5 Things To Do: March 12 to 16
Pork and beer pairings, a unique take on landscapes and more.
March 7, 2018
British Columbia-based artist Dana Irving’s premiere Edmonton exhibition "Earth and Sky" runs until March 15, so make sure to check it out before it’s gone. Irving is known for her whimsical, serene paintings that explore landscapes from a unique, creative perspective.
West End Gallery, 10337 124 St., 780-488-4892, westendgalleryltd.com
Have you ever found yourself marveling at all the gorgeous scenery, from landscapes to architecture, on display at the Legislature Grounds? Well, as part of their Thursdays TBD series, the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre is hosting an evening tour of the grounds on March 15, with a professional guide and photography instructor giving tour participants tips and tricks for capturing the perfect photo.
Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre, 9820 107 St., 780-427-7362, assembly.ab.ca
The Royal Glenora Club is hosting Alberta Pork’s next Swine and Dine dinner on March 15. Chef Steve Buzak and the rest of the RGC culinary team will be joined by Edson’s Bench Creek Brewing for a delicious meal with four courses and five beer pairings.
Royal Glenora Club, 11160 River Valley Rd., 780-482-0375, passionforpork.com
It’s no secret that the brewing scene in Alberta is red hot, with plenty of fantastic products hitting the market for brew enthusiasts to try. On March 14, take a road trip down to Calgary for the First Annual Alberta Beer Awards, where breweries from across the province will square off in a night of food, drink and music.
The Palace Theatre, 219 8 Avenue SW., Calgary, eventbrite.ca
Musician Lindi Ortega has toured with legends like Chris Stapleton, k.d. lang, Sturgill Simpson and more, and is a two-time recipient of the Canadian Country Music Awards’ Roots Artist of the Year award. She performs at the Arden on March 16.
The Arden Theatre, 5 St. Anne St., 780-459-1542, ardentheatre.ca