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July 2018
Free

Meet the Artist and Workshop: Navigating Authenticity

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery,
11104 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, T5K 1M9
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Authenticity

Join artist Florence Yee as she introduces the project she is developing while in residence at the Gallery for a month. Visitors are also invited to participate in a crash course on ethnic kitsch, authenticity and memory. You will be invited to create bad forgeries of so-called "ethnic or cultural objects" that are found in or around your home, as well as imagine and create an object that is most authentic to your everyday life. About the Artist Florence Yee…

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Tissue Embroidery with Artist in Residence Florence Yee

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery,
11104 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, T5K 1M9
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embroidery

Prepare to embroider! After an introduction to the craft, participants will join Florence Yee in the meditative act of tissue embroidery. You will not only have the opportunity to create something new, but also to consider your own visual narrative and past stories. About the Artist Florence Yee is a 2.5 generation, Cantonese-struggling visual artist based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, unceded Mohawk territory. Having graduated from her BFA at Concordia University, she works with community groups for visual culture, such as articule…

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August 2018
Free

Workshop with Artist in Residence Florence Yee

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John & Maggie Mitchell Art Gallery,
11104 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, T5K 1M9
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Florence Yee

During Florence Yee’s last workshop as Artist in Residence, participants will be asked to reimagine an entrance for the Chinese-Canadian diaspora. Through a comparison of Montreal’s and Edmonton’s Chinatown gates, Yee will discuss gentrification, tourism and self-Orientalism. About the Artist Florence Yee is a 2.5 generation, Cantonese-struggling visual artist based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, unceded Mohawk territory. Having graduated from her BFA at Concordia University, she works with community groups for visual culture, such as articule and La Centrale, both artist-run centres,…

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Heritage Festival

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - August 6 @ 8:00 pm
Hawrelak Park,
Edmonton,
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2018 heritag

The Edmonton Heritage Festival is a three-day event to sample delicious food, see creative performances, and experience Canada's multiculturalism. Enjoy the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 71 pavilions. Explore the Festival and enjoy free entertainment on more than 25 stages throughout the park.

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$60

Animethon 25

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 12 @ 6:00 pm
Shaw Conference Centre,
9797 Jaszper Avenue
Edmonton, T5J 1N9
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animethon 2018

Animethon 25 is a full 3-day summer festival for fans of anime, gaming, Japanese pop culture, and related interests taking place at the Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre August 10-12, 2018. Come check out the panels, demonstrations, and other activites such as: Amazing Cosplay Exciting Gaming Tournaments with HUGE Gaming Room! Intriguing Anime Outstanding AMVs, Concerts, Dance, and Maid Cafe Unique Artists and Vendors and some very special guests. But that's not all. Visit our website for full details, www.animethon.org. Children…

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Free

Let’s Get Active: Seniors & Families in Heritage Chinatown

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wongs Benevolent Association,
10240 - 96 Street NW
Edmonton, T5H 2G9
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Active

Dragon Boat Festival – Telford Lake in Leduc

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - August 19 @ 6:00 pm
Telford Lake,
4801 - 44 Street
Leduc, T9E 5T3
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August 17 – 19, 2018 Friday, August 17, 2018 Join us for the traditional Blessing of the Boats on Friday evening at Telford Lake (4801 44 Street, Leduc AB) starting at 6:30 pm. The ceremony will be held on the docks. The racing begins Friday evening with the Grassroots and Novice Cup races where novice teams will experience their first dragon boat race! This friendly competition starts the race component of the festival at 7:30 pm. The Grassroots division consists of teams that…

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

August 19 @ 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden,
Parkland County, Alberta, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60 T7Y 1C5
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Tea Ceremony

Sitting times: 1:15 am - Ozawa Pavilion 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm and 2:15 pm - Ikoi no ba Experience Japanese culture in a unique setting. Traditional tea offerings are hosted at the Ozawa Pavilion, an authentic Japanese Tea House, or in the adjacent Ikoi no ba (a “cozy place to gather”), both overlooking the tranquil Kurimoto Japanese Garden. Japanese sweets and tea are provided to guests, as well as an explanation of the tea ceremony. Free guided tours of the…

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December 2018
Advance tickets required

Luminaria

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden,
Parkland County, Alberta, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60 T7Y 1C5
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Luminaria

Snowlight. Firelight. Starlight. And you. Thousands of candles light the pathways of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden in a beautiful display in this popular annual event. Advance tickets required. Tickets go on sale September 1, 2018!

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Advance Tickets Required

Luminaria

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden,
Parkland County, Alberta, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60 T7Y 1C5
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Snowlight. Firelight. Starlight. And you. Thousands of candles light the pathways of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden in a beautiful display in this popular annual event. Advance tickets required. Tickets go on sale September 1, 2018!

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