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Link to John Murrell, 1945-2019

John Murrell, 1945-2019

Date: Nov 13, 2019

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of renowned Calgary playwright John Murrell.
    Link to Work of the Week: "Poppy #1" by Thomas Wong

    Work of the Week: "Poppy #1" by Thomas Wong

    Date: Nov 12, 2019

    This week’s Work of the Week is "Poppy #1" by Thomas Wong in honour of Remembrance Day.
      Link to Call for Submissions | Beacon Original Art

      Call for Submissions | Beacon Original Art

      Date: Nov 8, 2019

      Book a juried Spring 2020 Art Exhibition & Sale now and start creating!

      Deadline: Mar 21, 2020 - 11:45 pm

      Link to Call for Submissions | Nextfest 2020 – Theatre Submissions

      Call for Submissions | Nextfest 2020 – Theatre Submissions

      Date: Nov 7, 2019

      The Nextfest Arts Company invites emerging artists to submit for Nextfest 2020. Nextfest is a multi-disciplinary emerging arts festival in Edmonton.

      Deadline: Jan 25, 2020 - 11:45 pm

      Link to Work of the Week: "Nature...Who Needs It?" by Kimowan Metchewais (Kim McLain)

      Work of the Week: "Nature...Who Needs It?" by Kimowan Metchewais (Kim McLain)

      Date: Nov 1, 2019

      This week’s Work of the Week is "Nature…Who Needs It?" by Kimowan Metchewais (Kim McLain).
      Link to Black and White Ball

      Black and White Ball

      Date: Oct 28, 2019

      Mark your calendar now for one of the hottest parties of the year - Decidedly Jazz Dancework’s annual fundraiser the Black & White Ball!

      Deadline: Mar 14, 2020 - 8:00 pm

      Link to Dance Performance | Beautiful Noise

      Dance Performance | Beautiful Noise

      Date: Oct 28, 2019

      Eleven dancers and five musicians move through a physical, visceral, groove-informed new work created by Kimberley Cooper.

      Deadline: May 10, 2020 - 7:00 pm

      Link to Performance | Juliet and Romeo

      Performance | Juliet and Romeo

      Date: Oct 28, 2019

      Decidedly Jazz Danceworks remounts its hit that re-imagines the celebrated story of two star-crossed lovers, with music & dance in true DJD style.

      Deadline: Jan 26, 2020 - 7:00 pm

      Link to Budget 2019

      Budget 2019

      Date: Oct 26, 2019

      On October 24, the Government of Alberta announced its 2019-20 budget, which included a $28.4 million allocation to the AFA.
      Link to Alberta Artist Profile | Allison Tunis

      Alberta Artist Profile | Allison Tunis

      Date: Oct 23, 2019

      Get to know Alberta artist Allison Tunis! Learn more about Alberta artists included in the AFA art collection.

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