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9:00 am

Azimuth Performance Lab presents The Anitafrika Method with D’bi Young Anitafrika

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Studio Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

The Anitafrika Method is an intersectional, anti-oppressive, liberation praxis.  It cultivates self-recovery, creativity, and leadership in its practitioners.  Originated by queer Black feminist d'bi.young anitafrika, the method has been used as a performance training tool, a self-actualisation framework and a practice in leadership development by artists, instigators, educators, and change-makers globally. dbiyounganitafrika.com/

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11:00 am

Deaf Spirit Theatre Presents: Adeline, Carol and Friends

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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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Canadian Deaf Theatre History

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Artist: Linda Campbell and Jim McDermott

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Round Table Discussion with the Citadel’s “The Tempest”

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lobby – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

A discussion with the cast and creative team of the Citadel Theatre's upcoming production of Shakespeare's The Tempest which will be directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo, past artistic director of the Tyst Theatre, Sweden's National Theatre of the Deaf. The production will feature a collaboration between hearing and Deaf actors. Join the conversation as they examine the unique considerations of interweaving ...

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2:00 pm

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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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Deafies’ Unique Time

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Studio Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

All the way from Toronto, "Deafies' Unique Time" is a show with three Deaf actors of diverse backgrounds who are ready to show off their unique performing skills for you! We want to show you that Deafies who come from different countries can work as a team to show what we can do with our different cultures, different experiences and ...

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4:00 pm

Tales From The East Coast

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Direct from Nova Scotia, Tales From The East Coast is an entertaining and interactive series of poems and stories by Canadian Deaf writers in both ASL and MSL (Maritimes Sign Language). Company: Signs of the Maritimes

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5:30 pm

Sound Off Salon

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Gemini

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
The Almanac, 10351 – 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB Canada

Following a sold out run at the 2017 Edmonton International Fringe Festival, Defiance Theatre returns home with a brand new production of the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award winning GEMINI. An exploration of the intimacy in relationships forged on either side of the bar and the hospitality industry in a post “Me Too” world, writer/performer Louise Casemore will be once again ...

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6:45 pm

Apple Time

February 17 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Studio Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

From the creators of the smash hit "Deaf Crows" comes a brand new show, Apple Time. The play is a bridge to all realms: a magical, liminal ‘third’ space, in which Deaf, Hard of Hearing, locals, newcomers, oral and signing come together to create entire new worlds. Blending puppetry and ASL poetry with traditional Deaf storytelling and ensemble theatre, Apple Time ...

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8:15 pm

CVZY x Onyx Creatives Closer

February 17 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

A collision of worlds; visual and performance art that spans expressions of Blackness. This closing party curated by CVZY (pronounced “Cozy”) and Onyx Creatives unapologetically celebrates free thought, free expression and free living in hopes we all do. Artists: Floyd Robert Maduekwe, Betty Abebayehu www.instragram.com/onyxcreatives www.instagram.com/cvzyseries

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