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Apr 23 - 6:00PM

RE:Home

Listen to these poets explore their connection to home and land, in this showcase of local favourites: Kelly Shepherd, Anna Marie Sewell, Jenna Butler, and Gianmarco Visconti.

Multiple Dates

Big Fish: the Musical

Overflowing with heart, humor and a spectacular Scona cast, BIG FISH is an extraordinary musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.

Apr 23 - 8:00PM

Slam Finals

Come and judge Edmonton’s spoken word poets in this year’s season finale!

Apr 24 - 10:00AM

YouTube, On The Other Hand - a Workshop with Alexis Hilliard

This will include the hows and whys for starting a YouTube Channel or other Internet Content; the glamorous grunt work behind the scenes of a DIY YouTube Channel including materials needed and growing your editing chops

Apr 24 - 8:00PM

pê-kîwêhtatân itwêwin

What does it mean to bring the word home? pê-kîwêhtatân itwêwin will posit this question to four talented indigenous poets, listening in on their musings as they showcase their work at the headlining event of the Edmonton…

Apr 25 - 10:00AM

Editing MasterClass with Peter Midgley

This is a workshop about embracing the hidden potential of vulnerability in your editing practice.

Apr 25 - 8:00PM

LandScape

Poets and visual artists come together in an evening of live-painting inspired by the poets’ work.

Apr 26 - 7:00PM

Water and Light - A Dessert Concert

The women of Bella Voce Concordia present an elegant evening of musical and edible treats in their fourth annual dessert concert.

Apr 26 - 8:00PM

Igor Willcox Quartet

The Igor Willcox Quartet is a jazz/fusion group. The Quartet plays originals compositions with vibrant musicality, spontaneity, and synergy with elements of jazz, funk and fusion.

Apr 26 - 8:00PM

Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths

Our popular event, Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths is back! And this years readers amplify the power of the female voice.

Apr 27 - 2:00PM

Homebody

Homebody invites prominent queer poets from across Canada to showcase their work in an exploration of the way home, and their place in it, manifests in themselves.

Apr 27 - 4:00PM

Choirs On Parade

Expect a choral cavalcade of youthful joy and excitement.

Apr 27 - 4:00PM

Alive! & Open

Alive! Is a heavy-hitting, multidisciplinary poetry experience curated and performed by nationally-celebrated poet Brandon Wint as well as an accompaniment of dancers and musicians that have created a one-of-a-kind showcase

Apr 27 - 6:30PM

ECL 5: All Out War

Get ready for the top Muay Thai fighters from across Canada to clash for one night only, at ECL5: ALL OUT WAR!

Apr 27 - 7:00PM

The Alongside: Poetry & The Architecture of Home with Canisia Lubrin

In poetry where we are alive through the porosity of voice, we seek new legibilities for the homeward work of language. Our way of being in the world happens in the accumulation of small acts of creation that move us beyond paltry…

Apr 27 - 8:00PM

David Weiss Sextet

In a jazz climate that rewards neo-conservative tributes and far-flung exercises in deconstruction, David Weiss has distinguished himself another way - through finding flexibility and innovation in music that has its roots in…

Apr 27 - 8:30PM

HomeFront: The Saturday Poetry Party

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is throwing it’s annual poetry party and volunteer appreciation night, with internationally acclaimed poets and local superstars to show what the power of poetic performance is all about.

Multiple Dates

Cabaret

In a 1931 Berlin nightclub, an American cabaret singer- Sally Bowles, and garish Master of Ceremonies welcome the audience and assure them they will forget all their troubles at the CABARET.

May 03 - 8:00PM

Soler Power!

Part of the Early Music Alberta 2019 Festival.

May 04 - 9:30AM

Renaissance reading session

Part of the Early Music AB 2019 Festival

May 04 - 12:00PM

Baroque Dance Workshop

Part of the Early Music AB 2019 Festival.

May 04 - 3:00PM

Italian Cellists in London

Part of the 2019 Early Music Alberta Fetsival

May 04 - 8:00PM

Boccherini and Friends

Part of the 2019 Early Music Alberta festival

May 05 - 3:00PM

When the Sun Comes

May 05 - 3:00PM

Community Ensembles

Part of the Early Music Alberta 2019 Festival.

May 05 - 8:00PM

Baroque Cantatas & Motets

Part if the 2019 Early Music Albert Festival

May 09 - 8:00PM

Jacob Do Quartet

Edmonton saxophonist Jacob Do makes his Yardbird Suite debut bringing his quartet for an great evening of originals and jazz standards.

May 10 - 7:30PM

#connect

#connect is a biennial, auditioned project choir for singers ages 18 to 30, attracting the most motivated singers from local community and university choirs. They experience the structure, discipline, demands and artistry of…

May 10 - 8:00PM

Satoko Fujii / Joe Fonda Duo with special guest, Natsuki Tamura

Intimate and mercurial, the Satoko Fujii/Joe Fonda Duo features the adventurous musical exchange between two masters of their art.

