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The Augustana Choir is gearing up for a spring tour with stops in Castor and Bashaw

The Augustana Choir is gearing up for a spring tour with stops in Castor and Bashaw

The Choir will be touring during their spring break to recruit students to the program and perform for various communities

The Augustana Choir is gearing up for a spring tour with stops in Castor and Bashaw
The Stettler Variety Showcase presents the fabulous vocal stylings of Maya Rae on March 8th at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre.                                photo submitted
The Stettler Variety Showcase presents the fabulous vocal stylings of Maya Rae on March 8th at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre.                                photo submitted
Colour, choreography, and chorus: students will have you dancing to Mamma Mia!

Colour, choreography, and chorus: students will have you dancing to Mamma Mia!

Six shows at the Performing Arts Centre: Feb. 27th-29th, March 5th-7th

  • Jan 31, 2020
Colour, choreography, and chorus: students will have you dancing to Mamma Mia!
Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed counter-tenor Terry Barber on Jan. 19th

Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed counter-tenor Terry Barber on Jan. 19th

His last three self-produced albums have had several considerations for Grammy nominations

Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed counter-tenor Terry Barber on Jan. 19th
Cast members from Abracadavers shoot a scene for the award-winning series. Part of the project, which will reach an even bigger audience in the New Year, was shot in the Stettler area.                                Photo submitted

Award-winning film, partly shot in the Stettler region, continues to reach a broader audience

Abracadavers follows the story of Chris whose mom died in a freak hair salon chair accident

Cast members from Abracadavers shoot a scene for the award-winning series. Part of the project, which will reach an even bigger audience in the New Year, was shot in the Stettler area.                                Photo submitted
Students at Christ-King Catholic School are gearing up for the annual Christmas Advent Concert which is slated to run Dec. 18th at 1 p.m. and also at 6:30 p.m. Pictured here is a file photo from a previous concert.                                photo submitted

Christ-King Catholic School students prepare for annual Christmas Advent Concert

Students will also be caroling at local seniors’ facilities on Dec. 20th

Students at Christ-King Catholic School are gearing up for the annual Christmas Advent Concert which is slated to run Dec. 18th at 1 p.m. and also at 6:30 p.m. Pictured here is a file photo from a previous concert.                                photo submitted
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda

Chykerda discusses Greece, Alberta and the field of archaeology as a whole

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda
Pictured here are members of The Jazz Guys during an appearance at Spruce Meadows earlier this year.                                photo submitted

The Jazz Guys continue to share their musical magic across the region

Members specialize in the classics to comparatiely modern fare

Pictured here are members of The Jazz Guys during an appearance at Spruce Meadows earlier this year.                                photo submitted
Lacombe’s Gord Bamford announces 2020 #REDNEK Music Fest Tour

Lacombe’s Gord Bamford announces 2020 #REDNEK Music Fest Tour

New Single “To Get To You” featuring Jess Moskaluke out now

Lacombe’s Gord Bamford announces 2020 #REDNEK Music Fest Tour
Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed singer Lizzy Hoyt on Dec. 8th

Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed singer Lizzy Hoyt on Dec. 8th

Hoyt’s Christmas-themed performance will take place at the Performing Arts Centre

Stettler Variety Showcase presents acclaimed singer Lizzy Hoyt on Dec. 8th
The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster, is currently on at Cow Patti Theatre Company in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster, is currently on at Cow Patti Theatre Company in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
‘Jimmy the Janitor’ to brings big belly laughs to Donalda

‘Jimmy the Janitor’ to brings big belly laughs to Donalda

Show slated to run Nov. 22nd at the Donalda Community Hall

‘Jimmy the Janitor’ to brings big belly laughs to Donalda
Gord Bamford announced as 2019-2020 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award recipient

Gord Bamford announced as 2019-2020 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award recipient

He will be honoured at the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Ceremony in Calgary Oct. 27th

  • Oct 25, 2019
Gord Bamford announced as 2019-2020 MusiCounts Inspired Minds Ambassador Award recipient
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

Discussion focuses on the past, present and future of our social interactions online

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread
Stettler Variety Showcase presents Donny Lee on Nov. 2nd

Stettler Variety Showcase presents Donny Lee on Nov. 2nd

Check out a dinner show packed with hits and energy

Stettler Variety Showcase presents Donny Lee on Nov. 2nd
Stettler Jazz Guys to perform at Spruce Meadows

Stettler Jazz Guys to perform at Spruce Meadows

The Jazz Guys have taken their love for jazz music and transformed it into a tight musical unit

  • Oct 10, 2019
Stettler Jazz Guys to perform at Spruce Meadows
Alicia Kneeland-Teasdale, Mike Nizio and Laura Norman rehearse a scene from Heartland Arts Troupe’s upcoming production of Play On!                                photo submitted

Heartland Arts Troupe gearing up for November production

The production, which features a cast of 10, will be staged at the Stettler Community Hall

Alicia Kneeland-Teasdale, Mike Nizio and Laura Norman rehearse a scene from Heartland Arts Troupe’s upcoming production of Play On!                                photo submitted
Tri-Continental headed to Red Deer in September

Tri-Continental headed to Red Deer in September

Central Alberta native Bill Bourne enjoying the sonic journey

Tri-Continental headed to Red Deer in September
Canadian singer David Essig performs in Red Deer this weekend

Canadian singer David Essig performs in Red Deer this weekend

Essig will be featured at Foodstock Sept. 14th at the Elks Lodge

Canadian singer David Essig performs in Red Deer this weekend
Pictured here are Harold Ries (1920-1986) and Marguerite Harper (Ries) (1919-2017) in a photo taken south of Castor. As organizers of the ‘By the Light of the Harvest Moon’ event point out, the image represents how early musical endeavour and interest in the arts was explored in the Battle River region. Photo submitted

Celebration of creativity and community coming to Castor

‘By the Light of the Harvest Moon’ event set for Sept. 14th at Castor Community Hall

  • Aug 29, 2019
Pictured here are Harold Ries (1920-1986) and Marguerite Harper (Ries) (1919-2017) in a photo taken south of Castor. As organizers of the ‘By the Light of the Harvest Moon’ event point out, the image represents how early musical endeavour and interest in the arts was explored in the Battle River region. Photo submitted