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Open Walls encourages artists to submit art Unique exhibition is an opportunity for artists to showcase work

An invitation to every artist who has ever dreamed of showing work to an audience: now’s the time to introduce yourself. The Bleeding Heart Art Space invites artists from across Edmonton and area to contribute a piece of art to the Open Walls exhibit in December. 

Open Walls is a wild exchange of art, feeling, energy, beauty, awe, joy, laughter, silence, and the connections and dialogue that arise when art moves or challenges us.

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SkirtsAfire celebrates female-centric work Annual festival brings audiences together to enjoy art

Actor Annette Loiselle has always intuitively known that women were at a disadvantage in the arts, but it took her some time to really pin it down.

“I don’t know if there was a specific point, because when I was in theatre school it didn’t even occur to me that things are stacked against us,” Loiselle said. “Even though, when I auditioned for the BFA program, one of their stipulations when they were putting together a class for that year [was] it had to be two-thirds men and one-third women.” Continue reading SkirtsAfire celebrates female-centric work Annual festival brings audiences together to enjoy art

Used materials get a second life as art Kaleido Festival to roll out tire sculptures along the Ave

At this year’s Kaleido Family Arts Festival, you might find an alligator lurking along Alberta Avenue. Moulded out of old tires, the treaded reptile will be one of a handful of community art projects created from reused and recycled materials. Continue reading Used materials get a second life as art Kaleido Festival to roll out tire sculptures along the Ave