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Event (Red Deer): The Canola Project: Experiment IV: Harvest

Bringing the Farm to The City Of Red Deer A roving interdisciplinary arts happening! When: Sunday, October 2 · 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: The Streets of Red Deer — Meet at Veteran’s Park at 6pm Guests are asked to meet at Veteran’s Park in Red Deer which is on the

Event (St. Albert): Les Myhr Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for our friend and colleague, Les Myhr, is being held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 30, 2011 at the Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert. A Memorial Tribute for Les is planned to be held at the Citadel Theatre on October 24.  Further details

Event (Edmonton): Tribute to Life of Michelle Dias

On Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, at 2 pm, there will be a Tribute to the Life of Michelle Dias in the Citadel’s Tucker Amphitheatre.  Please join Michelle’s parents and sisters and her Citadel family in sharing memories of a dear friend and colleague. For more information, please contact: Marianne

Michael Green named Creative Producer of Calgary 2012

(From the OYR newsletter:) Michael Green, Curator of the High Performance Rodeo and Co-Artistic Director of One Yellow Rabbit, is taking a temporary leave of absence from OYR after having been named Creative Producer of Calgary 2012. Calgary 2012, arising from the city’s bid to be named Cultural Capital of

Event (Edmonton): NLT AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting – Northern Light Theatre 6:30pm on Monday, October 17 at Northern Light Theatre’s office (8908-99 Street) We will report on the 2011/12 season and discuss the upcoming theatre season. Board executive will be elected. Anyone with an active interest in NLT is welcome to attend.

Events (Alberta): A Cowboy Story adds Second Show!

Howdy! Accidental Humour Co., An Edmonton-based multimedia group that tours shows through Alberta, has added a second show of COWBOY: A Cowboy Story and in Lethbridge for September 17th! Originally, only one show was planned for 7:30, but due to demand a second show has been added at 9:30.  Information below: COWBOY: A

Alberta PC and Liberal leadership candidates arts and culture platforms

Both the Alberta Progressive Conservatives and the Alberta Liberals are gearing up for leadership races in the coming days — the Liberals on September 10 and the PCs on September 17. Find out where the candidates stand on arts and culture, and what they’re saying (or not saying) about the

Daniel Hall awarded the Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award

On August 8, 2011, at the 14th annual Betty Mitchell Awards in Calgary, Daniel Hall was presented with The Duval Lang Theatre for Young Audiences Award, recognising his 18 years as Administrative Director of the Artstrek summer theatre program for teens. This award, sponsored in part by Quest Theatre and

Vertigo Theatre announces new artistic director

Calgary, AB – Cheryl Gottselig, Chair of the Board and Cal Johnson, Chair ofthe Artistic Director Search Committee are pleased to announce theappointment of Craig Hall as the incoming Artistic Director of VertigoTheatre effective July 1, 2012 Craig Hall has been working as a professional theatre artist since 1997. Heis

Urban Curvz Theatre announces new artistic team

Calgary, AB – Urban Curvz’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new artistic team for the 2011/2012 season. The exciting new team consists of the talents of Vanessa Sabourin as Artistic Director and Jacqueline Russell as Artistic Producer. New Artistic Director, Vanessa Sabourin, is a professional theatre artist

2010/2011 Sterling Award nominees and winners

The Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards: Celebrating  Professional Theatre in Edmonton The Sterling Awards were created in 1987 to celebrate outstanding professional theatre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are named in honour of Elizabeth Sterling Haynes, director, actress, educator and architect of innumerable theatre programs and schools throughout the province. As

Edmonton Theatre veteran Richard Winnick passes away – memorial tribute planned

Edmonton has lost one of its theatrical shining stars. Richard Winnick was a prolific director of community theatre, particularly musicals, in Edmonton and the surrounding area. A memorial and celebration of his life is planned for Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Festival Place in Sherwood Park. Details will be provided

AFA welcomes new members to its Board of Directors

Welcome to new members of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Board of Directors The AFA is pleased to announce the appointments of Karl Schwonik and Stephen Krasnow to the AFA Board of Directors.  Karl Schwonik comes to the Board of Directors with considerable experience in Alberta’s arts community as

Concrete Theatre announces new General Manager

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 23, 2011 Introducing Concrete Theatre’s New General Manager Concrete Theatre’s Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that Gail M. Yakemchuk is joining the company as General Manager effective August 15, 2011. Gail comes to Concrete from a career in the independent film, television and broadcasting industries.