8 Digital Events Happening in YEG – April 20-26 edition

Just because we aren't able to physically go out and enjoy the local Edmonton arts and events scene, doesn't mean they aren't still happening. To keep you and your family entertained while you're at home, we've compiled eight digital events happening between April 20 and 26, 2020.

1. Take in a Citadel show 

Join Citadel Theatre for the final performance from their Stuck in the House series on Monday, April 20. Visit their website for more details and the exact times of the performance.

2. Have a Laugh with Die-Nasty

A mainstay of the Edmonton improv scene, Die-Nasty, the live improvised soap opera, has moved to the airwaves. The troop will post a new episode of an improvised radio play every Monday on YouTube. Visit their YouTube page to listen to all episodes and catch up!

3. Watch, Don't Drink, Moonshine

On Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. MST, Mavka Theatre will present Moonshine by Larissa Poho as part of the National Arts Council’s #CanadaPerforms initiative.

4. Read Along with a Professional

Edmonton author, Jordan Abel will also be taking part in #CanadaPerforms. He’ll be reading from his new book, Nishga, on Wednesday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m. MST. Watch the free livestream performance.

5. Pop Up School of Writing

Interested in writing? Past EPL Writer in Residence, Omar Mouallem has created the Pandemic University Pop Up School of Writing. With a mix of paid and by-donation courses, the webinars start Monday, April 20 and run through to the end of May.

6. Let the Florals Fly

If art is more your style, Edmontonian artist, Amy Dixon will be hosting a half hour live tutorial on painting Abstract Florals on Monday, April 20 at 10 a.m, through the Canadians Create Facebook page.

7. Living Room Concert... Why Not?

Looking for some music? Every Sunday at 7 p.m., local musician and Capital City Records artist, Martin Kerr, is hosting a live concert on his Facebook page. Previous concerts are available to watch as well! 

8. We HAVE to Toot our own EPL from Home Horn

And don’t forget all of the great content brought to you by yours truly! This week, on Wednesday, April 22 at 10:30 a.m., we’ll be hosting our first Baby Laptime program on Facebook Live. Join us for songs, bounces and rhymes that you and your little one can enjoy together from home!

Learn more about our other EPL from Home classes and online resources to keep you and the family learning and playing. 

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