5 Things To Do This Week: January 8 to 12

Get in touch with your artistic side at a new art exhibition or play.

January 8, 2018

Check out a stunning exhibition that takes a look at Edmonton’s alleys

Artist Kari Duke explores the beauty and interesting details of Edmonton’s alleys in her latest exhibition, “The Heritage Collection.” The works in the collection will be at The Front Gallery from January 11 to 31, so make sure to check them out before they’re gone.

The Front Gallery, 10402 124 St., 780-488-2952, thefrontgallery.com

Learn a bit more about the history of the RCMP

On January 11, stop by the Alberta Aviation Museum for "Winged Mounties: A History of the RCMP Air Division," an event in their AAM Lecture Series. AAM board member and guest speaker Jack Van Norman shares his insights as someone who has flown in over 45 countries on over 80 types of aircraft and spent the majority of his RCMP career serving in the Air Division. 

Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway, 780-451-1175, albertaaviationmuseum.com

Enjoy the Citadel’s first production of 2018

From January 6 to 27, the Citadel Theatre (in a co-production with Canadian Stage) brings audiences The Humans, a poignant tale about a family reunion in which secrets and struggles are revealed. The play is written by Stephen Karam and directed by Jackie Maxwell.

Shoctor Theatre, 9829 101A Ave., 780-425-1829, citadeltheatre.com

See Lisa Loeb live

You may be a Lisa Loeb fan from back in the day, when her single “Stay (I Missed You)” topped the charts. Since then, Loeb has taken on countless projects, from a series of children’s albums to a musical, and she comes to the Arden on January 12 for a performance.

The Arden Theatre, 5 St. Anne St., St. Albert, 780-459-1542, ardentheatre.ca

Hear Demmi Dupri’s artist talk

Stop by the FAVA Exhibition suite on January 11 to hear artist-in-residence Demmi Dupri share how she was able to bring her stop-motion animation piece The Calling to life. Dupri will share her experiences, from the creation of the soundtrack for the project to how her background in puppetry, clown and theatre influenced the project.

FAVA Exhibition Suite, 9722 102 St., allevents.in


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