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News (Edmonton): Free Willies Are Wandering

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival & Thou Art Here are proud to announce The Free Willies, a local mix of actors and musicians joining forces to create a show touring to parks, farmer’s markets, and front porches with a blend of music, comedy, and, of course, Shakespeare. Starting this week follow

News (Calgary): The 2019-2020 Critter Award Winners

  Congratulations to all of the 2019-2020 Critter Award Winners!! Best Touring Show — Let’s Run Away an HPR/reWorks Productions co-production   Best Direction — Anita Rochon for Strangers on a Train, Vertigo Theatre   Best Supporting Performance — Tyrell Crews for Noises Off at Theatre Calgary   Best Leading

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In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Black Artists in Alberta

  Since about March 10 or so, the pressure to move and create and respond at the speed and precision of white supremacy culture has been more prevalent than ever before. I have sometimes been able to fight it, even actively name it, but I have more often than not

Announcement (Edmonton): The 2019-2020 Sterling Award Nominees

Congratulations to all the 2019-2020 Sterling Award nominees! The 33rd Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards will take place Monday June 29th beginning at 7:00 pm on Youtube. The ceremony will live online in perpetuity so if you miss the live stream you can always catch it at your leisure. Visit

News (Alberta): Tell Your MPs What’s At Stake

  Join the Country in Telling MPs #WhatsAtStake  While there has been some frontline funding and employer support subsidies by our governments, in most cases these will not be enough to help nonprofit organizations cope with the impacts of fundraising cuts, higher operating costs and increased demand. In ABNN’s Impact

News (Edmonton): Freewill Shakespeare Festival Announces New Artistic Director

  As we approach William Shakespeare’s 456th birthday, Freewill Shakespeare Festival is excited, and delighted, to announce its new Artistic Director, David Horak.   For 25 years David has worked throughout Canada and the United States as a director, actor, and educator. He is the founding Artistic Director of the

Survey (National): Stats Canada – Canadian Survey on Business Conditions

  Statistics Canada is currently conducting the new Canadian Survey on Business Conditions (CSBS) in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. This survey targets all businesses in Canada. Your collaboration is essential in helping us to understand the effects of COVID-19 in Canada. Help us measure the impact COVID-19


Announcement (Alberta): Artstrek 2020 Update

  From Act II Scene IX of Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall from Tom Stoppard’s and Marc Norman’s screenplay of the same name:   Marlowe: But how will it end? Will: Happily. Marlowe: But how? Will: I don’t know. It’s a mystery. Theatre Alberta has made the decision

News (National): Update from Canada Council for the Arts

  Our thoughts go out to the many artists and arts organizations, and to their loved ones around the world, whose health and livelihood are being directly affected by the global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).    We know these are difficult times. The effects of the pandemic continue to

News (Alberta): AGLC Changes How Non-Profits May Use Charitable Gaming Proceeds

  Alberta Gaming, Liquour, and Cannabis recognizes that charitable groups may need expanded use of proceeds in order to maintain key charitable programs while addressing impacts of the crisis.    Organizations inquiring whether there are any changes to how charitable gaming proceeds may be used during the COVID-19 crisis are

News (National): IATSE Commits 2.5 Million To Entertainment Charities

  With thousands of entertainment workers displaced as a result of social distancing measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the IATSE General Executive Board approved $2.5 million in donations to three entertainment charities Tuesday. The funding will go to the Actors Fund, the Motion Picture and Television

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