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New assistant conductor a highlight of enjoyable, energetic symphony show
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New assistant conductor a highlight of enjoyable, energetic symphony show
It was a gathering of the illustrious at the Winspear on Friday as the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra launched into the first of three concerts emulating the famous Last Night of the Proms. For starters, the conductor was Robert Bernhardt, always a favourite with ESO audiences, who regularly takes c...
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The heart of humanity beats on in Northern Light Theatre production of Cardiac Shadow
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The heart of humanity beats on in Northern Light Theatre production of Cardiac Shadow
Co-production with Good Women Dance Collective brings beauty to darkness
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Theatre review: Sweat reveals cultural cracks in tale of loss and dislocation
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Theatre review: Sweat reveals cultural cracks in tale of loss and dislocation
Pulitzer-winning play eulogizes the American working class
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Newfoundland's best blows the dust off traditional repertoire
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Newfoundland's best blows the dust off traditional repertoire
“The idea that this music needs to be preserved can get a little out of hand. I think good music lasts and people will always love stories, and good songs last." - Matthew Byrne
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Comic relief: Gaffigan's clean comedy centred around family, food and fatherhood
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Comic relief: Gaffigan's clean comedy centred around family, food and fatherhood
Comedian Jim Gaffigan brings his family-focused material to Rogers Place on Friday, Jan. 18
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Welsman, Way North offer up jazz on their own terms
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Welsman, Way North offer up jazz on their own terms
“I'm always trying to keep my ears to the ground for material and that accelerates when I have a deadline for a recording." – Carol Welsman
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Indigenous art show Mothering Spaces glows with mother artists
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Indigenous art show Mothering Spaces glows with mother artists
When was the last time you witnessed children actively involved with and officially present at an “adult” art show? Not as mere subjects depicted on the walls — but meaningfully woven into the artwork itself, including in performance pieces? Mothering Spaces, an Indigenous art show at Grant MacEw...
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The Who returns to Edmonton Oct. 23, this time with an orchestra
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The Who returns to Edmonton Oct. 23, this time with an orchestra
The Who is thundering back to town — and this time around they’re sharing the stage with an orchestra. Get your worst Rogers Place puns ready as classic geezers Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend are playing the downtown rink Oct. 23 on their Moving On! Tour, kicking off in Michigan May 7. The first...
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