Arts

Items tagged arts


Pandemic positives: The gifts of public art
News

Pandemic positives: The gifts of public art

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, 2021

Continue reading
Content

Weekend agenda

Coming up this weekend, Brian Webb Dance Company is presenting Ballet Edmonton's digital debut of Persistence of Memory, and the Art Gallery of St. Albert presents High Energy 26.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Continue reading
Can't keep a circus family down: Firefly Theatre prepares for first pandemic show
News

Can't keep a circus family down: Firefly Theatre prepares for first pandemic show

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, 2021

Continue reading
Content

Weekend agenda

Coming up this weekend, Mitchell Art Gallery is displaying the 2021 Fine Art Grad Show, plus Brian Webb Dance Company is running its 41st annual art auction.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Continue reading
Sarah Chan and Jhenifer Pabillano look at the camera laughing, in a black and white portrait.
News

On a Midlife well-lived

In the same week that many ironically wished they could just turn 40 already, longtime friends Sarah Chan and Jhenifer Pabillano dropped a sparkly new anthology that uniquely celebrates the milestone.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Continue reading
Content

Weekend agenda

Coming up this weekend, Rapid Fire Theatre's Bonfire Festival is still on, plus Northern Light Theatre presents Something Unspoken, streaming online.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Continue reading
Best summer ever? Maybe in 2022
News

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

Continue reading
Gather 'round: It's time for Bonfire
News

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

Continue reading
Content

Weekend agenda

Coming up this weekend, visit Downtown Spark for the last couple of days of Fantastic Planet, or check out Shumka's 60th anniversary virtual gala on April 10.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Continue reading