April 21: Let’s Find Out Book Club — Chris Chang-Yen Phillips of Let’s Find Out hosts a discussion of Billie Milholland’s Living in the Shed: Alberta's North Saskatchewan River Watershed, at Mill Creek Cafe from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about the book in Episode 32.
April 24: Let Us Compare Mythologies: Digital Tools for Poets — During the Edmonton Poetry Festival (April 22-28), four creators — poet Titilope Sonuga, YouTuber Alexis Hillyard, filmmaker Michael B. MacDonald and digital storyteller Galen Scorer — will share how they have harnessed the power of social media and other digital tools to reach a wider audience. Moderated by Karen Unland.
April 25: The Salon — Pamella Heikel of Healthy Lifestyle Design convenes a small group of women to have a conversation about relevant topics that pertain to their everyday lives. This month’s topic is perimenopause.
April 29: Wolf Pack YEG Throws Away the Friendzone — Join German Villegas of Modern Manhood and Next Gen Men at Cartago for a discussion of how men can have strong and lasting friendships with women.
Free: RSVP (donations accepted)
April 30: Nerd Nite #49: Pirouettes, Pedagogy and Punnett Squares — Edmonton’s night of nerdy talks, co-organized by Daveberta producer Adam Rozenhart, returns to the ATB Arts Barns with “a little art, a little science, and a little bit of content from left field.”
May 2-12: Northwest Fest — Join us at Western Canada’s premier nonfiction film festival at the Metro Cinema in Edmonton. This year’s lineup features lots of music docs, several films on environmental matters, a couple of deep dives on filmmakers, and more.
Tickets: $10 to $13; passes $39 to $119
May 12: FC Edmonton home opener — Adam and Nate from the Loyal Company of the River Valley will be among the supporters as FC Edmonton hits the pitch for the first time at home as part of the Canadian Premier League.
Tickets: $28 to $63
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.
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.
Tickets: $10 (available on April 24)
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.
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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