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Ralph Herdman, played by Josh Steel, wraps up one of the students at school, Jenna Lagoutte, while his sister Claude, played by Tatyanna Stoesz, watches and laughs during a dress rehearsal for H.J. Cody’s production of ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

Photos: HJ Cody’s winter production opens tonight

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ runs from Dec. 6-16

Ralph Herdman, played by Josh Steel, wraps up one of the students at school, Jenna Lagoutte, while his sister Claude, played by Tatyanna Stoesz, watches and laughs during a dress rehearsal for H.J. Cody’s production of ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”
FAMOUS BALLET - The Nutcracker ballet will be coming to Red Deer College’s mainstage in a few weeks.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

The Nutcracker set to be unveiled on the Arts Centre mainstage

This year, there are 66 performers featured in the Red Deer production

FAMOUS BALLET - The Nutcracker ballet will be coming to Red Deer College’s mainstage in a few weeks.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Theatre performance supports museum

Theatre performance supports museum

Dickson Museum hosted Turn Up Your Hearing Aid! Nov. 23 and 24 to fundraise

Theatre performance supports museum
Set pieces lined the hallway for painting this past weekend as H.J. Cody prepares for their holiday play. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Preparation for holiday pageant is underway

H.J. Cody needs support for drama performance

  • Nov 21, 2017
Set pieces lined the hallway for painting this past weekend as H.J. Cody prepares for their holiday play. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
“Get Gone” by Alecia Aichelle is the new single by local artists, recorded in Nashville and released on Nov. 1. Photo Submitted

Local musician releases new country single

Alecia Aichelle released “Get Gone” on Nov. 1

“Get Gone” by Alecia Aichelle is the new single by local artists, recorded in Nashville and released on Nov. 1. Photo Submitted
CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Scott Woods will bring some holiday spirit to the Sunnybrook United Church on Nov. 22nd.photo submitted

Scott Woods and band bring Christmas concert to Red Deer

The band will play Nov. 22 in Red Deer at Sunnybrook United Church

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Scott Woods will bring some holiday spirit to the Sunnybrook United Church on Nov. 22nd.photo submitted
Actors Stephanie Vetter and Cole Joseph prep for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by going over lines. Photo Submitted

H.J. Cody students gear up for a Christmas musical

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will run from Dec. 6-16

  • Oct 31, 2017
Actors Stephanie Vetter and Cole Joseph prep for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by going over lines. Photo Submitted
Semi-retired dentist, Brian Saby carved this protesting pumpkin sitting in The Big Moo. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News

Photo: Pumpkin protests Halloween at The Big Moo

Dentist uses tips from 3D pumpkin carving school to sculpt decoration

Semi-retired dentist, Brian Saby carved this protesting pumpkin sitting in The Big Moo. Photo by Myra Nicks/Sylvan Lake News
Costumed characters wait in line for the bouncy house during the Town’s annual Spooktacular event, Oct. 28.

Photos: Spooktacular fun for Halloween

Children celebrated Halloween at the annual Spooktacular event, Oct. 28

Costumed characters wait in line for the bouncy house during the Town’s annual Spooktacular event, Oct. 28.
CLASSIC - The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show ‘The Simon Garfunkel Story’ heads to Red Deer Nov. 5th as part of its 45-city North American trek.                                photo submitted

The hit theater show ‘The Simon Garfunkel Story’ heads to Red Deer Nov. 5th

Story runs from their very beginnings to their dramatic split in 1970

CLASSIC - The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show ‘The Simon Garfunkel Story’ heads to Red Deer Nov. 5th as part of its 45-city North American trek.                                photo submitted
Students at H.J. Cody School designed the costumes, set and theme for this year’s haunted house. This year the students choose to put together a spooky circus theme, complete with “lost children”. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Photos: CarnEvil at H.J. Cody

Annual haunted house at H.J. Cody School

Students at H.J. Cody School designed the costumes, set and theme for this year’s haunted house. This year the students choose to put together a spooky circus theme, complete with “lost children”. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
CROWD FAVOURITE - The Barenaked Ladies will be coming out to Red Deer Nov. 6th to perform songs off their upcoming album Fake Nudes along with some old hits. photo by Matt Barnes

Barenaked Ladies set to hit a Red Deer stage

The band plays the Memorial Centre Nov. 6th

CROWD FAVOURITE - The Barenaked Ladies will be coming out to Red Deer Nov. 6th to perform songs off their upcoming album Fake Nudes along with some old hits. photo by Matt Barnes
COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Halloween Comedy Night will take place Oct. 28th at Westerner Park with all proceeds going to support the 126 Red Deer Sea Cadets future training. photo contributed

A night of laughs to support sea cadets

Halloween Comedy Night takes place at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Saturday

COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Halloween Comedy Night will take place Oct. 28th at Westerner Park with all proceeds going to support the 126 Red Deer Sea Cadets future training. photo contributed
Students from H.J. Cody sing with the band Foreigner in concert on Oct. 13. The choir sang “I Want to Feel What Love is” along with the band. Photo by Mandy Nelson/Chinook’s Edge School Division

H.J. Cody Choir sings with Foreigner

The choir won a contest from Zed98.9 to sing with the band in concert

Students from H.J. Cody sing with the band Foreigner in concert on Oct. 13. The choir sang “I Want to Feel What Love is” along with the band. Photo by Mandy Nelson/Chinook’s Edge School Division
LOCAL PROJECT - Ignition Theatre’s first offering of the season is a film entitled Break on Through. Screenings run Oct. 14th through to Oct. 18th at the Welikoklad Event Centre in downtown Red Deer.photo submitted

Ignition Theatre presents ‘Break on Through’

Compelling, haunting film features exceptional performances

LOCAL PROJECT - Ignition Theatre’s first offering of the season is a film entitled Break on Through. Screenings run Oct. 14th through to Oct. 18th at the Welikoklad Event Centre in downtown Red Deer.photo submitted
H.J. Cody’s choir competing to perform with Foreigner

H.J. Cody’s choir competing to perform with Foreigner

The contest is put on by Zed 99 and is open to all Central Alberta high school choirs

H.J. Cody’s choir competing to perform with Foreigner
CLASS ACT - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band brings their collection of hits to the Memorial Centre on Oct. 10th. photo submitted
CLASS ACT - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band brings their collection of hits to the Memorial Centre on Oct. 10th. photo submitted
Ignition Theatre announces brand new season line-up

Ignition Theatre announces brand new season line-up

Red Deer theatre troupe set to kick off new season next month

  • Sep 17, 2017
Ignition Theatre announces brand new season line-up
LOCAL TALENT - Red Deer singer Kaylee Rose will be performing alongside other musicians at the Food Bank Fiesta at The Elks Lodge Sept. 23rd. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Singer Kaylee Rose ventures into new musical journey

Red Deer singer looking forward to new path

LOCAL TALENT - Red Deer singer Kaylee Rose will be performing alongside other musicians at the Food Bank Fiesta at The Elks Lodge Sept. 23rd. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
These shoes from a fashion week in New York, may not be at our local event but outrageous outfits are encouraged. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Fashion event to showcase local shops & designer

The fourth annual ladies fashion show is happening Monday, September 18

These shoes from a fashion week in New York, may not be at our local event but outrageous outfits are encouraged. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)