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The nuns from the Abbey. (Wildcat Theatre photo)

Stettler’s Wildcat Theatre presenting The Sound of Music

If the current Wildcat Theatre production of The Sound of Music is…

The 1930s-inspired Misery Mountain Boys were the second act of the evening to perform during the Feb. 26 SVS show.

Stettler Variety Showcase brings in pair of acts for latest show

By Carson Ellis The Stettler Variety Showcase (SVS) presented a double bill…

  • Feb 28, 2023
The main characters in the production are played by Brad Pay and Jenessa Dunkle (front of stage). Pay’s parents were played by theatre veterans Steve Madge and Shawna James (back of stage to right). (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor Little Theatre opens new production

First production after two-year absence

Maddie Storvold is one of two artists coming to both Stettler and Coronation soon. (Storvold website photo)

Pair of acts set to hit Stettler PAC stage in February

Residents of the region will be getting a double shot of entertainment…

Maddie Storvold is one of two artists coming to both Stettler and Coronation soon. (Storvold website photo)
Tenor Ken Lavigne stopped in Coronation on Feb. 3 as part of the second-leg of his Alberta tour. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Ken Lavigne takes the stage at Coronation Community Hall

Coronation Royal Performing Arts (CRPA) hosted another successful show in its ongoing…

Tenor Ken Lavigne stopped in Coronation on Feb. 3 as part of the second-leg of his Alberta tour. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
The latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance hosted Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers Robert Uchida and Rafael Hoekman. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Variety Showcase welcomes pair of Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers to January show

The audience of the latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance enjoyed some classical…

The latest Stettler Variety Showcase performance hosted Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performers Robert Uchida and Rafael Hoekman. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Ken Lavigne will be stopping in Coronation early in February. (Photo submitted)

Tenor Ken Lavigne set to hit Coronation stage

Part of CRPA concert series on Feb. 3

Ken Lavigne will be stopping in Coronation early in February. (Photo submitted)
Rafael Hoekman and Robert Uchida will be performing at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 29. (Prairie Debut photo)

Stringed-instrument duo to take the stage of Stettler’s PAC

The show is part of the ongoing 2022-2023 SVS performance season

Rafael Hoekman and Robert Uchida will be performing at the Stettler Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 29. (Prairie Debut photo)
Lindsay performed 20 songs, both covers and originals for a crowd of around 160. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Ryan Lindsay performs in Coronation

Part of the 2022-2023 Coronation Royal Performing Arts concert series

Lindsay performed 20 songs, both covers and originals for a crowd of around 160. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
The cast and crew of Castor Little Theatre’s 2023 show are set to take the stage in February. (Photo submitted)

2023 Castor Little Theatre production set for February debut

Castor Little Theatre is gearing up for its 2023 performance. The cast…

The cast and crew of Castor Little Theatre’s 2023 show are set to take the stage in February. (Photo submitted)
Logan Golby and Graham Goodbrand perform a piano duet during the Veronica Weber music student recital on Dec. 11. (Photo submitted)

Veronica Weber’s music students, parents, hosted fall recital

Lovers of live music had the opportunity to check out some home-grown…

Logan Golby and Graham Goodbrand perform a piano duet during the Veronica Weber music student recital on Dec. 11. (Photo submitted)
Canadian tenor Ken Lavigne was in Stettler on Dec. 4 as part of his Alberta tour. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler PAC hosts Canadian singer Ken Lavigne

Stettler Variety Showcase hosted their second show of the 2022-2023 season on…

Canadian tenor Ken Lavigne was in Stettler on Dec. 4 as part of his Alberta tour. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Singer Ken Lavigne is set to hit the stage in Stettler on Dec. 4. (Photo submitted)

Tenor Ken Lavigne set to take the stage in Stettler

The second show of the 2022-2023 Stettler Variety Showcase (SVS) season is…

Singer Ken Lavigne is set to hit the stage in Stettler on Dec. 4. (Photo submitted)
Sisters Teresa (left) and Karen (right) dance as pianist Wade Tarling (left rear) and sister Maureen (middle rear) provide the music. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Coronation Royal Performing Arts kicks off season with Ennis Sisters

Coronation Royal Performing Arts (CRPA) kicked off the start off the 2022-2023…

Sisters Teresa (left) and Karen (right) dance as pianist Wade Tarling (left rear) and sister Maureen (middle rear) provide the music. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
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Veronica Weber poses with her 2022/2023 music students. (Photo submitted)

Castor music students share the story of ‘A Bear in War’

The end of May means it is time for Veronica Weber’s music…

Veronica Weber poses with her 2022/2023 music students. (Photo submitted)
Kelsey Raymond and Sandra Burśiková team up to present “”Quarantined with Human” during the Raider Theatre evening of one-act plays on May 18. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Gus Wetter School Raider Theatre students host one-act play evening

Castor residents were treated to an evening of theatrical entertainment on May…

Kelsey Raymond and Sandra Burśiková team up to present “”Quarantined with Human” during the Raider Theatre evening of one-act plays on May 18. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Marlene screens in Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)
The Ennis Sisters will be closing out the Stettler Variety Showcase season on May 1. (┬ęDavid Howells 2022/www.davehowellsphoto.com)

Ennis Sisters Trio to close out shortened 2022 Stettler showcase season

A trio from St. John’s, Newfoundland, is set to close out the…

The Ennis Sisters will be closing out the Stettler Variety Showcase season on May 1. (┬ęDavid Howells 2022/www.davehowellsphoto.com)