DARK MATTERS – January 19, 2017


Dark Matters is an 18+ event, where the science is served on the rocks & the adults come out to play

January marks the return of one of our most popular themes yet… GAME ON! From good old-fashioned board games, to the very latest video games, we’ll be teaming up or facing off, as we host ‘the’ gaming event of the season. Oh, and did we mention: video games on the IMAX screen?

And as always:
– DJ Thomas Culture
– Bar & Purple Pear restaurant
– Exclusive access to all of our permanent galleries, and;
Grown-up science experiments!

TICKET PRICING: $17.00 in advance and $23.00 at the door (+GST).

TWOSE MEMBER PRICING: $14.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door (+GST).

DARK MATTERS January table sponsor: Table Top Cafe

Fruit Loop “Winter Ball” January 7, 2017


SEASON’S GREETING!! Save the date for this Saturday January 7th as Fruit Loop launches its first event of 2017 with our fabulous community partners – Jasper Pride Festival, SGA (U of A GLBTQ Medicine and Dentistry group), and Outlaw (U of A GLBTQ Law Faculty student group)

Join us at the comfy cozy Shoctor Lobby at the Citadel Theatre as we kick off the new year in style and celebrate Ukrainian Christmas! The Citadel be bustling with all kinds of fruits including DJ’s Thomas Cultureand Polyesterday!! Hostess Teen Jesus Barbie returns once again with a cast of drag superstars and burlesque performers! 

Jasper Pride will also be organizing a stellar silent auction full of goodies.

MIDNIGHT DANCE OFF for prizes such as tickets to see Kinky Boots!!

Free coat check!
No outdoor line ups!!
Heated underground parking available.
Venue is wheelchair accessible.

$10 at the door. Doors at 8pm. All proceeds from the event provide support to Alberta’s GLBTQ community. EVERYONE IS WELCOME 

For more information please visit Fruit Loops home page at www.facebook.com/fruitloopedmonton

Denizen Circus NYE Eve 90s Dance Party


Come celebrate NYE on the Eve of the big night at Denizen Hall!

It’s Edmonton’s favourite 90s Dance Night, Denizen Circus with

DJs Polyesterday & Thomas Culture

VJ Owen B

Sparkle Entertainment Dancers

Photos by NGYOFACE

$10.50 Doubles / $4.50 Jäger

$5 Cover



Crash Hotel Launch Party December 9, 2016


Get ready for some of the best arts and entertainment in Edmonton through out the Hotel with Night Vision DJs, SWEAT – the nu-disco dance party, Future Roots, MAN UP, Sparkle Entertainment-Edmonton, The Edmonton Poetry Brothel, The Orange Girls, Mike Dominey, Darryl Payne and Darryl Matthews. SpeakTiki will be in the hotel serving up specialty cocktails.
Pop Ups by Salt And Tickle, Oilers Nation, Apollo Originals clothing, live music, tons of DJs, live art performances and more.
Amazing food and drink featuring dishes from our award winning chef Nathan Bye.
Imagine one of the most amazing hotel house parties you have ever been to!
You must RSVP to Crash the Party!

The Yards Magazine Presents: FUTURE TOWERS December 8, 2016


The Yards Magazine Presents: FUTURE TOWERS

At the CKUA Building

Forecasters predict a crises for Edmonton’s office vacancies, so how can they be salvaged and converted into housing or amenities that serve core residents? Join the discussion with the City’s long-time downtown expert Duncan Fraser, Alyssa Lefaivre of DIRTT Environmental Solutions and EEDC’s Jimmy Shewchuk. PLUS: Meet the winners of the Best in the Core Awards (p. 10).

Then stick around for music, drinks and food as the conversation continues at this lively salon. Proceeds from ticket sales help to fund this innovative media project.

6pm – Doors Open

7pm – Panel: The Future of Edmonton’s Towers

7:45- Onwards – Stick around for an evening of conversation and cocktails. Music by Thomas Culture to keep the night going.

Check out our last issue at theyardsyeg.ca.

The Yards is hyper-local quarterly magazine focused on urban, cultural and social issues in central Edmonton. Published by the non-profit Central Edmonton News Society in partnership with the Downtown Edmonton and Oliver Community Leagues, it’s mailed to these community’s residents four times a year.