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Mountain View Film Group releases 2012 schedule

The Mountain View Film Group will present six movies during winter and spring 2012 at the Mayfair Cinema. The season will start on Sunday, Jan. 8 with a showing of The Way, a 2010 movie chronicling a grieving father's journey on St.
Filmmakers working to bring murderer's story to big screen

Filmmakers working to bring murderer's story to big screen

Olds High School graduates Tyler MacIntyre and John Negropontes made a splash at the Edmonton International Film Festival last September, when they announced they wanted to bring convicted murderer Mark Twitchell's story to the big screen.
Students gain experience during 'Annie' run

Students gain experience during 'Annie' run

The Olds High School production of Annie Get Your Gun ended on Sunday, Dec. 4. “It was very successful. I thought the kids did an amazing job,” said Rhonda West, director of the play and Olds High School teacher. “I am very proud of them.
Vocal ensemble Oncue coming to Olds

Vocal ensemble Oncue coming to Olds

Glee fans, mark Dec. 16 on your calendars. On that date, Calgary vocal ensemble Oncue will perform at the TransCanada Theatre. The group, which is an adult division of the Youth Singers of Calgary, is semi-professional.
Band concert will showcase new group

Band concert will showcase new group

Olds High School will hold its annual winter concert on Dec. 7 at the TransCanada Theatre. This year, the usual music groups will be joined by a new one: the drumline group.
Tschritter overcomes reluctance to claim musical birthright

Tschritter overcomes reluctance to claim musical birthright

While Didsbury resident Kelly Tschritter is from a musical family, she only started getting passionate about music in her mid 20s. “My parents were both musicians. Growing up, they were both professionals for 20 years.

Award-winning Hey Romeo plays Olds Thursday

Edmonton band Hey Romeo will take a break from its songwriting schedule for a new album and play a concert for the Olds Kiwanis Concert Series at the TransCanada Theatre this Thursday, Nov.

OHS students prepare for musical

OHS drama teacher Rhonda West is teaching the 48 students participating in this year's musical production that there is no business like show business. The group will be performing Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun.
Kiwanis concert series kicks off with Rankin, Church & Crowe

Kiwanis concert series kicks off with Rankin, Church & Crowe

The Olds Kiwanis Performing Arts Society concert series for 2011/2012 is quickly approaching, with its first show this Thursday evening (Oct. 13) at the TransCanada Theatre in the Fine Arts & Multi Media Centre at the Community Learning Campus.

MERGE blends unique rock sounds for Olds performance

A new band from Vancouver will be coming to Olds this week, bringing with it a local Didsbury flavour. MERGE, a melodic four-piece rock band, will be playing at Tracks Pub on Friday, Nov. 11.