2014/15 Professional Series

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Radical Reels

Radical ReelsJaw-dropping action.
Heart-racing adrenaline.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
7 PM
$20 Adult \ $15 Student

Back for another installment of action-adventure sport films, the Radical Reels Tour continues to push boundaries of what is possible when the world’s top athletes tackle unchartered territory in remote destinations. We’re talking jaw-dropping bike jumps, nail-biting kayak drops, and mind-blowing powder that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

Presented by The Banff Centre, this year’s hot ticket screening features some of the steepest, deepest, and fastest films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Quite simply, it’s a spectacular display of human ability and natural splendour. See you there, adrenaline film lovers!



Presenting Partners: National Geographic Bergans of Norway
Major Sponsors: The North Face Deuter Cushe Buff
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Co-presented with St. Albert Chamber Music Recital Series

The Dover Quartet

Refinement beyond their years.

Friday, October 3, 2014
7:30 PM

The Dover Quartet

The exceptional musicianship and interpretive maturity of this young ensemble is astounding. Formed at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, The Dover Quartet brings a uniquely youthful enthusiasm and finely honed conviction to traditional classical repertoire that has catapulted them to international stardom.

Since forming in 2008, they have won Grand Prize at the esteemed 2010 Fischoff Competition, swept the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and is now Curtis’ first-ever quartet-in-residence.

As soloists, they have appeared with some of the world’s finest orchestras. Together, the Dover Quartet delivers a passionate, professional and pristine sound that is simply remarkable.


The Dover Quartet's performance is funded in part by The Banff Centre, through the Freeze Family Career Development Fund of The Banff International String Quartet Competition.


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David Myles

David MylesWith Opening Guest 100 mile house

Superior songwriting. Smooth vocals.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
7:30 PM

Widely recognized for his spirited songs, flawless musicianship and humorous anecdotes, Juno Award winner David Myles brings audiences to their feet with his enthusiastic stage show. Forging his own path as an independent artist who self-releases his own albums, the Maritime native has found great success breaking down genre barriers. With his latest double album In the Night Time, Myles goes from dinner party to dance party with tunes ranging from mellow, romantic folk songs to urban, beat-laden tracks produced by Canadian rapper, Classified.

Edmonton-based 100 mile house opens the evening with new music from Wait With Me. Their unique brand of original transatlantic folk has earned them a devoted following in the Canadian music scene and beyond.


Join us at 6:30 PM for our 2014-15 season celebration in Progress Hall. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


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Fred EaglesmithFred Eaglesmith Traveling Show

Rugged integrity.

Friday, October 10, 2014
7:30 PM
Sorry, sold out

A tireless troubadour. A true road dog. Fred Eaglesmith is a veteran of the music industry with a lengthy discography backed by miles of experience. Unmatched as one of North America’s greatest songwriters, Fred has long employed his difficult upbringing as raw material for his heartland narratives.

His bio-fueled bus returns to St. Albert, 14 years after his Arden debut, to take audiences on a “walk through the garden of rock ‘n’ roll” – that of his 20th album, Tambourine. Reminiscent of 1966, the new album fuses together all of Fred’s past influences in his familiar, time-traveled sound.



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Amplify Youth Festival | Enjoy Centre, St. Albert

Dare to be you

October 17 & 18, 2014  |  The Enjoy Centre  101 Riel Drive   St. Albert, AB [map]

The Amplify Youth Festival is about making life louder, brighter and bolder. It’s about growing potential and expanding imagination. It’s opportunity. It’s excitement. And it’s coming soon.

A brand new arts and cultural festival specifically for youth, Amplify will bring together a combination of concerts and workshops, driven by passion and inspiration, to create a one-of-a-kind experience for students *Grade 7 and up.*

*The Amplify Youth Festival and all related workshops are restricted to youth aged 13 to 20 years of age only.*

  • Attendees will need to show school or photo ID at the front doors to gain access to the venue or workshops.
  • The Festival Producer reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual they deem unfit for entry.

TICKETS on sale through Ticketmaster [1-855-985-5000] and Arden Theatre Box Office

$15: Two-day pass | $10: Friday entrance | $10 Saturday entrance

Festival Schedule | Workshops | Amplify Stage

Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy FisherA new musical taste.

Friday, October 17, 2014
7:30 PM

One of Canada’s favourite songwriting troubadours uproots his folk-rock sound in favour of a new, alternately sweet and tart sound. Double Juno nominee Jeremy Fisher’s sixth studio release, The Lemon Squeeze, pushes him into a bold new world of piano-based pop melodies. The collection of songs, highly influenced by Randy Newman, Billy Joel and Queen, are a marked departure from the folk-inclined songs he’s known for, but continue to highlight his incredible gift of storytelling, consummate wit and dark sense of humour.

Jeremy Fisher’s devoted fan base will be left with a savoury aftertaste from this greatly anticipated performance.



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Fred Penner

Fred Penner

Sunday, October 19, 2014
2 PM

Arrive early for a FREE pre-show visual arts activity beginning at 1 PM and stay for post-show juice and treats!

For over 25 years, multi-talented Juno Award winning artist Fred Penner has long transformed children’s entertainment into a family affair. Best loved for his hits like Sandwiches and The Cat Came Back, the Canadian icon brings his energetically packed live show to the Arden for an afternoon of fun and excitement.

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