May 25: Danseur — You’re invited to Edmonton’s Metro Cinema to see the Canadian premiere of an internationally acclaimed documentary that shines a light on stereotypes of male dancers in the ballet world and the social stigma they overcome to pursue their dreams. Presented by Alberta Ballet with support from the Edmonton Community Foundation.
May 28: Wolf Pack YEG Talks Masculinity and Body Image — Join German Villegas of Modern Manhood at Next Gen Men’s next gathering. People of all genders are invited into a brave space to discuss what men’s bodies are expected to look like and what they are expected to be able to do.
Free (donations accepted): RSVP
May 28: Nerd Nite: Our 50th Show! — Edmonton’s Nerd Nite, co-organized by Adam Rozenhart of The Daveberta Podcast, will feature a special night of celebration, trivia and nerdery with comedienne Elisia Snyder and health-myth-buster Timothy Caulfield, host of A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.
Tickets: $20 (SOLD OUT!)
May 30: Let’s Find Out Book Club: Naming Nature — Chris Chang-Yen Phillips of Let’s Find Out is hosting a monthly book club in conjunction with his season on how humans and nature shape each other. This month’s selection is Naming Nature by Carol Kaesuk Yoon. Even if you haven’t read the book, you’re welcome!
June 1: Edmonton International Cat Festival — Don’t Call Me A Guru host Linda Hoang celebrates all things feline in this annual event, which raises money for local cat rescues. This year’s celebrity guest is Suki the Adventure Cat, and Adam Rozenhart of Daveberta is among the speakers.
June 3 to July 15: Summer of Self Care: Small Group Coaching Online — Victoria Smith of Girl Tries Life is offering six weekly coaching sessions of 45 minutes each via Zoom on the topic of self-care. If you don’t have time for you, this will help you make that time.
Tickets : $125 to $145
June 6: The Salon — Join Pamella Heikel of Healthy Lifestyle Design for a discussion of mindfulness, a simple, powerful and often misunderstood concept. The Salon is a place and space to come together and grow in community and sisterhood.
June 12: Edmonton Community Foundation 30th Annual General Meeting — The ECF, home of The Well Endowed Podcast, welcomes Jordin Tootoo, the first Inuk player in the NHL, to speak about community building at its annual general meeting.
Free: RSVP by June 7
June 12: Anthony Ray Hinton: The Sun Does Shine — The next Forward Thinking Speaker Series event features Anthony Ray Hinton, who was wrongly convicted of two murders in 1985. He's the author of The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row. Proceeds go to the Stanley A. Milner Library Revitalization Project.
June 13: Pecha Kucha Night 34 — Troy Pavlek of Speaking Municipally will be giving a talk called “Don’t Run for Public Office” at the next Pecha Kucha Night, an evening of short, entertaining talks put on by Edmonton’s Next Gen.
Tickets: $15 to $20
June 19: Wine Wednesday — Learn more about the Edmonton Community Foundation and how you can contribute to our communities in this casual evening over fine wine paired with an amazing culinary experience by one of Edmonton's top chefs.
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June 22: PodSummit: After the Start — Western Canada’s podcast conference rolls into its third year with a one-day conference focusing on how to grow once you’ve started. Proudly built by podcasters, for podcasters. Hosted by Kyle Marshall of Media Lab YYC, home of Putting It Together and Creative Block.
Ongoing: ATB Entrepreneur Centre events — Check out the events listings for sessions all over Alberta to help you build your business.
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