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A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Marlene screens in Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A medieval faire and artisans’ market is being held in Bashaw in July. (Photo submitted/LegendWorks Events)

Medieval Faire and Artisan Market coming to Bashaw this summer

By Sam Donnelly For the Bashaw Star On July 16 and 17…

  • Mar 10, 2022
Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)

Rocker with Castor ties to kick off tour from town

A rocker with roots in Castor will be using the community to…

Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)
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Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)

Gord Bamford to hit the stage in Rimbey this month

Multiple Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), and Country Music Association (CMA) award-winning…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)
Bashaw Community Theatre Group’s energetic cast is drawn from Bashaw, Ponoka, Meeting Creek, Olds, Donalda, and more. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw Community Theatre Group prepares for ‘All Together Now’

By Perry Wilson Thanks to Alberta Health’s Restrictions Exemption Program for live…

  • Nov 8, 2021
Bashaw Community Theatre Group’s energetic cast is drawn from Bashaw, Ponoka, Meeting Creek, Olds, Donalda, and more. (Photo submitted)
Bashaw Community Theatre’s 2018 production of <em>Little Women. </em>(File photo)

Bashaw Community Theatre announces upcoming musical revue production

Will follow restrictions exemptions program. One performance will be live streamed.

  • Oct 14, 2021
Bashaw Community Theatre’s 2018 production of <em>Little Women. </em>(File photo)
A past production by Cow Patti Theatre. (File photo)

Lacombe dinner theatre company looking to future with new shows

Cow Patty Theatre is planning its 2021-22 season to being in November

A past production by Cow Patti Theatre. (File photo)
Stettler’s Renegade Station members are thrilled with the news of several nominations in this year’s Country Music Albert Awards.
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Stettler’s own Renegade Station lands several Country Music Alberta nominations

Categories included ‘Group of the Year’, ‘Horizon Single of the Year’, ‘Interactive Artist of the Year’ and ‘Fan’s Choice Award’

Stettler’s Renegade Station members are thrilled with the news of several nominations in this year’s Country Music Albert Awards.
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(Photo submitted by Jeff Dick)

Edmonton-based band has Bashaw connection

An interview with Prairie States

  • Jan 4, 2021
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Andrea Benoit (front) belts out one of the tunes during rehearsals in this file photo. Photo submitted

‘Songs you want to sing!’ set for Nov. 28

Concert will be held completely virtually if needed

Andrea Benoit (front) belts out one of the tunes during rehearsals in this file photo. Photo submitted
There was honking instead of cheering when Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performed in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Canada Day. Bamford started the five-show Drive In for Mental Health concert series in Red Deer, where attendees were able to sit in their cars and watch the artist perform. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Gord Bamford performs at Lacombe Regional Airport

Tickets for the Drive-in and Fly-in Concert went on sale Sept. 16

There was honking instead of cheering when Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performed in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Canada Day. Bamford started the five-show Drive In for Mental Health concert series in Red Deer, where attendees were able to sit in their cars and watch the artist perform. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.

The photography trend that continues to climb: Best friend photo shoots

Rimbey photographer reflects on the growing demand for these lifestyle set shoots.

Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

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PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

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Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta

Community organizers come on the show to discuss central Albertan anti-racist movement

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)

PODCAST: Super Tuesday with Burman University Politicial Scientist Marc Froese

The Expert welcomes frequent collaborator to discuss US Democratic Primary

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)
Bashaw Community Theatre presents the ‘Live Music Nightclub’

Bashaw Community Theatre presents the ‘Live Music Nightclub’

Musical theatre hits highlight a lively performance at the Majestic Theatre

  • Mar 3, 2020
Bashaw Community Theatre presents the ‘Live Music Nightclub’