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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Edmonton's Nuit Blanche festival asks city for $350,000 in funding

The city’s first Nuit Blanche festival is looking for $350,000 from the city to be able to light up the night next year.

The proposed festival would launch Oct. 198 more words

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This is Kaleido!

(In My Bard of the Avenue Costume)

Kaleido 2014 was a lot of fun, a colorful kaleidoscope of music, art and dance. It is wonderful to have a free family… 237 more words

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