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August 2019

Edmonton Heritage Festival

August 3 - August 5
William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd
Edmonton, AB Canada
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The Edmonton Heritage Festival is a three-day event to sample delicious food, see creative performances, and celebrate Canada's multiculturalism. Enjoy the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 71 outdoor pavilions. Explore the Festival and enjoy free entertainment on more than 25 stages throughout Hawrelak Park.

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Cariwest Caribbean Arts Festival

August 9 - August 11
Federal Plaza Building, 9820 107 St.
Edmonton, AB Canada
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Cariwest 2019 will see us celebrate the 35th anniversary of our annual showcase of carnival and Caribbean culture in Edmonton. Our annual celebration of Caribbean music and arts will deliver a wide range of events throughout the 2019 festival season, each of which offering a different glimpse into the culture of the Caribbean.

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September 2019

Kaleido Family Arts Festival

September 13 - September 15

Kaleido Family Arts Festival is a joyous, exuberant, radically open arts festival that shares the love of the Alberta Avenue Arts District. Kaleido welcomes arts and cultural experiences with multi-arts collaborative performances such as music, dance, theatre, film, literary and visual arts with performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks and found spaces. It’s an extravagance of creative exploration, imagination, and play.

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October 2019

Alberta Ballet welcomes TAJ Express

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 5, 2019

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6T 2G2 Canada
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Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colourful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.

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Pride & Prejudice Michaelmas Ball

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, 10065 100 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0N6 Canada
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$120.00 – $180.00

“As close to time travel as we can get.” Guest, Regency Ball Imagine yourself transported to the world of Darcy and Elizabeth, of Napoleon Bonaparte and Jane Austen, walking straight into Netherfield, with dancing, live music, food, playing cards, in the stunning Empire Ballroom of the historical Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. You are invited to attend our Regency Ball! ‘I want to, but I’m an introverted Austen fan and no one will come with me!’ Welcome! you have found your people.…

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Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until November 1, 2019

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6T 2G2 Canada
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A highly-anticipated world premiere showcasing Alberta Ballet dancers, Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître’s Frankenstein will feature a massive multi-media set design, sophisticated state-of-the-art projections, and a powerful, haunting soundtrack put together by six leading edge designers. A work of breathless horror, featuring the “most beautiful and moving” of all monsters, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s astonishing literary masterpiece, Frankenstein is celebrating its 200th birthday. Don’t miss Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein just in time for Halloween.

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November 2019

All is Bright

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
124 St & 108 Ave Edmonton, AB Canada + Google Map

The 124 Street area invites you to celebrate the coming of the winter season at the annual 'All is Bright' winter festival. The main festival site is located on 124 Street and 108 Ave, with the main stage on 108 Ave. Lose yourself in the sizzle of fire and light dancers, bask in the warmth of the Beverage Gardens, warm up your vocals with some caroling, try your hand at axe throwing or the buck saw. You'll get swept away…

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December 2019

Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

December 5 - December 8
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6T 2G2 Canada
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This timeless holiday tale will transport you to Imperialist Russia’s majestic era, when French fashion was in vogue and Tchaikovsky composed his timeless masterpiece. The Nutcracker features a live orchestra and a cast of more than 120 dancers, with dazzling sets and costumes designed by Emmy-award winning designer Zack Brown, and choreography by our own Edmund Stripe. Each year, Alberta Ballet offers new elements in The Nutcracker to keep it fresh. Whether it’s new cast members dancing lead roles, whimsical…

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Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

December 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest
Edmonton, AB T5J 4X8 Canada
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Led by a witty and charming conductor who is an expert in Viennese music, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with European singers, ballroom dancers and ballet. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of Canada, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, delighting audiences in North America for 25 years.

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January 2020

Alberta Ballet welcomes Diavolo

January 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until January 22, 2020

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6T 2G2 Canada
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Diavolo is a Los Angeles-based dance company that continues to push a new edge of performance with Artistic Director Jacques Heim’s inventive genius and his fearless, athletic daredevils. Their signature inventive style landed them in the finals of America’s Got Talent, viewed by more than 90 million people. The program will include Diavolo’s signature work Trajectorie and Voyage, featuring meticulously designed architectural structures that have become the company’s hallmark.

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The Edmonton Heritage Festival is a three-day event to sample delicious food, see creative performances, and celebrate Canada’s multiculturalism.

Enjoy the tastes, smells, sights and sounds from 100 countries and cultures at 71 outdoor pavilions.

Explore the Festival and enjoy free entertainment on more than 25 stages throughout Hawrelak Park.

