Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Stories on local artists, writers and entertainers.

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Saturday night’s Canyon Rose Outfit / Señorita Justice show proved two things – Morinville will come out and support local bands in a concert venue and those local bands are worth coming out to support. About 200 people came out to the show, the first concert in the Community Cultural Centre (CCC)...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – The volume will be cranked to 11 Saturday night when the doors to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre open for its first concert. Local crowd pleasers Canyon Rose will have the distinction of being the first band to perform in the new facility; an opportunity frontman Christan Maslyk and his band are looking forward to...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – A camera and tripod set up in the back room of the Morinville Public Library was focused on a number of Morinville residents last week or a serious of interviews that will form the basis of an upcoming play.

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – With the keys to the under budget and ahead of completion date Community Cultural Centre in hand, Morinville’s business community had the opportunity to be the first to be wined, dined and toured through the new facility ahead of its official opening June 11 and 12...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – It’s a Friday night in Morinville and Chiklit takes the stage during an open mic night at the Higher Grounds coffee house. She starts with a couple of mind reading numbers and follows it up with an impressive little rope trick that gets the crowd applauding and cheering. But for Chiklit and her clowning partner Odelia, the real magic is what lies deep beneath the grease paint – a caring heart and a strong desire to make a connection with others...

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By MorinvilleNews.com staff Morinville - The Morinville Public Library opened its doors to politicians and well-wishers Sunday afternoon for a special celebration to mark its latest achievement. The library was one of two recipients of the 2011 Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Library Service (for a community under 15,000) and won the prestigious award...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – The sound of music filled the air of St. Jean Baptiste Church Friday afternoon as eight seniors’ choirs from around the area gathered together to do what they do best, enjoy the gift of music and to share that gift with others...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Morinville – The Morinville Public Library was the recipient of a prestigious award over the weekend for its genealogy program. The library was presented with the 2011 Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Library Service (for a community under 15,000) by the Honourable Hector Goudreau, Minister of Municipal Affairs. The presentation took place at the Alberta Library Conference held at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – The 100th anniversary of Morinville’s incorporation as a town falls on Apr. 18 and the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society, in conjunction with the Centennial Celebrations Committee, are planning to mark the occasion in style by taking residents back 100 years...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – About two dozen area seniors spent Wednesday afternoon listening to stories at the Morinville Seniors Rendez-Vous Centre. But these stories weren’t tales told over a friendly game of crib. Storyteller and performance artist Tom McCormack brought his unique talents to town, entertaining his audience for 90 minutes with a mixture of story, song, music and some pretty authentic animal impressions as well as other natural sound effects...