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Tuesday , 5 July 2022

Arts & Culture

Treaty Six Contemporary Art Festival sets a new date

The Treaty Six Contemporary Art collective (TSCAC) is pleased to announce the Treaty Six Contemporary Art Festival, taking place on June 11 in Cold Lake, Alberta.   The event is held at the Cold Lake Energy Centre and will feature an all-indigenous line-up of visual artists, performance artists, poets, and …

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Cold Lake High School Theatre performing the horror-suspense Trap

 The Cold Lake High School Theatre is set to perform the horror-suspense ‘Trap’ written by Stephen Gregg. The play presents an incomprehensible event, after every person in the audience of a high school play falls unconscious–every person but one. Using interviews with witnesses, loved ones, first responders, and the investigators …

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Best of Alberta Photography Exhibit coming to Cold Lake Energy Centre

The Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) is pleased to announce that the PPOC/Alberta Best of Alberta Photography Exhibition 2021-2022 will be on display April 5th – 30th, 2022. The Exhibition will be featured at the Cold Lake Energy Centre. The annual Best of Alberta Photography Exhibition showcases the top images from …

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Vermilion-area author releases new children’s book

Author Billi J. Miller is best known for her ‘Farmwives Book Project’, but has just released a children’s book called, ‘Bubbles Took A Trip.’ Miller said she intended on adding to her collection with a ‘Farm Kids’ addition, but COVID allowed her a detour by publishing this one instead. At …

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Open call for artists to perform at awards gala

Portage College, in partnership with Lac La Biche County, is holding an open call for artists to perform as part of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards in June 2021. Submissions will be used to develop a program for the awards gala and banquet. Performances will be held at McArthur Park (outdoor) …

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KERR: Isolating with littles

As the number of COVID-19 infections in the local area continues to rise, there will no doubt be more parents of pre-schoolers who find themselves suddenly isolating after a childcare provider tests positive, or scrambling to figure out care for a month as everyone in the family takes their turn …

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County of St. Paul continues to back loan for Allied Arts

The County of St. Paul will continue to guarantee a line of credit for the Elk Point Regional Allied Arts Society. According to information from County administration, the county and the Town of Elk Point have been guaranteeing the loan since 2008. The guarantee has to be renewed with a …

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St. Paul fiddler promotes music with podcast during pandemic

With the collapse of in-person concerts, professional musician and world famous fiddler Calvin Vollrath has had to pivot to stay relevant since the beginning of the pandemic. “Our profession ran into a brick wall. It was like, boom, it was done, it was over,” said Vollrath, who produced a concert …

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