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1:00 pm

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me is an opera for families about a Deaf mom and her hearing son. The piece is bilingual and is performed and sung in English and ASL. The heart of this touching and funny work is its intimate connection to playwright Dave Clarke’s experience growing up as a CODA (Child of Deaf Adult). Recommended for ...

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Deaf Spirit Theatre Presents: Adeline, Carol and Friends

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Studio Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Deaf Spirit Theatre returns with a brand new show! This collective from Kingston, Ontario will perform a series of unique skits that will include a silent film where two women in the 1950s who are two worlds apart, Adeline and Carol, meet up and two friends impersonal (surprised) from 1937 featuring storytelling, comedy skits, dance and poetry complete with stunning ...

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5:30 pm

Salon – Ins Choi

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Plays, Passion & Politics: Vern Thiessen sits down with Ins Choi, award-winning writer of Kim’s Convenience and Subway Stations of the Cross, to find out what makes him tick. fringetheatre.ca/current-season/

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7:00 pm

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me is an opera for families about a Deaf mom and her hearing son. The piece is bilingual and is performed and sung in English and ASL. The heart of this touching and funny work is its intimate connection to playwright Dave Clarke’s experience growing up as a CODA (Child of Deaf Adult). Recommended for ...

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8:45 pm

Deafy

February 13 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Studio Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Join Deaf playwright Chris Dodd as he reads from “Deafy”, his new work in progress. Nathan Jesper has flown in for his big talk and is desperately late. Upon arriving, he launches into his speech but things are soon found to not be what they seem. Part storytelling, part comedy, part tragedy, “Deafy” is a play with captions. Artist: Chris ...

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mni wiconi/water is life

February 13 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

mni wiconi/water is life is a performance piece exploring the somatic experience of mass political movements and the reverberations that follow.  It looks at the intimate-physical experience of resistance between people on all "sides" of the movement, and aims to find voice and humanism in the legal aftermath of mass arrest. mni wiconi/water is life is based on Nicole’s firsthand experience of traveling to Standing Rock, ND ...

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Tip Off!

February 13 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Snap back to the 90’s with this basketball inspired movement piece. Dribble, dunk, dance; it’s time to slam. A new piece choreographed by NIUBOI, recipient of the 2018 New Work Award by the Good Women Dance Collective. www.niuboi.com

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The Music Crept by Us

February 13 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm

"I would like to remind the management that the drinks are watered and the hat-check girl has syphilis and the band is composed of former SS monsters. However since it is New Year's Eve and I have lip cancer I will place my paper hat on my concussion and dance." -The Music Crept By Us, by Leonard Cohen Roles: Rebecca ...

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10:30 pm

SLOWDANCE

February 13 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

SLOWDANCE is a collaborative poetry and movement experience that specifically centers Black Queer Femmes. Using laughter, intimacy, and the power of stillness it allows for time to slow; giving us space to breathe, process and celebrate. Dancers: Mpoe Mogale Imani Khalifa NASRA Effy Adar Choreographer/Poet: Shanel Edwards www.instagram.com/shaneledwardsart

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