Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Claresholm Arts Society is in the midst of staging its production of the musical, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the Claresholm Community Centre. Shows started on Jan. 11 and 12, and will continue on Jan. 17, 18 and 19. Above from left are Katelyn Braun, Anthony Holm, Daryen Slevin, and Stephanie King riding in the magical car. For more … Read more

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

Musical preview

Some of the members of the cast of the Claresholm Arts Society’s production of “Back to the ‘80s” made an appearance at the end of the musical recital by the students of local music teacher Michelle DeDominicis at Willow Creek Composite High School on Friday, Dec. 15. “Back to the ‘80s” takes the stage at the Claresholm Community Centre on … Read more