Arts Roundup

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Fawnda Mithrush

Fawnda Mithrush

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. As Premier Kenney optimistically claimed the coming months would be the "best summer in Alberta's history," Folk Fest and Big Valley Jamboree make tandem announcements that they will not proceed this year.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton. While performing artists everywhere have been sidelined by the pandemic's venue closures, Rapid Fire Theatre's ensemble of improvisers have been consistently active online, and are set to light their Bonfire of experimental improv, streaming live April 9-24.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

The latest on local arts from Taproot Edmonton.In tandem with the arrival of the funniest day of the year comes Play the Fool's online incarnation: a film festival comprised of (very short) shorts from around the world, focusing on clowning in its myriad forms.

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Best summer ever? Maybe in 2022
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Best summer ever? Maybe in 2022

As Premier Jason Kenney attempted to lighten the news of increased COVID-19 restrictions last week by optimistically claiming the coming months would be the "best summer in Alberta's history," arts and festival organizers rolled up their collective sleeves and stared at the many un-jabbed arms around them.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Gather 'round: It's time for Bonfire
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Gather 'round: It's time for Bonfire

While many performing artists have been sidelined by venue closures due to the pandemic, Rapid Fire Theatre's ensemble of improvisers have been consistently active online, offering classes and weekly shows since COVID-19 started causing the cancellation of events, including last year's Bonfire Festival.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

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Clowning around with Play the Fool International Short Film Festival
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Clowning around with Play the Fool International Short Film Festival

In tandem with the arrival of the funniest day of the year comes Play the Fool's online incarnation: a film festival comprised of (very short) shorts from around the world, focusing on clowning in its myriad forms.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

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