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April 2019

DYSCORPIA

April 23 - June 30
Enterprise Square Galleries, 10230 Jasper Ave.
Edmonton, AB Canada
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DYSCORPIA: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology is an exhibition and symposium gathering artists and thinkers in visual art, design, contemporary dance, medical and digital humanities, virtual reality, sound creation, philosophy, computer science and creative writing. dyscorpia.com   EXHIBITION Extended to June 30, 2019 Friday to Sunday, 12-5pm   Enterprise Square Galleries 10230 Jasper Ave., Edmonton

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May 2019

Zero Gravity International Performance Art SUMMIT

May 10 - May 19
Various Edmonton, + Google Map

We live in dangerous times. How can art rise above the gravity of the world to help us think in new ways? Next month, more than 10 internationally-renowned performance artists will descend on the city to answer this question at the Zero Gravity International Performance Art SUMMIT, an inaugural festival and workshop from Mile Zero Dance.   “The SUMMIT aims to create an artistic dialogue between Canadian and International Performance Arts right here,” says Gerry Morita, MZD’s Artistic Director. “We want Edmonton audiences…

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Celebration of Spring

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Hwy 16 E
Tofield, AB Canada
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It's the beginning of another new season at the Ukrainian Village with Celebration of Spring The first event of the season brings together numerous dance groups of all ages from across Alberta as they perform a variety of new and traditional dances on our Bandshell Stage. In the historical village, families can visit with costumed role players and enjoy traditional authentic springtime activities on the farm. This event also opens the second and final season of the Peter Shostak: Painting to…

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Art & Sole

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Varscona Theatre, 10329 83 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 2C6 Canada
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A fun evening of fashion and philanthropy in support of Ballet Edmonton. Featuring luxury designer consignment, locally-inspired silent auction items and a champagne bar!

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International Children’s Festival of the Arts

May 28 - June 2
St. Albert Place Promenade, 5 St. Anne St.
St. Albert, AB Canada
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This magical six-day festival transforms the banks of the Sturgeon River in downtown St. Albert into a mighty carnival as more than 55,000 kids come out to play with professional artists from across the country and around the world.

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Nextfest

May 30 - June 9
Various Edmonton, + Google Map

Nextfest is a common ground for the next generation of creators and producers. Unapologetically unique and exceptionally experimental, Nextfest revels in the creative voice of the next generation of artists. The 2019 festival boasts the brightest new comers to the stage, screen, page, and everywhere imaginable in between, showcasing Edmonton’s emerging professional artists in theatre, dance, music, film, spoken word, visual art, and multidisciplinary collaborations for eleven unforgettable days in June. Click here for schedule, location and ticket information.

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June 2019

Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival

June 1 - June 2
Giovanni Caboto Park, 9425 109A Ave.
Edmonton, AB Canada
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Make your way to Giovanni Caboto Park for this two day family-friendly festival celebrating the full spectrum of talent and culture in central Edmonton. As you wander past the shops and restaurants that line the street of Edmonton's historic Little Italy, you'll be drawn to the sound of live music and laughter. The Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival will be in full swing showcasing talent from this Central Edmonton community. Dance to the live music at the…

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Edmonton Scottish Highland Gathering

June 23
Grant MacEwan Park, 3105 - 101 St. SW
Edmonton, AB Canada
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Join us Sunday June 23rd for the longest running Highland Gathering in Edmonton. A full day of fun and excitement for the whole family. Gates open at 8:00am. Take in the competition of the Pipers and Drummers, be entertained by the Highland Dance Competition and Scottish Country Dance Demonstration. Awe at the strength and accuracy of the Heavy Events competitors as they Caber Toss, Hammer Throw and more. Have a blast with the kids in the Family Fun Zone with…

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July 2019

Edmonton International Street Performers Festival

July 5 - July 14
Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park (Gazebo Park), 8303 104 St
Edmonton, AB Canada
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Watch dancers spin innovative body tales and mimes pull laughs out of thin air. Run into roving character actors whose gig is launching an improv interaction…with you! Every July more than 60 international, national and local artists fuel a daily juggernaut of 150 zany outdoor performances when the International Street Performers Festival turns Dr. Wilbert Mcintyre Park into busker central. A creative whirlwind of acts – witty and wonderful, kooky and comical or just plain silly - this is the…

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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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DYSCORPIA: Future Intersections of the Body and Technology is an exhibition and symposium gathering artists and thinkers in visual art, design, contemporary dance, medical and digital humanities, virtual reality, sound creation, philosophy, computer science and creative writing.

dyscorpia.com

 

EXHIBITION

Extended to June 30, 2019

Friday to Sunday, 12-5pm

 

Enterprise Square Galleries

10230 Jasper Ave., Edmonton

We live in dangerous times. How can art rise above the gravity of the world to help us think in new ways? Next month, more than 10 internationally-renowned performance artists will descend on the city to answer this question at the Zero Gravity International Performance Art SUMMIT, an inaugural festival and workshop from Mile Zero Dance.