Cariwest 2019 will see us celebrate the 35th anniversary of our annual showcase of carnival and Caribbean culture in Edmonton. Our annual celebration of Caribbean music and arts will deliver a wide range of events throughout the 2019 festival season, each of which offering a different glimpse into the culture of the Caribbean.

Kaleido Family Arts Festival is a joyous, exuberant, radically open arts festival that shares the love of the Alberta Avenue Arts District. Kaleido welcomes arts and cultural experiences with multi-arts collaborative performances such as music, dance, theatre, film, literary and visual arts with performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks and found spaces. It’s an extravagance of creative exploration, imagination, and play.

Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colourful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.

“As close to time travel as we can get.”
Guest, Regency Ball

Imagine yourself transported to the world of Darcy and Elizabeth, of Napoleon Bonaparte and Jane Austen, walking straight into Netherfield, with dancing, live music, food, playing cards, in the stunning Empire Ballroom of the historical Fairmont Hotel Macdonald.

You are invited to attend our Regency Ball!

‘I want to, but I’m an introverted Austen fan and no one will come with me!’

Welcome! you have found your people. No partner is necessary or required, many guests come solo, and there’s always someone to dance with!

‘I don’t know how to dance!’

We teach the dances, which require no partner and no dance experience. We are offering dance lessons. You can buy tickets to as many as you wish (or drop-in). We recommend attending as many as you can. The more you are able to practice the dances, the more fun the ball will be. We will teach 2 of the 4 dances at each Lesson, and do a quick review of all four at the Refresher Saturday morning. Please see the ticket descriptions to see which dances are being taught at which lessons.

To assist with the lessons there are videos of all the dances on our website: https://www.prideandprejudiceball.ca/tutorials/

We do strongly recommend attending the lessons! You and the other guests will have so much more fun and really the lessons are a blast all on their own.

‘I don’t have a thing to wear!’

No worries! We have ways for you to rent, buy and advice for you to make! your own. Costumes for this event, the bare minimum for ladies is a Full-Length Gown in a soft fabric with fully covered shoulders. An empire waist is preferable but not mandatory. Flat shoes only please. No high heels. For gentlemen, the minimum is a Tail Coat or frock coat with a vest and a cravat (literally a strip of fabric tied around the neck) and a white shirt. Breeches with long socks are preferable, but regular pants are fine. Any dress shoes will do. Historical Military dress and traditional cultural dress (eg. Kilts) are also welcome. And you are welcome to dress as a Gentleman or a Lady as you please!

A highly-anticipated world premiere showcasing Alberta Ballet dancers, Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître’s Frankenstein will feature a massive multi-media set design, sophisticated state-of-the-art projections, and a powerful, haunting soundtrack put together by six leading edge designers. A work of breathless horror, featuring the “most beautiful and moving” of all monsters, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s astonishing literary masterpiece, Frankenstein is celebrating its 200th birthday. Don’t miss Alberta Ballet’s Frankenstein just in time for Halloween.

The 124 Street area invites you to celebrate the coming of the winter season at the annual ‘All is Bright’ winter festival. The main festival site is located on 124 Street and 108 Ave, with the main stage on 108 Ave.

Lose yourself in the sizzle of fire and light dancers, bask in the warmth of the Beverage Gardens, warm up your vocals with some caroling, try your hand at axe throwing or the buck saw. You’ll get swept away with a Segway ride, catch a puppet show or get cozy making s’mores around the fire. With indoor and outdoor live music, a children’s activity area, food trucks, street performers, patio parties, photos with Santa, sleigh rides and more. This is a scorcher of a street party in one of Edmonton’s coolest neighbourhoods.

This timeless holiday tale will transport you to Imperialist Russia’s majestic era, when French fashion was in vogue and Tchaikovsky composed his timeless masterpiece. The Nutcracker features a live orchestra and a cast of more than 120 dancers, with dazzling sets and costumes designed by Emmy-award winning designer Zack Brown, and choreography by our own Edmund Stripe.

Each year, Alberta Ballet offers new elements in The Nutcracker to keep it fresh. Whether it’s new cast members dancing lead roles, whimsical costumes, enchanting choreography, or engaging lobby activities for the kids, it always feels like the first time.

Led by a witty and charming conductor who is an expert in Viennese music, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with European singers, ballroom dancers and ballet. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of Canada, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, delighting audiences in North America for 25 years.

Diavolo is a Los Angeles-based dance company that continues to push a new edge of performance with Artistic Director Jacques Heim’s inventive genius and his fearless, athletic daredevils. Their signature inventive style landed them in the finals of America’s Got Talent, viewed by more than 90 million people. The program will include Diavolo’s signature work Trajectorie and Voyage, featuring meticulously designed architectural structures that have become the company’s hallmark.