5 Things To Do: June 10 to 14

This week has a great mix of silly, serious and sports.

Courtesy Rapid Fire Theatre

Yes, and …

Follow the first rule of improv and say ‘yes’ to Improvaganza, 10 days of the best improvisers and sketch artists from around the world, June 12 to 22.

Citadel Theatre, Sir Winston Churchill Square, 9828 101A Ave, 780-425-1820, rapidfiretheatre.com

Hear the story of unimaginable struggle

Anthony Ray Hinton, who was wrongly convicted of two murders in 1985 and held on Alabama’s death row for 28 years, will discuss his book The Sun Does Shine: How I found Life and Freedom on Death Row, at the EPL’s Forward Thinking Speakers Series, on June 12.

Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Road NW, Alberta Ballroom, 780-425-6564, chateaulacombe.com

Learn to build in harmony

On June 12, Douglas Cardinal — a forerunner of philosophies on sustainability, green building, and ecologically designed community planning — will discuss his work and design philosophy, which connects building with living in harmony with the environment.

Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-422-6223, youraga.ca

Summer kickoff

Is it really summer until you’ve had a cold drink under the summer sun in Commonwealth stadium? Find out by cheering the Esks on in their season opener on June 14.

Commonwealth Stadium, 11000 Stadium Rd, 780-442-5311, esks.com

Tap in to your girl brain

Edmonton’s funniest female sketch comedy group, Girl Brain, bring their newest sketches on life and (trying to find) love to the Grindstone Stage on June 14.

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

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