Edmonton

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    What would possibly make a beautiful young lady decide she needs to step out of a plane and stand on the wing while the plane dips and dives above a crowded airport?

  • In this age of convenience, food trucks are an on-the-go foodie’s dream. With everything from comfort food favourites to gourmet dishes served on skewers and in easily accessible wrapping, these mobile restaurants have been gaining momentum over the past decade.

  • Alberta’s capital city has some fun and unusual claims to fame. The diverse city is home to some of the sunniest Canadian weather, Canada’s youngest urban centre, and the world’s largest indoor triple loop roller coaster. It is also home to one of the biggest festival scenes in Canada.

     

  • Fall is definitely upon us. The snow is falling as fast as the leaves and kids are madly going about making costumes to wear under their winter coats. But before you say good-bye to the festival season, take a look at our last few perfect picks. Some are scary, some are educational and some are really weird.

     

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    The Works Art and Design Festival will send a current through downtown Edmonton and surrounding areas with 43 one-of-a-kind installations and exhibits, and over 250 special events, performances and opportunities to meet the minds behind the art.

     

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta
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    The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society instills in audiences the appreciation of jazz music as a perse art form, connecting regional audiences with provincial, national and international jazz artists. The Edmonton Jazz Festival Society is dedicated to providing a professional and supportive environment for jazz artists to perform, collaborate, and celebrate with the people of Edmonton, jazz music from across the globe.

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta
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    The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival August 17-27, 2017. Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) has donned their bell-bottoms, pulled up their tube socks and wistfully gone back to the era of record stores and jumpsuits. Get swept up in what it means to be fringed and confused with a ‘throwback’ to our early years. 

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta
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    Coming back, this music festival's goal is to bring as many artists as possible onto one stage in one weekend.

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta
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    Guests can expect exciting performance opportunities and workshops with international guests. Edmonton’s premiere destination for improvised comedy. Improvaganza features affordable, high-energy improvisation and alternative theatre to its audiences, while providing an opportunity for participation. Improvaganza is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual international Improv festival. 

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta
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    Join the Edmonton Chamber Music Society for the 9th annual Summer Solstice Music Festival. Chinese erhu master George Gao, joins pianist Sara Davis Buechner, violinist Lara St. John, and a line-up of North America’s finest performers for an exciting weekend of concerts. Experience this year's innovative and diverse programs that explore folk traditions as well as music spanning the Baroque to modern day.

    Community: Edmonton
    Region: Edmonton & Area
    Province: Alberta