Edmonton administration to pitch business case for bidding on 2022 Junos

An Edmonton committee is being asked to approve a business case for hosting the 2022 Juno Awards so the city can move forward with a bid. At a November budget meeting, city council passed a motion that the community and…

Edmonton’s Interstellar Rodeo music festival announces 2019 lineup

One of Edmonton’s most popular summer music festivals is ready to rock Hawrelak Park again this summer. The lineup for this year’s Interstellar Rodeo, which runs from July 26-28, was unveiled on Wednesday, and features a wide range of artists.…

Edmonton Winspear Centre expansion includes performance space, childcare

A major project in downtown Edmonton will benefit the city’s performing arts scene. The Winspear Centre is set to undergo a significant expansion, with 42,000 feet of new program space being added. “This incredible facility built by the community. It…

Edmonton hand drum group performs at local homeless shelters

A local women’s powwow and hand drum group is using its music to heal. Chubby Cree has performed at prominent events like the Edmonton Women’s March and Take Back the Night and has even performed for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. But…

1 of The Melisizwe Brothers picked to sing new Netflix show theme song

The lead singer for the Leduc-based trio The Melisizwe Brothers hit the right note with the producers of a new Netflix series that debuts Nov. 20.  Zacary James, 11, was chosen to sing the theme song on the new animated…