About Stories From Alberta Avenue: Take a trip down Alberta Avenue from the 1960s…to one dark night in an alley! Carissa Halton, Glenn Kubish, and Wendy McGrath share stories from north east Edmonton and talk about how this vibrant community continues to inspire them.
About Kaleido Family Arts Festival: Kaleido Family Arts Festival is held on historic Alberta Avenue (118 Ave between 90-95 Street). For two and a half days every September, Alberta Avenue comes alive as an environment of creative exploration and performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks, old spaces and new spaces. Not only is it a wonder to behold, it is FREE! You have to see it to believe it!
To learn more about Kaleido Family Arts Festival, visit their website.
About Wendy McGrath: Wendy McGrath's most recent novel Broke City is the final book in her Santa Rosa Trilogy. Previous novels in the series are Santa Rosa and North East. Her most recent book of poetry, A Revision of Forward, was released in Fall 2015. McGrath works in multiple genres. BOX (CD) 2017 is an adaptation of her long poem into spoken word/experimental jazz/noise by QUATRO & SOUND. MOVEMENT 1 from that CD was nominated for a 2018 Edmonton Music Award (Jazz Recording of the Year). She recently completed a collaborative manuscript of poems inspired by the photography of Danny Miles, drummer of July Talk and Tongue Helmet. Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction has been widely published. McGrath lives in Edmonton, Alberta on Treaty 6 territory.