 

“The SUMMIT aims to create an artistic dialogue between Canadian and International Performance Arts right here,” says Gerry Morita, MZD’s Artistic Director. “We want Edmonton audiences to embrace performance art as it does with other disciplines and we hope to remove as many barriers as possible.”

 

The 2019 Zero Gravity International Performance Art SUMMIT, curated by multidisciplinary artist Beau Coleman and co-presented by Latitude 53 and dc3 Art Projects, features an eight-day workshop (May 10-17) and a four-day festival (May 16-19), consisting of both indoor and site-specific performances, artist talks, panels, and discussions.

Confirmed festival artists include: Cindy Baker (Canada), Hector Canonge (Argentina-United States), Beau Coleman (Canada), Dagmar I. Glausnitzer-Smith (Germany), Francesco Kiais (Italy-Greece), Matthieu Léger (Canada), Irene Loughlin (Canada), Carlos Martiel (Cuba), PASHIAS (Cyprus), Felix Roadkill (Germany), and Alexandra Zierle (Germany-United Kingdom).

The Zero Gravity International Performance Art FESTIVAL is by donation. Applications for the workshop close May 1, 2019. For more info about the workshop, visit: http://milezerodance.com/2017/2018-zero-gravity-workshop/

It’s the beginning of another new season at the Ukrainian Village with Celebration of Spring

The first event of the season brings together numerous dance groups of all ages from across Alberta as they perform a variety of new and traditional dances on our Bandshell Stage. In the historical village, families can visit with costumed role players and enjoy traditional authentic springtime activities on the farm.

This event also opens the second and final season of the Peter Shostak: Painting to Remember art exhibit in the Visitor Centre.

A fun evening of fashion and philanthropy in support of Ballet Edmonton.

Featuring luxury designer consignment, locally-inspired silent auction items and a champagne bar!

This magical six-day festival transforms the banks of the Sturgeon River in downtown St. Albert into a mighty carnival as more than 55,000 kids come out to play with professional artists from across the country and around the world.

Nextfest is a common ground for the next generation of creators and producers.

Unapologetically unique and exceptionally experimental, Nextfest revels in the creative voice of the next generation of artists. The 2019 festival boasts the brightest new comers to the stage, screen, page, and everywhere imaginable in between, showcasing Edmonton’s emerging professional artists in theatre, dance, music, film, spoken word, visual art, and multidisciplinary collaborations for eleven unforgettable days in June.

Click here for schedule, location and ticket information.

Make your way to Giovanni Caboto Park for this two day family-friendly festival celebrating the full spectrum of talent and culture in central Edmonton. As you wander past the shops and restaurants that line the street of Edmonton’s historic Little Italy, you’ll be drawn to the sound of live music and laughter. The Heart of the City Music and Arts Festival will be in full swing showcasing talent from this Central Edmonton community.

Dance to the live music at the Listen Louder main stage, take in spoken word at The Beat stage and hear youthful music at the CreART Free School of Art stage. You’ll get the chance to watch dance performances from Mile Zero Dance, listen to modern sounds of New Music Edmonton and enjoy a bite from a nearby food vendors. Workshops, art, music, poetry, dance, vendors and family-friendly events fill every corner of the park.

Join us Sunday June 23rd for the longest running Highland Gathering in Edmonton. A full day of fun and excitement for the whole family. Gates open at 8:00am.

Take in the competition of the Pipers and Drummers, be entertained by the Highland Dance Competition and Scottish Country Dance Demonstration. Awe at the strength and accuracy of the Heavy Events competitors as they Caber Toss, Hammer Throw and more.

Have a blast with the kids in the Family Fun Zone with bouncy castles, face painting, games and such. Laugh with delight at the antics and talents of Kilted Collin (Live from L.A.) perched 9ft above the crowd! The Sheep Dog Demonstrations are always an impressive sight – crafty wee dugs!

Watch dancers spin innovative body tales and mimes pull laughs out of thin air. Run into roving character actors whose gig is launching an improv interaction…with you! Every July more than 60 international, national and local artists fuel a daily juggernaut of 150 zany outdoor performances when the International Street Performers Festival turns Dr. Wilbert Mcintyre Park into busker central.

A creative whirlwind of acts – witty and wonderful, kooky and comical or just plain silly – this is the best of entertainment and art on a street level: short, sweet and accessible to anyone, even kids. Try out the Be Your Own Busker workshop and learn tricks of the trade and play some fun games. Push the envelope of naughtiness and laughter at Late Night Madness, evenings of big kid-oriented cabaret performances on an indoor stage. And the nightly closing act of Troupe du Jour showcases the best of the fest with an hour-long gala featuring different performers every night staging family-friendly variety shows.

Admission – you decide by honouring the ‘Pass the Hat’ tradition!

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.