A stubble field in colourful pastels, surrounded by a painting of a church in snow, a drawing of a kitten showing its paws, green and white beaded earrings, and bottles of juice
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AGA elevates healing role of art with wellness market

The Art Gallery of Alberta is holding its first-ever wellness-oriented market to promote local vendors and artists whose work promotes self-care.

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A man wearing a safety harness and holding washing equipment is suspended off the side of a roof
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Heights Residential employs artists to light the lights and wash the windows

A company that was founded to help artists find work in between gigs is ready to hang your Christmas lights as the festive season approaches.

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Stills of three actors from This is Where We Live
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Film project puts true stories of street life in the mouths of actors

A new short film titled This is Where We Live uses verbatim theatre to let Edmonton's unhoused community tell their own stories.

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A drawing in black ink called Weather Balloon, roughly in the shape of a poppy seed pod, floating in the sky
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Each + Every turns to art to help fund harm reduction

A collective of businesses seeking to reverse the drug poisoning crisis has launched an ongoing art auction to help fund harm reduction groups.

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A clay sculpture of a rodent wearing yellow overalls and playing with a yo-yo beside a lamppost and a picket fence
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Weekend agenda: Oct. 28-30, 2022

As Halloween approaches, you may want to celebrate the Día de los Muertos, brave a ghost tour, take your costumed kids to a movie, or enjoy sculptures of animals dressed as humans. This weekend also offers the launch of a memoir and the opening of a curated local market.

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A collage of photos of various professional wrestlers
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Rainbow Visions brings filmmaker back to Edmonton to share wrestling love

Some of Ry Levey's fondest memories involve watching Stampede Wrestling in Edmonton in the 1980s. So it's going to feel particularly sweet to come back to the city to screen his documentary about the hidden history of LGBTQ wrestlers at the Rainbow Visions Film Festival.

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The covers of three issues of Hungry Zine, one with a pie called "It's Complicated," one with jars called "Preserve," and one with a cartoon sandwich called "Restaurants"
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Hungry Zine satisfies appetite for new voices in food

Since launching in 2021, Edmonton's Hungry Zine has been serving up stories that are often missing in mainstream food media.

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Animated image of a woman walking beside a train track in a snowy winter landscape
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New film festival showcases women's work

Edmonton has given birth to another festival — the Broad View International Film Festival debuts in November to amplify the voices of female filmmakers.

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A smiling Jana O'Connor
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LitFest leans into in-real-life experiences

This year's LitFest will welcome audiences back with a broad spectrum of programming that nods to all the nonfiction festival couldn't do online during the pandemic.

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