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A smiling man holds a small gazing at the strings of lights that surround them
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Coming up this week: Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022

This week will see the Oilers celebrate Indigenous communities as they host the Florida Panthers. There's also a forum on the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the release of data on systemic racism in Edmonton, plus a giant playland, twinkly lights, beer-tasting, and burlesque.

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A tote bag bearing the design of a large-eyed crow holding a stick, with the words Royal Bison Arts + Craft Fair
Brief

Weekend agenda: Nov. 25-27, 2022

This weekend offers the last chance to catch a high-energy coming-of-age story, a first chance to check in on a beloved artisanal market, a kids-only shopping experience at the antique mall, plus all kinds of music — choral, devotional, orchestral, and ambient.

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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 large spruce tree festooned with colourful lights, topped by a star, in downtown Edmonton
News

Communication errors blamed for uproar over Churchill Square tree

The Edmonton Downtown Business Association anticipated in May that some Edmontonians would "probably not be super-happy" with its decision to forego putting up a giant Christmas tree in Churchill Square this year, says executive director Puneeta McBryan.

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Biologist Catherine Shier in front of a concrete arch over a creekbed with a sign on it reading "Wildlife crossing now open!"
Brief

Coming up this week: Nov. 21-25, 2022

This week offers an appreciation of the river valley, as well as opportunities to learn about affordable housing, the geopolitical consequences of the pandemic, and the Christmas Bureau's efforts to share joy. You can also experience some nerdy takes on sex or raise money for neurological rehabilitation.

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Two stilt walkers dressed in white smocks over coloured lights lean beside a lamppost
Brief

Weekend agenda: Nov. 18-20, 2022

This weekend sees an annual winter light-up, plus a gala for a rural art gallery and a Latin celebration at an urban one, a showcase for dance, a market for Métis artisans, and music for the ages.

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Six men in suits, with satin blue ties and whimsical socks, singing passionately into microphones
Brief

Coming up this week: Nov. 14-18, 2022

Opportunities this week include a showcase for university entrepreneurs, a celebration of social tech innovation, a look at what hydrogen means for Alberta, a meet-and-greet with the Elks CEO, a set of pitches for investment, an artsy fundraiser, and a business networking event.

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A man sits and looks at pictures in an old wooden house in a still image from Anne Wheeler's A War Story
Brief

Weekend agenda: Nov. 11-13, 2022

You're invited on Friday to take time to reflect on those who have offered their service and sacrifice. This weekend also presents opportunities to take in the work of female-identifying film directors, get in some early Christmas shopping, see how a door can tell a story, or let the whole family explore their creativity.

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A view of the North Saskatchewan River, looking east, taken in May 2020
Brief

Coming up this week: Nov. 7-11, 2022

This week offers a look at what ends up in our water, as well as a musical exploration of Edgar Allan Poe, a celebration of accomplished Edmontonians, a look at energy innovation, a film screening and discussion on police brutality, and Remembrance Day ceremonies.

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