Secret City - Old Strathcona

Commissioned by Blarney Productions for the 2019 Found Festival
This edition is expected to take 75 minutes. Recommended age: 12+

Secret City: Old Strathcona takes place on the ancestral and traditional lands of the Cree, Dene,
Blackfoot, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, and Métis peoples now known as Treaty 6 territory.

Mural at 83rd & Gateway Blvd, in the heart of Old Strathcona created by renowned Spanish artist
Okuda San Miguel

 
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Transform your ordinary
into someone else’s extraordinary.

Grab your smart phone and some headphones and explore the neighbourhood of Old Strathcona while listening to original PodPlays based on true events that took place there. It will change the way you see the pedestrian world around you in a most unexpected way.

 
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Listening Location:  Remedy Cafe 8631 109 St NW  the former site of The Movie Studio

Listening Location:

Remedy Cafe
8631 109 St NW

the former site of The Movie Studio

1. Insert corny movie quote here

Created by Erin Leflar
Based on memories provided by Amanda Brodie


Listening Location:  the east side of 107th Street, just south of 85th Avenue

Listening Location:

the east side of 107th Street,
just south of 85th Avenue

2. this gentle business

Written and performed by Robert Benz
Based on an anonymously provided memory
With special thanks to Bobbi Goddard and Sheldon Elter


Listening Location:  the south side of 83rd Avenue,  between 106th and 105th Streets

Listening Location:

the south side of 83rd Avenue,
between 106th and 105th Streets

3. parade

Written and performed by Darrin Hagen
Based on a personal memory


Listening Location:  10549 82nd Avenue  the former site of Rebar night club

Listening Location:

10549 82nd Avenue

the former site of Rebar night club

4. HOney, I love you

Written by Mac Brock
Based on an anonymously provided memory
Performed by Ellen Chorley and Sydney LaRose
Music by Captain Tractor


Listening Location:  Dream Tea House in the Old Strathcona Shopping Plaza  7912 104 St NW

Listening Location:

Dream Tea House
in the Old Strathcona Shopping Plaza

7912 104 St NW

5. the taste of dream tea house

Written and performed by Nisha Patel
Based on a personal memory
Music by Musmaster



We would like to thank the Edmonton Arts Council, Wayne Paquette, the Dart Sisters, Gal Minnes, Nicole Sander,
and the fine folks at Common Ground Arts and the Found Festival for their contributions to Secret City: Old Strathcona.