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PoFest18 Pass

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is an annual celebration of poetry and spoken word in Edmonton and Alberta. The festival presents a range of poetic styles and artists: from slam to traditional verse; from internationally recognized…

Apr 20 - 7:00PM

Birds of a Feather - Dessert Concert

The women of Bella Voce Concordia present a convivial evening of musical and edible treats, framed around our feathered friends and God’s care for his creatures and all of creation.

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Ignite

Our final production of the season honours the return of spring – we celebrate that spirit with stories that reflect emergence and change. Citie Ballet artistic director Jorden Morris presents a new work accompanied by two…

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Company

From musical theatre's most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best…

Apr 20 - 8:00PM

Solon McDade Quintet

Solon is pleased to share his most recent musical creations featuring some of Canada's best jazz musicians - Solon’s brother Jeremiah McDade on tenor sax and Montrealers Donny Kennedy on alto sax, Paul Shrofel at the piano…

Apr 21 - 6:00PM

Walk in the Wind

From breeze to rainshower to a deluge of biblical proportions—the cleansing power of water and the gracious hand of God thread through this program. Vivaldi’s Gloria recalls the brilliance of creation.

Apr 21 - 7:30PM

Classical Connections

The concert will present works from the Romantic era of classical music, an era characterized by compositions that were emotional and expressive.

Apr 21 - 8:00PM

Manuel Valera Trio

The music of the Manuel Valera Trio is a refreshing take on Cuban music as well as interpretations of jazz standards and previously-recorded original compositions by Valera.

Apr 22 - 3:00PM

Pulse

The orchestra is proud to present the Albertan premiere of Chinese-Canadian composer Kevin Lau’s Elemental scored for strings, percussion, and Japanese taiko drums, starring taiko duo Twilla & Greg from Booming Tree.

Apr 22 - 7:00PM

Inaugural Concert

Conducted by Lidia Khaner and led by ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida, the orchestra will showcase the excellence of 16 local professional musicians in its inaugural concert on Sunday April 22nd at 7pm at the University of Alberta’s…

Apr 23 - 7:30PM

The Tallis Scholars

Edmonton Chamber Music Society presents The Tallis Scholars at Robertson Wesley United Church, 10209 133 St on April 23, 2018.

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Footloose

One of the most explosive dance musicals, Footloose bursts onto the live stage this April with the award winning Scona Theatre Co. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small town Bomont he is confronted with rigorous…

Apr 24 - 7:30PM

nêhiyawêtân

Edmonton Poetry Festival- Join us as we host an evening of celebration, honouring the work of Indigenous writers.

Apr 25 - 7:30PM

In One's Own Voice

Edmonton Poetry Festival- How does one speak their own truth? Join this eclectic group of poets, who each have cultivated a unique voice and an honest perspective in their work.

Apr 26 - 10:00AM

Master Class with Christian Campbell

Edmonton Poetry Festival - Join Trinidadian-Bahamian poet, essayist, and cultural critic Christian Campbell in this invigorating two-hour workshop.

Apr 26 - 8:00PM

Slam Finals with Breath In Poetry

Edmonton Poetry Festival - Prepare yourself for a night filled with high energy and poetic wizardry from 8 of Edmonton’s all-star performance poets!

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Western Canada Fashion Week

Join us at Fashion Week April 26-30 2018 for five nights of different programming; with runway shows presented by local, Canadian and international designers.

Apr 27 - 12:00PM

Lunch with the GG's

Edmonton Poetry Festival- Get up close and personal with two nominees for this year’s Governor General’s Award for Poetry, Lorna Crozier and Benjamin Hertwig, at this VIP lunch catered by the Matrix Hotel.

Apr 27 - 7:30PM

Secret Garden Gala

On Friday, April 27th, the MacEwan Rotaract Club is hosting a Secret Garden Themed Fundraiser Gala to support ShelterBox Canada, a disaster relief organization.

Apr 27 - 8:00PM

Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths

Edmonton Poetry Festvial- Our popular event Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths is back! Just like poetry, there is a sea of wine styles and varietals to choose from, and just like women, the anthocyanins in wine have great heart-health…

Apr 27 - 8:00PM

Andrea Petrity

When you watch Andréa performing with her trio you will notice right away that they appear happy and joyful on stage. Their philosophy is to remain true to the music, true to themselves. The music flows from an honest place…

Apr 28 - 4:30PM

Queer Expressions

Edmonton Poetry Festival- For those who identify on the LGBTQ spectrum, the words and terms we use to label ourselves are central to how we shape our identities.

Apr 28 - 7:00PM

Poetry & Philosophy with Jan Zwicky

One of Canada’s most celebrated and innovative poets, Jan Zwicky blends together poetry and philosophy in her work that focuses on ecological thinking

Apr 28 - 8:00PM

Martyn Joseph

The Northern Lights Folk Club presents Martyn Joseph on April 28, 2018.

Apr 28 - 8:00PM

Willie Jones III Quintet

Willie Jones III is touring in support of his latest release “The Thing Is”, also on WJ3 Records. For his third Yardbird Suite visit, he brings an outstanding group of great musicians including Mike Olmos on trumpet, Ralph…

Apr 28 - 8:00PM

Fools Tongue CD Release

Featuring a six piece band with 2 percussionists, 4 vocalists, and a Chapman Stick player, this album is an epic undertaking that can only be fully appreciated during a live performance.

Apr 28 - 8:30PM

The Poetry Party

Edmonton Poetry Festival- Prepare yourself for a night of rousing music and poetry at this annual party! Featured poets include Shauntay Grant, Brandon Wint, Alessandra Naccarato, and Ahmed “Knowmadic” Ali.

