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2011 Betty Mitchell Award nominees

The Betty Mitchell Award Nominees The Betty Mitchell Awards, named for a pioneer of Calgary’s theatrical community, Dr. Betty Mitchell, were started in 1998 to celebrate and honour outstanding achievement in Calgary’s professional theatre  community. The Betty Mitchell Awards provide the opportunity to recognize the excellent work that takes place

Centre Stage Theatre announces change of leadership for 2011/2012 season

Centre Stage Theatre Announces Change of Leadership For 2011-2012 Season After nine years of creating inspiring Theatre For Young Audiences in Calgary, Artistic Director and Founder Bonnie Gratz is leaving the post and company member Christie Vieira will take over as the new AD effective June 1. “As founder of

Edmonton’s TIX on the Square: Now more than TIX!

TIX on the Square is growing! Earlier this year, Tix took over responsibility for managing the former City Store on Churchill Square. The store has morphed into a showcase of local indie talent, carrying several lines of original jewelry, hand-made stuffed animals, silk scarves, fiber art, photography, raku, pottery, as

2011 Alberta Literary Awards winners announced

The 2011 Alberta Literary Awards Announced! The Writers Guild of Alberta revealed the winners of the 2011 Alberta Literary Awards in Calgary on June 11, 2011 in conjunction with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards.  More than 200 writers attended the 2011 Alberta Book Awards Gala,

AFA Individual Artist Project Grant Application Status Update!

In April and May peer juries assessed over 600 Individual Artist Project Grant applications in the 7 respective artistic discipline streams. Recommendations have been reviewed and approved by the AFA Board of Directors. Notification letters will be distributed in the coming weeks (dependent upon the availability of Canada Post services). 

City of Edmonton – The Mayor’s Think Tank: Our Arts, Our City

The Mayor’s Think Tank: Our Arts, Our City June 21, 2011 The Mayor’s Think Tank: Our Arts, Our City brought together artists, entrepreneurs, activists, performers, students, developers and community leaders for a lively and important dialogue about a broad, bold vision for the City of Edmonton that integrates arts, culture,

Playwrights Guild of Canada announces Elyne Quan as its new president

PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE May 31, 2011 – Toronto, Ontario… Thanks to project funding received from the   Ontario Arts Council, Playwrights Guild of Canada launches a new, user-   friendly website to members and the general public – www.playwrightsguild.ca.   Says Executive Director of PGC, Robin

Centennial Celebration for Rosebud

Centennial Celebration for Rosebud MercantileThe best of old and new comes together in cornerstone facility for Alberta’s rural arts community Rosebud, Alberta (May 20, 2011) – Like the pioneers who built the first Rosebud Mercantile 100 years ago, the spirit of rural Alberta will be celebrated May 27/28 as Rosebud