The Weekend 10 (Dec. 11th-13th)

Let "I Heart" guide you through the upcoming weekend...

WELL Edmonton, it's Thursday, which means that a new weekend is just around the corner! For those of you who work for the weekend, you might want to listen up...or read on, in this case. Here's some of the things that are going on this upcoming weekend (December 11th-13th):

-The Avenue Theatre (9030-118 Ave.) is hosting the one night-only play Nik & Stu's Shittiest Christmas Ever on Friday, December 11th, at 9:00PM. Tickets for the 18+ show, which will feature musical guest The Dark Sand, are $12, and are available at the door. Call 780-477-2149 for more information.

-Vancouver designers and siblings Jenna & Chandler Herbut are bringing their popular art/ craft/ fashion show, "Make It! The Handmade Revolution," to Edmonton's Alberta Aviation Museum (11410 Kingsway Ave.), from December 11th-13th. Tickets are only $5. Click the link for hours and more information.

-TV actor and musician Tom Jackson (North of 60) is performing this Friday, December 11th at the Robertson-Wesley United Church (10209-123 St./ 780-482-1587), at 7:00PM. The show is part of Jackson's 6th annual "Singing for Supper" cross-Canada concert series to raise proceeds for food banks, food programs and ministries. Tickets are $20-25 and available @ 780-451-8000.

-Jim Corbett's 42-minute documentary India-Kingdom of the Tiger is playing at the Telus World of Science's IMAX theatre each day this weekend. For showtimes of the tribute to the Bengal tiger of India, click the link.

-Charles Dickens' 166-year-old classic A Christmas Tale is playing at the Citadel's Maclab Theatre (9828-101A Ave./ 780-425-1820) all weekend, and up until December 23rd. Directed by Bob Baker, this adaptation stars Tom Wood as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are $84+.

-For curling fans there's the Tim's Horton's Roar of the Rings wrap-up. Men's and women's teams continue competing for a spot in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics each day this weekend at Rexall Place. The finale is on Sunday, December 13th. Ticket prices vary and are available at Ticketmaster.

-Jack Semple (pictured) and guest Sandro Dominelli are performing for jazz and blues fans at the Yardbird Suite (102 St. & 86 Ave./ 780-432-0428) on Friday, December 11th. Tickets are $18 for members and $22 for non-members. Doors open at 8:00PM, one hour before showtime.

-Dance Discovery Presents "Jingle All the Way" takes place at the U of A's Myer Horowitz Theatre (8900-114 St.) on Sunday, December 13th (2:00PM). Tickets start at $15 (+ $3 Convenience Charge) and are available through Ticketmaster.

-The Intel Extreme Masters American Championship hits up the Ice Palace at West Edmonton Mall this weekend (Dec. 11th-13th). PC gamers compete head-to-head in World Warcraft, Counter-Strike 1.6, and Quake Live, while mall guests are encouraged to join in several game titles as well. 11AM-9PM.

-Candy Cane Lane kicks off this Saturday (December 12th) at 148th St. from 92nd to 100th Ave. Visitors are welcome to check out the houses for free, but are encouraged to bring food donations. The Lane stays open until January 2nd, 2010, from 5PM to midnight each evening.


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