Local Entertainment

Members from Underworld Calgary: Umberfloe Live Action Role Playing pose for a photo at the artisan market at the Bashaw Medieval Faire. See more photos on page 2. (Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

PHOTOS: Knights, maidens and youth enjoy Bashaw Medieval Faire

Faire and artisan market held at the Bashaw Ag Grounds

(Metro Creative Connection)

Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Marlene screens in Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)
The Ennis Sisters will be closing out the Stettler Variety Showcase season on May 1. (┬ęDavid Howells 2022/www.davehowellsphoto.com)

Ennis Sisters Trio to close out shortened 2022 Stettler showcase season

A trio from St. John’s, Newfoundland, is set to close out the…

The Ennis Sisters will be closing out the Stettler Variety Showcase season on May 1. (┬ęDavid Howells 2022/www.davehowellsphoto.com)
The Dirt Road Angels are (L-R) Dahlia Wakefield, Danita Lynn, Shila Marie, and Karen Claypool. (Kevin Sabo/ Castor Advance)

Dirt Road Angels close out Coronation performing arts winter 2022 season

Coronation Royal Performing Arts closed the abbreviated 2022 season with a bang.…

The Dirt Road Angels are (L-R) Dahlia Wakefield, Danita Lynn, Shila Marie, and Karen Claypool. (Kevin Sabo/ Castor Advance)
<em>The Flying Detective</em> was a multi-media experience, blending a traditional play with cinematic components. (Sarah Baker/Stettler Independent)

Review: Stettler Variety Showcase presentation of The Flying Detective is a memorable experience

By Sarah Baker STETTLER INDEPENDENT The lights were low, seats were packed,…

  • Apr 5, 2022
<em>The Flying Detective</em> was a multi-media experience, blending a traditional play with cinematic components. (Sarah Baker/Stettler Independent)
JD Johnson served as the emcee for the Halkirk Elks Comedy Night. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Halkirk Community Hall alive with laughter at Elks comedy night

For the first time in over two years laughter echoed throughout the…

JD Johnson served as the emcee for the Halkirk Elks Comedy Night. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Laurie Slater and Mark Donaghy perform a duet during the Mac Daddy concert held as part of Coronation Royal Performing Arts 2022 season on March 19. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Coronation Royal Performing Arts hosts sold-out show

Coronation Royal Performing Arts hosted their second of three spring shows on…

Laurie Slater and Mark Donaghy perform a duet during the Mac Daddy concert held as part of Coronation Royal Performing Arts 2022 season on March 19. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
<em>The Flying Detective</em> will soon be landing in Stettler. (Accidental Humour Co. Website photo)

Accidental Humour Co. making stop in Stettler

A theatre group with a unique twist will be stopping in Stettler…

<em>The Flying Detective</em> will soon be landing in Stettler. (Accidental Humour Co. Website photo)
Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)

Rocker with Castor ties to kick off tour from town

A rocker with roots in Castor will be using the community to…

Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)
Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)

Rocker with Castor ties to kick off tour from town

A rocker with roots in Castor will be using the community to…

Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)
Martin Kerr (right) and Josh Sahunta (left) perform a song they cowrote during Kerr’s performance at the Jewel theatre on Feb. 13, 2022 (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Martin Kerr (right) and Josh Sahunta (left) perform a song they cowrote during Kerr’s performance at the Jewel theatre on Feb. 13, 2022 (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Alberta-based country singer Drew Gregory played in Coronation on Jan. 29, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

After long absence, Coronation Royal Performing Arts returns with performance by Drew Gregory.

Coronation Royal Performing Arts kicked off its 2022 concert series in strong…

Alberta-based country singer Drew Gregory played in Coronation on Jan. 29, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
Edmonton singer Martin Kerr will be taking the stage in Stettler in mid-February. (photo/www.martinkerrmusic.com)
Edmonton singer Martin Kerr will be taking the stage in Stettler in mid-February. (photo/www.martinkerrmusic.com)
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)

Gord Bamford to hit the stage in Rimbey this month

Multiple Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), and Country Music Association (CMA) award-winning…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer-based band TEN02 is next up to perform for Stettler’s Entertainment in the Park series on Aug. 11. photo submitted

Red Deer’s Ten02 next up in Stettler’s Entertainment in the Park series

Next up in the series is Tap9 on Aug. 18 and wrapping up the season will be Ryan Langlois on Aug. 25

Red Deer-based band TEN02 is next up to perform for Stettler’s Entertainment in the Park series on Aug. 11. photo submitted
Stettler’s Ladies of the Heartland drill team both opened and closed the 2021 Stettler Steel Wheel Roughstock Rodeo on July 17, 2021. Kevin J Sabo photo.

Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede brings a full day of activities to Stettler.

Due to a variety of factors the Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede Rodeo was modified for 2021.

  • Jul 19, 2021
Stettler’s Ladies of the Heartland drill team both opened and closed the 2021 Stettler Steel Wheel Roughstock Rodeo on July 17, 2021. Kevin J Sabo photo.
Calgary-based singer Ollee performs at West Stettler Park on July 14th as part of the Entertainment in the Park series this summer. photo submitted

Calgary-based Ollee set to perform July 14th at West Stettler Park

Show is part of the summer-long Entertainment in the Park series

Calgary-based singer Ollee performs at West Stettler Park on July 14th as part of the Entertainment in the Park series this summer. photo submitted
Karin Phibbs has landed this year’s Female Citizen of the Year award

Karin Phibbs has landed this year’s Female Citizen of the Year award

Phibbs has shown a dedicated commitment to sharing her skills and time within a number of causes over the years

Karin Phibbs has landed this year’s Female Citizen of the Year award