5 Things To Do: January 28 to February 1

This week is filled with theatre, music and magic.

January 22, 2019

Take a magic canoe ride

Inspired by the legend of The Flying Canoe and French Canadian, First Nations and Métis traditions, this creative, interactive and cultural event celebrates local history with light, music, legend and dance (and hot chocolate) from January 31 to February 2 at La Cité Francophone.

La Cité Francophone, 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury, 780-463-1144, flyingcanoevolant.ca

See The Trews perform live 

Nova Scotia rockers The Trews bring their heavy and harmonic sound to the Starlite Room on January 31.

The Starlite Room, 10030 102 St., 780-428-1099​, starliteroom.ca

Blow your mind and get your groove on

Enjoy some of music's biggest hits with a light show to match in the Telus World of Science's new Zeidler Dome. From Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd to the best of the '90s, the Zeidler Dome will treat your senses with visual and musical magic until February 23.

Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St., 780-451-3344, telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca

Witness the Canadian premiere of a poignant production

Co-produced with and featuring the Good Women Dance Collective, and based on a true story, this show tells the story of four women from the Ravensbruck concentration camp who underwent experiments designed to test the human body's endurance to extreme temperatures, and asks, "Where does the human spirit go when the body must remain behind, frozen in an atrocity?" The production runs until February 2. 

Northern Light Theatre, #203, 10816A 82 Ave., 780-471-1586, northernlighttheatre.com

Check out a powerful play penned by two Top 40 alumni

This powerful play, penned by Top 40 Under 40 alumni Jacquelyn Cardinal and Hunter Cardinal, is inspired by ancient Nehiyaw mythology. It follows two brothers through forests, rivers and unknowingly, during their last summer adventure. The production runs until February 2. 

Fringe Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns Building, 780-448-9000, fringetheatre.ca

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