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“Jazz Influences: Rhythm, Movement and Improv” at Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

Intriguing name, right? Well, this exhibit kicked off in late July at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and will be running until November 6. Featuring a number of artists, musicians, and art groups, including Calgary-based outfits BuckingJam Palace and the Quickdraw Animation Society, as well as celebrated musicians Caity Gyorgy, Troy Kokol, Luis Tovar, and Lisa Jacobs, this is an absolutely talent-packed exhibition that deserves recognition!

Curated by the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s own Manar Abo Touk, this group exhibition explores the history of jazz music and its influences on contemporary art. Here’s Grant Stovel‘s conversation with Manar Abo Touk on Thursday’s Alberta Morning: