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March 2020

Dragons on the Tibetan Plateau

March 11 @ 11:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm
TELUS International Centre, University of Alberta,
11104 - 87 Avenue
Edmonton, T6G 0X8
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Tibetan textiles in Dragons on the Tibetan Plateau include robes and textiles made of Chinese silks and decorated with variations on Chinese dragon patterns. The textiles in this exhibition feature dragons with claws, horns, tails, and in a variety of colours, and they were produced using different weaving and embroidery techniques. All textiles featured in this exhibition are from the University of Alberta Museums’ Mactaggart Art Collection. Edmonton philanthropists Drs. Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart, generously began donating their collection to…

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May 2020

Violin and Cello Delights

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Winspear Centre,
4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Corner of 99th Street and 102 Avenue
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Many of the greatest classical treasures were written for violin or cello – and sometimes both! From fiery virtuoso showpieces to gorgeous heartfelt melodies, this concert celebrates both instruments and features Robert Uchida, ESO Concertmaster, and ESO Artistic Partner, cellist Stéphane Tétreault. An ESO favourite, guest conductor Robert Bernhardt, returns at the helm. Tickets: https://my.winspearcentre.com/single/SYOS.aspx?p=6558

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May 2021

Chinese Merchants in Western Canada

May 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - August 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, Lower Level, Rutherford South,
University of Alberta
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The Movement of People, Products and Money. Exhibition at the University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collections recounts the history of Chinese merchants in Western Canada, tracing their movements and the flow of their products and money as they survived all odds to become successful. They made a major contribution to Canada's social, economic and cultural heritage. This exhibition is curated by Helen Kwan Yee Cheung and is based on her years of research, interviews, and study of rare archival…

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