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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.
Book of the week

Book of the week

Grift Sense is a flashy, funny novel about a cool scam to break the bank at a Las Vegas casino.
Scott Ainslie bringing southern blues tunes north

Scott Ainslie bringing southern blues tunes north

Award-winning Scott Ainslie will recreate old-time southern ballads and blues songs he’s learned in the southern United States at the On the Edge Concert Series March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Red Deer Lake United Church.
Millarville man takes AIM to give back

Millarville man takes AIM to give back

Mark Thomson is hosting a birthday fundraiser featuring musician and cartoonist Ben Crane at the Okotoks Alliance Church March 6.