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Once Upon a Mattress anchored with strong performances, outstanding costumes and sets

Once Upon a Mattress anchored with strong performances, outstanding costumes and sets

Like a car started on a cold Albertan morning, it took a little while for the Olds High School Drama Club's production of Once Upon a Mattress…the story of the Princess and the Pea to warm up and pick up speed.
Play promises princesses, peas and pizazz

Play promises princesses, peas and pizazz

After more than two months of preparation, students from the Olds High School drama club are nearly ready to present this year's musical production, Once Upon A Mattress: The Story of the Princess and the Pea.
Repartee making first cross-Canada trek

Repartee making first cross-Canada trek

UPDATE: (Nov. 7) Repartee's show at Track's Pub has been rescheduled to Nov. 9. Repartee, a St. John’s, N.L. based pop band, is making its way west for the first time since forming in 2009. It will be stopping at Tracks Pub on Nov. 9.

Locomotive Ghost promoting new project

Locomotive Ghost will be making its first appearance in two years at Tracks Pub on Nov. 2, promoting a special four-album project revolving around the seasons.

Edmonton band changing gears for Tracks show

Tupelo Honey will be changing up its sound for a show on Oct. 17 at Tracks Pub. Normally, the Edmonton-based band's sound features heavily-amplified guitars, loud drums and more of a “stadium rock” sound, said front-man Dan Davidson.
Runham featured artist at art club's semi-annual sale

Runham featured artist at art club's semi-annual sale

Lorene Runham will be the featured artist at the Olds Art Club's semi-annual show and sale, taking place on November 2 and 3. Runham will collaborate on the show, entitled CottonwoodSky, with Theresa Potter.
Local author's nutrition book a New York Times bestseller

Local author's nutrition book a New York Times bestseller

Local personal trainer and fitness instructor Drew Taddia had no idea his nutrition-focused book Detoxify Yourself was in the No. 3 position on the New York Times' non-fiction bestsellers list for Calgary until someone in his fitness class told him.
Travelling exhibition dives into questions about community identity

Travelling exhibition dives into questions about community identity

The idea for Arianna Richardson's exhibition now on display at Olds' Mountain View Museum bloomed during a six-week road trip across the Prairies last summer.

Variety show coming to legion

The Olds Royal Canadian Legion will host the Southern Alberta Road Show on Aug. 24. The variety show begins at 8 p.m.
Double-duty for Olds thespian

Double-duty for Olds thespian

Olds thespian Aaron Casselman is doing double-duty performing in a pair of the Bard's plays taking to the stage in Red Deer from July 18 to Aug. 4.