Asian Heritage Month 2007: Event Listings
Edmonton: 2007 Cultural Capital of Canada

May 1 - 5 Education Week
Learn an Asian language. Read a book.
Recommended reading: An Ocean Apart: The Gold Mountain Diary of Chin Mei-ling by Gillian Chan, published by Scholastic Canada

May 1 - Jun 8
8:00AM - 4:00PM
16th Annual Asian Heritage Art Exhibit
Tat Ming Yee's Student Art Group
MacEwan College, MacEwan Room
City Centre Campus
10700-104 Avenue
Contact Stephen for more information.

May 1 - Jun 10 China Sensation
featuring the works of 18 contemporary artists from Chengdu, China
Art Gallery of Alberta (Temporary Site)
#100, 10230 Jasper Avenue
Phone: 422-6223

May 1 - May 13 Photographic Arts Society of Alberta, Annual Exhibition
Royal Alberta Museum
12845 - 102 Avenue

May 2
Origami for Adults
Mill Woods Branch, Edmonton Public Library
601 Mill Woods Town Centre
2331 - 66 Street
Phone: 496-1818

May 4
Chinese Language Education Consortium
Centre For Education
One Kingsway Avenue
Contact Melody for more information.

May 6 Panda-Monium - Red Pandas
Meet and learn all about the red pandas
Valley Zoo
13315 Buena Vista Road
Info: 496-6912

May 6
Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony, Ozawa Pavilion
Devonian Botanic Gardens
Tickets: 987-3054
Devonian Botanic Garden website

May 7
Edmonton Chinese Bilingual Education Association
Regular Monthly Meeting
Ottewell Junior High School
9435 - 73 Street

May 9
NFB Film Club presents The Eye filmed in Hong Kong 2002
Cantonese and Thai with English subtitles. Rated 14A.
Cinema At The Center
Stanley A. Milner Theatre
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Free Admission. 496-7070

May 9-10 Beyond Borders: China
Your definitive source for preparing to do business with China
The Business Link
100, 10237 - 104 Street
Contact Erin at 422-7722

May 9-10 Beyond Borders: A Practical Approach to Doing Business with China
World Trade Centre Edmonton
9990 Jasper Avenue
Phone: 495-4948

May 12 Chana Music Recital
Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Tickets: 429-9006

May 12
1:30PM - 3:30PM
NFB Film Screening re: Identity and Multi-ethnicity
Between: Living in the Hyphen - Anne Marie Nakagawa, Director in attendance
What are You Anyways? by Jeff Chiba Stearns
EJCA Cultural Centre, 6750 - 88 Street, Edmonton
FREE Admission

May 13
Mother’s Day
Take your mom out to a fantastic Asian restaurant for a delicious meal.

May 13
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Watercolor Pansies – Learn to paint with Willie Wong
Muttart Conservatory
9626 - 96A Street
$45 registration required
Phone: 496-2925

May 15-17 Mandarin Book Fair
Caernarvon Elementary School
14820 - 118 Street
Phone: 456-7020

May 16
Marty Chan, Alberta Playwrights' Network
Mouth Off: A Panel On Writing Dramatic Monologues
The Third Space Theatre
11516-103 Street
Info: 471-1586

May 16
Divine Performing Arts Chinese Spectacular
Jubilee Auditorium
11455 - 87 Avenue
Info: 993-8879 or 482-2256

May 17 Kildare School Kindergarten Open House
Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program
7525-144 Avenue
Tel: (780) 476-5675

May 19 M.E. LaZerte High School Mandarin Farewell Banquet
This is a private event. Tickets required.

May 20
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Celebration of Wesak Day - Ceremony of the Bathing of the Buddha
International Buddhist Progress Society
10232-103 St
Info: 424-9744

May 23 Health Care in Rural China
Lecture by Ms Jiang Zhen, Doctoral Student, Anhui Medical University School of Health Administration
Sponsored by University of Alberta China Institute
Room 134 Telus Centre
University of Alberta Campus
Info: Monica Barclay 492-3131

May 26 Parkview Junior High School Mandarin Farewell Banquet
This is a private event. Tickets required.

May 27
Manufactured Landscapes
An evocative look at the work of photographer Edward Burtynsky in China and elsewhere.
Stanley A. Milner Theatre
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Info: 496-7070
FREE Admission

May 29 - June 2 Vietnamese Water Puppets: an 800 year old art form
Arden Theatre Mainstage
5 St Anne Street
St Albert
Tickets & Info: 459-1542

May 31
6:30PM - 9:00PM
Dovercourt School Anniversary Celebration
13910-122 Avenue
Phone: 455-6171

June 1-3
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Annual Chigiri-e Show and Demonstration
Exotic and unique pictures created using torn, imported Japanese paper.
Tickets: 987-3054
Devonian Botanic Garden website

June 2

Edmonton Chinese Philharmonica Concert, 6th Anniversary Concert
Our Young Musicians: Orchestral Chinese Music with musicians
From the Hong Kong Leung Sing Tak Primary School Chinese Orchestra
Convocation Hall, University of Alberta
Tickets: Tix on the Square - 420-1757

June 2
Shirley Du, Soprano Solo Concert
Alberta College Conservatory of Music
Muttart Hall
10050 McDonald Drive
Info: James 478-2276

June 3
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Kurimoto Japanese Garden Spring Festival
Celebrate Japanese culture in its entire splendor.
Tickets: 987-3054
Devonian Botanic Garden website

June 4 Orchestral Chinese Music with Young Musicians
From the Hong Kong Leung Sing Tak Primary School Chinese Orchestra
Caernarvon School
14820-118 Street
Phone: 988-2222
Contact Alan for more information.

June 10
10:30AM - 2:30PM
Buddha's Light International Association
Come and try the different variety of vegetarian foods.
International Buddhist Progress Society?
10232-103 Street
Tickets $20
Info: 424-9744

All events are located in Edmonton, AB unless otherwise specified.  Area code is 780.  Weekend events are highlighted.

Information listed is subject to change without notice and accuracy is not 100% guaranteed.  Please contact the responsible organization for the latest information on each event.

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