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Neil Gaiman remembers Smilin' Stan Lee fondly in Edmonton
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Neil Gaiman remembers Smilin' Stan Lee fondly in Edmonton
“Fiction is the lie that tells the truth,” Neil Gaiman was saying to more than 1,500 captivated fans in Edmonton, also noting, “Books are the way that the dead communicate with us.” It was a generous, captivating session of connection at Shaw Conference Centre Tuesday night. The 58-year-old Engli...
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Step into weekend of contemporary and classic dance options
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Step into weekend of contemporary and classic dance options
“We wanted to establish a platform for emerging artists and younger voices. Since then we've opened our doors to a really diverse range of movement styles and people from various backgrounds..." - Ainsley Hillyard, Good Women Dance Collective
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Grey Cup Festival brings Jasper Avenue road closures starting Wednesday
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Grey Cup Festival brings Jasper Avenue road closures starting Wednesday
A zip line, bungee jump and tube slide will be taking over the downtown as Grey Cup festivities hit Edmonton, forcing road closures along Jasper Avenue beginning Wednesday. A chunk of Jasper Avenue will be fully closed between 96 Street and 99 Street from Wednesday night until Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. t...
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Three to See for Wednesday, November 14
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Three to See for Wednesday, November 14
Rayanne Haines and Matthew Stepanic: In the midst of its 18th season, the Olive Reading Series features emerging and established poets, local to international, sharing their work and stories the second Tuesday of every month. Rayanne Haines runs the Edmonton Poetry Festival, a featured artist for...
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Captain Tractor raises a jug to 25 years of Celtic pop party punk
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Captain Tractor raises a jug to 25 years of Celtic pop party punk
Say the name Captain Tractor and you can almost smell the pitchers of draft vibrating off slick tabletops at pure-party stompers back in the ’90s. Whether it was at the haunted Horseshoe, Edmonton’s rule-loving Sidetrack or within some random college quad’s embrace of plastic perimeters and too m...
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Review: Remembrance Day concerts offer fitting tributes
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Review: Remembrance Day concerts offer fitting tributes
The Richard Eaton Singers performed under conductor Leonard Ratzlaff at the Winspear Centre, while Edmonton Recital Society’s traditional Remembrance Day concert was held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church
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Three to See on Monday, November 12
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Three to See on Monday, November 12
Princess Mononoke One of the most beautiful films ever animated, something that makes Hayao Miyazaki’s 1997 classic extra brilliant is how every conflicting party in the film has an absolutely justifiable position, simultaneous, contradictory truths of survival. Set in the late Muromachi period o...
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Canada's largest indoor Christmas lights show to glow in Edmonton area over the holidays
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Canada's largest indoor Christmas lights show to glow in Edmonton area over the holidays
A new winter festival is preparing to blast through the Edmonton area and shine a bright light on local artisans and food vendors. In its second year, the B.C.-based Christmas Glow festival will feature a light show containing over a million lights and a large Christmas market at The Enjoy Centre...
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Fleetwood Mac reschedules Edmonton concert after band member falls ill
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Fleetwood Mac reschedules Edmonton concert after band member falls ill
Fleetwood Mac has rescheduled a pair of Alberta shows into next year after a band member fell ill before their concert at Rogers Place. The band was set to play in Edmonton Saturday evening, but did not go on. Sandra Merz, a spokesperson for Live Nation, said in an email to Postmedia that “...
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