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K-Days to launch with Friday morning parade
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K-Days kicks off Friday morning with more than 100 entries filling Jasper Avenue for the annual parade and the city is asking parade-goers to give themselves extra time to get to the festivities. The parade starts 10 a.m. at Jasper Avenue and 108 Street before travelling east down Jasper to 101 S...
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10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Jerry Cans, Taste of Edmonton, and K-Days
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Jerry Cans You don’t have to wait for the weekend to start partying. Get a jump on Interstellar Rodeo fun with the festival’s own Northern Rodeo over at the Starlite Room Thursday night. Juno nominated five-piece The Jerry Cans are headlining a bill of acts from way up north, includin...
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The Dead South hits Interstellar Rodeo with bluegrass beats
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Regina-based, four-piece band creates raucous riff
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Psyche reunites with long-lost electronic friends and fans in 9910 concert
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western Canadian music pioneer back in town after 30 years
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Northern Rodeo features three sides of Inuit music wave
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“There's a pretty good boom of young musicians in Nunavut right now. It's a great opportunity for people to have a new path, to find something else to do.” - Josh Q.
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Proud housewife Andrea Nixon bringing lovely voice to K-Days Tuesday night
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When it comes to taking leaps, Edmonton country-roots singer Andrea Nixon doesn’t hesitate — and it’s paying off. With enviable vocal dynamism, she’s gone through both the Project Wild artist-development band camp and Canada’s Music Incubator program. She won a fan-voted, $10,000 Storyhive video ...
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Prepare to parade: Need to knows for Friday's K-Days parade
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Jasper Avenue will be lined with colourful floats Friday morning with more than 100 entries in the annual K-Days parade and the city is asking parade-goers to give themselves extra time to get to the festivities. The parade starts 10 a.m. at Jasper Avenue and 108 Street before travelling east dow...
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Edmonton Food Bank in need of volunteers for Heritage Festival fundraiser
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The city’s food bank is looking for volunteers for its largest fundraising drive of the year in conjunction with the Heritage Festival. Volunteers are required for a variety of shifts throughout all three days of the festival running Aug. 4-6, the Edmonton Food Bank said in a release Tuesda...
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Live-painting of giant mural summons steady crowds to Old Strathcona
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Like roots from a tree, an energized and curious atmosphere has been growing at the base of an iconic new mural in Old Strathcona being painted by Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel and his team. The colourful six-storey mural of a giant humanoid dog, two cats and three trees started Saturday and is...
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Courtney Barnett brings her humble superstar vibe to Interstellar Rodeo
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To say Courtney Barnett is an exceptional songwriter is an understatement — her unpretentious, gum-chewing lyrical swagger is familiar to anyone who’s ever told it like it is, or even wanted to. This she pairs with such a straightforward, playful, softcore punk vibe — start somewhere in the neigh...
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Teatro La Quindicina delights with The Importance of Being Earnest
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Varscona cast well suited for legendary roles in Oscar Wilde classic
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Award-winning pop and soul singer likes to experiment
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“There's no single influence but I like voices that are raw and visceral, that can be technically impressive as well.” — singer Karimah
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New York trio's "brasshouse" sound makes it out of subway, onto stage
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"People can tend to make a band their own little pet and not want them to change, but the last thing I want is to stop growing." - Too Many Zooz trumpeter Matt Doe
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Bulldogs, barrel tricks and birth control: Theatre Network debuts its 2018-19 season
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Bulldogs, barrel tricks and birth control: Theatre Network debuts its 2018-19 season
Theatre Network celebrates folks who don't give up with 2018/19 season and a new play by Darrin Hagen
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Wildlife: enormous golden Amitaba Buddha on its way to live in rural Alberta
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An enormous Buddha — the tallest human-based figure in Western Canada — is on its way to rural Alberta. The bronze Amitaba Buddha — “Infinite Light” in Sanskrit — is due to arrive in pieces this fall, where the spiritual artwork will live at Westlock Meditation Centre on RR 270 north of Busby, 73...
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