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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

National Theatre School’s first-ever Homecoming reunion

The National Theatre School of Canada celebrates its first Homecoming Reunion TO ALL NTS ALUMNI! Don’t miss the School’s first-ever Homecoming reunion, taking place on October 28, 29 and 30, 2011. The festivities kick off with a cocktail-dinner party, at the Monument-National (M-N), on Friday. On Saturday, there’ll be conferences

APN announces winners of the 45th Annual Alberta Playwriting competition

Alberta Playwrights’ Network Announces the Winners of the 45th Annual Alberta Playwriting Competition The Alberta Playwrights’ Network is pleased to announce the winners of the  2011 Alberta Playwriting Competition, the longest running provincial competition of its kind in Canada, offering the largest cash prize of any provincial playwriting competition. This

Magnetic North Theatre Festival announces programming for 2011 season

For immediate releaseMAGNETIC NORTH THEATRE FESTIVAL IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE PROGRAMMING OF THE 2011 SEASON IN OTTAWA. OTTAWA MAY 3, 2011 – The 2011 line-up for the Magnetic North Theatre Festival has been announced, and it promises to bring home to Ottawa an array of theatrical activity in June. 

Theatre Alberta seeks fund development coordinator – application deadline May 24

Theatre Alberta Seeks Fund Development Coordinator Theatre Alberta is a provincial arts service organization and newly registered charity that proudly represents over 1,100 theatre artists, enthusiasts, students, educators, and community and professional theatre companies from across the province. We are dedicated to encouraging the growth of theatre in Alberta by

The Writers Guild of Alberta Announces The 2011 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist

The Writers Guild of Alberta announces the 2011 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist! The Writers Guild of Alberta (WGA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2011 Alberta Literary Awards! The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence from Alberta authors. Awards jurors have deliberated

Mayor Mandel’s State of the City Address

Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel’s State of the City Address Arts Highlighted in Mayor’s 2011 State of the City Address      On April 5, 2011, Mayor Mandel delivered the State of the City Address, highlighting the importance of cultivating the arts in the city:      “…if we truly want to focus on attracting

Walterdale Theatre announces renovation plans

Walterdale PlayhouseBricks and Mortar, Guts and Dedication Walterdale Theatre Associates is proud, and lucky, to be housed in one of Old Strathcona’s landmark historical buildings.  While sources vary, it is certain that the Firehall was built between 1909 and 1911, so whichever way you look at it, our illustrious home

Winner of the 2011 Pulitizer Prize for Drama

The 2011 Pulitzer Prize WinnerDrama For a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Awarded to “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, a powerful work whose memorable characters speak in witty and perceptive ways to America’s sometimes toxic

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts announces the Arts Presenting Grant Stream

AFA Newswirewww.affta.ab.caApril 21, 2011 The Alberta Foundation for the Arts announces the Arts Presenting Grant Stream The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) announces the arrival of the new Arts Presenting grant stream as part of the Arts Organizations Operational Grant Program.  The Arts Presenting grant stream combines the former

Edmonton’s first artists’ housing co-op joins Alberta Ave arts revitalization

For Immediate ReleaseMonday, April 18, 2011Edmonton’s first artists’ housing co-op joins Alberta Ave arts revitalization EDMONTON – Arts Habitat Association is pleased to announce their latest project: ArtsHab Alberta Ave, Edmonton’s first affordable housing co-op for artists. Located above the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, this 16-suite project is

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