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November 12, 2019

5 Things To Do In Edmonton: October 28 to November 1

This week has super heroes, spooky films, and the original monster brought to life on stage

Courtesy Alberta Ballet

Super heroes come to life

See all your favourite Marvel super heroes up close at Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes,  until February 17, 2020, at TELUS World of Science. Collectors and casual fans can explore over 300 artifacts, costumes, props and interactive elements from the Marvel Universe.

TELUS World of Science, 11211 142 Street NW, 780-451-3344, telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca

Tis the season to be spooky

Spend a Night at the Horowitz from October 28 to 31 to get thoroughly startled. Actually, it starts during the day with pumpkin carving, followed by a haunted house tour (inspired by The Shining) and a scary movie each night (Pet SemataryChild’s Play and Us).

Myer Horowitz Theatre, 8900 114 St NW, 780-492-4241, su.alberta.ca

A musical descent toward madness

Silent horror film The Hands of Orlac tells the story of a concert pianist whose hands are amputated and replaced with the hands of an executed murderer, accompanied by live organist Dennis James at The Winspear Halloween night. Don’t forget to dress up!

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

It was the Metro mash

Come to Metro Cinema October 31 for the Sixth Annual Metro Halloween Mash, a double header featuring William Castle’s House on Haunted Hill (starring Vincent Price) and The Beast Must Die (part mystery thriller, part Blaxploitation and all werewolf).

Metro Cinema, 8712 109 Street NW, 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org

Man…or Monster?

On Halloween night, Alberta Ballet’s talented dancers will debut the story of Doctor Frankenstein and his monster, along with a massive multi-media set, projections and a haunting soundtrack.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium,  11455 87 Avenue NW, 780-227-2760, jubileeauditorium.com

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