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Link to Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Alexis Marie Chute receives 2018 Alumni Horizon Award

Date: Sep 14, 2018

Community invited to celebrate as artist and author receives UAlberta Alumni Award on September 24.
Link to First Canadian Culture Track Report released

First Canadian Culture Track Report released

Date: Aug 20, 2018

Culture Track is a national survey of cultural consumers’ attitudes, motivators, and barriers to participation. See an overview of 2018 study.
Link to Pumphouse Theatre: Announcing The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery

Pumphouse Theatre: Announcing The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery

Date: Jun 22, 2018

The Pumphouse Theatre is happy to announce the renaming of our Lobby Art Gallery to be the Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Date: Jun 7, 2018

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for his anthology, This Wound is a World.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Date: Jun 6, 2018

Billy Ray was recognized for most significant work of poetry in English by an emerging Indigenous writer. Joshua Whitehead was also nominated.
Link to Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Resilience - 50 Indigenous Women Artists on Billboards Coast to Coast

Date: May 4, 2018

On June 1, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) launched Resilience, a national exhibition of artworks by fifty (50) Indigenous women artists.
Link to Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Date: Apr 30, 2018

On April 28th, Lady Vanessa won the title of Canada’s best individual slam poet at the 2018 Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver.
Link to Curtain going up on next act of Roxy Theatre story

Curtain going up on next act of Roxy Theatre story

Date: Apr 25, 2018

Eighty years after it opened, Edmonton’s Roxy Theatre is being reborn with some help from the Alberta government.
Link to AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

AFA Public Art Commission Awarded to Portage College

Date: Apr 24, 2018

This funding will be used to commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA's Celebrating New Dawn project.
Link to Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Poet Laureate Selection Committee are pleased to announce Sheri-D Wilson as the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate.

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