Found Festival
Lineup

Comedy 60 minutes

I’m Listening

It's gonna get dark, and oh-so light.

    July 7: 9:00 pm –10:00 pm
    July 8: 7:00 pm –8:00 pm
Ignite Counselling and Wellness (9915B 82 Avenue)
Site Specific Performance Sound Art 45 minutes

ᓈᓯᐯᐃᐧᐣ Nâsipewin

Nâsipewin, meaning going down the hill to the river in Nehiyawin, is a sound art performance of a collection of field recordings taken throughout the river valley.

    July 6: 8:00 pm –8:45 pm
    July 7: 4:00 pm –4:45 pm
    July 8: 7:15 pm –8:00 pm
Meet at Saskatchewan Drive & 105 Street
Poetry 90 minutes

Identity Alchemy

A poetry reading series dedicated to showcasing the talent in Edmonton's queer community

    July 5: 9:00 pm –10:30 pm
End of Steel Park
Storytelling 75 minutes

Roasted: A Storytelling Cabaret

Come get cozy with local storytellers for a night of prose that's going to get personal.

    July 6: 10:00 pm –11:45 pm
ACE Coffee Roasters (10055 80 Avenue)
Site Specific Performance Theatre 40 minutes

On the Margin

Banff National Park. 1982. Jill’s the type of person who can see the forest for the trees; but that’s not all she sees.

    July 5: 6:00 pm –6:40 pm
    July 6: 9:00 pm –9:40 pm
    July 7: 1:00 pm –1:40 pm 5:30 pm –6:10 pm
    July 8: 3:30 pm –4:10 pm 6:00 pm –6:40 pm
Edmonton River Valley, Meet at Saskatchewan Drive & 104 Street
Visual Art

Lauren Crazybull – Gallery Showing

Lauren Crazybull is an Edmonton-based Blackfoot, Dene visual artist focusing on exploring portraiture and asking questions of Indigenous identity and representation.

    July 5: 11:00 am –1:00 am
    July 6: 11:00 am –2:00 am
    July 7: 10:00 am –2:00 am
    July 8: 10:00 am –1:00 am
The Next Act (8224 104 Street)
Site Specific Performance Theatre 90 minutes

Off’d on Whyte: An Old Strathcona Murder Mystery

A prominent businessman has been murdered. You and a group of like-minded citizens have 90 minutes to find the murderer. Everything's a clue. Everyone's a suspect.

    July 5: 8:30 pm –10:20 pm
    July 6: 7:30 pm –9:20 pm
    July 7: 2:00 pm –3:50 pm 5:00 pm –6:50 pm 7:30 pm –9:20 pm
    July 8: 4:00 pm –5:50 pm 7:30 pm –9:20 pm
Various Locations. Meet at South Side Memorial Chapel (8310 104 Street)
Site Specific Performance Theatre 45 minutes

Meet Me Under the Gnarly Tree

“Let’s meet up?” First dates are best held in public: a café, a bar, a mall, she suggests. She responds, “Meet me under the gnarly tree.”

    July 5: 7:30 pm –8:15 pm
    July 6: 6:15 pm –7:00 pm
    July 7: 3:00 pm –3:45 pm 8:00 pm –8:45 pm
    July 8: 5:00 pm –5:45 pm
Rollie Miles Athletic Field (Calgary Trail & University Avenue)
Escape Arts Theatre 30 minutes

Whiskey Business

Toeing the line between romanticism and terror, we ask "What would you do for that last drop?"

    July 5: 6:30 pm –7:00 pm
    July 6: 7:00 pm –7:30 pm
    July 7: 6:30 pm –7:00 pm
    July 8: 3:00 pm –3:30 pm 6:30 pm –7:00 pm
Strathcona Spirits (10122 81 Avenue)

Grounds Events

Found Grounds Music Series

Music curated by local heroes Double Lunch Productions and Sweaty Palms.

    July 5: 5:00 pm –10:45 pm
    July 6: 5:00 pm –10:45 pm
    July 7: 12:00 pm –10:45 pm
    July 8: 1:00 pm –7:45 pm
The Found Grounds (Alley behind Backstage Theatre at 10330 84 Avenue)

Edmonton Poetry Brothel: Hair of the Dog

Salve the wound left by the dog that bit ya with the sweet honey of poetry spilled from the still sauced lips of the forgotten children of Dionysus.

    July 8: 1:45 pm –3:45 pm
The Found Grounds (ALLEY BEHIND BACKSTAGE THEATRE AT 10330 84 AVENUE)