Peep Show!

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"Matara" by Conni Massing, Peep Show! 2017. Photo by Brittany Paige Balser.

The Nina Haggerty Gallery (9225 118 Avenue) A tease of new plays Satisfy your passion for new work and catch a preview of the Edmonton Theatre scene’s next hottest thing! These new plays are presented in partnership with the Alberta Playwrights’ Network and dramaturged by Tracy Carroll. Our selected playwrights, Bevin Dooley  and Christine Lesiak, received a cash prize, workshopping and dramaturgy for their respective … Read More

Skirt Design Gallery

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“Sustenance” by Amanda Brown, Skirt Design Competition 2018 Winner. Photo by April MacDonald Killins.

“Sustenance” by Amanda Brown, Skirt Design Competition 2018 Winner, Photo by April MacDonald Killins Cabaret Theatre, Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Avenue) 2018 Skirt Design Competition Theme: A Skirt From Abroad March 8-11 during festival events as well as March 10 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm Six designers compete to create the official skirt of SkirtsAfire 2018! Skirts are judged … Read More

The Key of She at The Carrot

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The Carrot Community Coffeehouse (9351 118 Avenue) Singer-Songwriter Series  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 10, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Melody Stang “You found my weakness written in my song.” Melody Stang is a singer/songwriter based in Red Deer, AB … Read More

Saturday Night Dance Party

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Audrey and the Crashers, Saturday Night Cabaret 2017. Photo by Brittany Paige Balser.

Cabaret Theatre, Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Avenue) Grab a drink and get ready to dance! End your Saturday night off right by joining us in our Cabaret Lounge for music that will get you out of your chairs and onto the dance floor! Amy van Keeken’s Rock and Roll Sing a Long The Rock and Roll Sing a … Read More

Maria Dunn Trio in Concert

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Photo by David Williamson

St. Faith’s Church (11725 93 Street) After having played SkirtsAfire’s inaugural Festival in 2013 with her moving, storytelling concert, Piece by Piece, about the GWG women, we are so excited to have her back for our 2018 festival. A true preserver of the spirit of folk music, 2017 Juno nominee Maria Dunn is often compared to Woody Guthrie for her … Read More

Women’s Choir Festival

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St. Faith’s Church (11725 93 Street) SkirtsAfire is proud to present this 3rd Annual Women’s Choral Festival in Edmonton in partnership with Bella Voce Choir featuring Maria Dunn, Shannon Johnson, and Jeremiah McDade. Join us in the beautiful St. Faith’s Church as we listen to this celebration of women’s voices. Featuring performances by: Bella Voce | Joy Berg, Conductor Chanteuses, from … Read More

Short Film: “Sustainable Me”

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Sustainable Me, Short Film, SkirtsAfire 2018, Photo by Wes Doyle

Cabaret Theatre Front Lounge, Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Avenue) Sustainable Me: Food for Thought Theresa Wynnyk | Producer, Director Katherine Koller | Writer Jamie Pratt | Associate Producer Paula Humby | Host Julia Grochowski | Editor Taylor Whitehouse | Editor Come roast a marshmallow between shows at our cozy outdoor fire pit and then head inside to catch Sustainable … Read More

The Key of She at Otto

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Lindsey Walker

Otto Food and Drink (11405 95 Street) Head over to the neighbourhood’s hottest new restaurant for some delicious food, craft beer, and live music by talented singer-songwriter, Lindsey Walker. Be sure to get there early to secure a spot, Otto fills up fast!  Lindsey will be performing at Otto Food and Drink on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 from 5:30pm … Read More