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Veteran fiddler coming home next week

By 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

By 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

By 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… […]

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Around the town

They’re gold
The Sturgeon Hockey Club Atom C2 Mustangs took the gold in the Gold/Silver medal game for the 16-60 Hockey League at the Ray McDonald Arena Sunday afternoon… […]

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Ballet Kelowna show a hit in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Ballet Kelowna’s Morinville stop on their tour Mar. 9 provided the Morinville Community Cultural Centre with its largest audience to date in the Centennial Concert Series. Approximately 200 came out to the Friday night performance to view one of Canada’s 10 touring ballet companies… […]

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Former Morinville resident to publish first book

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A former Morinville resident is hard at work on her first book, a work of non-fiction about her great-great-grandmother’s life as a midwife in post war Italy. Jessica Kluthe, who grew up in the community and still frequently visits family here, recently received a contract for her book from Victoria-based Brindle & Glass… […]

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Comedy master Lorne Elliott comes to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Laughter filled the Community Cultural Centre Friday night as comedian and musician Lorne Elliott unfolded his Upside of the Downturn show on a Morinville audience. Elliott, who has performed around the world and who has opened for Rodney Dangerfield and Jay Leno, is best known as the host of CBC Radio’s Madly Off in All Directions, which ran for 11 seasons… […]

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Lorne Elliott coming to Morinville Friday

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Comedian, storyteller, musician and playwright Lorne Elliott brings his one-man show to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Friday night. Dubbed the King of Canadian Comedy, Elliott is the second comedian to take to the stage in the Centennial concert Series… […]

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Nine-year-old singer records original song [AUDIO]

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With her hair in a ponytail, dangly earrings in her ears, and dressed in a glittery t-shirt that says SMILE, nine-year-old Alyssa Lincez looks just like any other fourth grader you might meet. But the Georges P. Vanier student has done something few students her age have, written and recorded a song… […]