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Social Intercourse: March 13

Check out the events happening this month, including a free movie and interesting exhibits.

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

What: Gateway to Cinema: Past Lives
When: March 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Metro Cinema
Admission: Free for students with valid I.D.

Gateway to Cinema is a partnership between The Gateway and Metro Cinema that provides free movies to students! This month’s movie is Past Lives, starring Greta Lee and Teo Yoo. The romance film follows two childhood friends, Nora and Hae Sung, who reunite in New York 20 years after being separated when Nora emigrated from South Korea. Come out and enjoy this free movie!

What: metanoia: 2024 Bachelor of Design Graduation Exhibition
When: March 26 to April 9,  Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: FAB Gallery
Admission: Free

This exhibit, presented by the 2024 Bachelor of Design class, is a curated selection of work from this year’s graduates. Named metanoia, the exhibit portrays the graduates’ transformative design journeys throughout their degrees, and how perspective influences our interactions with the world around us.

What: -miut
When: January 19 – March 28, Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Mitchell Art Gallery at MacEwan University
Admission: Free

This exhibit, curated by Ooleepeeka Eegeesiak, includes work by Atsinak Bishop, Alberta Rose W./Ingniq, Kablusiak, Sarah Whalen Lunn, and Yvonne Moorhouse. It’s named after the suffix “-miut,” found in Inuit languages. When attached to a place name, it means “people of.” Featuring paintings, textiles, jewelry, and more, the exhibit explores what it means to be an Inuk living in Treaty 6 and 7.

What: Raine Hamilton and AV and the Inner City at the New Moon Folk Club
When: March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Basil’s Cultural Centre
Admission: Advanced student ticket $19, at-the-door student ticket $24

The New Moon Folk Club will present exciting performances from Raine Hamilton and AV and the Inner City! Hamilton is a prairie songstress and story-weaver — her songs, joined by various strings, drive forward moving narratives. AV and the Inner City, a six-woman soul and folk group, formed over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and opioid crisis in Edmonton’s inner city. Don’t miss these special performances!

What: Robot Girls
When: March 13 – 31
Where: Varscona Theatre
Admission: Student admission $25

A new comedic drama by Trevor Schmidt, Robot Girls follows four girls who join the science club at Nellie McClung Charter School for Girls. Their goal: to build a robot for an international competition. Watch as they face challenges and learn how to build a robot, all while having to survive being teenage girls.

Lily Polenchuk

Lily Polenchuk is the 2023-24 Managing Editor at The Gateway. She previously served as the 2023-24 and 2022-23 News Editor, and 2022-23 Staff Reporter. She is in her second year, studying English and political science. She enjoys skiing, walks in the river valley, and traveling.

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