People either love or hate selfie sticks, but music big-market festivals across North America are firmly in the latter camp, with bans becoming the norm. 171 more words
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Nuit Blanche is usually an all-night party and that has been the premise for dozens of international cities that have adopted the festival concept.
But organizers of Edmonton’s first Nuit Blanche, scheduled for September 26, are cutting three hours off their plans for the event due to logistics and cost pressures. 166 more words
Edmonton’s sky will be lit up thanks to a new festival coming to town.
Thousands of lanterns will make it into the night sky over the course of 10 minutes with The Lantern Fest, a festival that happens across North America and planned for Edmonton this fall. 164 more words
This year’s LitFest is preaching the local word more than ever, according to organizers, as the festival kicks off Thursday.
Edmonton authors, book launches and more local initiatives are all part of this year’s festival, which is expected to beat last year’s attendance records of around 4,000 people because of the popularity with local bookworms. 146 more words