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Paula Simons: A life of high adventure: Swashbuckling Sandy Mactaggart remade Edmonton in his own image

He was a yachtsman. A pilot. A hot air balloonist. A competitive race-car driver. A poet.

He was, with his wife Cécile, a discriminating collector of Chinese antiquities. 1,853 more words

Local News

Edmonton mourns loss of philanthropist Sandy Mactaggart, a 'giant in our community'

A respected philanthropist who left a lasting impact on Alberta’s capital is being remembered as a “giant in our community,” after he passed away in his native Scotland. 1,007 more words

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Celebrating the Edmonton theatre season: Irma Voth, Crazy For You, Stupid Fucking Bird lead the 30th annual Sterling Awards

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Art and life got down, mixed it up, and partied together at the 30th anniversary Sterling Awards gala Monday night, celebrating the best of the Edmonton theatre season. 1,201 more words

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The Citadel's Beyond the Stage, where theatre, dance, and music collide: the 2017-2018 lineup announced

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

At the centre of the Citadel’s upcoming Beyond The Stage series, a quartet of innovative mash-ups of theatre, music and dance, is a startling, multi-award-winning production that goes directly to the heart of trauma, shock, grief.  334 more words

Edmonton Theatre

Roy Leadbeater: Local sculptor displayed a talent for the art of life

He never ran out of ideas. But just as artist Roy Leadbeater predicted would happen, one day, he ran out of time.

The prolific Edmonton sculptor and painter died May 9 at the age of 89. 1,013 more words

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10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Sustainival, Edmonton Pride, and Tool

Sustainival

It’s not the first time we’ve seen Sustainival in Edmonton. As far back as 2011 the Fringe Festival site hosted the carnival built on sustainable energy, with classic rides like the Ferris wheel, Tilt-a-whirl and Graviton running off of vegetable oil. 1,244 more words

Local Arts

A Sterling year onstage: nominations for Edmonton's theatre awards

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

A musical comedy in which a town and its citizens are transformed by putting on a show — a notion that Edmonton can enthusiastically get behind — proved the top choice of jurors as the 30th annual Sterling Award nominations were announced Monday at the Varscona Theatre. 2,170 more words

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