Apr 29 - 3:00PM

Men Sing, doh!

30 men EdMetro Chamber Choir singing withTrent Worthington, guest conductor

Apr 29 - 3:00PM

Missae V

Inspired by the Latin Mass, our annual series explores the multitudes of expression of faith through musical works.

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damn+Good

GOOD WOMEN DANCE COLLECTIVE teams up with NEW MUSIC EDMONTON and the highly experimental and inventive music ensemble DAMN MAGPIES to create damn+Good.

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Young Frankenstein

It's alive! The electrifying adaptation of Mel Brooks' monstrously funny film will leave you in stitches. From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster musical comedy. The comedy…

May 03 - 8:00PM

Amina Figarova Sextet

Proving that many of the leading composer-arranger-orchestra leaders in jazz are women, Amina Figarova joins the likes of Carla Bley, Maria Schneider and Mary Halvorson, adding her own independent voice to modern music.

May 04 - 3:00PM

Community Ensembles

Early Music Festival - Featuring La Folia Baroque String Ensemble, Baroque ‘n’ Hearts & Bella Baroque, and the U of A Early Music Ensemble

May 04 - 8:00PM

Mercury - Lori Freedman and Nicolas Caloia

From their immediate community Mercury asked players with whom they play to write music for their duo. This is that music, solicited from Malcolm Goldstein, Pierre-Yves Martel, Rainer Weins, Martin Arnold and Mercury itself.

May 04 - 8:00PM

Illuminating the Sistine Chapel

Early Music Festival - The Schola Cantorum of St Joseph’s Basilica holds a candle to 16th and 17th century Roman polyphony, as heard in the famous Sistine Chapel.

May 05 - 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 05 - 8:00PM

Generous Land

Concordia University of Edmonton’s Concert Choir returns from a tour across the Rocky Mountains with a program that contemplates the wonders of creation across the expanse of a generous land, and sees the Creator in both the…

May 05 - 8:00PM

Stylus Phantasticus

Early Music Festival - According to baroque theorists and writers, the Stylus Phantasticus is the freest musical style of the baroque.

May 05 - 8:00PM

John Stowell and Kendra Shank Duo

“New York Conversations”, their co-led duo recording, pushes boundaries with a mix of modern jazz originals, re-imagined jazz standards, a Fred Hersch/Norma Winstone song, a folk song medley, and spontaneously improvised…

May 06 - 7:30PM

ERS Main Series 6: Robert Uchida and Peter Allen

The Edmonton Recital Society presents Robert Uchida, violin and Peter Allen, piano, on Sunday May 6, 2018 at 7:30pm

May 06 - 8:00PM

Barockin' Bass

Early Music Festival - A baroque cello, a basse de violon, a baroque bassoon and a baroque bass will take to the stage for an unforgettable evening of music featuring some very virtuoso and heartbreakingly beautiful music for…

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Terry and the Dog

As Terry Mire—a recovering alcoholic in his sixties—waits for his dead dog to come back to life, he tells a story about his wife, his son, and his dog’s previous deaths.

May 11 - 8:00PM

Subtone

With their own imaginative compositions, the five artists offer an inexhaustible selection, from the voluminous big-band sound to a bare-essential chamber music approach.

May 12 - 7:00PM

Requiem

Featuring Durufle's Requiem

May 12 - 8:00PM

Piotr Lemanczyk Trio featuring Walter Smith III & Tyler Hornby

Come hear this amazing trio perform originals and standards with bassist Piotr Lemanczyk (Poland) saxophonist Walter Smith III (USA) and Calgary's Tyler Hornby on drums.

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From Cradle to Stage 2018

Join Walterdale for a night of new work written by local Edmonton playwrights.

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Aki Kumar

Dynamic harp player Aki Kumar, a well respected name among Bay Area blues artists, is a master of the amplified Chicago blues sound. Kumar has a unique voice in the blues, blending elements of the great blues harmonica pioneers…

May 27 - 3:00PM

Carmina Burana

Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus and Artistic Director David Garber present an exciting production of Carl Orff's monumental "Carmina Burana"

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Usha Gupta Dance Entourage | Khoj

Usha Gupta is a local dance treasure! Her dances have intrigued audiences across Canada, in the United States and India. BWDC is so happy to present the premiere performances of KHOJ, her newest Kathak creation.

Jun 01 - 8:00PM

Kristian Braathen Trio

The Kristian Braathen Trio came together in 2008. The trio has developed its sound with influences by the Ray Brown Trio, Bill Charlap Trio and Jacky Terrasson.

Jun 02 - 8:00PM

Sam Kirmayer Quartet

Sam Kirmayer is a jazz guitarist, composer and native Montrealer. Drawing inspiration from masters like Wes Montgomery and Grant Green, Sam eschews effects in favour of a clear, direct tone and maintains firm roots in the blues…

Jun 03 - 3:00PM

Saints, Legends, and Magic Songs

Our concert will feature an eclectic selection of a cappella music by British composers Joby Talbot and Benjamin Britten, and Latvians Eriks Ešenvalds and Ugis Praulinš.

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Let There Be Height

Let There Be Height: An Aerial Cabaret is Firefly Theatre’s annual showcase and fundraiser.

Jun 23 - 7:30PM

i Coristi on the Move

i Coristi Chamber Choir presents i Coristi on the Move at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Ave, on June 23, 2018.

Multiple Dates

Next to Normal

This 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner tackles mental illness, trauma, loss and the meaning of family.