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Film exposes oil sands risks

When David Lavallee decided in 2006 to make a film about the effects Alberta’s oil sands are having on the Athabasca River and downstream communities, he never imaged it would take four years to complete.
Comedy aplenty with Odd Couple

Comedy aplenty with Odd Couple

From the opening bars of the intro music, there is a certain feeling of anticipation as you wait for Pine Tree Players’ actors to hit the stage.
wood goes solo at Communitea

wood goes solo at Communitea

A couple of weeks ago, Royal Wood was right in the middle of the multimedia extravaganza that is the Juno Awards.

West on One makes for enjoyable drive

Driving west from Calgary on the Trans-Canada Highway, depending on the conditions, can be wonderful, frightening or even tedious, but with Kathryn Manry’s newest book, it can also be really interesting.
Local artists share gallery

Local artists share gallery

Let’s face it, patience is a virtue most of us lack. From wireless network access to a 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard to deny the expectation of instant results, whether waiting for the kettle to boil or mastering a new skill.
Odd Couple set

Odd Couple set

Pine Tree Players’ latest comedic offering will be one of firsts for the local amateur theatre group. The play itself is not a first, of course, as The Odd Couple dates back to Neil Simon’s Broadway offering from 1965.
Voice most important instrument at Idol

Voice most important instrument at Idol

In a battle of originality and personality at the final Canmore Idol performance, the most important instrument of all turned out to be the most basic - a strong, clear and consistent voice.

Myles returns with new album

Nova Scotia’s David Myles is a musician who not only puts up with change, he welcomes and embraces it.

Cornerstone is hooked up for fun

Having left the Valley to pursue an interest in the arts, Jeff Deglow has returned to Canmore to find himself not so much up a creek without a paddle, as afloat in an emotionally charged boat.
Slowburn to brighten Valley

Slowburn to brighten Valley

Flux, it’s not just for welders… When you’re a band that’s been around for close to a decade, keeping members together to keep gigging and playing the music you love, the lineup can be in more or less a constant state of flux.