5 Things To Do: July 30 to August 3

New music, laser shows, comedy and more.

July 27, 2018

An evening of spectating and speculating

Spend a night out where you get to meet and hear from four acclaimed Canadian authors. Chadwick Ginther, S.G. Wong, E.C. Bell and Rhonda Parrish are coming together on July 30 to offer a night of discussions in the realm of speculative fiction for fans and writers alike.

EPL Jasper Place, 9010 156 St., facebook.com/events

Check out some new music

Winnipeg-based band Colour by Numbers is coming to Edmonton to play the Aviary on Aug. 3. Check out the band in their Western Canadian tour, Colouring Outside the Lines, aptly named since it’s the band's first tour outside their province.

The Aviary, 9314 111 Ave., facebook.com/events

Enjoy a night of gold star comedy

The Steep Canyon Rangers are in town hosting a night of comedy with Steve Martin and Martin Short. Listen to these comedic greats talk about their life in the industry. Sure to be a night of howling laughter and entertainment, don’t miss your chance to witness the rare and elusive Martins in their natural habitat.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., jubileeauditorium.com

Celebrate the multi-cultural tapestry of Canada

Festival season isn’t over yet, with this weekend playing host to Servus Heritage Festival. Eat food, see performances across 25 stages and spend August 4 to 6 celebrating among 71 unique pavilions featuring all the different cultures that exist within Canada.

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., heritagefest.ca

Experience a laser show set to music in a stunning venue

Thanks to the opening of the new Zeidler Dome, the Telus World of Science Edmonton has brought back their popular laser shows. Celebrate their return on August 3 with an event that includes laser showers with the music of Pink Floyd, Daft Punk and Stranger Things as well as special access to the S.P.A.C.E. Gallery.

Telus World of Science Edmonton, 11211 142 St., 780-452-9100, twose.ca


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