Entertainment

Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:26

Galt Museum honours Japanese Canadians

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
The story of four generations of southern Albertan Japanese Canadians — from the pioneering immigrants of the 19th century and their Canadian-born children to today’s young generation — will be told in a new virtual exhibit put on by the Galt Museum and Archives.

Submitted by Vicki Arndt
Fort Macleod
The Empress Theatre presents a hotbed of diverse and culturally-rich concerts and the super group coming next month to the Centre Stage is no exception, featuring some of Canada’s finest African musicians this side of the globe.
On Jan. 18-19, the energy and multicultural music of African Guitar Summit will take audience members on a musical ride through Africa’s heartland. Colourful and relaxing African guitar music is rapidly becoming a genre all its own and the Empress Theatre is proud to bring this show to its historic stage.

By Susan Quinlan
Claresholm
Whether by e-book or soft cover, most parents are pleased when they see their children’s noses hovering over a good book.
Fortunately, there’s a new author on the southern Alberta scene who, together with his brother, has written an adventure trilogy likely to entice most.

By Susan Quinlan
Diamond City
If children love music, to dance and act, parents may want to enrol them in the Diamond City School of Theatre Arts, a new venture undertaken by drama and dance specialist Andrea Elder.

Fort Macleod

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump will not present its Heritage Through My Hands event this year.

Thursday, 03 November 2011 11:47

Cayley historian receives Western Legacy Award

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By Susan Quinlan
Cayley
For his many years as a volunteer, preserving the heritage of southwestern Alberta, Bill Dunn was recently recognized by the Calgary Stampede at the 2011 Western Legacy Awards.

By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Although at times it may seem as though the pace of life has left people with less time to serve their communities, there will likely always be those who work quietly in the background, helping others.

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