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Museum exhibits explore Okotoks’ past

Museum exhibits explore Okotoks’ past

Okotoks’ early residents were known to challenge each other at card parties, kick up their heels at community dances and lace up for a skate on the Sheep River back in the day.
High school art students impress at gallery

High school art students impress at gallery

Dozens of budding artists left the comfort of the classroom to put their creations on public display.
Students put own spin on popular musical

Students put own spin on popular musical

An Alberta High School of Fine Arts student is walking the halls with a little swagger in his step lately.
Tinkerbell ready to steal the show

Tinkerbell ready to steal the show

A DeWinton actress donning a pirate hat and leather boots is bringing magic and humour to Foothills families.
Teen takes charge in school musical

Teen takes charge in school musical

With clipboard in hand, a Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School senior is often amid a crowd of teens answering questions and giving direction as they put the finishing touches on the private school’s fall musical.
Elma Street gets fancy with gingerbread

Elma Street gets fancy with gingerbread

The Okotoks Art Gallery and three heritage homes on Elma Street are housing a sweet surprise within their walls.
Artists giving pasta a purpose with art show

Artists giving pasta a purpose with art show

St. Peter’s Anglican Church will be jam-packed with the distinct styles of seven artists amidst plates of spaghetti next week. Brushed with Flair is hosting a charity supper and art sale called Pasta With a Purpose in the Okotoks church Nov.
Art Works! paying tribute

Art Works! paying tribute

Foothills artists are gathering in DeWinton to show off their talent this weekend while commemorating the loss of one of their own.
Public art gets ideas flowing

Public art gets ideas flowing

Public art is on the minds of more than a dozen women who got insight on what other communities offer before sharing their own thoughts last weekend. Thirteen women participated in the Town of Okotoks’ Public Art Conversation on Sept.
Guild adds fibre to Foothills’ diet

Guild adds fibre to Foothills’ diet

Dozens of like-minded fibre artists have weaved their way onto the gallery walls in Turner Valley’s library. The Sheep River Library is displaying the work of dozens of knit, woven, spun and felt clothing and art pieces this month.