May 11 - 7:00PM

Songs & Sonnets

May 11 - 7:30PM

Last Night of the Proms

The band will salute that venerable British musical tradition, The Last Night of the Proms, with a variety of music from the classics and from the British Isles.

May 11 - 8:00PM

Lorca Hart Trio

The Lorca Hart Trio, while rooted in the straight-ahead jazz tradition, forges ahead by also exploring more contemporary songs, sounds, and structures.

Multiple Dates

From Cradle to Stage 2019

Walterdale Theatre’s Annual New Work Festival

May 16 - 8:00PM

After Dark

We’d rate this event “mature,” except we know our choristers. Join us for our first-ever adults-only concert, a cabaret-style performance complete with cash bar.

Multiple Dates

TIM WILLIAMS AND KEVIN BELZNER

His recent CD, So Low (LowdenProud, 2015) was #2 on Roots Music Report's Acoustic Blues CD of the Year chart, and his recent recording with Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, Big City Back Country Blues, won the 2017 yycmusic Award for…

May 18 - 7:30PM

i Coristi Gone Wild

Music about animals - A light and fun program for spring!

May 19 - 4:00PM

Crossroads Tour

Ukrainian Canadians have a story to tell. Like storytelling minstrels of old, the Canadian Bandurist Capella lets its voices and the strings of the bandura bring the rich musical story of Ukrainian Canadians to life. The CANADIAN…

May 22 - 7:30PM

Here Comes The '70's - Stevie Wonder and More!

The musical period spanning the late 1960s and early 1970s was one of the most influential times for the merging of the musical styles of jazz and rock. This concert will inspire the soul and make you tap your toes as we relive…

May 23 - 8:00PM

Stephanie Urquhart Quartet “Concealment” CD Release

This performance by the Stephanie Urquhart Quartet marks the release of their debut album "Concealment."

May 24 - 8:00PM

Aretha Tillotson Quartet

Aretha Tillotson is an Edmonton freelance bassist who has studied at Grant MacEwan University and most recently, the University of Toronto.

May 25 - 8:00PM

Mike Allen Quartet

The Mike Allen Quartet is touring in support of their upcoming CD release "Celebrating Sonny Greenwich". Theirs is high-energy music with a spiritual element that conjures the sound of John Coltrane’s classic quartet, while…

May 26 - 3:00PM

Playful Mozart

The program includes: Mozart - Musical Joke K.522, Mozart Piano Concerto in E-flat major K.27, Mozart - Symphony in A major K.201

May 30 - 8:00PM

Marty Majorowicz CD Release

Edmonton trombonist Marty Majorowicz will be releasing his new organ trio album, fea-turing European jazz superstar Florian Ross on Hammond organ and Wurlitzer.

Multiple Dates

A Little Night Music

Foote in the Door Productions is proud to close their 5th season with A Little Night Music, based on Ingmar Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night and winner of four Tony Awards.

May 31 - 8:00PM

Laura Crema

Along with songs from her latest CD, Crema will be performing new compositions co-created with one of Canada’s great treasures Juno-nominated and award-winning guitarist/composer Bill Coon.

May 31 - 9:30PM

Over The Edge with 4 Play

Our fantastically fun fundraiser. 4 playwrights, 4 directors, 4 designers and 4 actors converge on the ATB Arts Barns for 12 hours of frantic creation.

Jun 01 - 7:00PM

Walterdale Theatre 60th Anniversary

Come join Walterdale Theatre as we celebrate 60 years!

Jun 01 - 8:00PM

Fernanda Cunha

Jun 07 - 8:00PM

Gary Guthman Quartet

Gary Guthman will mark his return to Edmonton by featuring music from his CD “Solar Eclipse”.

Jun 09 - 3:00PM

Space Odyssey...
50th Anniv. of Lunar Landing

A voyage into space; music of wonder and discovery

Multiple Dates

Brian Webb Dance Company featuring Gary James Joynes

Liminal – that state of neither here nor there, of the in between, is an intersection of live performance and new technologies in sound creation.

Jun 14 - 8:00PM

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

The quartet’s style is rooted in straightahead jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues and world music. The group’s…

Multiple Dates

The Light in the Piazza

Picture a beautiful summer day, Italy, 1953: Margaret Johnson, an elegant and strong-willed Southern woman, has taken her daughter, Clara, on a vacation to Italy. A chance encounter occurs between Clara and a young Italian gentleman,…

Jul 07 - 3:00PM

Summer Voyage

The program will include: Wolf - Italian Serenade, McPherson - “Piece”, and Grieg - Holberg Suite