Edmonton’s theatre community feeling the box office blues as pandemic endures

Edmonton’s live theatre community is hoping the drama that is this pandemic ends sooner rather than later. As Vinesh Pratap explains, the fallout means The Citadel is cancelling its season and will take its beloved “A Christmas Carol” performances virtual.

Take that COVID-19: Martial art stunt crew won’t be slowed down

A local martial arts stunt crew has joined forces with Edmonton filmmakers to showcase what they and the city’s film community can do. As Morgan Black shows us on Global News at Noon, even with a foe as powerful as…

2020 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival cancelled over COVID-19 pandemic

April 13 2020 2:00pm For the first time in nearly four decades, the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival will not go ahead this summer. As Breanna Karstens-Smith explains, organizers say it’s because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘ }); } else…

Edmonton musician Celeigh Cardinal nominated for Juno Award

March 4 2020 9:20am Celeigh Cardinal received her first Juno nod this year, in the category of Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year. She joined Global News Morning Edmonton to talk about her music. ‘ }); } else {…

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.…

Alberta’s The Melisizwe Brothers win ‘America’s Most Musical Family’ competition

Three brothers from the Edmonton area were crowned the winners of America’s Most Musical Family this past weekend, winning a recording contract with Republic Records and USD $250,000. The Melisizwe Brothers — pronounced mel-li-seize-way — live in Leduc and take…