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The opening for ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ is just over a month...
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The opening for ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ is just over a month...
The opening for ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ is just over a month away. Artist Jerry Whitehead, working from a studio at @amiskwaciyacademy created mamohkamatowin (Helping Each Other). The first image is of the “mother” turtle carrying images of creation stories, and spirituality on her shell. The se...
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Jerry Whitehead
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Jerry Whitehead
(Artist Jerry Whitehead ® with mosaic fabricators Erin Pankratz (l) and Karen Klassen (centre) at amiskwaciy Academy - photo, E. Pankratz)ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ - Edmonton’s Indigenous Art Park opens this fall. The park features artworks by Mary Anne Barkhouse, Duane Linklater, Amy Malbeu...
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Vue Weekly: “Seconds, Please!” Film Series Explores Edmonton’s...
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Vue Weekly: “Seconds, Please!” Film Series Explores Edmonton’s...
Vue Weekly: “Seconds, Please!” Film Series Explores Edmonton’s Diverse Dishes and Cultureshttp://www.vueweekly.com/seconds-please-film-series-explores-edmontons-diverse-dishes-and-cultures/
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2018 Second Round Travel Grant Recipients
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2018 Second Round Travel Grant Recipients
Photo: Andrea Nixon performs in Toronto during Canada Music WeekDuring the second round of travel funding in 2018, award in July, the Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) approved support for 66 artists and projects travelling to 30 different cities in 11 different countries.Travel grants have long been a...
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2018 Community Arts Grant Recipients
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Community Art is valued for its ability to bring people together in shared, collaborative, creative experiences to express the things that have meaning to us. It strengthens the community, builds identity, develops creativity, and increases awareness of the arts in our lives.We are excited to ann...
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Work in Progress: An Update from Edmonton Waste Management Centre’s Artist in Residence
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It’s a place that every resident of Edmonton engages with in some way, but usually indirectly—so for the last six months the Edmonton Waste Management Centre has had an Artist in Residence on-site to figure out how to best tell some of its stories to Edmontonians. Photographer Leanne Olson was se...
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A Conversation with Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, Ahmed “Knowmadic” Ali
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Photo by Nicholas YeeEdmonton’s Poet Laureate reflects the life of the city through readings of poetry, and, as an ambassador for the literary arts, incorporates poetry into a range of official and informal city activities.Our current and seventh Poet Laureate is Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali, a full-tim...
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EAC Weekly July 4
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EAC Weekly July 4
EAC Weekly July 4: Check out today’s EAC Weekly Newsletter for event highlights, job opportunities at City of St. Albert, Winspear and Art Gallery of Alberta, and more.
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Amy Malbeuf
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Introducing the ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Artists ~ Amy Malbeuf
(Amy Malbeuf - artist portrait by Conor McNally)ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ - Edmonton’s Indigenous Art Park is scheduled to open this fall. As the spring and summer progress, installation of artworks by Mary Anne Barkhouse, Duane Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, and Jerry Whiteh...
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EAC Weekly June 27
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EAC Weekly June 27
EAC Weekly June 27: Check out today’s EAC Weekly newsletter for upcoming event highlights, job opportunities at CKUA, Edmonton Opera and more! http://bit.ly/2MqVMOu
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