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Stone Iris shines its light on valley

Stone Iris shines its light on valley

You might say Stone Iris’ new recording effort has been an illuminating one. The Edmonton band, which blends rock, reggae, blues and funk, has released a new five-track EP, Illuminations, and launched a tour of Alberta and B.C. to support it.

Legends of fiddlers at Miners' Hall

Scott Woods is bringing his family of fiddlers to Canmore. The Canadian fiddle champion and his band will pay tribute to legendary fiddle masters in a performance at the Canmore Miners’ Hall on Monday (May 28).

Sound the alarm, Funk en route

Big band, big sound, big stage presence. That doesn’t describe a lot of bands, but it does describe the high energy musical onslaught which is Vancouver’s Five Alarm Funk.

Canmore romance writer will see first novel released next week

A full-time job and a toddler at home hasn’t stopped Canmore writer Lauren Hawkeye from seeing her first novel hit the shelves and electronic book devices this spring.
Grease is the word … in Banff

Grease is the word … in Banff

It may not be Rydell High School with the Pink Ladies and the Burger Palace Boys, but Banff’s teenagers are channeling the ’50s and its associated greaser culture with an upcoming production of the musical Grease.
Peter Katz no longer curious

Peter Katz no longer curious

Peter Katz returns to Canmore for his third performance at Communitea. Taking place Tuesday (May 8), the show follows on the heels of Katz’s newest album, Still Mind Still, released last week.

A look at landscapes

Bev Rodin’s contemporary, impressionist look at Canadian landscapes is coming to Canada House Gallery. The show, which features works from three different series, runs until May 16.

Hynes to play Union Hall fundraiser

Ron Hynes, the man of a thousand songs, will double up on his efforts, Friday (May 4) when he hits the Bow Valley.
Bogner takes honours for third time

Bogner takes honours for third time

Kristian Bogner has been awarded the 2012 Commercial Photographer of the Year Award for Canada by the Professional Photographers of Canada Association.

Play's The Thing features four-in-one

Four plays for the price on one – could there be a better deal for local theatre goers? Not likely, which is why this weekend (April 26-28) Pine Tree Players’ production of The Play’s The Thing at the Canmore Miners’ Union Hall is a must-see.