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Paula Simons: Moving new film untangles Alberta's black roots
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"We didn't come here to make trouble. We came to be part of the Canadian fabric."
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Bryan Adams coming to Edmonton's Rogers Place June 8
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It may not be the ‘Summer of 69’ but Canadian rocker Bryan Adams will be bringing his ‘The Ultimate Tour’ to Edmonton’s Rogers Place in summer 2018. The tour, which comes off his latest album Ultimate, kicks off in Victoria, B.C. on June 5 before travelling across th...
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Mamma Mia! star takes a chance on life with stellar results
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Mamma Mia! star shares life lessons inspired by musical theatre
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10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Josh Ritter, Nature Kids and Vocal Alchemy
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POPnology How exactly do you get 1.21 gigawatts for your Delorean time machine? Find out at POPnology, the interactive exhibition currently showing at the Telus World of Science. Once you’re done pretending to be Doc Brown, you can have a little chat with the Hal 9000 computer, though it...
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Chance meetings and mental health inspire contemporary ballet works
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“Awareness about mental health is going up but it's still a bit stigmatized. It makes people uncomfortable and I wanted to change that." — Dancer-choreographer Kiera Keglowitsch
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New Chamberfest Music Festival features young pianists, art songs and late-night program
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pianist Jason Cutmore is starting a new festival in the middle of winter to complement those summer activities.
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Wildlife: Edmonton Arts Council reveals diversity projects and trust funds
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Of varying monetary values, the cultural diversity grants support individual Edmonton artists for a specific project.
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Folk clubs host roots rockers who care about the whole song
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"I learned a while ago that connection precedes learning, and extending your vulnerability to the world leaves this wonderful environment for everyone to be heard.” — Cory Woodward
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Ryder riding high and rockin' out
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Five years between albums is a long time. Ontario artist Serena Ryder knows that. But following up 2012's massively successful Harmony was a daunting task.
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Cappies reviews: Les Misérables
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By Juliette Bedard J.H. Picard High School A red flag waves back and forth over the desperate revolutionaries fighting for freedom, their voices echoing out in harmony with each other. Vive La Révolution! of professional high school theatre with Strathcona Christian Academy leading by example in ...
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Comedy legends Steve Martin, Martin Short invading Jube Aug. 3
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Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are coming to the Jubilee Auditorium for a night of music, memories and general goofiness. An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life sets the tone for the evening, which will pair the Saturday Night Live alumni Martins with the Steep Canyon ...
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Future looks promising for the singing Melisizwe Brothers
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In 2016 the Melisizwe Brothers posted a cover on YouTube of The Jackson Five's I'll Be There and the video went viral.
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Social Seen: 43rd Johann Strauss Ball
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Codie McLachlan hits some of our city’s best bashes to snap photos for our weekly Social Seen column. He is an Edmonton photojournalist. Email your event suggestions to arts@edmontonjournal.com or tweet Codie at @fotocodie. Follow Codie on Instagram (@...
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Killswitch Engage, Anthrax leave Edmonton metalheads happily pummelled
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It worked so well the first time, so why mess with the formula? Last spring’s Killthrax tour featuring Killswitch Engage and Anthrax was such a love-in between metal fans and the bands themselves that it needed to be repeated, this time with added Western Canadian dates. Swapping headlining...
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Cactus is the muse for modern dance visionary
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“I was trying to create a poetic, fantastical experience for people, and for MOMIX, fantasy is an integral part of the reality of each show." - Moses Pendleton
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