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Fawnda Mithrush

Arts Roundup Curator


Recent work by Fawnda

Katherine Semchuk performs in Salvage.
News

Salvaging the season: Moving forward amidst new COVID-19 restrictions

The provincial government declared a state of public health emergency on Sept. 15 and announced new COVID-19 restrictions, including measures that apply to indoor gatherings, entertainment venues, and performance activities.

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A photo from Kaleido Family Arts Festival.
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Month of the Artist begins as venues reinstate COVID-19 protocols

This September marks the third annual Month of the Artist in the province, as the local arts and entertainment industry adjusts to what the return of COVID-19 restrictions(https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx) means for creative workers in Alberta.

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A sampling of the prizes from the I heART Edmonton scavenger hunt, featuring wares from the city's artists and cultural institutions.
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Edmonton Arts Council celebrates its impact across the city

This year marks the EAC's 25th anniversary and it's celebrating with a city-wide scavenger hunt that encourages citizens to interact with local art every day, be it by seeking out public sculptures, checking out albums by homegrown talent, or sharing thoughts about prolific arts producers online.

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Jill Stanton's Green Forest Wall.
News

Old Strathcona embraces identity as mural district

In recent years, the identity of the Old Strathcona area has evolved into one with distinctive visual appeal care of the plentiful murals that are increasingly taking up wall space. Hence the new District Whyte Mural Map and tour programs.

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Fringe Festival confronts challenging times with reminders of flexibility, resilience, and reconciliation
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Fringe Festival confronts challenging times with reminders of flexibility, resilience, and reconciliation

Of all the challenges foist upon arts organizations over the past year, adaptability has been key to survival — even growth — for most. That's remained true for the Edmonton Fringe Festival throughout its first week of shows.

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Together We Fringe offers hybrid version of popular festival
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Together We Fringe offers hybrid version of popular festival

In a year where uncertainty and challenge prevailed for most arts organizations, Edmonton's Fringe Theatre office has been as busy as ever. Perhaps it's not surprising, considering the scrappy attitude of the festival's beginnings in 1982 which influenced this year's iteration of the event — set to run Aug. 12-22 throughout Old Strathcona and online.

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Celebrating diversity and inclusion, Heritage Festival moves ahead
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Celebrating diversity and inclusion, Heritage Festival moves ahead

As gatherings go, the Edmonton Heritage Festival is one of the largest to happen each summer, with typically more than 350,000 patrons busily commingling in Hawrelak Park over the August long weekend.

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A collection of Brasstactics band members holding instruments
News

Music is in the air, pretty much everywhere

Outdoor music series are cropping up on every corner, some at cozy neighbourhood venues, others at bigger downtown spaces such as Churchill Square or the Downtown Farmers Market.

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Weekend agenda: July 15-18, 2021
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Weekend agenda: July 15-18, 2021

A look at what's coming up in and around Edmonton this weekend, from live music outdoors to art on Whyte Ave.

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