Entering its 30th year, The Works Art and Design Festival begins today, June 19, with 63 exhibits and 33 venues in Edmonton’s downtown core and around the city.

With international tourists pouring¬†in the city for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, organizers are expecting to draw bigger crowds this year, projecting over 350,000 visitors. The Works also has special programming for National Aboriginal Day on June 21, featuring local performers.

A complete schedule of the festival exhibits and events can be found on The Works website.

Source: Metro News


Karla Comanda

Karla Comanda completed her degree in Comparative Literature, with a minor in Creative Writing, at the University of Alberta. She moved to Canada in 2009 in the middle of her Journalism studies at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. Her work has appeared in The Gateway, The Varsitarian, and Glass Buffalo. She was featured last year in Litfest: Edmonton's Nonfiction Festival.

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