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Fiddle and guitar flash mob hits Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Lucie Roy

Morinville – A group of 48 Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from Camilla School spent all day on the road conducting flash mobs in the area. Armed with enthusiasm, high spirits, fiddles and guitars they performed four-minute flash mobs at the Morinville Public Elementary School, Sturgeon County offices… […]

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Vollrath brings three days of fiddling to Morinville

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Morinville – Veteran Canadian fiddler Calvin Vollrath was back in town over the weekend, entertaining approximately 600 fiddle music fans in three separate shows. The musician, who grew up in Cardiff and cut his musical teeth in Morinville and surrounding area, released his 55th and 56th CDs at a CD release concert Saturday night: the aptly named The Homecoming and a second release titled Spring Creek… […]

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He’s Hogg wild about music

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local singer / songwriter was in the studio last week to begin the long road he will travel towards his next album. Justin Hogg, who has been involved in music for as long as he can remember, began recording his second CD at Smith Music Studios in Morinville Apr. 17… […]

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Veteran Fiddler in town this weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutesVeteran Canadian fiddler Calvin Vollrath is back in Morinville. The musician performed to an audience fo about 150 Friday night, the first of three varied performances at the Morinville Community cultural Centre this weekend… […]

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Little Mermaid opens with a splash

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Morinville – The stuffiness of a provincial election forum that filled the Morinville Community cultural Centre Monday night was replaced with the vibrant costumes and set of Georges H. Primeau’s production of The Little Mermaid, a production that saw more than 80 students try out for the play… […]

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Dean Brody to headline Legal concert

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy The Morinville News Staff

Legal – After winning the Big Valley Jamboree’s (BVJ) Small Town Saturday Night contest, Legal volunteers have been busy making preparations for the big show heading to town Apr. 28… […]

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Pro Coro Canada bring varied show to Morinville

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Morinville – It may seem a little odd to start a music show off with a couple songs about death, but Pro Coro Canada and friends did precisely that. Beginning their musical journey in Renaissance Italy, the professional choir, one of Canada’s foremost, travelled a road that took them and special guests along the road through a number of musical genres… […]

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Veteran fiddler coming home next week

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Veteran Canadian fiddleR Calvin Vollrath will be coming back to Morinville Apr. 20-22 for three days of music in a community he once called home. The three-day fiddle fest will include a Dine and Dance Apr. 20, a CD Release Party Apr. 21, and a Fiddle Gala Apr. 22… […]

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Primeau set to take to the waters in latest play

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Georges H Primeau Middle School is getting ready to take audiences beneath the waves next week. The school will conduct two evening performances of this year’s play, The Little Mermaid, Apr. 17 and 18 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]

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Rend to play all-ages rock-pop show in Morinville

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – If you’ve heard their music, it is hard to believe rock-pop-soul band Rend have only been playing together for a year. The band has a big different sound that is catching a lot of attention in the capital region and beyond. With their CD debut, No Lines, getting both media attention and lots of radio play, Rend could be the next big thing… […]