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Sunday , 26 September 2021

Arts & Culture

Mannawanis’ with plans to build sweat lodge

A sweat lodge for Indigenous ceremonies could be coming to St. Paul. According to Hinano Rosa, director for the Mannawanis Native Friendship Centre, they are planning to build one behind the centre if they can get the permits and approvals needed from the Town of St. Paul. “It engages non-natives …

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation actress in new movie Monkey Beach

The actress was proud to be part of a film crew that was largely Indigenous. Beaver Lake Cree Nation actress, Tina Lameman, stars in the recently released movie, Monkey Beach, based on the two-time award winning novel by Eden Robinson. Lameman plays the grandmother of Lisa, the main character, who …

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Cold Lake Entertainment Society meeting to map out future

The Cold Lake Arts and Entertainment Society will be meeting early this month to discuss how they plan to continue being an active presence within the city. “Because we couldn’t do any fundraising we had to close the theatre,” said Teresa Pettit, a writer and director for the Society. “But …

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Terry Fox run going virtual this weekend

The annual Terry Fox run will be held this Sunday, but this year participants are encouraged to run on their own due to current health protocols. “We’re asking people to run, walk, bike on their own or with a friend around their block, their yard, or wherever they choose that’s …

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Portage College Museum celebrates month of the artist

Portage College’s Museum of Aboriginal Peoples’ Art & Artifacts (MOAPAA) is celebrating the Month of the Artist this September. Alberta is the only province to have a full month dedicated to giving appreciation to its artists and the value art brings to the people. Joseph Sanchez, a world-renowned artist and …

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Lakeland Credit Union hosting drive-in movies this weekend

Lakeland Credit Union will be hosting two drive-in movie events in Cold Lake and Bonnyville this weekend as part of their Member Celebration event, commemorating 80 years in the Lakeland. The first film being screened is 2019’s animated Addams Family, which will be shown behind the Cold Lake Agriculture Society …

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Drive-in movie and fireworks in Cold Lake tomorrow

The City of Cold Lake is hosting a drive-in movie night at the Cold Lake Energy Centre followed by some fireworks after the credits roll. It might be the city’s only fireworks celebration for the year. Viewers can enjoy 2019’s Dumbo which will be shown on the silver screen. “Doors” …

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Mural unveiling set for Saturday in St. Paul

The St. Paul & District Arts Foundation will be unveiling a community mural in celebration of Alberta Cultural Days on Saturday. The mural is the pilot project of the foundation’s Artist in Residency program and is being led by muralist and filmmaker Eric Spoeth. It will be permanently displayed on …

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The Alan Jackson Experience plays on

Audience members revelled in the authentic country atmosphere as Aaron Halliday performed at the Vermilion Legion on Thursday. The tribute artist has been covering Alan Jackson songs for the past 25 years and began touring British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan full-time in November 2018. Although he’s lost 60 shows this …

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