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Arts Profile: Stonehouse Publishing
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Top: A selection of titles from Stonehouse Publishing; Bottom: Della Dennis, Netta Johnson, Olivia Latta, Julie Yerex, D.K. Stone, Doug Morrison, Allison Kydd, Pam Clark and Lisa Murphy Lamb.After years of being avid readers, writers, editors, book collectors and overall literature enthusiasts, N...
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Squeezing our Senses: Making Art Pop!
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Bottles of Orange Majestic and Monster Fruit soda created by Big Rock Candy Mountain and students from John A. McDougall Elementary School. Photo: Sarah Race PhotographyAs a kid, and even into adulthood, there is something deeply satisfying about popping the lid off a soda bottle, hearing the car...
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2020 Creators’ Reserve Recipients
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In March 2020, the EAC released the Creators’ Reserve grant program to support the time artists need to pursue a wide range of creation activities or the substantive revision of a work-in-progress. After reviewing over 600 applications, the final list of 121 recipients has been chosen. Than...
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Project Feature: Solidarity Film Camp
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2019 Solidarity Film Camp participants. Photo by Nanc Price Photography. Writer, director, producer, and editor Andrea Beça is passionate about changing the world through film. With a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Alberta, and a M.Litt in Playwriting and D...
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Artist Feature: MJ Belcourt
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Artist Feature: MJ Belcourt
MJ Belcourt is the City of Edmonton’s current Indigenous Artist-in-Residence, a partnership between the Edmonton Arts Council and the City of Edmonton’s Indigenous Relations Office. Her show “Feeding My Spirit” has been turned into an online exhibit which you can view here.  MJ...
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Meet the Artists: Butler Memorial Park
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Meet the Artists: Butler Memorial Park
Artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett. Photo supplied. In late 2019, the EAC received submissions of interest from artists across Canada in response to a call to artists for Butler Memorial Park. This opportunity comes as a result of the redevelopment and enhancement of the area. The impr...
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Navigating Your Own Theatre Adventure with “Tracks”
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Navigating Your Own Theatre Adventure with “Tracks”
The ambulatory theatre project Tracks by playwright Mac Brock (Vena Amoris Projects), was set to close out the Off Season of Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) but with stages going dark, “My gut instinct was to hold the show until later,” admits Brock. Instead, the show’s director, Beth Dart, stepp...
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Artist-in-Residence Update: Poems Are Still Blooming with Brandon Wint
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Artist-in-Residence Update: Poems Are Still Blooming with Brandon Wint
Our normal schedules and best laid plans may have come to a screeching halt, but Brandon Wint wants everyone to know that poetry continues to bloom in Edmonton.As the current artist-in-residence at the Gateway Association of Edmonton, Brandon’s residency has taken on a much different shape than w...
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Artist Profile: Lance Cardinal
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Artist Profile: Lance Cardinal
Lance Cardinal and his miniature of Stephen King’s “House on Neibolt Street” from the movie It. The model is now in the lobby of Vertigo studios in L.A. Photo supplied.A Two-Spirited Indigenous Artist and member of the Bigstone Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory, Lance Cardinal now calls Treaty 6 ...
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Artist Profile: Shawn Tse
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th marks Chinese Language day and Edmonton is fortunate to have a vibrant and artistic Chinese community.  Shawn Tse is an Edmonton based artist, educator and community advocate. He was a part of this year’s #YEGCanvas campaign with his work “88 Maple Fooks”. Fook/福 is the Chinese character for f...
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