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k.d. lang receives Alberta Order of Excellence
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k.d. lang receives Alberta Order of Excellence
Singer-song writer k.d. lang was among eight Albertans who received the Alberta Order of Excellence at Government House in Edmonton on Thursday. The other Albertans who received the honour were Reg Baskin (Edmonton), Solomon Rolingher (Edmonton), Allan Wachowich (Edmonton), Ralph Young (Edmonton)...
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Canada's north comes alive in music and poetry with cellist's suite
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Canada's north comes alive in music and poetry with cellist's suite
“I think I've managed to bring Scotland and Canada together and draw from something very personal." - cellist-composer Christine Hanson
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Fly the scary skies with passengers and crew of Dead Centre of Town
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Fly the scary skies with passengers and crew of Dead Centre of Town
Flights from hell are the stuff of nightmares during 11th annual Dead Centre of Town production
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Edmonton's own Nathan Fillion starts over again in new cop drama The Rookie
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Edmonton's own Nathan Fillion starts over again in new cop drama The Rookie
Home town boy reflects on a new television series, and how to handle a gun
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Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song
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Review: Vox Luminis buoys spirits in exemplary song
One of the strengths of the ensemble is that they are, at one and the same time, a group of soloists and a closely matched and blended choir.
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Going to live concerts: Is hell other people?
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Going to live concerts: Is hell other people?
Do we need special sections where people aren’t allowed to shake their asses? Lord, I hope not
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Wildlife: Exploring the rusty edges, DEDfest opens with local horror Extremity
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Wildlife: Exploring the rusty edges, DEDfest opens with local horror Extremity
Want to see something really scary? The eleventh annual DEDfest International Genre Film Festival is rolling out its buckets of blood this weekend at Metro Cinema, amid wider-ranging edginess. Its 10 films include locally filmed psychological horror, Extremity — shot in a defunct section of Alber...
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Metal veterans Striker return home on winning streak
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Metal veterans Striker return home on winning streak
Striker at the Starlite Room on Saturday
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Personal experience informs signposts on Danser's moving blues record
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Personal experience informs signposts on Danser's moving blues record
“I see this album as a beginning to expressing myself in a new way. I've stopped being in my head so much. I'm just letting the energy flow through me and that's exciting.” - Kat Danser
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Review: Better off dead? In Dreams brings 'holographic' Roy Orbison back to the stage
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Review: Better off dead? In Dreams brings 'holographic' Roy Orbison back to the stage
One of my great fears reviewing concerts over the years is that the singer will get up on stage, play a few songs, and promptly fall over dead. Besides the intrinsic horror of the situation — imagine the crowd reaction — that’d be a very bad night, trying to cough up a story on deadline: nosing a...
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Wildlife: 124 Street art shows, UP+DT reviewed and the Thirteenth Doctor
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Wildlife: 124 Street art shows, UP+DT reviewed and the Thirteenth Doctor
Thursday is your last chance to visit Linus Woods’ latest exhibition, My Gramma Told Us Long Ago Dogs Used to Talk, But They Don’t No More Because They’d Tell Us Everything, one of the best show titles in a while around here. Woods, Dakota/Ojibway hailing from southern Manitoba, is one of my favo...
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Brit folk-rocker duo puts new spin on classic rock, country and jazz
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Brit folk-rocker duo puts new spin on classic rock, country and jazz
“The (Canadian) response was unbelievable. It felt like home in a way we had never felt back in England." - Sarah Skinner
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To every thing there is a season: Trevor Schmidt on life at Northern Light Theatre
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To every thing there is a season: Trevor Schmidt on life at Northern Light Theatre
"I like plays about the conflict between your responsibility to yourself, and your responsibility to others. My favourite plays about people making the selfish, cowardly choice. People are comforted by that. They don't feel so badly about themselves."
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Running Oct. 11-21, LitFest keeps up with revolutionary times
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Running Oct. 11-21, LitFest keeps up with revolutionary times
If you’re up on the vernacular, Canada’s original nonfiction literature festival might as easily be named WokeFest as LitFest — though very lit it appears. Scroll through the dozens of exciting authors and guests presenting around town during the Oct. 11-21 festival, and you’ll most certainly not...
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