NXTFST Podcast 2016

09 June

English Breakfast by Morgan Grau
Directed by Eric Smith
Performed by Christina Nguyen, Katelyn Trieu, Dylan Rosychuk, Brittany Hinse, Clayton Plamondon, Brayden Saunders, & Eric Smith
Performed on Saturday June 9, 2018

Edmonton, 1919. Bolshevism is public enemy number one. Ilse, the daughter of a German
immigrant taken by the Canadian government during the Great War, works hard to keep her family’s cafe afloat in hopes that one day her father will be returned. A federal agent and local businessman meet there to discuss the nation-wide labour strike, Ilse’s socialist
neighbour drops by for some tea, and a mob encroaches upon the cafe as the four inside try to negotiate who among them can be trusted.

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09 June

Room 801 by Dylan Thomas Bouchier
Supported by Syncrude Canada LTD.
Performers: Dylan Thomas Bouchier, Melanie Bahniuk, Emma Wilmott, Eric Smith & Philip Hackborn
Performed on Friday June 8, 2018

Life is never as easy as it seems. This is what Jack must learn. Jack must challenge his understanding of what is safe, worthwhile and even real. Will he fight for what he thinks is right? Or is even the “right thing” not so easy to accept?

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08 June

Cult Cycle: A New Musical
Book/Lyrics by Stephen Allred, Bethany Hughes & Seth Gilfillan
Composer: Daniel Belland
Director: Bethany Hughes
Performers: Erika Noot, Geoff Ryzuk, Jaimi Reese, Mark Sinongco, Nadine Veroba & Stephen Allred
Performed on Thursday June 7, 2018

There is a new spin studio in town! Welcome to Cult Cycle where you will watch the fat burn and a new you will rise from the ashes. We strive for divine bodily per- fection. This is no ordinary spin class. This new, original musical gives a new meaning to the phrase “that spin class was torture.” Do you have what it takes to “Get Fit or DIE Trying?”

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07 June

Blender Juice by Emma Wilmott
Performed by Braden Butler, Meegan Sweet, David Parr, Cassie Hyman
Directed by Caitlin Kelly
Performed in front of an audience on Thursday June 5, 2018

As humans, we are naturally drawn to routine…however, what happens when that routine
becomes ritual, and what if it ever breaks? Based on a true story, Blender Juice follows the relationship of an elderly married couple, a past lover and their unique, present living situation in which they are now accustomed.

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07 June

The Last Day of July by Ashleigh Hicks
Performed by Carmen Nieuwenhuis & Kajsa Wood
Directed by Philip Geller
Performed in front of an audience on Saturday June 2, 2018

Everybody’s gotta bleed. Misha and Miska are alone together on the wing of an airplane. Sticks and stones may break their bones and pins may pierce their skin.

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01 June

The Varscona Theatre (10329 83 Ave)
Artists Featured: Jill Stanton w/ Breanna Barrignton
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit The Varscona Theatre and head around to the east side of the building to see the all-new Nextfest 2018 Mural supported by The Old Strathcona Business Association, Sugared & Spiced and The City of Edmonton’s Capital City Clean-Up. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

The Paint Spot (10032 81 Ave)
Artists Featured: Ryan Andrade, Roseanna Nay
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit The Paint Spot’s gallery space and check out the Visual Art on display as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

The Next Act (8224 104 St)
Artists Featured: Madison Dewar
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit The Next Act (please be mindful of the patrons there) and check out the Visual Art on display as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

Roots on Whyte (8135 102 St)
Artists Featured: Larissa Hauck
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit Roots on Whyte main lobby and check out the Visual Art on display as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

The Old Strathcona Library (8331 104 St)
Artists Featured: Isabel de Blois, Emily Storvold
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit The Old Strathcona Library  and check out the Visual Art on display on the main floor as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

The Fringe Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330 84 Ave)
Artists Featured: Kaitlyn Carter, Brad Fehr, Mitchell Chalifoux, Amber Azcorra
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit Fringe Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns – and enter through the south west entrance. Wander down the hall and check out the Visual Art on display as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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01 June

The Backstage Theatre (10330 84 Ave)
Artists Featured: Cameron Pickering, Ashna Jacob, Maya Candler & Kaida Kobylka
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Produced by What It Is Podcast

Visit The Backstage Theatre (only open 1/2 before performances scheduled in the venue) and check out the Visual Art on display as part of Nextfest 2018. Listen while you view the work in the venue or listen at home after your own personal Art Walk. No matter how you listen – we want you to get to know the visual artists of Nextfest!

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07 June

Guests: Steven Teeuwsen, Luke Ramsey & Tim Mikula
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
With Brian Bergum
What It Is Podcast Theme performed by White Lightning
Contains some coarse language

Get the details on everything Visual Art as part of Nextfest 2017 with the guys from What It Is Podcast as they chat up curator Steven Teeuwsen, mural artist Luke Ramsey and marathon portrait artist Tim Mikula. Get all of the info to wrap yourself up in the awesomeness of Visual Art (including the Art Party on Thursday June 8) as part of Nextfest! Visit nextfest.ca for more info.

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02 June

Guests: Ellen Chorley & Maggie Baird
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
What It Is Podcast Theme performed by White Lightning
Contains Some Coarse Language

Welcome to Nextfest 2017! Get the low-down on the huge festival and all of the amazing programming from the high-energy emerging artists of Edmonton, Alberta and Canada! In our first nxtfstPodcast mini-sode we get the deets on the festival from newly appointed Festival Director Ellen Chorley and Festival Manager Maggie Baird. Get this ep in your ear holes and get down to Old Strathcona!

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