What are your summer music plans?

What are your summer music plans?

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

There are a lot of great summer music festivals in Alberta–and across Canada. Maybe you took in The Northcountry Fair at the end of June. Maybe you’re planning to go to Pembina River Nights at Rangeton Park this weekend or Wild Mountain Music Festival at Entrance Ranch next weekend or the Edmonton Folk Festival at the beginning of August. Take a minute or two and share your summer music plans. Is there a festival you attend every year? Why is it your...

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A Trip To The Tempest

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Last Thursday afternoon, Doug, Helen, Jane, Tracy, and I saw The Tempest at Hawrelak Park. On our way into Edmonton, we stopped at Urban Forest Design Studio just west of Wildwood. They were having a summer exhibition and sale, and their shelves were full of beautiful pieces. (The sale ended July 8, but they are open year round.) http://www.urbanforestdesign.com/ After a picnic in the park, we made our way to the Heritage Amphitheatre. Tickets for the evening’s...

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Shakespearian Field Trip–Chautauqua Style

Posted by on Jul 4, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

At Doug’s invitation, a few friends of Chautauqua will be taking in The Tempest at the Free Will Shakespeare Festival tomorrow night. Performances of The Tempest (odd-dated evenings and matinees) and Julius Caesar (even-dated evenings) are presented in Hawrelak Park until July 22. We’re hoping that the rain is over for this week but know there will be plenty of mosquitos. There will be bug spray. Post field trip details to follow!...

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Nominations Open for the Edson and Area Arts Awards

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Creative Campus and the Community Arts Network Of Edson (CANOE) invite nominations for the inaugural Edson and Area Arts Awards. These awards will be presented at Arts On Fire on Friday, September 28, 2012 during Culture Days (formerly Arts Days). Four diverse award categories will recognize a variety of contributions to the Edson and area arts community: Artist for the Arts, Arts Champion, Cultural Pillar, and Young Artist. Nomination forms are available online at...

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