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: Feb. 14-19 | Calgary: Feb. 21-26
Broadway Across Canada presents Kinky Boots
With songs by Grammy and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Sons. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.
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.
Edmonton | March 3 & 4
BWDC presents Mascall Dance
One of Canada's most imaginative dance makers, Jennifer Mascall is a revolutionary who is fascinated between one form and another. In her dance, the body's organic flow is subverted by simple but most effective machines that challenge it with the uncomfortable, unexpected and bizarrely theatrical.
Edmonton | March 9 - 12
SkirtsAfire herArts Festival
Featuring the powerful, moving, insightful and entertaining work of women in theatre, music, dance, visual art, comedy and spoken word, Skirts Afire is Edmonton's only multidisciplinary festival celebrating and elevating the work of women in the arts.
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.