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Cappies reviews: The Life of Galileo
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By Haley Kuchar St. Albert Catholic High School Picture yourself living in Italy as the Renaissance takes hold. New ideas are everywhere, challenging the status quo at every turn. One of the people at the centre of this revolution is Galileo Galilei, a scientist who pushes the boundaries of what ...
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Fleetwood Mac coming back Nov. 10 to Rogers Place
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Yesterday’s gone, but guess who’s returning to town Nov. 10 anyway, daddy? That’s right — Grammy-winning Fleetwood Mac is back, Rogers Place being their 17th stop on a 50-plus date North American tour. The lineup will include veteran members Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Chri...
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Community orchestra, Orchestra Borealis, dazzles in Sunday performance
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If anyone worried whether orchestral music is alive and well in Edmonton – or thought orchestral music simply meant the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra – then the three orchestral concerts on Sunday should have dispelled such doubts. For in the evening there was the inaugural concert of the new Chamb...
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Hit machine Steve Miller flies like an eagle at Rogers Place
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For more years than we can count he’s been a space cowboy. He’s also been a gangster of love and a midnight toker, but for all of his self-bestowed titles Steve Miller is really one of the world’s great hit machines. It took them a number of years to do it, but by the time [R...
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Shadow Theatre season wraps up as upcoming offerings announced
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Shows that hit the heart and open the mind for Shadow 2028/19 season
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Dawson finds fruitful career away from home
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“It's a bit of a logistical nightmare just getting everybody from point A to point B and figuring all the ins and outs, but it's worth it. You get on stage and suddenly you realize, 'oh yeah, that's why we're doing all this'. It just feels so great when that part is happening, when you're sharing...
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The Boy on the Beach: Tima Kurdi brings Syrian refugee crisis home
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Like most people who came to know three-year-old Alan Kurdi from a single photo taken on a cold beach, his aunt never met him in person. Tima Kurdi moved to Canada years before Alan and his brother Ghalib were born — and she missed meeting them by mere hours when visiting her family in Turkey [&#...
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Pairing wine and music
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Rebecca Anderson and Ryan Anderson from F&M, an Edmonton-based band, have been share their pairings of wine with music for a some time now on Twitter. During a recent visit to Blackbyrd Myoozik they played some music and made a few suggestions about wine and artist pairings.
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10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Steve Miller, Peppa Pig, and the Tallis Scholars
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Grad showcase Artwork by the graduating class of Bachelor of Fine Arts students at the U of A will be on display through to April 28 as part of the Acts of Care exhibition at the FAB Gallery. The 18 artists involved tackle printmaking, sculpture, drawing, intermedia and painting in their quest to...
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Peppa Pig Live! gives children chance to connect with beloved TV characters
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Canada’s most popular porcine family is coming to Edmonton for one night only. Peppa Pig Live! Peppa‘s Surprise! is on a whistle-stop tour of 33 cities in North America including Edmonton, where it will play at the Jubilee Auditorium on Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m. The target audience ...
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