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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 Work of the Week: Dancer

Work of the Week: Dancer

Date: Apr 25, 2018

The Work of the Week is Dancer by Steven Mack.
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 Call For Entries - Ducks Unlimited Canada - National Art Portfolio

Call For Entries - Ducks Unlimited Canada - National Art Portfolio

Date: Apr 25, 2018

Submit artwork for consideration to be used within our Portfolio. The selected images are reproduced lithographically. Deadline: September 1.
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.
Link to UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

UPDATE! Alberta represented in 2018 Sobey Art Award nominations

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Current Alberta resident Jordan Bennett made the shortlist! Alberta born artists Hannah Doerksen and Elif Saydam were nominated for long list.
Link to AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

AFA Commemorative Project "All the World’s a Stage"

Date: Apr 23, 2018

A short documentary film on renowned Calgary theatre artists will play in Edmonton and Calgary. It has been nominated for three AMPIA awards.
Link to Work of the Week: The Weight of Things

Work of the Week: The Weight of Things

Date: Apr 18, 2018

The Work of the Week is The Weight of Things by Mark Mullin.
Link to City of St. Albert - Job Posting - Cultural Business and Events Manager

City of St. Albert - Job Posting - Cultural Business and Events Manager

Date: Apr 16, 2018

Job posting for Cultural Business and Events Manager for the City of St. Albert. Deadline: May 1.

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