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How My Kids Quit Cheerleading (And Crushed My Cheer Mom Dreams Forever)
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Tiny girls in cheer uniforms, performing those incredible little routines, with their perfect little cheer hair, in bows and so damn excited to be there. Being part of a team of girls, instant best friends and learning the value of being part of that space, and being excited to head to the gym to...
Published at Raising Edmonton
Review: Handel’s Messiah continues to be magical
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Review: Handel’s Messiah continues to be magical
When Handel’s Messiah, that quintessential music for the Advent season, was first performed in Dublin in 1742, the orchestra consisted of strings, two trumpets, timpani, harpsichord and a portable organ, and there were some 32 in the choir. These days, performances generally seek authenticity, an...
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
Carrie Fisher’s Dog Recognized Her When He Watched The New Star Wars
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I’m not crying, YOU’RE crying… Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary (who was with Fisher at the 2016 Edmonton Expo), has been without her for almost a year since she passed away at the age of 60… but with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in theatres, he got to see his owner one more tim...
Published at SONiC 102.9
GDB 33.0: Another damned backup goalie in another damned matinee (12pm MST, SNW)
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If there are two things I’m getting sick of it’s the Oilers getting owned by backup goalies and seeing them forget to show up for matinees. Unfortunately, they’ll get a dose of both of those things today as the Oilers face Alex Stalock for an afternoon affair in St. Paul, Minnes...
Published at OilersNation
G33 2017-18: Oilers at Wild
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Saturdays. We had our chores (bringing in coal—don’t let anyone tell you it’s clean and beautiful; milking and feeding the goats, shoveling the driveway) but most of the day belonged to us. My solution to getting things done was starting early, up well before dawn. If my brother got u...
Published at Lowetide
Game Day Quick Hits: Edmonton Oilers at Minnesota Wild
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In today’s quick hits, we look ahead at today’s matchup between the Minnesota Wild and the Edmonton Oilers. 1. Much like the Oilers of the past couple weeks, the Minnesota Wild will be rolling with their backup goalie as Devan Dubnyk sits on the Injured Reserve with a lower-body injury. Dub...
Published at OilersNation
Embroidered Jean Jacket
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Embroidered Jean Jacket
Happy Saturday friends 🙂 With the holidays fast approaching, I thought – what better way to spend a Saturday morning than catching up on some blogs, so I had to show you guys this new post!   As you all may know by now, I am a little tiny bit obsessed with Mavi Jeans. Everything […] ...
Published at With Love, Meg
Subtle changes in the 18th edition of the Citadel Theatre's A Christmas Carol: Review by GRAHAM HICKS
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Subtle changes in the 18th edition of the Citadel Theatre's A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol At the Maclab Stage, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dec. 1 to 23, 2017 Review by GRAHAM HICKS,  Hicksbiz.com The changes are subtle, but they are there. For the first time since A Christm...
Published at Hicks Biz
Subtle changes in the 18th edition of the Citadel Theatre's A Christmas Carol: Review by GRAHAM HICKS
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Subtle changes in the 18th edition of the Citadel Theatre's A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol At the Maclab Stage, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Dec. 1 to 23, 2017 Review by GRAHAM HICKS,  Hicksbiz.com The changes are subtle, but they are there. For the first time since A Christm...
Published at Hicks Biz
Epic song battle erupts in House of Commons
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Let’s take a closer look at Kerry Diotte’s Christmas song – for when Honorable Members start singing in the House of Commons, it behooves the nation to take heed. It doesn’t happen every day. Diotte (MP for Edmonton-Griesbach) wrote a version of Jingle Bells he sang on Dec. 13 during the la...
Published at GIG CITY
It’s the week before Christmas, and Stuart McLean’s ‘Christmas at the Vinyl Cafe’ tops Audreys Edmonton Bestseller List
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended Dec. 10, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS 1. Christmas At the Vinyl Cafe – Stuart McLean 2. Short Story A...
Published at Alberta Politics
The Capilano Rehab Injury Report – Save us Dadbot!
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This past week has been pretty interesting. The Oilers have played very well despite their injury struggles. Subtract a couple tough losses and it would actually be pretty impressive how they’ve faired while missing Larsson, Sekera, and Talbot. Follow me, I have good news! Cam Talbot Talbot...
Published at OilersNation
Oilers Christmas Wishlists
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It’s mid-December and Christmas is right around the corner. OilersNation has dug deep and exhausted multiple sources to bring you exclusive Oilers information. We’ve managed to intercept some of the Oilers’ Christmas wish-lists on route to Santa. Lets take a look at what the Oil...
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At 95, Dolf Hantelmann closes the lid on piano-tuning career
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At 95, Dolf Hantelmann closes the lid on piano-tuning career
Dolf Hantelmann was six, maybe seven, when he first discovered he had a gift. Sitting quietly in the room of a home in Rotterdam in the late 1920s, his uncle’s fingers dancing across the black and white keys of the family piano, he heard a flawed note. It struck him as odd. In fact, it [...
Published at EJ Entertainment Blog
Nurse, Benning, and going long-term
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This offseason is going to be very interesting for a variety of reasons. First off, the team is going to have to prepare for life with Connor McDavid’s new extension, which will certainly come with some cap casualties and although we don’t know for sure what the salary cap will be, we know that i...
Published at OilersNation
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