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

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

Visual Art Exhibit

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The Wombs We Come From The Wombs We Come From  is a visual reflection of diverse Edmonton women artists sharing their umbilical connections. Open to the public, by donation, February 27 – March 11. Gallery hours are as follows: Feb 27 – March 2 |10 am – 2 pm March 3 | 1 – 3 pm March 4 | 10 … Read More

A Place For Prose

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The Nina Haggerty Gallery (9225 118 Avenue) 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 55 writers from both Edmonton and area and as far away as Indian Head, Calgary, and Tete Jaune Cache. The March 2018 salon, … Read More

Skirt Design Gallery

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2017 Skirt Design Competition Winner, "The Shape of Me," designed by Jane Kline. Photography by Keanna Hiebert.

“The Shape of Me” by Jane Kline, Skirt Design Competition 2017 Winner, Photo by Keanna Hiebert 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 on creativity and use of materials. Skirts … Read More

Silenced

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Photo by Marc Chalifoux Cabaret Theatre, Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Avenue) Silenced by Morgan Nadeau When depression is taboo, how can we talk about it? When we laugh to cover our pain, how long can we wear joy as a mask? When will we stop hiding in silence? Silenced is a personal account of the writer and actress Morgan … Read More