Arts & Culture

Fundraiser Paints the Town Red

Alberta Culture days kicked off at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Friday night with the Sixth Annual Paint the Town Red Gala.

More than 40 artists participated this year, displaying their work and providing an opportunity for attendees to purchase original art and vote for the People’s Choice Award. […]

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Morinville to be painted red for Culture Days

by Ashley Janes

Paint the Town Red, the fifth annual Celebrating Life and Culture Gala, will start off the Alberta Culture Days celebrations in Morinville Sept. 26. Held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre (MCCC), the event will exhibit a variety of artwork from local artists… […]

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Notre Dame examines where the Wild Things are

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Notre Dame Librarian Lena Bourgeois is excited with the Wild Thing travelling exhibit currently at the school. This visual display from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program contains an interpretative guide, twenty-two framed two-dimensional artwork pieces and two sculptural works from thirteen artists. Nine of the animal-themed works were made by Illingworth Kerr… […]

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Community comes together to celebrate life and art

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – Oscar Wilde may have argued that life imitates art far more than art imitates life, but for several hours Saturday night art was put on full display to support life. The second annual Celebrating Life and Culture gala packed the lobby and mezzanine of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre with Morinville’s movers and shakers all dapperly dressed in keeping with the posh affair. A total of nineteen artists put their work into the show, giving wine-tasting socialites something to gaze at while raising funds for the Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation… […]

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Gala to celebrate life and culture

By Étienne Thevou

Sturgeon County – Oct. 1 is a date to mark on the calendar for those who enjoy fine wine, fine art and a fine opportunity to support the Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation. After a successful first year that raised more than $7,000 for the hospital’s emergency department, local artists and organizers are working together once again to support the hospital while bringing Morinville a cultural evening they will remember… […]