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Homegrown Theatre is presenting a radio play of It’s a Wonderful Life during this year’s Light Up the Night. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ part of Light Up the Night this year

Homegrown Theatre presents a radio play of the classic tale of George Bailey

Homegrown Theatre is presenting a radio play of It’s a Wonderful Life during this year’s Light Up the Night. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
The Odd Couple, put on by Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre, is a performance that will have you laughing for days. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

REVIEW: Cow Patti Theatre’s The Odd Couple delivers in Lacombe

Neil Simon’s classic portrayed masterfully by Lacombe dinner theatre

The Odd Couple, put on by Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre, is a performance that will have you laughing for days. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Igntion Theatre is gearing up to present It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Drama

Igntion Theatre is gearing up to present It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Drama

The show is set to run Dec. 6th-8th and the 11th-15th in the Nickle Studio

Igntion Theatre is gearing up to present It’s a Wonderful Life: The Live Radio Drama
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Dean Brody is bringing his Dirt Road Stories tour to Red Deer Nov. 21st. Photo by Mark Maryanovich

Dean Brody heads to Red Deer with stripped down, acoustic show

Dirt Road Stories tour offers a kitchen party lodge-type experience

Dean Brody is bringing his Dirt Road Stories tour to Red Deer Nov. 21st. Photo by Mark Maryanovich
Salvatore Scozzari and Garfield Andrews are taking on the roles of Oscar Madison and Felix Unger in Cow Patti Theatre’s production of the Neil Simon classic The Odd Couple, running Nov. 15th to Dec. 16th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple promises to delight Lacombe

Cow Patti theatre hosting the comedic dynamic of Felix Unger and Oscar Madison

Salvatore Scozzari and Garfield Andrews are taking on the roles of Oscar Madison and Felix Unger in Cow Patti Theatre’s production of the Neil Simon classic The Odd Couple, running Nov. 15th to Dec. 16th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Following their debut release Speak in Rhythms this past winter, Carmanah has charmed the country with their ‘West Coast Soul’ style. They perform at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd.                                photo submitted

Carmanah heading to the City on the heels of their latest single Nightmare

Victoria band performs at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd along with Hey Ocean

Following their debut release Speak in Rhythms this past winter, Carmanah has charmed the country with their ‘West Coast Soul’ style. They perform at Bo’s on Nov. 22nd.                                photo submitted
BACK AT IT AGAIN - Artistic Director of Cow Patti Theatre AnnaMarie Lea is excited to be back on the stage for the company’s 22nd year. Lacombe Express File Photo

Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is back

Dinner theatre returns for 22nd season

BACK AT IT AGAIN - Artistic Director of Cow Patti Theatre AnnaMarie Lea is excited to be back on the stage for the company’s 22nd year. Lacombe Express File Photo
‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton

‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton

Proceeds to support Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital and Pound it Hip Hop

‘Thriller’ charity event runs Oct. 27th at the Sheraton
Canadian comedian Kevin McDonald will be heading to Red Deer to both work with members of Bull Skit and perform as well over the weekend of Oct. 27th-28th. photo submitted

Bull Skit Comedy presents Kevin McDonald from Kids in the Hall

Weekend will be packed with workshops, shows and improv

Canadian comedian Kevin McDonald will be heading to Red Deer to both work with members of Bull Skit and perform as well over the weekend of Oct. 27th-28th. photo submitted
Iconic rockers The Sadies have hit the road for an extensive North American trek that includes a Red Deer stop Nov. 6th at The Hideout.                                Heather Pollock photo

The Sadies slide into the City on Nov. 6th

Popular band gearing up for a show at The Hideout

Iconic rockers The Sadies have hit the road for an extensive North American trek that includes a Red Deer stop Nov. 6th at The Hideout.                                Heather Pollock photo
Alex Kusturok will be playing at St. Andrew’s United Church on Oct. 20th, 2018 to support the Friends of Guatemala fundraising efforts to provide food security in the highlands of Guatemala. Photo Courtesy alexkusturok.com

Fiddler Alex Kusturok headlines Friends of Guatemala fundraiser

St Andrew’s United Church hosting Grand North American Fiddler Champion

Alex Kusturok will be playing at St. Andrew’s United Church on Oct. 20th, 2018 to support the Friends of Guatemala fundraising efforts to provide food security in the highlands of Guatemala. Photo Courtesy alexkusturok.com
Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant performs in Red Deer on Nov. 2nd at the Elks Lodge.                                Dave Brosha Photography

Singer/songwriter Lennie Gallant heads to City Nov. 2nd

Concert is being presented by the Central Music Festival Society

Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant performs in Red Deer on Nov. 2nd at the Elks Lodge.                                Dave Brosha Photography
Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods released their second album “Moonchild” on Sept. 28th, 2018. Photo Courtesy: jojooandthewoods.com

Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods releases second album

‘Moonchild’ is a musical departure for the Lacombe band

Jo-Jo O’ and the Woods released their second album “Moonchild” on Sept. 28th, 2018. Photo Courtesy: jojooandthewoods.com
CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart

CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart

Production runs Oct. 26th through to Nov. 10th at the Black Knight Inn

CAT kicks off dinner theatre with Crimes of the Heart
Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’

Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’

Fran Kimmel has published numerous short stories and two novels

Lacombe novelist pens latest work ‘No Good Asking’
Known for his giftedness as a singer, songwriter of award-winning pop and folk songs, Hamilton-based Jacob Moon plays After the Grind in Blackfalds on Oct. 24th. Showtime is 7 p.m.                                photo submitted

Singer Jacob Moon plays After the Grind Oct. 24th

Moon’s style is a melding of various musical sensibilities

Known for his giftedness as a singer, songwriter of award-winning pop and folk songs, Hamilton-based Jacob Moon plays After the Grind in Blackfalds on Oct. 24th. Showtime is 7 p.m.                                photo submitted
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Gord Bamford will return to Central Alberta for a show at Bo’s Bar and Grill on Nov. 4th, 2018. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Gord Bamford returns to Central Alberta on latest tour

Hocky Tonks and Dive Bars Tour coming to Bo’s in November

Gord Bamford will return to Central Alberta for a show at Bo’s Bar and Grill on Nov. 4th, 2018. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express