5 Things To Do: June 18 to 22
Two artsy outdoor festivals, plans to jazz up your summer and more.
June 18, 2018
The Works Art & Design Festival begins on June 21 and promises 13 days of art and design that will transform Capital Plaza. There will be over 40 exhibits, an outdoor stage, a market of Canadian creators and much more. There’s truly something for everyone.
Capital Plaza at the Alberta Legislature Grounds, 10800 97 Ave., 780-426-2122, theworks.ab.ca
The TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival starts on June 22 and there is a packed line-up of talented performers to check out. This year’s festival features acts including Dianne Reeves, Billy Childs Quartet and the Tierney Sutton Band at venues throughout the city.
Various locations, 780-990-0222, edmontonjazz.com
On June 21, Telus World of Science is screening ‘90s classic Clueless on the Imax screen. Revisit the coming-of-age ‘90s rom com on the big screen, have a bite at the Purple Pear restaurant and participate in a few fun science activities.
Telus World of Science Edmonton, 11211 142 St., twose.ca/ladiesnight
The Freewill Shakespeare Festival kicks off on June 19 and if you’re a fan of theatre, the unique experience can’t be missed. Enjoy either Comedy of Errors or Hamlet (or both!) in an open air theatre — you have until July 15 to catch one of the shows.
Heritage Amphitheatre — Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., 780-425-8086, freewillshakespeare.com
House of Hush returns to the stage on June 22 with Swing, Swing, Swing!, a high energy production inspired by 1940s glamour and film noir.
Crash Hotel Lobby 10266 103 St., 780-907-3027, houseofhushburlesque.com/tickets