Arts & Culture

Mary’s Veil coming to the Arden

A cast and crew of 44 will bring the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, to the Arden Theatre stage for four performances running Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. The production is a fundraiser for the West Sturgeon Aging in Place Foundation’s dementia unit. […]

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Arts & Culture

Musical looks at life from the park bench

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The basement of the West Country Hearth in Villeneuve is sparse save for the steel pillars that support the ground level and a park bench that sits in the middle of the floor. The former are an integral part of what keeps the building aloft; the latter is a vehicle through which a series of stories on the human condition are driven forward week after week in music and song.

Since January, the cast of The Park Bench have been rehearsing in the basement of the Sturgeon County seniors’ … […]