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What dark secrets lurk under the small town idyll? Rapid Fire Walk With Me improvises a mystery series a la David Lynch

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Through the darkness of future past/ the magician longs to see/ one chants out between two worlds/ fire walk with me…. 881 more words

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The 25th anniversary edition of the Die-Nasty Soap-A-Thon is sudsing up

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Welcome to Dystopia!

The 25th annual edition of Edmonton’s venerable improv comedy tradition, the Die-Nasty Soap-A-Thon, is at hand. Starting this very evening, 7 p.m. 316 more words

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For the love of the screwball: Going, Going, Gone! by comedy star Jana O'Connor at Teatro La Quindicina

By Liz Nicholls@12thnight.ca

The hero of Going, Going, Gone! Jana O’Connor’s new 30s-style screwball comedy, is an antiques dealer: “shy, uptight, uncommitted, afraid to make a wrong move in life” as the amused playwright describes him. 1,391 more words

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Márquez meets Buster Keaton in Speechless, at Improvaganza

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Even by the globe-trotting, frontier-busting standards of the  international improv comedy world, Speechless is an unlikely creation.

Two acrobatic circus-trained improvisers from Bogotá, Colombia and a female DJ from Winnipeg? 806 more words

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The fine art of the spontaneous: Improvaganza invites the world

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

True fact about the big wide world of improv comedy: it’s smaller than you think.

It’s the eve of an international comedy festival that will demonstrate this, in ways you didn’t see coming. 869 more words

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Shared hilarity, curiousity, are the key comforts at Improvaganza Festival

It’s frequently hilarious but in the end Rapid Fire Theatre’s Improvaganza Festival thrives on a shared experience between actors and their audience, inventing stories in the moment. 1,290 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

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