Local dramatist named one of Alberta’s top emerging artists

By Rob Vogt, Local Press Writer A theatre artist with local roots has won one of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta’s 2018 Emerging Artists Awards, and $10,000 to go along with it. Emily Marisabel Cambridge (née Boyle), the daughter of Myrna Newman and Graham Boyle, was recently honoured with the award at a gala event in Edmonton. “I was kind … Read more

Beware the witch doctor!

The Diamonds staged another wildly successful variety show at the Claresholm Seniors’ Drop-in Centre on June 20, 21 and 22, featuring a variety of old classics with a new spin. Here Bev Ramm and Rod Venables are confronted by this manic medi, played by Laurie Butler, as they perform, “Witch Doctor”. For more coverage please see page nine.

Tug of war

The Claresholm Arts Society is putting the musical “Back to the ‘80s” featuring a trip back to that magical decade. The first two shows were on Jan. 12 and 13, and there are more scheduled for Jan. 18, 19 and 20 at the Claresholm Community Centre. Here, Cassidy Wynia gets caught in the classic tug-of-war between two love interests, played … Read more