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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Class Action
Date: Jan 5, 2022
This lawsuit may affect members of Alberta's dance community who attended the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School from 1984 to 2015.
Norma Dunning wins 2021 Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction
Date: Nov 19, 2021
Congratulations to Norma Dunning, and also to Alberta-based writer Jenna Butler who was named a finalist for an award.
Celebrating the life of Mary Shannon Will
Date: Nov 1, 2021
Celebrating the life of Alberta artist Mary Shannon Will, who passed away on October 20. An exhibition celebrating her career is on until Nov. 27.
Upholding the value of artists to Alberta | À la défense du rôle des artistes en Alberta
Date: Oct 27, 2021
Proposed new legislation will promote greater economic security, freedom of expression and professional recognition for Alberta artists.
Workshop West Playwrights' Theatre - DARING GREATLY - Season Launch
Date: Oct 8, 2021
Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre is proud to announce its 43rd season, DARING GREATLY.
Alberta Artist Profile | Frederick Kroetsch
Date: Sep 17, 2021
Take part in art by getting to know local artists. Frederick Kroetsch is an award-winning documentary filmmaker working in Alberta.
The Relationship Between Arts Participation and Health
Date: Sep 15, 2021
A recent Hill Strategies study explores the positive relationship between Canadians’ art participation and health and well-bring.
Statistics Canada study: Financial impacts of the pandemic
Date: Aug 26, 2021
On August 17, Statistics Canada published a paper on the Financial impacts of the pandemic on culture, arts, entertainment and recreation.
Surveying The Landscape - A Research Study on New Play Development within Canada
Date: Jul 7, 2021
A new research study created for playwrights, theatre companies, and service organizations by Louise Casemore through Alberta Playwrights' Network.
Alberta enters Stage 3 of its Open For Summer Plan
Date: Jul 1, 2021
Alberta is now in Stage 3 of the Open for Summer Plan. All public health measures have been lifted except in specific settings.