Image of choreographed portrait from exhibition: SHED | knowing each other as different and the same
Pam Tzeng's SHED opens on April 27, 2022 | Photo: Courtesy of The New Gallery

Free This Week

April closes with a range of events

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April comes to a close with many free events to enjoy, including an artist talk, live music, and literary readings. Normally, we’d tell you to get out there, but with plenty of online events this week, you can also choose to stay home!

Anna and Daiga Stube

April 27, 2022, 12:10 – 1:00pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE)
Free to attend

ProArts presents mother-daughter duo Anna and Daiga Stube, who have performed internationally together and established a local reputation for their beautiful renditions in classical music and beyond, with selections ranging from Franz Schubert to Frank Sinatra.

SHED Opening Reception

April 27, 2022, 6:00 – 9:00pm
The New Gallery (208 Centre St. SE)
Free to attend

SHED / knowing each other as different and the same is a series of choreographed portraits by Pam Tzeng that examines and explores the experience of navigating existence as a body of culture living in Canada. Make sure to check it out!

Literary Cocktails

April 28, 2022, 6:00pm
Stream Online
Free to watch, registration required

University of Alberta Press is pleased to announce its annual Literary Cocktails. This year’s virtual poetry reading event is hosted by Edmonton Poetry Festival’s Artistic Producer, Shima Robinson, and features readings from UAlberta Press’ newest poetry collections.

W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Finalists’ Readings

April 28, 2022, 7:00pm
Stream Online
Free to watch, registration required

Join award-winning author Lee Kvern as she welcomes The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize finalists Neil Surkan, Julie Sedivy, and Jaspreet Singh virtually at Shelf Life Books for an evening of fine literature and conversation.

Harley Rustad

April 28, 2022, 7:00 – 8:00pm
Stream Online
Free to watch, registration required

Imagine on Air presents Harley Rustad and his new book, Lost in the Valley of Death: A Story of Obsession and Danger in The Himalayas. He is later joined by Raksha Vasudevan, Rustad’s mentee in The Writers’ Trust 2022 mentorship program. Catch them for a conversation hosted by Wordfest’s Shelley Youngblut.

Elizabeth Claire Rose

April 28, 2022, 8:00 – 9:00pm
Stream Online
Free to watch, registration required

Alberta Printmakers (A/P) is pleased to host an upcoming virtual artist talk by their current exhibiting artist, Elizabeth Claire Rose. Rose creates work that connects geographically disconnected landscapes focusing on their shared ecologies through climatic shifts, soil qualities, and habitat range.


April 28, 2022, 9:00pm
The Palace Theatre (219 8th Ave. SW)
Free to attend before 10:30pm, RSVP required

Since he began his illustrious career, platinum-selling DJ and producer Borgeous has taken over the dance music scene with chart-topping tracks and tours worldwide. Catch his performance at the Palace Theatre!

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