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Within the Weight of Action : It’d be curious to hear what Michelangelo thought about this — but the eternally inventor Da Vinci would surely be into this Tuscan marble sculpture show, made possible with the help of modern computers and digital milling. This process makes it possible for young artists to achieve this work, using a combination of virtual-space computer technology, together with traditional hand refining, on one of the most ancient and enduring materials in the world. The show’s artists are seven trained professionals who studied sculpture at the University of Alberta, some going back to 1986: Kelly Johner, Carson Tarnasky, Alicia Proudfoot, Thomas Fenton, Marilyn Langevin, Manpreet Singh and the prolific public artist Royden Mills. It’s not on the poster, but this amazing sculpture show is also open Saturdays.
Details : Through Oct. 29 at FAB Gallery (1-1 Fine Arts Building, U of A), no charge
The Nature of Nicholas (2002) : A surreal fable set on the Canadian Prairie directed by Grand Prairie’s Jeff Erbach, this LGBTQ+ horror is the tale of a young boy wrestling with an attraction to his best friend Bobby while tormented by visions of his dead father. Notes Zellco Entertainment’s David Zellis, “The film itself is a really great underrated gem, and this version we are showing is a restoration from the original elements.” Metro is showing an amazing lineup of horror films all month, including that Leslie Neilsen classic Creepshow next Thursday — hit them up online at metrocinema.org .
Details : 9:30 p.m. at Metro Cinema (8712 109 St.), $13
Edmonton’s Heritage & Historic Resources : Ever wish you could find out about our endangered buildings, you know, before the wrecking crew moves in? This amazing document put together by Edmonton Heritage Council and Edmonton Historical Board for the municipal election breaks down some of our historic buildings, too many in limbo. It also highlights many of those already being saved, like the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium. It’s a gateway document that will likely have you exploring deeper, so please enjoy!
Details : Online at edmontonheritage.ca any time, no charge