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Okotoks Film Festival's online format well received

The four-day festival saw its highest numbers yet despite its unconventional format.
Reminder: Okotoks Film Festival online this weekend

Reminder: Okotoks Film Festival online this weekend

More than 50 films will be live streamed during the four-day online event, including three with Okotoks connections.
Two cultural facilities to reopen in Okotoks on June 17

Two cultural facilities to reopen in Okotoks on June 17

Visitors will notice many changes at the Okotoks Museum & Archives and Okotoks Art Gallery in light of safety regulations surrounding COVID-19.
Foothills film industry taking a hit

Foothills film industry taking a hit

Longview's John Scott and Okotoks' Scott Lepp are among film industry workers awaiting word from the provincial government on when filming can resume in Alberta.
Foothills band Taken by Sanity on the road to success

Foothills band Taken by Sanity on the road to success

Pop band's music video for Streetlights has hit YouTube, promoting its self-produced EP Saturn Days, which releases May 29.
Musicians rock Okotoks in unique music festival

Musicians rock Okotoks in unique music festival

Musicians filled the streets of Okotoks with music as they performed from their porches, driveways, yards and garages during the Okotoks Music Drive on Sunday. Participants collected non-perishable food items for the Okotoks Food Bank.
Okotoks Music Drive ready to rock

Okotoks Music Drive ready to rock

Okotoks musicians in various genres are setting up stage on their porches, driveways, yards and garages to entertain in a community-wide grassroots physical-distancing concert on Sunday.
Guide dog inspires song "On the Outside Looking In"

Guide dog inspires song "On the Outside Looking In"

Okotoks singer Kelsey Raine and High River guide dog recipient Alise Kuipers pair up to pen heart-warming song for the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs.
Two Diamond Valley teens benefiting from art-related bursary

Two Diamond Valley teens benefiting from art-related bursary

The Beneath the Arch Concert Series Bursaries were awarded to Emma-Marie Eaton and Ariana Brunn this year.
Okotoks museum collecting public's pandemic experiences

Okotoks museum collecting public's pandemic experiences

Okotoks Museum & Archives museum specialist Kathy Coutts is putting a call out for electronic submissions that tell stories of how people in the Okotoks area are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.