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Link to More provincial support for the live events sector

More provincial support for the live events sector

Date: Jun 18, 2021

Alberta’s government is investing $13 million in the Stabilize Program to help non-profit arts and culture organizations recover from COVID-19.
Link to Alberta's 2021 Distinguished Artists

Alberta's 2021 Distinguished Artists

Date: Jun 14, 2021

Faye HeavyShield, Cheryl Foggo, and Vicki Adams Willis receive 2021 Distinguished Artist Awards.

Arts Habitat Edmonton Cultural Infrastructure Survey

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Arts Habitat seeks input from the arts & culture community to better understand the current state of Edmonton’s cultural infrastructure.
Link to In Memory | Harold Feist (1945-2021)

In Memory | Harold Feist (1945-2021)

Date: Jun 8, 2021

It's with great sadness that the AFA has learned of the passing of painter Harold Feist.
Link to Leighton Art Centre Announces Reopening on June 1st

Leighton Art Centre Announces Reopening on June 1st

Date: May 27, 2021

Leighton Art Centre will reopen for in person visits on Tuesday June 1, following a closure of nearly 5 months.
Link to Juno-nominated Luminous Voices Releases 4th Recording

Juno-nominated Luminous Voices Releases 4th Recording

Date: May 22, 2021

Calgary’s Juno-nominated chamber choir Luminous Voices' newest CD Twelve Sacred Choral Concerti by Ukranian composer Artem Vedel (1767- 1808).
Link to Announcement | Amplifying Live Music Funding in Alberta

Announcement | Amplifying Live Music Funding in Alberta

Date: May 14, 2021

Alberta’s government launches the Stabilize Live Music Grant program to help rebuild and reopen live experiences once public health guidelines allow.
Link to Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 5

Survey Results | The New Experience Economy - Wave 5

Date: May 13, 2021

Fifth wave of results of a long-term study to gauge Alberta audiences' attitudes towards returning to live arts and culture venues and events.

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