5 Things To Do: October 22 to 26

Another great Speaker Series event, a fashion show fundraiser and more.

October 19, 2018

See Verdi’s iconic opera brought to the stage

On October 23 and 26, the Edmonton Opera opens their season with a production of Verdi’s romantic masterpiece, La Traviata. The Italian tale, which inspired the popular film Moulin Rouge, is complete with Verdi classics like “Brindisi” and “Sempra libera.”​

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., 780-429-1000, edmontonopera.com

Stop by another great EPL Speaker Series event

On October 24, Indigenous comedian and activist Candy Palmater comes to Edmonton as another addition to the Edmonton Public Library’s popular Forward Thinking Speaker Series. Hear Palmater’s stunning stories and powerful perspective in the one-night event.

ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave., epl.ca/speakerseries

Learn a little bit about a lot of things

If you’ve never experienced a Pecha Kucha night yet, you need to — Edmonton’s NextGen and Make Something Edmonton join forces to host Pecha Kucha Night 32 on October 25. The evening will feature 10 presentations on local ideas, projects and musings, and it’s sure to be an entertaining line-up of presenters.

Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 St., eventbrite.ca

Attend a fashionable fundraiser

The beloved fundraiser for Compassion House Foundation, Syncrude presents Fashion With Compassion, returns for another year on October 25.  The event features a gala where guests can enjoy a decadent meal and watch a fashion show featuring fantastic pieces on the runway.  

Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave., 780-784-3222, fashioncompassion.ca

Learn all about the remarkable Enigma machine

If you’ve seen The Imitation Game, you’ll want to stop by this lecture that dives deep into the fascinating Enigma machine, a device invented in 1918 and used to encrypt communications. Learn all about the machine, the code-breaking that Alan Turing did, how it ties into modern encryption technology and more, on October 25.

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies, 116 St. & 85 Ave., ualberta.ca/science


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