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Cuban-born Okan explores musical roots in Canada, Cam Neufeld traces Gypsy routes to the Far East
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Cuban-born Okan explores musical roots in Canada, Cam Neufeld traces Gypsy routes to the Far East
(About coming to Canada) "It turned out to be very positive but I don't think Canadians consume enough music.” – Elizabeth Rodriguez of Okan
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Seeding contemporary dance community for 55 years, Orchesis hosts Dance Motif 2020
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Seeding contemporary dance community for 55 years, Orchesis hosts Dance Motif 2020
"I wouldn't call myself a professional dancer but Orchesis has that professional feel, and that's one reason it has been a starting place for so many professional careers.” – Orchesis chair Andrea Gish
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Three to See Thursday: West Side music, Wilf Kozub art, Uncut Gems
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Three to See Thursday: West Side music, Wilf Kozub art, Uncut Gems
Music from West Side Story: As history moved forward, American composers took the discipline and frameworks of European classical music and added swagger, jazz … their own unique energy. At this Winspear concert Thursday, celebrate two centuries of quintessentially American classics such as Berns...
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‘Not just a religion for narcos’: Edmonton professor consulted on latest Bad Boys film
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‘Not just a religion for narcos’: Edmonton professor consulted on latest Bad Boys film
An Edmonton-based professor of anthropology hopes the latest installment in the Bay Boys film series doesn’t portray La Santa Muerte or “Our Lady of Holy Death” in a negative light. Last spring, the production company behind Bad Boys for Life, which stars the duo of Will Smith and Martin La...
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Lynne Chwyl's blues band packs their winning sounds for IBC Memphis competition
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Lynne Chwyl's blues band packs their winning sounds for IBC Memphis competition
“There's something about the mix of personalities. Even when we hunker down at rehearsals the camaraderie feels like a large family." - singer Lynne Chwyl
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Happy Birthday Baby J: Gender politics explored in whip smart new one-act at Shadow Theatre
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Happy Birthday Baby J: Gender politics explored in whip smart new one-act at Shadow Theatre
U of A Fine Arts grad explores modern parenting, and age-old power dynamics
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Cappies review: Matilda: the Musical
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Cappies review: Matilda: the Musical
Here are the top five reviews of Paul Kane High School’s production of Matilda: The Musical. By Madeleine Polak Archbishop Jordan High School “One second, two seconds,” clusters of tableaux stand in beautiful stillness, “three seconds, four seconds,” the orchestra begins t...
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The List: 1/14-22
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The List: 1/14-22
The List contains every arts and entertainment event occurring anywhere in Greater Edmonton from January 14-22.
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StoneMarrow Theatre takes to the stage with stories that touch and teach
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StoneMarrow Theatre takes to the stage with stories that touch and teach
Latest project by local creators combines choreography and music in one-act at Backstage Theatre
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Social Seen: YEG Fitness hosts its January 2020 launch at Brown's Socialhouse
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Social Seen: YEG Fitness hosts its January 2020 launch at Brown's Socialhouse
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 codie.mclachlan@gmail.com or tweet Codie at @fotocodie. Follow Codie on Instagram (@fotocodie) and Facebook (facebook.com/fotoco...
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Local book clubs offering an opportunity to connect with people as well as new literature
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Local book clubs offering an opportunity to connect with people as well as new literature
Matthew Garrett has always been an avid reader. The former teacher and current co-owner of Doughnut Party is a self-admitted fan of “anything that is salacious and scandalous.” Sharing that love of reading seemed like the best way to keep in touch with a close-knit group of friends as they starte...
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Three to See Saturday, Jan. 11: Duke and Gale, Kirman and Electric Feels
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Three to See Saturday, Jan. 11: Duke and Gale, Kirman and Electric Feels
Home: Home, a show by Edmonton painters Kari Duke and Tom Gale of scenes from in and around our city, has its opening reception Saturday. With a chunky, deliciously graphic touch, Duke takes us into the cozy spaces of backyards, alleys and ravines we explored as children, often just at spring mel...
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Concerts in Care offering seniors a taste of music
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Concerts in Care offering seniors a taste of music
As the new decade begins, and you’re sitting in the Winspear, waiting for a Beethoven symphony to start, or perhaps enjoying local jazz music at the Yardbird Suite, spare a thought for those who might love to be there, but can’t be: seniors in care and retirement homes. That’s exactly what Meran ...
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Resourceful dancers explore the meaning of resilience in four separate ways
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Resourceful dancers explore the meaning of resilience in four separate ways
"I think the idea that the body can be a mechanism for change in the world is becoming more and more apparent." - dancer, choreographer Melanie Kloetzel
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