Edmonton’s Rapid Fire Theatre company takes its improv to the internet because of COVID-19 pandemic

On the same day Albertans learned restrictions on mass gatherings will remain in effect throughout the summer, a popular Edmonton improvisational theatre company announced it is taking its often wild and wacky performances to the world wide web amid the…

Indigenous Governor General’s arts award winners reflect on recognition, challenges in Canada

First Nations star Tantoo Cardinal has a theory that she likes to hold onto in crucial times: That someone with a good heart and strong mind will “stand up” or “swing by” at just the right moment to offer support…

SkirtsAfire Festival in Edmonton

February 25 2020 10:34am The SkirtsAfire Festival is a 10 day celebration of women in the arts across Edmonton and Alberta. Artistic director Annette Loiselle talks about the events talking place at venues in Old Strathcona, downtown, and Alberta Avenue.…

Wear the Care campaign telling women, girls ‘I. Am. Enough’ raising funds for Edmonton arts organization

“I. Am. Enough.” is the first piece done by the Wear The Care Project — an initiative by The Creative Hive to give back to Edmonton organizations. Dez Melenka, Charlotte Melenkaand Lindsay Melenka explain how proceeds from shirts featuring the…

First-time novelist Ian Williams honoured with $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize

First-time novelist Ian Williams singled out a special member of the audience as he accepted the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize — Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood. Williams choked back tears as he took to the stage to receive the honour…