Bronson Wilson’s supporters say he provided beautiful, thought-provoking street art free-of-charge to anyone passing through the streets and alleys of Red Deer.
But what was considered intriguing art by some people was obviously unwanted graffiti to others. READ
There’s no place like home for making music, according to The Frank. The Blackfalds rock group that started out as a high school band in 1997 has become something of a local institution with its live shows at Red Deer’s The Vat regularly drawing a loyal horde of followers. READ
Ivan Daines bills his Country Music Pick-nic as “featuring the stars of yesterday, today and tomorrow” — and he’s not kidding. READ
The blues is a language Jack Semple is fluent in. The Regina-based guitar virtuoso has played country, jazz, folk and rock ’n’ roll over the years. But the blues keeps beckoning him back. “It’s the ultimate guitar music because it’s simple and basic, but contains this whole range of emotions and great passion,” said Semple, who headlines at the 12th annual Jazz at the Lake Festival in Sylvan Lake on Saturday, Aug. 16. READ
Danny Michel has lived the ultimate fan fantasy. The singer/songwriter was such a dedicated follower of The Garifuna Collective that he decided to approach the Afro-Amerindian cultural group from Belize to see if they could make a collaborative album together. READ
Sylvan Lake’s The Boom Chucka Boys are joining Gord Bamford to make up a solid Central Alberta contingent of nominees for the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. READ
The bookshelves are crowded these days with stories of near-death experience, or battles with cancer, bravely fought. They are usually inspiring, the former life changing and the latter descriptions of believing and peace. This book is of a different sort. READ