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Renovated church gets rave reviews

Renovated church gets rave reviews

It didn’t matter whether they had been on the stage for more than 40 years or if they were making their first public appearance, the performers at the Rotary Performing Arts Centre re-opening gala gave the facility rave reviews.
Young stars find their Youthtopia

Young stars find their Youthtopia

It may have simply been an add-on to the 2010 Bragg Creek Musical Festival, but Youthtopia and the young musicians it features have proven worthy of head billing.
Winterfest to celebrate agricultural heritage

Winterfest to celebrate agricultural heritage

With the bitterly cold weather this winter few people would be willing to celebrate the season, but the Okotoks Agricultural Society is trying to provide some warmth by resurrecting a long forgotten tradition.
Intimate concert to highlight impressive talent

Intimate concert to highlight impressive talent

Three renowned musicians including a Nashville icon will be performing a unique, intimate concert at Music Centre Canada in Okotoks on March 4.

Buying a ring requires a personal touch

When it comes to engagement rings, the styles and customs surrounding the sacred symbol are as fluid as the weddings themselves. As the nature of weddings and their tradition evolve, so too have the habits around buying engagement rings.
Ontario musician promises to rock and roll

Ontario musician promises to rock and roll

For music goers yearning for some old fashioned rock and roll, your prayers are about to be answered. Juno award winning artist Fred Eaglesmith is bringing his big sound to the Black Diamond Hotel on March 6.
Bar U Ranch honoured as top heritage site

Bar U Ranch honoured as top heritage site

The site commemorating Alberta’s historic ranching industry has been honoured by a national magazine as being one to the top national historic sites in Canada.
Guitar legend highlights arts centre's grand opening

Guitar legend highlights arts centre's grand opening

He may refer to it as “that old church” but to Amos Garrett the Rotary Performing Arts Centre is one of his favourite venues to perform.
Too much name dropping in singer's autobiography

Too much name dropping in singer's autobiography

Throughout your life, music has been your background. Hear the first notes of “Baby Love” and you’re 10 years old, sitting on your back steps in the sun. Listen to the opening of “Hot Stuff”, and you’re doin’ The Hustle in your memories.
New meets old in Eden Valley culture class

New meets old in Eden Valley culture class

Sitting quietly by herself, Curdana Daniels methodically ties one knot upon another using dozens of strands of colourful yarn.