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Big Valley-based band Genuine Cowgirls is set to perform at Entertainment in the Park on Aug. 14th.                                photo submitted

Genuine Cowgirls plays Entertainment in the Park Aug. 14th

“Our stuff isn’t high-tech - it’s just very simple, organic music because that’s what we play.”

  • Aug 1, 2019
Big Valley-based band Genuine Cowgirls is set to perform at Entertainment in the Park on Aug. 14th.                                photo submitted
Country singer Drew Gregory performs Aug. 7th at West Stettler Park as part of the Entertainment in the Park series.                                photo submitted

Singer Drew Gregory plays Entertainment in the Park on Aug. 7th

Landed his first guitar at age 15 and never looked back

Country singer Drew Gregory performs Aug. 7th at West Stettler Park as part of the Entertainment in the Park series.                                photo submitted
Calgary’s Erin Ross featured at Entertainment in the Park July 24th

Calgary’s Erin Ross featured at Entertainment in the Park July 24th

Ross has performed several times in past years at the popular event

Calgary’s Erin Ross featured at Entertainment in the Park July 24th
Troy Turner ‘Guitar Burner’ plays The Beat at the Stettler Hotel July 26th

Troy Turner ‘Guitar Burner’ plays The Beat at the Stettler Hotel July 26th

Turner comes from a rich heritage of American blues masters

Troy Turner ‘Guitar Burner’ plays The Beat at the Stettler Hotel July 26th
Fun at Stettler Exhibition grounds for 11th annual Steel Wheel Stampede
Fun at Stettler Exhibition grounds for 11th annual Steel Wheel Stampede
George Canyon brings his ‘Hit After Hit’ Tour to Bo’s in Red Deer on May 6th.                                photo submitted

George Canyon’s ‘Hit After Hit’ Tour arrives in Red Deer May 5th

Canyon will be joined by Doc Walker, Charlie Major and Manny Blu

George Canyon brings his ‘Hit After Hit’ Tour to Bo’s in Red Deer on May 6th.                                photo submitted
Robin George of Lacombe was one of the lead animators on Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse. Photo Submitted

Lacombe animator wins Oscar for Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse

Robin George becomes interested in film-making while attending Parkview Adventist Academy

Robin George of Lacombe was one of the lead animators on Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse. Photo Submitted
Castor Little Theatre gears up for ‘Jack of Diamonds’

Castor Little Theatre gears up for ‘Jack of Diamonds’

37th play Castor Little Theatre produced

  • Jan 30, 2019
Castor Little Theatre gears up for ‘Jack of Diamonds’
Stettler’s Renegade Station wins Single of the Year at the Alberta Country Music Awards
Stettler’s Renegade Station wins Single of the Year at the Alberta Country Music Awards
Randi Boulton took home the Singer/Songwriter of the Year Award at the Red Deer Entertainment Awards. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Randi Boulton took home the Singer/Songwriter of the Year Award at the Red Deer Entertainment Awards. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Matt Johnson, world famous magician, illusionist and escapist performs two sold-out shows at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre Jan. 13. (Lisa Joy/Black Press News Service)

WATCH: World-renowned illusionist, magician, escapist performs in Stettler

Matt Johnson performs two sold-out shows at Stettler Performing Arts Centre

Matt Johnson, world famous magician, illusionist and escapist performs two sold-out shows at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre Jan. 13. (Lisa Joy/Black Press News Service)
World-renowned illusionist, magician, mentalist performing in Stettler

World-renowned illusionist, magician, mentalist performing in Stettler

Stettler Variety Showcase brings Matt Johnson to Performing Arts Centre

World-renowned illusionist, magician, mentalist performing in Stettler
Amero Little Christmas. Contributed photo

Juno nominated performer coming to Stettler

Amero Little Christmas, a different take on the classic Christmas show

  • Nov 24, 2018
Amero Little Christmas. Contributed photo
Former Stettler resident holding Christmas blues concert

Former Stettler resident holding Christmas blues concert

Hank Leonhardt to perform at Stettler Performing Arts Centre

Former Stettler resident holding Christmas blues concert
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
Contributed photo

Heartland Arts Troupe presents play Rumors

Dinner Theatre at the Stettler Community Hall

  • Nov 9, 2018
Contributed photo
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Rotary hosts Taste of Stettler

Event draws vendors from Calgary and Central Alberta

Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Better late than never. Stettler’s Canada Day celebrations in West Stettler Park were cancelled after heavy rain put a damper on the event. Fireworks and Renegade Station were rescheduled to July 20 in West Stettler Park. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Better late than never: Stettler celebrates Canada Day July 20

Renegade Station and fireworks highlight the event

Better late than never. Stettler’s Canada Day celebrations in West Stettler Park were cancelled after heavy rain put a damper on the event. Fireworks and Renegade Station were rescheduled to July 20 in West Stettler Park. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)