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Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
Ecstatic - Theodore (Laurie) Laurence III (Ethan Snowden) jumps for joy as the March women sisters make good after an argument and one of them recovering from falling through the ice. This was part of the Bashaw Community Theatre’s production of Little Women Nov. 19 at the Bashaw United Church. There are two more weekends of performances. More photos on page 5.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

PHOTOS: Bashaw Community Theatres’ production of Little Women delights

The production proved entertaining to a full crowd on its first weekend

Ecstatic - Theodore (Laurie) Laurence III (Ethan Snowden) jumps for joy as the March women sisters make good after an argument and one of them recovering from falling through the ice. This was part of the Bashaw Community Theatre’s production of Little Women Nov. 19 at the Bashaw United Church. There are two more weekends of performances. More photos on page 5.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Christopher “Day One” Carlson paints a portrait of Chief Bobtail during the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration recently. Carlson is known for his modern take on First Nations artworks. The Maskwacis artist now lives in Calgary and works full time on his art.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Artist from Maskwacis blends modern art with First Nations culture

Blending modern art and hip-hop culture with Indigenous culture is Christopher Day One Carlson

Christopher “Day One” Carlson paints a portrait of Chief Bobtail during the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration recently. Carlson is known for his modern take on First Nations artworks. The Maskwacis artist now lives in Calgary and works full time on his art.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Estonian dancers perform in Stettler County

Estonian dancers perform in Stettler County

The 100th Jaanipaev Celebration keeps ‘singing revolution’ alive

Estonian dancers perform in Stettler County
Luke Wagner plays Schlimazel (Bad Luck) in this year’s ZAP Theatre production of Luck!

ZAP Theatre brings Luck! production to Ponoka

The large cast has been rehearsing long hours in preparation for the spring play

Luke Wagner plays Schlimazel (Bad Luck) in this year’s ZAP Theatre production of Luck!
Madagascar fun - The junior high school students put on a fun and exciting rendition of Madagascar at the Bashaw United Church with several shows April 20 to 23. The show was a fun one with more nights being added due to popularity. See more photos on page 5.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

PHOTOS: Bashaw School showcases Madagascar

Bashaw School’s junior high students entertained family and friends

Madagascar fun - The junior high school students put on a fun and exciting rendition of Madagascar at the Bashaw United Church with several shows April 20 to 23. The show was a fun one with more nights being added due to popularity. See more photos on page 5.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Fools Tongue takes on the end of the world

Fools Tongue takes on the end of the world

Central Alberta band with Millet, Maskwacis ties release second full length abbum

Fools Tongue takes on the end of the world
Rebel Report: Bashaw School students prep for new plays

Rebel Report: Bashaw School students prep for new plays

Students working on Mary Poppins and Madagascar performances

  • Apr 6, 2018
Rebel Report: Bashaw School students prep for new plays
Tyson Prior to entertain at Beatty House Feb. 17

Tyson Prior coming to Beatty House

Musician to entertain

  • Feb 9, 2018
Tyson Prior to entertain at Beatty House Feb. 17
WATCH: Country singer Dan Davidson goes home with four ACMA Awards
WATCH: Country singer Dan Davidson goes home with four ACMA Awards
Alberta’s Gord Bamford releases Neon Smoke album
Alberta’s Gord Bamford releases Neon Smoke album
For another year the CP Holiday Train will make its way through Ponoka. The train is scheduled to make Ponoka Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m.

CP Holiday train to stop in Ponoka for another year

The popular train will feature entertainment from Colin James and Emma-Lee

For another year the CP Holiday Train will make its way through Ponoka. The train is scheduled to make Ponoka Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Quasimodo (Coleman Miller) and Esmerelda (Andrea Benoit) meet for the first time in the Notre Dame bell tower Nov. 18 during the Bashaw Community Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Bashaw’s Hunchback comes to life through song and performance

Play-goers immersed into the world that Victor Hugo envisioned in Bashaw’s production

Quasimodo (Coleman Miller) and Esmerelda (Andrea Benoit) meet for the first time in the Notre Dame bell tower Nov. 18 during the Bashaw Community Theatre’s production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Bashaw Community Theatre’s annual musical this year is the famous The Hunchback of Notre Dame. image submitted

New musical a complex, intricate production for Bashaw troupe

Latest local community theatre production providing some interesting, fun challeges for cast

Bashaw Community Theatre’s annual musical this year is the famous The Hunchback of Notre Dame. image submitted
Fun-filled fundraiser - An enthusiastic crowd of around 125 people enjoyed a great meal and the wonderful entertainment of The Popovich’s on June 3 at the Spring into Summer fundraiser at the Bashaw Community Centre. The event, which also featured a large number of silent auction items along with a beef on a bun supper and desserts, raised money for the non-profit Bashaw Meadows Residents Association to support recreational opportunities at the seniors’ facility. A final total was not available at press time.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTO: Fun-Filled Fundraiser

A crowded hall chuckle at the comedic stylings of the Popovich’s June 3.

Fun-filled fundraiser - An enthusiastic crowd of around 125 people enjoyed a great meal and the wonderful entertainment of The Popovich’s on June 3 at the Spring into Summer fundraiser at the Bashaw Community Centre. The event, which also featured a large number of silent auction items along with a beef on a bun supper and desserts, raised money for the non-profit Bashaw Meadows Residents Association to support recreational opportunities at the seniors’ facility. A final total was not available at press time.                                Photo by Jordie Dwyer