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Social Intercourse: May 2, 2022

This week in Edmonton, there are a variety of learning opportunities and events for fine arts.

In our weekly column Social Intercourse, we share our picks for notable things happening on campus and in Edmonton. Check out all these amazing local events!

What: Festival of Teaching and Learning

When: May 3 to 5
Where: Virtual
Admission: Free

The Festival of Teaching and Learning will be held online this year. There will be a variety of available sessions to attend including hybrid learning, decolonizing the methods we use to teach economics, empowering international student voices, and more!

What: Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata

When: May 5 to 7
Where: Timms Centre for the Arts
Admission: By donation

This production is presented by the Edmonton Japanese Community Association and the University of Alberta. Telling the story of Dr. Gordon Hirabayashi and how his struggles against racism and injustice changed North America, this production is the perfect way to start off Asian Heritage Month!

What: Northwestfest

When: May 5 to 15
Where: Metro Cinema or Virtual
Admission: Various prices, bundles available

Northwestfest is an international documentary festival that showcases the work of Canadian and global documentary-makers. With topics explored like queer stories, music, and sports — there will be something for everyone!

Jin He

Jin is the 2022-23 Production Editor at The Gateway. She previously served as the 2021-22 Production Editor. She is in her third year studying chemistry and biology. If not sleeping, she can often be found supporting local artisans and sporting some wicked earrings.

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