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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.
Rising Tide flows into Olds

Rising Tide flows into Olds

Like many people who travel to the West to take in the sights, explore a little and see what the area has to offer, Dustin Jones has headed west for the first time. Jones, along with the Rising Tide, rolls into Olds to play Tracks Pub on June 19.
Loverboy still enjoys playing live

Loverboy still enjoys playing live

Loverboy still enjoys playing live shows – even after being in the music business for 33 years.
Country singer bringing blend of commercial and personal tunes to Tracks

Country singer bringing blend of commercial and personal tunes to Tracks

Dubbing his song-craft as primarily country with some “rock influence,” singer-songwriter Jimmy Whiffen said he faced the challenge of walking the line between creating radio-friendly tunes and retaining an intimate feel to his music when writing his
New exhibit shows agricultural legacy, family's heritage

New exhibit shows agricultural legacy, family's heritage

Every one of the miniature farm vehicles, from tractors to trucks to combines, has a link to Olds' agricultural heritage. And they also tell the story of the man who has collected them for the past 20 years.
Me and Mae and Carly Rae

Me and Mae and Carly Rae

It was nearly two years ago that British Columbia musician Shawn Meehan started to write a song about his wife leaving him called Love Me Leave Me Lonely. "I’m going to sound like a country cliché here.

Special concert kicks off Kiwanis Music Festival

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Olds and District Kiwanis Music Festival is putting on a "special concertî on March 13, the night before the festival kicks off.

Hogan to bring fusion of music to legion

Sean Hogan will be bringing his unique mix of country and roots rock to the Olds Legion on March 16 as part of his Stay-cation Winter-capades tour.
Scandinavian Trail revived and expanded

Scandinavian Trail revived and expanded

Red Deer County's historic Scandinavian Trail is being rejuvenated and expanded. The promotional and marketing campaign to boost tourism for the rural municipality's rich Scandinavian culture and history was first launched about a decade ago.

Bend Like the Willow a metaphor for freedom

It was nearly 45 years ago when Susan Glasier, a young American woman travelling in post-war Algeria with her Muslim husband Moe and two children, found herself at a turning point.