5 Things To Do This Week: July 10 to 14

Chamber music, a panel on fake news, and how to make your own gin.




July 10, 2017


Check out the Street Performers Festival before it’s over

The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival runs until July 16, so if you haven’t gotten a chance to check it out yet, this week is your last opportunity. There are over 40 acts from around the world performing for audiences in Sir Winston Churchill Square.

Sir Winston Churchill Square, 9930 102 Ave., edmontonstreetfest.com


See a different kind of music festival

The Fifth Annual C’Mon Festival is taking place on July 14, and it’s an entirely different type of music festival experience. The festival repertoire focuses on genre-blurring classical and chamber music, and this year’s “Serenade to Little Italy” will feature pieces by Ennio Morricone, Puccini, Verdi and more.

Studio 96, 10909 96 St., 587-982-2724, cmonfestival.ca


Get your funny bone tickled at the Citadel

If you’ve always been a fan of the improv stylings on Whose Line Is It Anyway?, you’re in luck — on July 14, comedian Colin Mochrie is taking the stage at the Citadel along with Jeff McEnery and Wayne Jones.

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


Listen to a panel on fake news

The Art Gallery of Alberta’s latest exhibition, “Cutline: From the Photography Archives of The Globe and Mail,” recently opened — and they’ve got a panel planned to accompany the exhibition entitled “Cropping the Truth: A Panel on Fake News.” Panelists include Jana Pruden, Paula Simons, Dr. Jason M. Harley, and will be moderated by Mark Iype.

Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-422-6223, youraga.ca


Elevate your cocktail game by making your own gin

More distilleries have been popping up in and around Edmonton. If you find yourself wanting to learn a bit more about the process, you’re in luck – on July 13, Hansen Distillery is holding a gin making class. Attendees can sample several gin spirits to figure out their favourite flavour profiles, and with the help of Hansen’s Master Distillery, create their perfect gin for cocktails.

Hansen Distillery, 17412 111 Ave., 780-341-0682, hansendistillery.com  


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