Stephen Dafoe photos
Alberta Culture Days in Morinville started with a Thursday night tie-in event at the Morinville Community Library before the official Paint the Town Red art gala fundraiser for the Sturgeon Hospital Foundation. Below are some photo highlights of the weekend’s activities.
New York Times best-selling author Kelly Armstrong did an author talk and signing at the Morinville Community Library Thursday night.
Library Manager Isabelle Cramp said the opportunity to bring in the author came from something the Library Director from Lac La Biche set up.
Armstrong, the author of several supernatural novels for adults and young adults, read from her work, spoke about the writer’s life, and answered questions from fans of all ages.
The event drew approximately 50 fans, including one family from Athabasca and another from Hinton.
Senator Tommy Banks watches fellow jazz musician Allen Jacobson’s technique after a music workshop the two men conducted Saturday afternoon. The senator prefaced his Saturday night performance with a pair of free music workshops. About 120 came out to here Banks and his trio perform.