This Week’s Festivities for Week 4 of Eastern Edge’s 30 Days for 30 Years

Lauren Power has the rundown on the final week of daily events for Eastern Edge's 30th birthday celebrations

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It’s the last week of the Eastern Edge’s 30 projects in 30 days for 30 years of Eastern Edge Gallery!

Monday, November 24th; 7:00 p.m.  

Will Gill will be giving an artist talk about his experiences during a recent residency, north of the Arctic Circle.

“It was called The Arctic Circle and took place in Svalbard Norway, waaaay north of the arctic circle, just 1200km from the North pole,” says Gill. “It happened aboard a tall ship for two weeks with 27 other artists. I will talk about the things I saw, the experiences I had, and the work I made there.”

Find out more at www.thearcticcircle.org 

Tuesday, November 25th; 12:00-8:00 p.m. 

Warm up the photocopier! It’s Zineophilia 4. The annual event invites local artists and writers to trade, sell, or barter their small self-published bookworks or zines.

“The idea is for people to create a brand new zine, make 15 or so copies, and then trade them with others at the event,” says co-coordinator Laura Temple. “The purpose is to give people a deadline to make the zine, and give them an easy way to distribute it.”

“Whether people make a zine or not, it is worth coming to check it out!,” says Laura. “There is usually lots of variety, including zines of short stories, photos, personal journal, poetry, philosophy, and drawings. Plus, there will be cookies.”

Wednesday, November 26th; 12:00-5:00 p.m. 

Hosted by Three Ghosts Print Collective, you can see how relief printmaking works, print your own patch, and check out some of the pre-made patches by artists Amery Sandford, Jason Wells, April White, Virginia Mitford, Maria Mercer, and Will Baker.

Thursday, November 27th; 8:00 p.m.

At Queer Uncensored ($5 at the door), twelve performers present song, poetry, monologues, and radical new performance works addressing social structures, embodiment, love, romance, sexuality, and more through a critical queer lens.

Friday, November 28th; 12:00-10:00 p.m.

“Night” by Mark Adams —An ambitious large scale video and sound installation that explores the mysteries of the night, childhood fear, and the great unknown.

Saturday, November 29th; 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Closing out the month, it’s an open workshop for all ages to create art, all day long.

“It’s an open day to make art in various mediums and collaborate,” says Pepa Chan. “We will be installing the works we create outdoors, around the gallery. And it’s open to anyone, young, old, artists and non-artists! I am hoping to work mostly with found objects and also drawings and collage. People are welcome to bring found objects and supplies too!”

At 4:00 pm, Pepa and participants will create an “art trail” across downtown, from Water Street to Harbour Drive.

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