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E A The arts are alive and well in Edson! If you enjoy the theatre, keep your eyes open for upcoming plays from Edson and area’s drama clubs. If you like to be in the spotlight, join them center stage. Behind the scenes more your style? Try your hand at set design or work with costumes or stage makeup. There are performance opportunities and acting workshops for all skill levels. • Pandora Players • Double Feature Theatre vbussing.79@gmail.com • The schools in the Edson area are filled with talented students who take to the stage though their drama departments. Housed in the library building is the Edson Craft Centre - dedicated to pottery - and the Creative Arts Society - that focuses on paint and print. Workshops run year round for those who like to get creative on a canvas or on a wheel. Photographers can find inspiration, photo tips and tricks, and plenty of camaraderie at the Edson Photography Club. www.edsonphotographyclub.ca If you’re interested in live shows, you will want to know about the wonderful acts brought to Edson by Chautauqua Edson Arts Council. The nonprofit organization works to bring various forms of entertainment to Edson and also opens many of their shows with amazing local talent. From drama to music, there is something for everyone. www.edsonartscouncil.com ACES, the Arts Centre for Edson Society is a group dedicated to advocating for the arts and cultural community of Edson and area and for the future development of a new cultural multi-use facility. www.artscentreforedson.ca Love to dance? Edson Dance Enthusiasts has a growing community of dancers who meet to practice in between lessons, and who go out after classes to practice and show off our moves! It’s a lot of fun. No experience required! Check them out on Facebook. Are you a budding young artist? Arts Alive Edson provides an opportunity for young artists to showcase their work, meet other artists, and rece ive professional feedback. For more information visit www.artsaliveedson.com Pottery by Marlene VonGaza Finally, if you are looking for arts (or any other events) in the area, visit the Edson and Area Events website: www.edsonandareaevents.com www.gallowaystationmuseum.com 19