Category: Events

Edmonton Transgender Day of Remembrance on Thursday

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Edmonton Transgender Day of Remembrance on Thursday

Edmonton Transgender Day of Remembrance Thursday, 7 p.m. Please join the Edmonton trans community for its 10th annual commemoration of those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The Edmonton Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m. at Boyle Street Plaza, 9538-103A Avenue.  The guest speaker will be Ivan Coyote. […]

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Early Music Voices presents Renaissance lute songs in Calgary

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Early Music Voices presents Renaissance lute songs in Calgary

La Nef ensemble, American tenor Michael Slattery perform Renaissance lute compositions – Early Music Voices Early Music Voices presents a concert for Calgary fans of Celtic and Renaissance music featuring La Nef ensemble and American tenor Michael Slattery at Christ Church Elbow Park on Oct. 6. Was England’s first great composer actually Irish? La Nef ensemble and American […]

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Kryosphere – Metal band on ‘West Koast Katastrophe’ tour

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kryosphere – Metal band on ‘West Koast Katastrophe’ tour

Metal Band Kryosphere tour stops in Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, and Red Deer Formed in 2008 by drummer Brent Bell (ex-Spawned by Rot, ex-Butcher’d), Kryosphere played its first show opening for Dead Jesus in 2009. And Beacon News is proud to provide a FREE download of the Kryosphere SOL EP (click here to access free download) […]

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Quartet 2014 – Dazzling book readings in Calgary, Edmonton

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quartet 2014 – Dazzling book readings in Calgary, Edmonton

Quartet 2014 features Canadian writers David Bateman, Laurie MacFayden, Sharanpal Ruprai, Joan Shillington Four Canadian writers will be reading from their new works in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto this month as part of Quartet 2014 from Frontenac House Publishers. Quartet 2014 – Where and When: Sunday, September 7, 2-4 pm, Calgary John Dutton Theatre, 612 Macleod Trail SE […]

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Edmonton From Hate to Hope Rally Saturday 6 p.m.

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Edmonton From Hate to Hope Rally Saturday 6 p.m.

From Hate to Hope Rally starts at 110 Street and 84 Avenue and ends at the Legislature building Edmontonians are invited to the From Hate to Hope March and Rally, standing up against homophobic violence, discrimination and hatred on Saturday July 19 starting at 6 p.m. Notable leaders from many racial and religious communities will come together […]

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Badlands Passion Play back in Drumheller July 11-27

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Badlands Passion Play back in Drumheller July 11-27

21st anniversary of Badlands Passion Play The Canadian Badlands Passion Play is a unique theatrical and spiritual event that combines a stunning natural location with an engaging portrayal of Christ’s life to tell the “greatest story ever told.” It is the world’s only Passion Play which intentionally breathes new life annually with a new script, cast, […]

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Calgary Expo Latino celebrates 18th anniversary

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Expo Latino celebrates 18th anniversary

Calgary-based Juno Award winner Oscar Lopez plays Sunday at Calgary Expo Latino One of the hottest Latin festivals in Canada  – Calgary Expo Latino – will delight audiences with Grammy and Juno award-winning musicians for three days in August. Click here to enter draw to win FREE tickets to Calgary Expo Latino. Calgary Expo Latino is celebrating […]

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GlobalFest showcase vibrant cultures and fireworks

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
GlobalFest showcase vibrant cultures and fireworks

GlobalFest also includes cultural displays, ethnic food and great music and dancing Calgary’s GlobalFest includes the hands down best, most amazing, totally jaw-dropping fireworks display in Alberta – and maybe anywhere else in Canada. Click here to enter to win free tickets to Globalfest. The groundwork for GlobalFest began in 1993 with the formation of The Calgary Fireworks […]

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Calgary Opera: Opera in the Village 2014 – It’s Bigger!

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Opera: Opera in the Village 2014 – It’s Bigger!

Calgary Opera produces Canada’s only outdoor summer opera festival Opera in the Village – the Calgary Opera annual summer festival –  takes place in the East Village August 14-23 with a line up of popular productions, including centrepiece Candide. Click here to enter draw to win FREE tickets to Opera in the Village. Together with Calgary […]

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Calgary Folk Festival announces fantastic 2014 lineup

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Calgary Folk Festival announces fantastic 2014 lineup

Calgary Folk Festival introduces fantastic 2014 lineup The Calgary Folk Festival is back for the thirty-fifth edition and it’s better than ever, with a great line-up of musicians, food and family-oriented entertainment. Click here to enter to win free tickets to the Calgary Folk Festival. The Calgary Folk Festival kicks off Thursday, July 24 and […]

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