Friday, February 12, 2016

Check Out All The Travel Services Offered By Ya'Gotta!

Ya'Gotta is now offering travel services, from Hipmunk!
Book Cheap Hotels, Cars, Flights and Vacation Packages on Hipmunk
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Canadian Arts and Business Awards - Deadline is February 29th, 2016






Celebrate Canadian arts and business leaders' contribution to the arts! Submit a nomination for one of these five awards. 


Edmund C. Bovey Award 
This award honours a business professional who has demonstrated a lifetime of significant philanthropy or leadership in arts and culture in Canada. The winner receives $20,000 to direct from the Bovey Award fund to the arts organization(s) of their choice.

Peter Herrndorf Arts Leadership Award               
Awarded to arts leaders who have spent a lifetime dedicated to fostering the arts in Canada by building partnerships with fellow arts executives, artists, media, business leaders and public sector officials to ensure a vibrant cultural sector for all Canadians. The winner receives a cash prize of $10,000 to be directed to the arts organization(s) of their choice.

Arnold Edinborough Award
This award recognizes a young business professional age 40 and under who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and volunteerism in the arts. The winner receives a cash prize of $5,000 to be directed to the arts organization(s) of their choice.

Community Impact Award 
Awarded to an arts and business partnership that has enhanced the quality of life and enriched the cultural scene in their community through innovative program(s), creative business partnerships or neighbourhood revitalization initiatives.

Corporate Champion of the Arts Award
Awarded to a business that has strengthened arts and culture in Canada through its long-standing support of and commitment to the sector.

For all eligibility guidelines and nomination forms, click here.

Thank you to Sun Life Financial, our presenting partner for the Canadian Arts and Business Awards.



#YEG Road to Django Concert




February 20, 2016 (8:00 p.m.)
Capital Theatre
Fort Edmonton Park
Dinner and/or Show Tickets Available

The Road to Django explores the music of Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France extrapolating backward along the gypsy trail through the Balkans, Turkey all the way to India – the original homeland of the Roma people. This show draws on a talented pool of musicians each of whom provide their unique musicality and energy to make and shape this original and exciting show.

Learn more, watch a preview and get tickets: bit.ly/RoadtoDjango


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Thursday, February 4, 2016

#YEG YOUCAN Youth Service ‏- Comedy Night



Saturday February 27th, 2016 at 7:00pm
Double Tree by Hilton
16615 109 Ave. Edmonton
Tickets $75 or $750 for a table of 10

Join us for our 6th Annual Comedy Night Fundraiser. Our Comedians for the evening will be Andrew Grose, Kevin Stobo and Emily Burden. Carrie Doll will be our host for the evening.

It will be an evening of hilarity that you won't want to miss, including appetizers and live and silent auctions, all in support of at-risk youth in our community.

For updates on our event and to find out more about what we do, visit us at www.youcan.ca/edmonton, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @YOUCANEDMONTON

More information and reserve tickets

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

#YEG Edmonton Seedy Sunday

20 March (11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Central Lions Recreation Centre
11113 113 St.

NEW, BIGGER VENUE FOR 2016!

Edmonton Seedy Sunday is a seed exchange and sale. 

We hope promote and protect biodiversity, support seed savers and open pollinated/organic/heritage seed vendors.
  • Swap or donate your vegetable, fruit or flower seeds. Please package in a sealed envelope and label with as much info as you have!
  • Buy some organic (no GMO), heritage, and open-pollinated seeds from local vendors: ~ TBA ~
  • Dig in to some nature crafts at the kid's table!
  • Swap some gardening books and magazines.
  • Refresh with sweet & savoury snacks at the Seedy Cafe.
  • Enjoy free lectures from local speakers: ~ TBA ~ (email edmontonseedysunday@gmail.com if you have a proposal)
  • Learn about local organizations & businesses and chat with their members about what programs and services they offer: ~ TBA ~ (email edmontonseedysunday@gmail.com if you'd like to apply for a table)
Admission is free. Donations are gladly accepted.

Facebook EventEdmonton Seedy Sunday website & Twitter @YEGSeedySunday

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Monday, February 1, 2016

#YEG Flying Canoe Volant

A yearly cultural winter event offering 2 kms. of adventure in Edmonton's Bonnie Doon and Mill Creek Ravine.

We invite you to discover the legend of La Chasse-galerie (The Flying Canoe), a combination of French-Canadian and First-Nations legends told by various lost canoeists along a lit trail in the Mill Creek Ravine. Let your imagination fly with the many light installations among the trees and snow banks; Warm up with a cup of tea, conversation and drumming at the First-Nations Camp; Enjoy some French Canadian stories at the Trapper’s cabin; stop at the Métis camp to take in some music, learn some traditional Métis dance, and make bannock on the fire. A horse-drawn wagon will bring you from the Mill Creek Ravine to Rutherford School where you can savor some delicious treats at the Café Croissant organized by the students. Then land at La Cité Francophone where there is an outdoor patio, live DJ, a snow slide and children's activities. A variety of French and English musical performances will await you in the cabaret of La Cité, offering a bilingual experience through song and live programming. Discover a variety of aboriginal artists from the Rubaboo festival in the theatre.

A magical time for all to be had!

WebsiteFacebook Event and Twitter

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Sasquatch Gathering 21 Blackjack!

Sasquatch Gathering 21 Blackjack!
22 July - 24 July
Rangeton Park, Evansburg, AB

The Sasquatch Gathering and Music Festival is a non-profit recreational and
artistic event presented by the Sasquatch Community Arts Society, a
registered Alberta not-for-profit association.  Prices are kept affordable for
all by combining the work of a great team of volunteers, generous corporate
sponsorships from the community and funding from the Alberta Foundation 
for the Arts. The ticket price includes a weekend camping pass (non-serviced sites).

This year Featuring: Astronauts, Gadjo Collective, The Gibson Block, Thom Golub & Kirsten Elliott, The Grid Pickers, The Hillties, Isobel Trigger, Leaf Rapids, Picture The Ocean, Post Script, REND, Revenge of the Trees, Saint-Pierre, We Used to be Friends, White Lightning.....and a few more to be announced...
- line up and schedule subject to change -

Weekend Camping Passes
$70 Early Bird Tickets on sale now at
YEGlive.ca
https://yeglive.ca/series/sasquatch-gathering-21
PLEASE NOTE: Online sales will cease at
12 noon, Friday, July 22nd
and at Blackbyrd Myoozik
10442 Whyte Avenue, Edmonton

Early Bird price good through May 31st
$85 Advance Tickets will be available June 1st
Weekend Pass at the Gate : $100
prices will be prorated through the weekend as follows
Saturday : $80
Sunday : $40 without camping

Sasquatch Gathering website, Facebook group and Facebook event


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