Tag Archives: Old Strathcona

Surprise! Finding yourself at Found 2022: the festival of art in unexpected places

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca At  Found 2022 you could find yourself … following a story into a fort in the river valley. You could find yourself in a hidden nook of Old Strathcona, in a park, in a garbage enclosure … Continue reading

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A home of their own, in the entertainment ‘hood: Rapid Fire Theatre at 41

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca They’ve dreamed it for years. Now, at age 41, Rapid Fire Theatre finally has a home of their own. And it’s in the ‘hood that’s their  traditional home base, Old Strathcona.  Edmonton’s premier improv company is … Continue reading

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Rapid Fire Theatre: back live, and back on their home turf in Old Strathcona

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Rapid Fire Theatre has a new home for the new year. The agile Edmonton improv company, 41 seasons old (but young at heart), de-camped this week from downtown and moved back to their traditional stomping ground, … Continue reading

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It’s Fringe Eve, the moment to consider intriguing prospects in a year to experiment

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s Fringe Eve (the night the green onion fairy leaves a special stay-awake pill under your pillow). And lordie lordie, our giant summer alternative theatre extravaganza is turning 40. The big four-oh? During a pandemic? A … Continue reading

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Close encounters of the puppet kind: Puppet Pub Crawl at Found Festival 2021

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca For its 10th anniversary edition (and return to live) this weekend, the Found Festival has found … puppets. Seven of them, actually, each with an original tale to tell. We’ll meet them in a Found tour … Continue reading

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Found: the festival of surprising encounters is back to live performance

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Searching for a find at Found…. It’s the 10th anniversary of a festival that has taken audiences to unexpected encounters with art and artists — in places they never expected to find themselves. The unconventional engagement, … Continue reading

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One on one theatre: Here There Be Night takes you into an underground resistance network

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Sometimes the creative ingenuity and resilience of theatre artists just about takes your breath away. In a dangerous time when big live theatre gatherings have been cancelled, thwarted, delayed, diverted, they will find a way. I … Continue reading

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Losing yourself at Found, the festival of art in unexpected places

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Unexpected things happen when you take theatre out of theatres.  And we have a festival for that. The Found Festival returns Thursday to Old Strathcona for a sixth annual weekend of strange and surprising encounters, up … Continue reading

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