5 Things To Do In Edmonton: January 20 to 24

This week has music and laughs, plus one of the most unique dance performances you’ll see

Courtesy Ice on Whyte Festival

Watch dance and architecture collide

Los Angeles-based dance company Diavolo (who were top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent) push physical and engineering limits with fearless feats and breathtaking displays, January 21 and 22.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue, 780-427-2760, jubileeauditorium.com

Walk on ice

The Boardwalk Ice on Whyte Festival is a wicked winter festival that never runs out of ice (assuming 96,000 pounds is enough). Check out the ice carving competition and all the food and festivities January 23 to 26, and January 28 to February 2.

Boardwalk Ice on Whyte, 10208 82 Avenue, iceonwhyte.ca

Music to melt to

The first annual Winterruption YEG festival is a multi-venue music and arts festival running January 23 to 26, across multiple downtown venues. Bring your dancing boots to move along with great musical acts and laugh along with comedians Brian Posehn and Edmonton’s own Kathleen McGee during the four-day affair.

Various venues, winterruptionyeg.com

A free winter concert

On January 24, the Winspear welcomes 150 Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta students as they perform their winter concert featuring works by Mozart, Brahms, Bartók and more!

Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com

A laugh riot

Cozy up and share some laughs in the Grindstone theatre for The Stand Up Show, featuring the best from Canada’s stand up comedy community, January 24.

Grindstone Theatre, 10019 – 81 Avenue, 780-244-9076, grindstonetheatre.ca

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