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9:45 am

Yoga in the Art

March 16 @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm
The Nina Haggerty Gallery, 9225 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0K6 Canada
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9:45am - 10:30am Ashtanga, Half Primary with Linda Turnbull 10:45am - 11:30am Yin with Tara Schuller 11:45am - 12:30am Ashtanga Foundations, Ashtanga Boot Camp Style with Kristen Overgaard Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul at SkirtsAfire with Yoga in the Art. Shake your inner Shakti amongst the inspiring SkirtsAfire Visual Art Exhibit, Because of her, I am., in the Nina Haggerty Gallery. Breathe ... Read More

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11:00 am

Bellydancing Workshop

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Bedouin Beats, 11805 94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 1J3 Canada
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Bellydancing Workshop 2018, Bedouin Beats. Photo by Keanna Hiebert.

Tickets by donation at the door Beginner Bellydance (No experience required!) presented by Bedouin Beats Stacie Clarke is a professional bellydancer and instructor in Edmonton, Alberta. She is known for her precise technique, relaxed musicality, and genuine emotions during performance. Join her in this introduction to bellydance for a sparkly, fun time! Stacie will guide you through some basic bellydance movements ... Read More

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1:00 pm

The Key of She at the Carrot

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Tickets by donation at the door Head over to the neighbourhood’s coziest cafe and enjoy our six singer-songwriters as they share their inspiring talents over two days in our festival song circle. SATURDAY, MARCH 16 | 1:00 - 3:00PM Lana Gilday Lana Gilday is a mother and musician. For 15 years she has worked as a palliative care nurse, and weaves ... Read More

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2:00 pm

Visual Art Exhibit

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Nina Haggerty Gallery, 9225 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0K6 Canada
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Because of her, I am. Open to the public, by donation, March 5-17. Gallery hours are as follows: March 4 | 2 - 2:30pm during our Festival Media Launch March 5 - 6 | 10 am - 2 pm March 7 | 10 am - 2pm & 5 - 7pm during our Opening Ceremonies March 8 | 10 am - 2 ... Read More

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A Place For Prose

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Nina Haggerty Gallery, 9225 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0K6 Canada
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Literary Readings A Place for Prose is a house salon started in 2008 by Astrid Blodgett and Audrey Whitson. Along with nearly 2 dozen visual artists, the salon has hosted 71 writers from Edmonton and area and as far away as Drumheller, Indian Head, Calgary, and Prince George. The March 2019 salon, held in conjunction with SkirtsAfire, will celebrate three ... Read More

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3:00 pm

Skirt Design Gallery

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tickets by donation at the door March 7-17 | During Festival Events March 16 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm Six designers compete to create the official skirt of SkirtsAfire 2019! Skirts are judged on creativity and use of materials. Skirts must be constructed only of found materials, and must be wearable. Take a closer look at these stunning designs in our ... Read More

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4:30 pm

Peep Show!

March 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 4:30pm

The Nina Haggerty Gallery, 9225 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0K6 Canada
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Tickets by donation at the door A tease of new plays Satisfy your passion for new work and catch a preview of two plays by local women playwrights. These works are presented in partnership with the Alberta Playwrights’ Network and dramaturged and directed by Tracy Carroll*. Our selected playwrights for 2019 are Ashleigh Hicks and Lebogang Disele. They received a cash ... Read More

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5:30 pm

The Key of She at Otto

March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on March 15, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 5:30pm

Otto Food and Drink, 11405 95 St
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 1L3 Canada
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Head over to the neighbourhood’s hottest new restaurant for some delicious food, craft beer, and live music. Be sure to get there early to secure a spot, Otto fills up fast!  Saturday, March 9 | 5:30 - 6:30pm Amy Nelson A songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. I want to create music that exists to confront and celebrate what it means to be a part ... Read More

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6:00 pm

She Speaks

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 15, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

Front Lounge, Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0N4 Canada
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She Speaks is a short film that will be presented in the front lounge of our Cabaret Theatre on select dates before our MainStage plays! March 7 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm March 14 | 8:00pm - 9:00pm March 15 |  6:30pm - 7:30pm March 16 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm She Speaks is a short documentary by Shreela Chakrabartty, Michelle Todd and Nadien ... Read More

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7:00 pm

MAINSTAGE: Deep Fried Curried Perogies

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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One event on March 14, 2019 at 9:00pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 7:00pm

Cabaret Theatre at the Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0N4 Canada
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Sponsored by Join us as we present 3 plays in rotation, often as double header nights where you can catch 2 shows separated by a short intermission.  TICKETS range from $17-$25 (plus applicable fees) and are available at Tix on the Square or email coordinator@skirtsafire.com to book your group of 5 or more at a discounted rate. Cabaret Theatre, Alberta Avenue Community ... Read More

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8:30 pm

MAINSTAGE: Poly Queer Love Ballad

March 16 @ 8:30 pm - 9:50 pm
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One event on March 17, 2019 at 1:30pm

Cabaret Theatre at the Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0N4 Canada
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Sponsored by Join us as we present 3 plays in rotation, often as double header nights where you can catch 2 shows separated by a short intermission.  TICKETS range from $17-$25 (plus applicable fees) and are available at Tix on the Square or email coordinator@skirtsafire.com to book your group of 5 or more at a discounted rate. Cabaret Theatre, Alberta Avenue Community ... Read More

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Women’s Choir Festival

March 16 @ 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm
St. Faith’s Church, 11725 93 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 1E2 Canada
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Tickets by donation at the door SkirtsAfire is proud to present this 4th Annual Women’s Choral Festival in Edmonton in partnership with Bella Voce Choir featuring Stephanie Tritchew from the Edmonton Opera and emerging singer-songwriter, Hannah Gaszo. This celebration of women’s voices features performances by: Bella Voce Conducted by Jolaine Kerley Bella Voce Concordia is a 30-voice non-auditioned choral ensemble for ... Read More

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10:00 pm

Late Night Dance Party

March 16 @ 10:00 pm - March 17 @ 2:00 am
Cabaret Theatre at the Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 0N4 Canada
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Tickets by donation at the door Co-hosted by Fruit Loop, and following a performance of Poly Queer Love Ballad on March 16th at 8:30pm, this incredible dance party starts at 10:00pm and will feature special performances and music by DJ Kena León! Hosted by Fitzgerald Bitchwilliam III © Marc J Chalifoux Photography 2018 Fitzy has been dazzling audiences for as long as ... Read More

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