Five Finger Friday Points Towards Five Arts Events in Edmonton this Weekend

This weekend’s five picks for art, faith, hope and love are all about celebration and remembrance. We’ve got Remembrance Day storytelling, a community art celebration, the Festival of Light known as Diwali, and more.

INDEX: The Leader

‘Kinnart' Ravine Community Outdoor Art Gallery Celebration

Local community-arts-superhero Sebastian Barrera has brought together dozens of artists and creatives to create 50 large panels of art to affix along the pathway of the beautiful Kinnard Ravine. This pathway has been the site of frequent tagging and vandalism, but Barrera and his crew believe they can change all that, with beauty.

Come cheer them on and even help with the install as you take in a rejuvenated Kinnard Ravine on Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM.

From the Facebook event;

"Come celebrate with us the creation of our commity's first outdoor art gallery, Volunteers needed for instalation of more than 50 pieces of art. Come help us to make this dream posible.

Come with your electric drill and charger. Food will be provided by our ESL group, lets celebrate our community together."

RSVP on Facebook here


MIDDLE: The Attitude

#YEGSHOW Fashion and Streetwear Show and Sale

Those into the fine art of fasion will want to head to Latitude53 this Saturday for #YEGSHOW. Discover local and national players in the worlds of fashion and streetwear. Perhaps this is the place to find that unique Christmas gift?

From the #YEGSHOW website.

Utilizing a non-profit platform YEGshow aims to create a space for young creative minds to connect with their customer base, other designers, industry representatives, and business owners.!yegshow/c7bp


RING: The Faithful

Vocal Foundations for Worship Team Singers

It’s always great to see churches focussing not just on the spiritual aspect of their worship, but on the skills involved as well. Those of you who lead singing in church way to want to take this opportunity to strengthen your vocal skills with Vocal Coach Charmaine Brown.

From the event website;

"Participants will learn the basics of good, healthy vocal technique, and will be shown vocal exercises to take their voice to the next level. Topics will include vocal anatomy, vocal registers, vocal health, balancing vocal tone and getting through the vocal break."

Get the details and register online here


PINKY: The Outlier

DIWALI - TD Presents Celebrate the Light

How about a trip to India for the 'out-of-town option' this week?

With TD’s Celebrate the Light you can take in a free afternoon of DIWALI celebrations at Northlands. There will be great food, workshops, dancing, unique shopping, a whole lot to look at I am sure.

Get the details online here.


THUMB: The Unsung Hero

Remembering: Tales of Valour and Hope


At the heart of all great art is a good story. At the heart of our freedom to create are those who fought for that freedom. With Remembrance Day coming right up, what better way to remember the sacrifice of so many than through storytelling?

From the event site;

"Many of us cannot remember on Remembrance Day. Let the storytellers from TALES give you someone to remember. They’ll share the stories of soldiers, nurses and those on the home front during World Wars I and II. The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum, our hosts for the evening, will have extra displays set up and will open their galleries before and after the event."

Get details and tickets to Tuesday night’s event here.

That’s it for this week. Heck, we didn’t even get to mention the Canadian Folk Music Awards showcases around town, or tonight's visit by Alexander McCall Smith.


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