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Lilly Ellis (left) and Michael Sutherland rehearse a scene from CAT’s ‘Miracle on 34th Street.’ (Contributed photo)

UPDATED/CAT presents a timely tale of faith and hope: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

There’s a two-for-one deal on tickets for opening night Friday, with a pub menu

The comedy ‘Sugar Road,’ which intertwines love stories across three generations, opens the latest Cow Patti Theatre season in Lacombe this week. (Actors’ masks come off for performances.) (Contributed photo)

Pandemic can’t keep Lacombe’s hard-hit Cow Patti theatre down

A new season launches this week with ‘Sugar Road’

CAR President Roy Keessar says next year’s race season is expected to begin in May. (Leah Bousfiled/Black Press news services)
CAR President Roy Keessar says next year’s race season is expected to begin in May. (Leah Bousfiled/Black Press news services)
Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s Chasing the Light art exhibit was one of the exhibits held at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The gallery is now putting out a call for new submissions. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Corridor Gallery in Red Deer seeks artist submissions

The Corridor Community Gallery in Red Deer’s Recreation Centre is putting out…

Carol Lynn Gilchrist’s Chasing the Light art exhibit was one of the exhibits held at the Corridor Gallery, downstairs at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The gallery is now putting out a call for new submissions. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Innisfail Town Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s thriller ‘And Then There Were None’ until Oct. 30 at the Ol’ Moose Hall. (Contributed photo).
Innisfail Town Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s thriller ‘And Then There Were None’ until Oct. 30 at the Ol’ Moose Hall. (Contributed photo).
The Blue Hour is a feature film, written and directed by former Red Deerian Jesse Pickett, that was shown this week at the Central Alberta Film Festival. It can also be seen online Friday at the Ontario International Film Festival. (Contributed photo)
The Blue Hour is a feature film, written and directed by former Red Deerian Jesse Pickett, that was shown this week at the Central Alberta Film Festival. It can also be seen online Friday at the Ontario International Film Festival. (Contributed photo)
Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo
Gregory Underwood. Submitted photo
Alberta country singer/songwriter Ryan Lindsay is helping out the Red Deer Food Bank, in the aftermath of frozen meat thefts from its storage unit, by auctioning off a house concert. (Contributed photo)

Country artist will auction off a house concert to raise money for Red Deer Food Bank

Ryan Lindsay wants to help after frozen meat was stolen from local food bank

Alberta country singer/songwriter Ryan Lindsay is helping out the Red Deer Food Bank, in the aftermath of frozen meat thefts from its storage unit, by auctioning off a house concert. (Contributed photo)
Punk rocker Bif Naked is coming to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar and Stage this month. (Contributed photo)
Punk rocker Bif Naked is coming to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar and Stage this month. (Contributed photo)
Kim Verrier, exhibits co-ordinator at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, talks about the role women played in the war effort. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)

World War Women exhibit showing at Red Deer museum

Displays from the Canadian War Museum are showing until Nov. 20

Kim Verrier, exhibits co-ordinator at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, talks about the role women played in the war effort. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)
Frank, an artwork by Jessica Pettit, can be seen at A+ Art Gallery and Unique Collections in Red Deer. A First Friday opening reception will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 1. (Contributed image)
Frank, an artwork by Jessica Pettit, can be seen at A+ Art Gallery and Unique Collections in Red Deer. A First Friday opening reception will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 1. (Contributed image)
Brett Kissel will be part of the Cowboy Kicks fundraiser sponsored by MNP. (File photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)

Westerner Park fundraiser Cowboy Kicks with Brett Kissel postponed

Cowboy Kicks was to take place on Saturday and feature country star Brett Kissel

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Brett Kissel will be part of the Cowboy Kicks fundraiser sponsored by MNP. (File photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power)
Central Alberta artist David More. (Contributed image).

Central Alberta artist’s work explored in new book

Dave More’s garden and landscape art is celebrated

Central Alberta artist David More. (Contributed image).
The Red Deer Royals rehearse at St. Joseph’s High School’s Kinsmen Field House. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Royals begin season next week

The Red Deer Royals are set to bring its music back to…

The Red Deer Royals rehearse at St. Joseph’s High School’s Kinsmen Field House. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Paintings by Marianne Harris are part of a diverse array of art exhibits that will be open First Friday for receptions. (Contributed photo)

A bounty of First Friday art receptions will be held in Red Deer on Sept. 3

First Friday art receptions to be held An array of First Friday…

Paintings by Marianne Harris are part of a diverse array of art exhibits that will be open First Friday for receptions. (Contributed photo)
Mandy McKee will be joining the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for two videotaped performances, to be posted to RDSO’s website this fall. (Contributed photo)

No live RDSO concerts in Red Deer this fall, but online musical entertainment continues

The state of the pandemic will be assessed again in the New Year, says music director

Mandy McKee will be joining the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for two videotaped performances, to be posted to RDSO’s website this fall. (Contributed photo)
Getting Along (Like a House on Fire) is a pop-up exhibit of art by Jeff Powers, which will be showing at the Artribute Arts School in Red Deer on Friday, Sept. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. (Contributed image)

Fires burn in new pop-up art exhibit in downtown Red Deer

Local artist Jeff Powers was inspired by combustion

Getting Along (Like a House on Fire) is a pop-up exhibit of art by Jeff Powers, which will be showing at the Artribute Arts School in Red Deer on Friday, Sept. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. (Contributed image)
Prime Stock Theatre’s Bard on Bower finished its 2021 season this past weekend, with performances Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed photo)

Bard on Bower equipment stolen before final performances this past weekend

Prime Stock Theatre’s Bard on Bower has concluded its 2021 run, but…

Prime Stock Theatre’s Bard on Bower finished its 2021 season this past weekend, with performances Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed photo)
Long-time Red Deer band St. James’ Gate will be performing final concerts this fall as the group is “hanging up its kilts” after 21 years. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Celtic band to ‘hang up its kilts’ after 21 years

St. James’ Gate will perform its final concerts this fall

Long-time Red Deer band St. James’ Gate will be performing final concerts this fall as the group is “hanging up its kilts” after 21 years. (Contributed photo)