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Sunday , 26 September 2021

Arts & Culture

Spamalot!

Monty Python fans were tickled by Elk Point Theatre Project’s production of the Young at Part Edition of SPAMALOT.  With quick puns, fun accents, goofy songs, and just-the-right-look at just-the-right-time, the young actors (9 – 17 year olds) enthralled their audiences at Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances this weekend. …

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AFA Art Grant Awarded to Portage College

The Portage College Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art and Artifacts (MOAPAA) has been awarded a grant worth $112,500 from the Government of Alberta through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA). This public art grant will be used to acquire or commission three pieces of work from Indigenous artists for MOAPPA’s Celebrating …

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The Glamourlace Madame Nadine

Madame Nadine (Deslauriers-Friesen) is ready for Western Canada Fashion Week! The teacher by day, designer at heart, jewelry maker is hitting the catwalk with a whole new line next, on April 29th, at the prestigious show. “I just got some new lace and new pedants!” Nadine said with exuberance, in …

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Local Filmmaker enters National Competition

Jonathan Holeton is excited to share his story through a short film he plans to direct and produce, “The Real Ghosts of Pac-Man”. The film is up for funding from the Telus Story Hive competition. The competition calls for artists in Canada to send in their ideas for short films …

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Local Author is Encouraging Women Empowerment with New Book

Heroine: Embrace Your Flaws & Own Your Awesome Heroine will be released Monday, April 30th, 2018. Bonnyville native, Cheryl Hunter, is an author, advocate, wife and mother who tackles the realities of issues women face from body image to motherhood and fertility. She pushes back on the pressures of perfectionism …

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The stage is set…

Tickets are still available for The Saloonkeeper’s Daughter. Enjoy hanging out in a saloon with dancing girls, an Irish bartender, some local yokels, an evil villain, and his dull-witted sidekick?  Well, come on down to Elk Point Arts and Leisure Centre and join the fun! There’s no need to drive …

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The Bonnyville Fine Arts Society plans for the Future

The Bonnyville Fine Arts Society is raising awareness and funds through a series of concerts and public engagements in the hopes of building a new theatre. The society currently uses the Lyle Victor Albert Centre as its theatre. However, with modernization plans in the works for Bonnyville Centralized High School …

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Snowed In Comedy Tour coming to Bonnyville

The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed. Like the Tragically Hip they have done it by touring and gaining fans one performance at …

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Council supports Cold Lake Music Festival

A grant for $1,000 was given to the Cold Lake Music Festival, by the City of Cold Lake, to assist in holding this year’s event. “There are so many talented people that participate each year,” Cold Lake’s mayor, Craig Copeland, says City Council is delighted to see the success and …

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