Exceptional local vocal talent is on display this week in community theatre group Churchmice Players’ ambitious production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Jessica Ryan, Camrose Canadian
Jessica finished her BA in English at the University of Alberta Augustana Campus in 2010, and completed a one-year journalism certificate at Mount Royal University in Calgary. She joined the Camrose Canadian as a multi-media reporter in April 2013 and looks forward to bringing local community news to the city's residents.
On Jan. 22 visitors to the University of Alberta Augustana Campus will have the chance to sample cuisine from all over the world.
Discussion got heated as Camrose city council once again brought up the subject of barricades placed to circumvent shortcutting in the West Grandview area.
While local farmers did not experience the disastrous harvests of Brazeau and Lac Ste. Anne, Camrose county has reached out to recreational vehicle operators to help preserve any crops left in the fields after the early snowfall.
The future of Camrose’s seven service roads on 48th Ave. was the topic of discussion at city council’s committee of the whole meeting Dec. 19.
It began with auditions back in July, followed by mastering the music in August and ramping up rehearsals in September. The Churchmice Players’ production of Mary Poppins, over 40 cast members strong, will grace the Lougheed Centre stage in eight performances spread over two weekends in February, 2017.
Since 1973, volunteer drivers from churches, community groups and businesses have made weekday deliveries of hot or frozen meals to local clients, the majority of whom are over 75.
At Christmastime families fall back on well loved traditions of feasting, festivities and fun. On Dec. 10, The Ennis Sisters will share their East Coast Christmas traditions of music and story with Camrose from the Bailey Theatre stage.
“Budget time” might signal tedium to all but the most civically involved, but this city budget has something many Camrose residents can get excited about.
Canada’s sesquicentennial will be celebrated across the country, and Camrose is doing it’s part to mark the occasion.
“Don’t walk in the hallway” is not what you would expect to hear in school. But for the last two weeks, students at St. Patrick School have been encouraged to hop, skip and jump between classrooms on colourful decals that have been added to the hallways.
After a public hearing and discussion Nov. 22, Camrose County council voted to redistrict a 27 acre triangle of land next to the Camrose County Nature Conservation Centre from agricultural to rural commercial industrial.
After making an appearance on the main stage at Big Valley Jamboree this summer, Saskatchewan band The Dead South will return to Camrose to play at the Bailey Theatre Nov. 24.
Fans of the theatre and Arthur Conan Doyle admirers alike will want to take in the University of Alberta Augustana Campus production of A Study in Scarlet Nov. 24-26.
Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney stopped in Camrose Nov. 9 to drum up support for his candidacy.
After some delays in its arrival, the “On the Wind” travelling fibre art exhibit has now been installed at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre and will be on display for the month of November.
All of Canada is gearing up to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Confederation next year, but Camrose will mark a milestone of its own next month.
Four pairs from the Chinese national mixed doubles curling program visited Camrose last week during a two to three month training stay in Canada.
This Sunday, the 20 members of the Battle River Big Band will take to the Bailey Theatre Stage to mark Remembrance Day with a program that celebrates those on the home front as well as the front line.
During the month of November, businesses around Camrose will be displaying solitary roses from first bloom until the last petal falls, to commemorate the lives of those who have died as victims of family violence.