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Shane Koyszan plays the Jeanne and Peter Performing Arts Centre in Camrose on Oct. 27. Supplied

Lougheed set for launch

Those who want to get a sneak peek on the upcoming season at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre should head their tonight.

Tom Spila conducted his final concert at Camrose COmposite High School on Monday June 5. Leah Simonot/Camrose Canadian

Spila conducts final concert of music career

Sten Kallman’s “Wangol” resonated with beautiful bitter sweetness as the École Camrose Composite High School’s CHORAZZ! chamber choir sang the concluding harmonies of Tom Spila’s 43-year music career.

Supplied (From left) Anna White, Sarah Tothe, Morgan Kruse, Kody Hynek, Alyssa Andrews, and Elizabeth Gilchrist. Missing from photo is Angus Guglich.

OLMP presents ‘Importance of Being Earnest’

Teaching has never been, and never will be predictable. In fact, as an educator I try to take as much of the unpredictability out of my job as possible through extensive planning. Such is the way I started the semester with my drama class at Our Lady of Mount Pleasant. That is until I took my class to see About Time Productions’ Grease. It was amaz

(Left to right) Samuel Corry of Red Deer, Ethan Harty of Strome and Jackson Corry of Red Deer inspired the start of the Prairie West Fiddle Contest with their enthusiasm for carrying on the spirit of old time fiddle in Alberta.Supplied

Fiddle festival carries on old tradition

Chatter around the dinner table amongst a group of young fiddlers has sparked a revival of one of Canada’s oldest traditions with the launch of the Prairie West Fiddle Contest.

Scott Woods brings the Fiddle Express to the Camrose Regional Exhibition on May 24 at 7 p.m. Supplied

Turning back the musical clock

On a warm spring evening, perhaps 60 years ago, young couples, old couples and children of all ages kicked up their heels and tossed their heads back in laughter to the tune of a fiddle.

Infinite Imagination brought Sci-Fi epic ‘Star Wars’ to life with a Shakespearian twist at the Bailey Theatre on May 4. Leah Simonot/ Camrose Canadian

In a theatre, not so far away ...

Infinite Imagination took the opportunity May the Fourth presented them to bring the Force to life on the Bailey Theatre’s stage with a Shakespearian interpretation of Star Wars.

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