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Edmonton festivals remain okay with selfie sticks

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


Edmonton's Nuit Blanche to run just less than all night

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 newest festival Lantern Fest set to be one of the 'most beautiful things you'll see'

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


New winter event Edmonton Resilience Festival coming to city in early 2015

Roger’s Place, climate change and political shakeups were all motivators for the organizers of one of Edmonton’s newest festival.

The Edmonton Resilience Festival will join some of the city’s existing winter festivals on Feb. 156 more words


Edmonton's inaugural Nuit Blanche event might need to scale back without city funding

The city’s first Nuit Blanche event is at risk of already being scaled back if council decides to leave the operating budget funding request without dollars. 210 more words


LitFest growing each year thanks to Edmonton's bookworms: organizers

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


Up + Downtown Music Festival a 70-act, three-day Edmonton spectacular

When it comes to the inspiration for the Up + Downtown Music Festival, the expression “think big” is almost an understatement.

For friends Jason Flammia and Alan Harding, it all started at a block party. 361 more words

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