Skip to content

Local Arts and Culture

Okotoks Arts Council president maintaining a positive attitude

Okotoks Arts Council president maintaining a positive attitude

Vick Maan was elected as president of the Okotoks Arts Council in late February, taking the reins from Dale Fea to lead in creating and maintaining a vibrant arts culture while fostering collaborative friendships across the Foothills.
Okotokian kicked off of Big Brother Canada at the height of his game

Okotokian kicked off of Big Brother Canada at the height of his game

Kyle Rozendal said he was doing well in the reality television show before he was told to leave. A press release from Big Brother Canada states Rozendal and another contestant were sent home due to "behaviour which is not tolerated in the Big Brother house." The show ended production March 24 in light of developments in Ontario on the fight against COVID-19.
HTA alum contributes to popular animated series

HTA alum contributes to popular animated series

Chantal Beaulne worked as a storyboard revisionist on the action-adventure series Carmen Sandiego for its first two seasons.
Social distancing hitting Foothills musicians hard

Social distancing hitting Foothills musicians hard

Musicians are faced with no income after the Province restricted social gatherings, forcing the cancellation of their shows.
Haggis holding a St. Paddy's internet Kitchen Party

Haggis holding a St. Paddy's internet Kitchen Party

Okotoks Celtic rockers will tap your feet and have your Irish eyes a smilin'
Weber Brothers concert postponed in Turner Valley

Weber Brothers concert postponed in Turner Valley

The Beneath the Arch Concert Series is refunding rush tickets for the Weber Brothers concert after postponing the show in light of COVID-19.
Musical a unique experience for Okotoks high school students

Musical a unique experience for Okotoks high school students

Holy Trinity Academy performing arts students have taken on the timeless musical Once on This Island.
Foothills' George Canyon ready for battle in CBC's Canada Reads

Foothills' George Canyon ready for battle in CBC's Canada Reads

Singer/songwriter George Canyon will defend the book From the Ashes, written by Canadian Metis-Cree author Jesse Thistle, in the CBC Canada Reads competition March 16-19.
Flutist back in the saddle with Okotoks orchestra

Flutist back in the saddle with Okotoks orchestra

Ursula Sherwood is among the 36 talented musicians who will perform in the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra's winter concert next weekend.
Book of the week

Book of the week

Elissa Wall shares her personal story of stolen innocence while living in a polygamous sect.