Lindork’s Lists #163 – Indigenous Film, Sips N Snacks, Spirits and more!

Lindork’s Lists #163 – Indigenous Film, Sips N Snacks, Spirits and more!

Newsletter for April 12-18, 2023

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Things to Do This Week

We’re still in a pandemic! In general, please stay home if sick, mask up, get boosted, etc. 

Things to do this week: Pretty Woman: The Musical, Pysanky for Peace, Embrace Showcase and more!
  • Experience the Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival

    • Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary—making it Canada’s oldest running Indigenous Film Festival! Check out works by Indigenous artists in film, video, radio, and new media from April 19-23—they’re screening 52 films at Metro Cinema Garneau Theatre + workshops and community events at Milner Library.

  • Experience Embrace Pole Art & Fitness’ Annual Showcase (5509 76 Ave.)

    • Get tickets for Embrace Pole Art & Fitness for their annual spring showcase this Saturday, April 15 from 3-5 p.m. It’s a celebration of their 7th anniversary and featuring performances by Embrace’s students and instructors. Note: while the show is not restricted to adults only, due to the sensual nature of some of the content please use discretion!

  • Get tickets to Alien Babes Burlesque (Beercade, 10544 82 Ave.)

    • Head to Beercade on Whyte for an evening of Aliens and Oddities. This is a unique burlesque show taking place on Sunday, April 16th from 6-9 p.m. It’s a show sure to “scintillate, seduce, and send you to space!” There will also be 10% off food with a purchase of tickets online, $5 highballs and $6 tequila.

  • Check out Pysanky for Peace (Kingsway Mall)

    • The Pysanky for Peace exhibit is on at Kingsway Mall until April 30. Newcomer artists from Ukraine painted 14 oversized Pysanky eggs that you + orgs can bid on to raise money for Ukrainian Canadian Social Services.

  • Experience The Prairie Improv Federation: Chucklemania (Grindstone Theatre)

  • Get tickets to Pretty Woman: The Musical (Northern Jubilee Auditorium)

    • Pretty Woman: The Musical is in Edmonton this week April 11-16. based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time, the show will lift your spirits and light up your heart.

Got an Edmonton area event, virtual event, or something coming up you think my readers would be interested in knowing about? Let me know!

Food to Try This Week

Eats this week: Poke burritos, sizzling rice plates, Sips N Snacks and more!

Eaten something amazing recently? Want to show some love to a struggling restaurant? Have a take-out suggestion? Let me know to include in this newsletter.

Small Business Spotlight

Share this barbershop with the men in your life! House of Handsome is a locally-owned barbershop that offers regular hair cuts, full hot shaves, highlights, beard trims, buzz cuts, skin fades, facial care, waxes, massages and more, with various locations in the Edmonton area—they just opened their third location! House of Handsome is actually where Mike goes to get his hair cut! They reached out to let me know about their new location so I thought I’d shout out to them this week.

Learn More

New on the Blog

Take a peek inside our Pokemon-themed baby nursery! We’re pretty pleased with how it turned out and considering how much time we’ve spent in there since baby was born, we’re happy with how cute and comfortable/functional it is.

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From the Blog Vault

It’s a bit cringey to look back on now (lol) but around this time back in 2020 (early pandemic days) instead of baking bread I decided to learn 30 TikTok dances and shared a blog post about it. It was a lot of fun at the time and I was told it brought many people joy too lol.

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How to Learn TikTok Dances - 30 Dances to Learn at Home

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Some News to Know

Here’s a few local / national news you may be interested in—from light and heartwarming to hopeful, political, and more!

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Popular posts on my blog the week of April 12, 2023.

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