2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival presents Gidion’s Knot

After a roaring success with its Canadian premiere at the 2016 Edmonton Fringe Festival, SkirtsAfire and Chorus Productions are proud to present Gidion’s Knot by American playwright Johnna Adams. The production will run March 3 – March 13, 2016 in the Black Box Theatre in the Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Ave) and features Lianna Shannon and Amber Lewis … Read More

Volunteer at the 2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival

SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions during the run of Gidion’s Knot (March 3-13) and during the festival (March 10-13). Duties include ushers, box office attendants, 50/50 sellers (18+ only), bartenders and concessions attendants (pro-serve required). Volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved with their community and be a part of the SkirtsAfire family. … Read More

SkirtsAfire 2016 Schedule

Feel the heat! We have an action packed lineup of fierce female talent taking over 118 Avenue March 10 – 13, 2016. Plan your festival experience now. All events by donation. Stay tuned – our interactive schedule will be online soon!

2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival Artist Profile: Elsa Robinson

The 4th annual SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is gearing up for another fantastic weekend of A-Line events, March 10-13, 2016 in the heart of Alberta Avenue (118 Ave). SkirtsAfire features the work of women in theatre, music, dance, visual art, comedy and spoken word. Artists and audience come together to share in these powerful, moving, insightful and entertaining performances, exhibitions and … Read More

SkirtOberfest 2015 – Thank you!

What a fantastic night! The Mercury Room was the perfect venue for Skirtoberfest. The room was alive with laughter, music and conversation. We had more than 110 people out to celebrate. The tacos were a real hit, and the tequila flowed all night. The Yana Loo trio were so fabulous to listen to, and Kimberley MacGregor rocked the house and gained … Read More

SkirtOberfest 2015!

Join SkirtsAfire for our second annual SkirtOberfest on Saturday, October 24, 2015! This year, we are at the hip and funky Mercury Room, where you’ll be treated to a taco bar and tequila tasting, while taking in entertainment from last year’s fest, and a sneak peek of what’s to come. SkirtOberfest sold out last year, so make sure to get your … Read More