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Along with the dozens of feel-better initiatives intended to brighten COVID-laden consciences, civic enthusiasm for public art projects is burgeoning. A far cry from the historic whinging about pricy installations like the Talus Dome, COVID's forcing of outdoor play has encouraged an appreciation for a plethora of free, accessible art.
Thursday, May 6, 2021Continue reading
Among the more uniquely themed pandemic performance offerings this week comes Firefly Theatre's Bread and Circus — an evening of bread-making and acrobatics, hosted by Firefly's founders, Annie Dugan and John Ullyatt.
Thursday, April 29, 2021Continue reading
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, 2021Continue reading
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, 2021Continue reading