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WATCH: Jazz at The Lake draws a crowd for the 16th year

WATCH: Jazz at The Lake draws a crowd for the 16th year

The annual Jazz at the Lake Festival returned to Sylvan Lake Aug. 17-19

WATCH: Jazz at The Lake draws a crowd for the 16th year
Jazz is alive and well in Sylvan Lake with upcoming festival

Jazz is alive and well in Sylvan Lake with upcoming festival

Jazz at the Lake returns to Sylvan Lake, Aug. 17-19.

Jazz is alive and well in Sylvan Lake with upcoming festival
Lacombe Express file photo

Gord Bamford Announces lineup for his 11th annual charity event

Country stars Dallas Smith and Aaron Pritchett will join Bamford on stage

Lacombe Express file photo
Former Sylvan Lake musician Matt McKay has been nominated for two CCMA awards, which will be presented in September in Hamilton, Ont. Photo Submitted

Former Sylvan Laker nominated for his prodigious guitar skills

Matt McKay has been nominated for two CCMA awards

  • Jul 31, 2018
Former Sylvan Lake musician Matt McKay has been nominated for two CCMA awards, which will be presented in September in Hamilton, Ont. Photo Submitted
Two Shelby Cobras, a 2006 and a 2008, were in pristine condition for Saturday’s show and shine, and garnered a fair bit of attention.

PHOTOS: Customs and Classics shift into gear

The annual Customs and Classic Show and Shine was held July 14

Two Shelby Cobras, a 2006 and a 2008, were in pristine condition for Saturday’s show and shine, and garnered a fair bit of attention.
A participant of the BMX competition lands a sick trick on the Twig Barry’s ramp at Shake the Lake two years ago. File Photo

UPDATED: Shake the Lake not happening this year

The sport and music festival was planned for the second week in August.

A participant of the BMX competition lands a sick trick on the Twig Barry’s ramp at Shake the Lake two years ago. File Photo
ROCK ON - Canada’s own Lee Aaron performs July 19th in the ENMAX Centrium as part of Westerner Days.                                Andreja Irving photo

Canadian legend Lee Aaron to play Westerner Days

Lee’s show will feature her latest project Diamond Baby Blues

ROCK ON - Canada’s own Lee Aaron performs July 19th in the ENMAX Centrium as part of Westerner Days.                                Andreja Irving photo
Jaws At The Lake returns to Sylvan Lake

Jaws At The Lake returns to Sylvan Lake

The movie event of the year will be held on Aug. 5

Jaws At The Lake returns to Sylvan Lake
The Wild Rode Dixie jazz band had been together roughly two months before taking first place at the Project Discovery contest. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

WATCH: Talented youth wows audience at Project Discovery

Project Discovery was held on June 23 at the Alliance Church in Sylvan Lake

The Wild Rode Dixie jazz band had been together roughly two months before taking first place at the Project Discovery contest. Photos by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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
SWEET SOUNDS - The Amundruds are one of several groups set to perform at this year’s Gospel Music Celebration, set to run in the ENMAX Centrium July 12th, 13th and 14th.                                photo submitted

Canada’s Gospel Music Celebration arrives July 12-14

Several bands to be featured at the popular annual event

SWEET SOUNDS - The Amundruds are one of several groups set to perform at this year’s Gospel Music Celebration, set to run in the ENMAX Centrium July 12th, 13th and 14th.                                photo submitted
UNISON - Members of the local choir Ihana run through a tune during a rehearsal. Ihana is one of several choirs run through Choirs Red Deer.                                Don Beauchesne photo

Exciting singing opportunities await with Choirs Red Deer

A new opportunity for those who love to sing will soon be available in Red Deer

UNISON - Members of the local choir Ihana run through a tune during a rehearsal. Ihana is one of several choirs run through Choirs Red Deer.                                Don Beauchesne photo
PARTY ON - On the heels of a hit new single Worth a Shot, country star Aaron Pritchett is gearing up to hit the Westerner Days stage next month on July 18th.                                photo submitted

Country star Aaron Pritchett set to hit Westerner Days

Pritchett performs July 18th on the Centrium mainstage

PARTY ON - On the heels of a hit new single Worth a Shot, country star Aaron Pritchett is gearing up to hit the Westerner Days stage next month on July 18th.                                photo submitted
COUNTRY GAL - Alecia Aichelle is looking forward to releasing her new single Hooked On Us June 18th. photo submitted

Singer Alecia Aichelle set to reel in new single

Central Alberta artist excited for main stage performance at Westerner Days

COUNTRY GAL - Alecia Aichelle is looking forward to releasing her new single Hooked On Us June 18th. photo submitted
INSPIRING - After a few years away from the title role, Red Deer native Aaron Krogman has again landed the role of Jesus for this year’s epic production of the Canadian Badlands Passion Play near Drumheller.                                photo submitted

Red Deer native lands title role in Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Aaron Krogram is back in the role of Jesus for this year’s epic production

INSPIRING - After a few years away from the title role, Red Deer native Aaron Krogman has again landed the role of Jesus for this year’s epic production of the Canadian Badlands Passion Play near Drumheller.                                photo submitted
CREATIVE VENTURE - Lacombe native Cassandra Johnston, who studied both acting and film production at Red Deer College, is directing a new short film called Ugly Girl along with Alex Adamson. The pair also penned the script for the project, which is set for releae this fall.                                photo submitted

Lacombe filmmaker excited about brand new project

Cassandra Johnston and her team are gearing up to present Ugly Girl

CREATIVE VENTURE - Lacombe native Cassandra Johnston, who studied both acting and film production at Red Deer College, is directing a new short film called Ugly Girl along with Alex Adamson. The pair also penned the script for the project, which is set for releae this fall.                                photo submitted
Local seeing success with table top game

Local seeing success with table top game

Sylvan Lake’s Ryan Leininger has launched Tiny Ninjas on Kickstarter

Local seeing success with table top game
DTHS drama department performs a comedic, western parody

DTHS drama department performs a comedic, western parody

David Thompson High School presents “How the West Was Worn” on June 12.

DTHS drama department performs a comedic, western parody
ON THE ROAD - Comic Derek Edwards hits the Memorial Centre’s mainstage May 25th as part of his ‘Alls I’m Saying’ tour.                                photo submitted
ON THE ROAD - Comic Derek Edwards hits the Memorial Centre’s mainstage May 25th as part of his ‘Alls I’m Saying’ tour.                                photo submitted
H.J. Cody benefit showcases the students Art and Soul

H.J. Cody benefit showcases the students Art and Soul

The Art and Soul show will be held on May 26

  • May 16, 2018
H.J. Cody benefit showcases the students Art and Soul