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Maki-Squire duo descend on Whyte Horse

Maki-Squire duo descend on Whyte Horse

Kate Maki and Fred Squire are not calling it quits. Despite that being the title of their latest tour, the two solo musicians plan to continue touring and making new music for the foreseeable future.
Ruthie's book adds to Rocky Mountain lore

Ruthie's book adds to Rocky Mountain lore

In 1964, Ruth (Ruthie) Oltmann came west, like so many before her, in search of adventure or, as she says “to follow her star”.
Banff Theatre Company to stage Marion Bridge

Banff Theatre Company to stage Marion Bridge

Drama – most families experience it; some thrive upon it. In the case of Marion Bridge, the newly-formed Banff Theatre Company could be said to be both taking root as a community theatre family and staging a heart-felt play about family.

Fest takes over Springs

If you’re unsure of whether to pair The Balkan’s ouzo prawns with Banff Avenue Brewing’s IPA or Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery’s Gewürztraminer – it doesn’t matter.
Communitea for an old man

Communitea for an old man

Old Man Luedecke will return to Canmore’s Communitea Café, May 7. “I’ve played a few really lovely shows at the Communitea,” said Chris Luedecke, in an interview with the Outlook.

Banff artist shares catharsis

Last year was a bumpy one for many Bow Valley residents, including Banff painter Monica Ferrari. In fact, even a priest commented that something was off. “He said something that ended in horribilis,” she recalls. “I thought that about summed it up.

New edition marks complete rewrite

Guidebooks are a funny thing, they are exceedingly useful, but like fruit, they can have a shelf life, and to keep these books fresh requires ongoing revisions.
Dreaming of mountains with Jess Hill

Dreaming of mountains with Jess Hill

Budding songstress Jess Hill is nearing the end of her first national tour. “We’re in the homestretch,” she said, in an interview with the Outlook. In a tour that began in B.C.
McCann, Fisher share Communitea stage

McCann, Fisher share Communitea stage

Here’s a question for you – what do The Man in Black, a sailor in a Sou’wester, The Red-Headed Stranger and a soldier in puttees have in common? To all outward appearances, very little.

Zoo Lion back in the Valley

Most nights, when members of an up and coming band step out on stage, it’s before dozens, or, if they’re lucky, maybe hundreds of people. For Calgary rockers Zoo Lion, that is generally the case.