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Fringe billet volunteers of eight years help make diverse festival possible
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Between clowns, zombies and Japanese surrealist comedians, Barb Round has seen it all. While none of these sights are out of the ordinary at the Edmonton Fringe Festival, Barb and her husband Jim Round have taken their involvement a step further — they’ve invited all these people to stay in...
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Police called after Fringe performer removes audience member's shirt without consent
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Police were called but no charges laid following a Wednesday incident where an Edmonton Fringe performer removed an audience member’s shirt without consent. Vikki Wiercinski and her husband, Jim, were sitting in the front row of Wednesday’s performance of Late Night Cabaret when Mike ...
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Fringe favourites: Journal reviewers recap the 2019 Fringe Festival shows, performances that resonated
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The Edmonton Journal’s team of reviewers scoured the Fringe Festival streets and stages, reviewing more than 130 of the festival’s 257 shows. Given some time to reflect on what they’d seen and heard, we asked the question on everyone’s mind: Which one or two Fringe shows d...
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"You have to prove it to them": Hard-rocking Reignwolf bringing high-energy act to Starlite Room
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Saskatoon-born, Seattle-based rocker Reignwolf, a.k.a. Jordan Cook, has been growing his street cred for years. He’s recorded with members of Soundgarden and was featured on the Cameron Crowe show Roadies. He’s played shows with pioneering acts like Black Sabbath and The Who. Right now, he’s tour...
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Singer-saxophonist Vanessa Collier crafting her own path with blues-oriented sounds
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"That's one thing I'm hoping to do with my music, to find something that's true today and may still be true 50 years down the line.” -Vanessa Collier
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Fringe Review: The World's Wife
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The World's Wife, 4 stars out of 5, Stage 8, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Society
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Fringe Review: Two
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Two, 4.5 stars out of 5, Stage 12, Varscona Theatre
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Fringe Review: Three
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Three, 5 out of 5 stars, Stage 18, Sugar Swing Ballroom, Main Floor
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Fringe Review: Things to Ruin
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Things to Ruin, 2.5 stars out of 5, Stage 28, The Dai Scott Stage, Hazeldean Hall
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Fringe Review: The Most Unlikely Comedian
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The Most Unlikely Comedian, 3 out of 5 stars, Stage 8, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre
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