5 Things To Do This Week: April 24 to 28

A Jane Austen classic on the stage, a tour showcasing the eats on 118th and more.




April 20, 2017


See a Jane Austen classic brought to life on stage

Tom Wood, who has adapted several classics for the stage including A Christmas Carol, The Three Musketeers, and Pride and Prejudice, returns with a production based on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. The comedy of manners starring the Dashwood sisters will be directed by Bob Baker and feature the participants of the 2017 Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program.

Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave., 780-425-1820, citadeltheatre.com


Find your design match — and browse the work of local designers

On April 25, the talented minds in the Design Studies program at MacEwan University are showing off their portfolios. From illustrations to photography to graphics, whatever your preferred design style, you’re sure to see some great pieces on display.

MacEwan University — Robbins Health Learning Centre, 10910 104 Ave., macewandesign2017.com


Eat your way down Alberta Avenue

The Alberta Avenue Business Association and City of Edmonton have joined forces to bring back the popular food tour Eats on 118 for another year. Check out the diverse culinary offerings on 118 Avenue by sampling fare from a few of the restaurants. The April 26 tour will be making stops at El Rancho, Battista’s Calzone, and T&D Vietnamese Noodle House.

Various locations on Alberta Avenue, wearewildheart.com


Support a good cause and enjoy an evening of Hollywood glamour

On April 27, check out a fundraising event in support of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Misericordia Community Hospital. Enjoy a red carpet welcome, hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail hour, and more — and dress in your Hollywood best. The evening includes a live panel on fashion, beauty and style.

Telus World of Science Edmonton, 11211 142 St., ohbabylookatyounow.com


Check out a screening of The Danish Girl

If you haven’t yet had the chance to watch The Danish Girl, the April 26 screening at the Garneau Theatre is the perfect opportunity. The screening is sponsored by the University of Alberta Medical Student’s Association and Sexuality and Gender Advocacy group. It will be followed by several guest speakers who will shed light on the film’s subject matter.

Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 St., 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org


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