Thursday, January 30, 2014

HAPPENINGS: FEBRUARY 2014


5 Artists, 1 Love
Saturday, February 1 / Citadel Theatre
Kicking off Black History Month, 5 Artists, 1 Love hosts a gala of art, music, poetry and dance. Oh, and catered by Duchess Bake Shop, 'nough said.

A Sweet Soiree Valentine's Shopping Party
Thursday, February 6 / Oak + Fort

Shop local! Oak + Fort and Dress Me Dearly invite you to a romantic soiree with lovely discounts, treats and sweet swag. Pick up your February 14th date outfit, or a trendy treasure for your valentine. Men's and women's apparel will be 15% off, additional 10% off sale items and buy one get one half-off accessories! And enjoy a cold one courtesy of the sweeties at Steam Whistle!

PARK Emerging Artist & Designer Forum
February 8 - 9 / Kahanoff Conference Centre, Calgary
A must-attend for artists and designers. This forum invites creative types to expand their knowledge in marketing and business in sessions with experts from media, fashion, branding, photography, art and social media. A great networking opportunity and chance to meet other Alberta artists and designers! Check out the sessions and workshops offered here>

Cloud Nine Refinery late-night art party
Saturday, February 15 / 9pm-2am / Art Gallery of Alberta
It's baaaack. The Art Gallery of Alberta has dreamed up another all-nighter of music, film, performance and art activities with some very rad Alberta artists: Master of words and beats, Cadence Weapon DJs; House of Fox renaissance woman, Andrea Yacyshyn will type up invisible love fortunes; and Ashley Green, the lady behind Love Letters to Strangers, will lead a collective activity encouraging you to celebrate love. Get your tickets asap, as they tend to go fast and this will be a hot Valentine's date night option. AGA Members can buy now, general public sales start February 4.

For style inspiration I've put together a snazzy Pinterest board for ya'll>

Sailin' On Valentine's Brunch

Sunday, February 16 / 11am-3pm / The Mercury Room, 10575 114 street
Edmonton's beloved vegan food truck is hosting another great pop-up! Bring your valentine to enjoy a full brunch menu featuring sweet eats such as Maple Coconut Bacon French Toast (omg), Breakfast Tacos and boozy cocktails to really get you in the mood. More details to come!

Parka Patio Party
Saturday, February 22 / 8pm / Latitude 53
Latitude 53's cozy, hip events never disappoint. The art gallery packs shoulder to shoulder with some of Edmonton's best personalities, artists, designers, dancers, socialites and philanthropists. Hang out on the heated patio, but also ingest the newest exhibitions, live music, food, bevvies and a silent art auction in support of contemporary art in downtown Edmonton.

Jon Mick Album Recording
Sunday, February 23 /  8pm / Wunderbar
Edmonton's angriest, sweatiest and funniest local comedian darling, Jon Mick, will be telling some funnies at a live recording for his new comedy album! With guests Craig Martell, Bradley D. Jordan, Gassamer Obsessions and Mike Robertson.

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