Calgary | January 17 - 19
Broadway Across Canada presents Stomp
Stomp, created by in Brighton, England in 1991 by Steve McNicholas and Luke Cresswell, has been seen all over the world. An eight-member cast creates music and humor with commonplace objects from our daily lives, such as Zippo lighters, push brooms, wooden poles, garbage cans and inner tubes. These household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in this production that combination percussion, movement and visual comedy.
Edmonton | January 17 - February 5
Catalyst Theatre presents Fortune Falls
In Fortune Falls – home of the world's largest chocolate factory– life just couldn't be sweeter! But when young Everett Liddelman finally gets the job of his dreams and is drawn deeper into the world of Mercey Chocolate, he learns that all is not quite as it seems and the future he once believed was certain, is now completely unknown. In true Catalyst Theatre style, Fortune Falls is a visually stunning, enthralling synthpop musical tale.
Edmonton | January 20 & 21
BWDC presents Van Grimde Corps Secret
With Symphonie 5.1, Isabelle Van Grimde's company challenges us to examine the body through a contemporary lens as she challenges herself to explore the relationship between the body and technology, the virtual and the real. Dance, music and the visual environment amalgamate to create a world where we witnesses and enter a new potential, a new way of experiencing the world.
Edmonton | February 10 - 20
Silver Skate Festival 2017
Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, Silver Skate Festival combines winter sports (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation. The festival features a wide variety of free events and activities including horse drawn sleigh rides, live music, winter spots, food trucks, a heritage village, snow sculpture symposium, fire sculpture installations and folk trail.
Edmonton | until March (weather permitting)
Edmonton Ice Castles
Enjoy the beauty of Hawrelak Park's acre-sized ice castle and explore a stunning Narnia-like sculpture complete with throne room, waterfall and winding ice maze. Children can zoom down the tubular ice slide and spelunk through small tunnels.
Shumka Dance Centre Facility Fund Campaign
The Ukrainian Shumka Dancers have officially opened the new Shumka Dance Centre in the heart of downtown Edmonton. In support of this state-of-the-art studio and administrative building, Shumka launches its Shumka Believes fundraising campaign.
Shumka Believes inspires patrons old and new to contribute to the Dance Centre's sustainability and ongoing improvement. With a goal of raising $450,000, Shumka Believes reminds us of Shumka's long-time presence in the local and national performing arts scene, the company's continuing legacy, and its commitment to future generations of dancers and audiences.