Since its inaugural season in 2006, the Edmonton Rush has steadily picked up wind, growing into a formidable club in the National Lacrosse League. After making its first playoff appearance in 2010, the team made it to the NLL finals in 2012, just barely missing out on earning the sport’s coveted netting-woven blazers. At the helm, hall-of-fame inductee, general manager, and head coach Derek Keenan continues to lead the team toward its first championship.
For their first Canadian tour in more than 20 years, Roxette explodes on the stage like a shaken soda, saturating their fans with decades of pop classics. Playful, zesty, and brimming with infectious hooks, the gregarious Swedish duo first made an international stir with haymakers such as “The Look,” “Joyride,” and “It Must Have Been Love,” featured in the film Pretty Woman. With 70 million records sold throughout its career and a fanbase that could take down ABBA's army, the band keeps moving in support of its latest album Travelling. Assembled from songs spawned in soundchecks, concerts, and hotel rooms, Travelling captures Roxette’s live spirit with tracks such as "Easy Way Out." Joining Roxette’s quest to transform dance floors into trampolines, Grammy-winning Canadian pop-rockers Glass Tiger spout out hits such as “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone” other pop classics from their album Thin Red Line.
Hosted by the Alberta Snowmobile Association, the Alberta Snowmobile, ATV & Off-Road Show brings together vendors and enthusiasts of snow-cruising vehicles. More than 100 exhibitors showcase apparel, maintenance products, vehicles, and snow-bound vacation spots to use 'mobiles or train snowmen butlers. The Discovery Toys Kids Zone gives parent-supervised young'uns a fun place to play and fraternize with fellow children while awaiting age-granted snowmobile privileges. A raffle proffers convention-goers with the chance to win a suite of prizes, including a Summit X Ski-Doo and extra-strength snowball repellant.
Named Billboard's top Hot 100 artist of 2010, electropop sensation Ke$ha electrifies fans with catchy tunes, punchy lyrics, and a larger-than-life persona. With a list of chart-topping hits that includes "TiK ToK," "We R Who We R," and "Your Love is My Drug," Ke$ha charms even the most curmudgeonly, highbrow ears with irreverent lyrics and taut, shimmering beats that stick in listeners' heads like peanut-butter-covered dreams. Presided over by a quirkily becostumed Ke$ha, the Get $leazy tour sucks fans into a nonstop, glitter-filled night of dancing, performance, and languor-shattering rapture. LMFAO, the tuneful twosome behind the high-energy hit "Party Rock Anthem," and electro-rapper Spank Rock complement Ke$ha's sonic spectacle with their own dulcet melodies.
The Edmonton Health & Wellness Show fits everything needed for a healthy lifestyle into a single event. The show brings together health-care professionals, fitness experts, food gurus, and other wellness experts. Professional chefs demonstrate healthy recipes and give tips for living a gluten-free lifestyle. At the Get Fit Zone, instructors lead groups in dance, yoga, and various other exercises. The Go Green Healthy Homes Expo teaches guests tips for making their homes more sustainable and efficient. Attendees can also learn about careers in the health-care industry or watch medical expert speak, discussing topics such as diabetes and heart health while executing perfect headstands on the podium.