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rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene
The Scene
A rts - Entertainment - Events - and what’s going on
The Scene

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

April 4 to May 6
The Red Brick Arts The actors in the junior
Centre and Museum high one-act play,
will be hosting the 3 Elephant's Graveyard,
annual Spring Print display incredible
Exhibition presented emotion during one of
by the Edson their performances at
HRH's Dessert Theatre
Photography Club. on April 15 and 16. Here,
Come to the Red the Strongman (Dakota
Brick, Monday to Morton), Trainer (Jaden
May 3 Friday, 9 am to 4:30 Gauchier), Tour Manager
African Drum Circle 7 pm at Vanier School. Facilitated by Louise Raymond of Mailcounda Dance p.m. 4818 7 Avenue. (Lareesa Frizorguer),
Company. Adults and children 10&up. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Register at Ringmaster (Samantha
Edson Community Services. April 26 Olivier), Ballet Girl (Ava
Carrot Creek Simmons) and the Clown
May 8 Community (Tiffany Coes) all react
Mother's Day Brunch at MacKay Community Hall from 9 am to 12 pm. Pancakes, sausages, ham, Association Annual within one of the many
eggs, etc. Bring Mom or Grandma out for a great meal and a chance to visit. For information call General Meeting, gripping scenes in the
Karen at 780-795-2462. April 26 at 7 p.m. at play.
Carrot Creek Hall.
June 4 For more information
Red Brick Arts Centre and Museum Strawberry Tea and Garage Sale from 10-3 pm. Join us for lunch call Donna at 780-
in Tillie's Tea room and hunt for treasures in the Garage Sale. Donations are gratefully accepted. 795-2398 evenings
contact the Red Brick at 780-723-3582 or for more information. before 9 p.m. Sinister and twisting plots highlight Dessert Theatre plays

April 27 by Adrienne Tait Graveyard, a play based on the true story of the town of Erwin
The Wildwood Tennessee. The town gained notoriety for the public execution of
Seniors are holding The Saturday evening performance of HRH's 13 annual dessert an elephant named Mary in 1916.
their Spring Supper at theatre delivered a dark and twisty evening for the 200 people in The elephant, who had killed her handler, was hung by a chain
5 p.m. at the Seniors. attendance. around her neck and hoisted by a crane in the railroad yard. The
first chain snapped but a larger one was found and the execution
The two person one act play “The Thread Men” was the first
Everyone is welcome. performance of the evening. The play, which was set in an elevator, completed.
For more information revolved around psychiatrist Joan Collins, played by Sydney The play depicted the events surrounding the killing of the handler
phone Jean at 780- Fogarty, and former patient Addelin Lewis, played by Sam Houle. and the execution of the elephant from the various viewpoints of the
325-2391 or Anna at The characters appeared to be stuck in the elevator by misfortune circus performers, townspeople, and the railroad engineer.
Approximately 300 people attended the Friday evening
325-2425. but as the play unfolded a much more sinister reason came to light. performances of “The Insanity of Mary Girard” and “The Elephant's
Lewis had been committed to a psychiatric ward for a period of
three years, based on Collin's recommendation, for seeking Graveyard.”
April 29, 30 & May 1 vengeance against his wife's attacker. Houle delivered a strong As is tradition, HRH drama teacher Peter Taylor revealed the
The Edson Craft performance as a man set out to teach a lesson in passing judgement highly anticipated fall production at the conclusion of the Saturday
Centre and the Edson on others. evening performances. Audience members and drama students
Fogarty has played strong, if somewhat dour, characters in the
Creative Art Society past and did not disappoint as the psychiatrist who assesses her waited with bated breath until Taylor revealed that Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory will run during the November 30 to December 3
will hold its Spring patients will to change but does not reflect on her own life turmoil. fall production dates.
Palette and Pottery The junior high drama students performed The Elephant's
Exhibition & Sale at
the Edson Public Art show gives budding artists a chance to grow
Library Foyer on
Friday, April 29 from
7 to 9 pm, Saturday, by Deanna Mitchener regularly come not only from Edson but from areas. It has given new and emerging artists the
April 30 from 10 am Edmonton and other areas each year." chance to exhibit their latest endeavours,
The Edson Creative Arts Society and The
Rory MacDonald, who has been provides them with an amazing growth
to 5 pm and Sunday, Edson Craft Centre will be hosting their joint participating in the annual art shows since experience and helps them define what their
May 1 from Noon to 4 exhibition and sale from April 29 to May 1. 1983, said "The art show coming up will be the work is all about. I will sadly miss the people
pm. Come and enjoy Sonja Boyce says, "It's hard to believe that last that I will be participating in. I will be of Edson and their positive approach to the
an extensive selection we are now in our 21st year of jointly hosting leaving the Edson area at the end of May. I local arts community."
of art and pottery by Palette and Pottery shows and how successful would like to take this opportunity to thank The show will take place at the Edson and
local artisans. it has been. The combination of these two art everyone for their incredible support of the art District Public Library.
forms has been a great fit. Our patrons community in the Edson and surrounding
April 30
MacKay Green Grove Young artists showcase their talent at HRH exhibit
Seniors, MacKay Hall,
April 30 from 10 am by Deanna Mitchener department. display, and a group of great pleasure to have the have been working on,"
to 3 pm. Having a “I'm just really thrilled seniors from Parkland seniors and other schools said Fedorak.
sale of donated items, On April 14, Holy with the caliber of work. Lodge will also be come to see all the fine
crafts and baked Redeemer Catholic High A lot of my seniors are attending. "It gives us artwork our students
goods. If you have School hosted another blossoming and our
items you would like very successful Art junior high kids are
working incredibly hard.
to donate contact "We have been hosting That it gives me a lot of
Karen 780-795-2462 an art show ever since hope for the future of the
or Jackie 780-795- this school opened. It just program," said Fedorak.
2418. Lunch will be keeps growing every "The number of people
available hot dogs, year, so I'm very pleased coming through to see the
hamburgers, soup and with that,” said art a r t w o r k h a s b e e n
amazing and very
teacher Sandy Fedorak.
buns, pop, coffee, etc. “We are showcasing rewarding. We have a full
We will be making our between 500 and 600 house tonight. All the
famous homemade pieces of art this year. students should be very
donuts. Every student that has proud,” said Fedorak.
taken art this year has a The display gets left up
few pieces on display for for the Dessert Theatre so
the show.” patrons can enjoy the art
See Classified Page for The show included live a s w e l l . S e v e r a l photo Deanna Mitchener
monthly meetings entertainment all evening elementary classes will Close to 600 pieces of art were on display during the annual Art Show that
and activities by students in the music be coming to view the took place on April 14 at Holy Redeemer Catholic High School.
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