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Friday, 02 November 2012 08:20

The Secret Garden was an entertaining night

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The Swift Current Allied Arts Council’s Koncerts 4 Kids and Missoula Children’s Theatre put on another fantastic production last weekend, with more than 60 local students making up the cast and crew of The Secret Garden.

LaVerne Erickson has been selected among 100 Outstanding Albertans by the Calgary Stampede’s Western Legacy Awards, who in celebration of the Stampede Centennial, has recognized Erickson for his  impact in promoting the values of western hospitality, commitment to community, pride of place and integrity.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 13:12

Switzer enjoyed sharing the same concert as Yoakam

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The inaugural Autumn Fun Fest in Swift Current not only gave residents the opportunity to enjoy performers such as JT Hodges and Dwight Yoakam, but also some talented locals including Dirty Aces, the Hudec Brothers, and Blackwater.

This year’s Culture Days lineup truly offers something for everyone, with Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ taking place at Kinetic Park Sept. 29.

This year’s Blenders lineup proves to be the best yet, as the popular local music series kicks off on Sept. 22 with a concert from Mighty Popo Trio. This 2007 Canadian Folk Music Award winner and Rwandan-Burundian refugee / survivor plays music steeped in African tradition, with a smooth twist of blues, jazz, rock, and R&B.

Rosebud, the hamlet 100 kilometres northeast of Calgary, is well known for its theatre productions and the Rosebud School of the Arts, but since 2006, it has also become known for its annual music festival, 15 Minutes of Fame. 

On July 10 to 12, children were able to participate in an exciting, entertaining camp to build their self-esteem, teach them new skills, and involve them in a unique experience.

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