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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

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

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