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Brave Girl – Lunchbox Theatre
Photo Credits
Amena Shehab_headshot
Alberta

Who Are We Now? Theatre Alberta Essay Series – Amena Shehab

We are children of the wind, we are children of the water, the fire, and the light. These are the things that make us who we are. Our voices sing the memories. The sound of mahbash – coffee ground by a father’s hand and the smell of khubz – bread kneaded with a mother’s heart.

Found Festival 2021
Festival

What’s On (Edmonton): Found Festival 2021

It’s with huge joy, caution, and a lot of elbow grease that Found Festival is proud to announce its return to live performance July 8–11. We’re able to get back to things we’ve had to put on pause, including sharing space and seeing live performances.

Together We Fringe
Announcement

Announcement (Edmonton): Edmonton Fringe Presents Together We Fringe!

This year’s hyper-local hybrid Event presents both live and digital programming, including ticketed live theatre performances for reduced capacity audiences; ticketed outdoor entertainment in ATB Park; on-demand and livestream content streamed on Fringe TV; and so much more.

Government of Alberta logo
Alberta

News (Alberta): New Minister of Culture After Cabinet Shuffle

On July 8, 2021 Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced several changes to cabinet including a new Minister of Culture.

Ron Orr, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka, will replace Leela Aheer as Minister of Culture and Whitney Issik, MLA for Calgary-Glenmore, becomes the Associate Minister of Status of Women, under the Ministry of Culture and Status of Women.

Woezo Africa Cultural Festival
Online Event

What’s Online (Calgary): Woezo Africa Cultural Festival

The Woezo Africa Cultural Festival (WACF) aims to share and educate the community at large on the level of artistry and innovation that exists within African culture and the African Diasporic history through a series of interactive activities, artisan demonstrations, cultural performances and workshops that will be delivered virtually.