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Academy steps up with Snow Queen

Choreographing a ballet for 120 dancers seems like a mammoth project for any ballet mistress. However, for Sophia Leong, artistic director of St. Albert Ballet Academy, it’s just another crazy day in a very hectic schedule.

Just a love story

Doran Werner, 21, is the first to admit he’s not a natural mimic. Which makes the role of a Cockney adolescent in Beautiful Thing, opening Wednesday at the Walterdale Playhouse, even more challenging.

Edgy? Not really, but Mel is still on the edge

Before I saw Edge of Darkness featuring Mel Gibson as a cop, I imagined his character would be a cross between Martin Riggs and William Wallace, like a loose cannon but still articulate in his vengeance.

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Avatar (PG) It’s 2154 and humanity’s technologically advanced military industrial complex is poised to plunder the mineral riches of a planet called Pandora. The only thing in their way is the dominant life form called the Na’vi.

Tono mesmerizes Arden crowd

Anyone who saw Tono at the Arden Theatre on Feb. 2 or 3 was privy to one of the most astounding indigenous shows of this decade. It was extraordinarily beautiful with dynamic dance and acrobatics, amazing music and mesmerizing imagery.

Pro Coro embraces Ukrainian culture

On the heels of Ukrainian Christmas, Pro Coro Chamber Choir travels to The Heart of Kyiv this coming Sunday at MacDougall Church.

Swashbucklin' satire on deck in Penzance

When Edmonton Opera hosted a kids’ competition for a walk-on role in Pirates of Penzance , Karina Cox, 14, was sure she’d bottom-out. Instead, the St. Albert singer, last seen in St.

Spine a commentary on technology

For some, it’s a dream. For others, a nightmare. But whichever side of the fence you’re on, Spine leaves you feeling disoriented, much like Alice tumbling down a cyber rabbit hole.

City chimes in on culture with minister

Alberta’s Culture and Community Spirit Minister wrapped up a province-wide dialogue tour on Wednesday sharing some bad news but stating he felt positive about the roundtable discussions with stakeholders from the arts and non-profit sector.

Musicians team up at Concordia

It might be winter, but the halls of Concordia College are filled with the sweet sounds of music as the Concordia Symphony puts the finishing touches on its winter concert Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Robert Tegler Centre.