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CLASS ACT - The Red Deer Chamber Singers are putting the finishing touches on a variety-packed show set for May 26th at Sunnybrook United Church. Performance time is 7 p.m.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Red Deer Chamber Singers’ spring show entitled ‘La La La’ runs May 26th

Popular group has been a mainstay in the City’s cultural landscape

CLASS ACT - The Red Deer Chamber Singers are putting the finishing touches on a variety-packed show set for May 26th at Sunnybrook United Church. Performance time is 7 p.m.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
MANY VOICES - André-Philippe Gagnon will perform his brand new show ‘The History of Rock and Roll’ at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre May 31st.photo submitted

André-Philippe Gagnon brings his many voices to Red Deer

Gagnon will perform his brand new show ‘The History Of Rock And Roll’

MANY VOICES - André-Philippe Gagnon will perform his brand new show ‘The History of Rock and Roll’ at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre May 31st.photo submitted
ON THE RUN - Griffin Cork plays Chris in the upcoming television series Abracadavers, available to watch later this summer. photo submitted
ON THE RUN - Griffin Cork plays Chris in the upcoming television series Abracadavers, available to watch later this summer. photo submitted
COMPELLING TUNES - In support of his debut solo CD When The Demons Come, Toronto-based singer/songwriter Dave Allen is including Red Deer on his current Canadian trek. He performs May 9th at The Funhaus.photo submitted

Dave Allen includes Red Deer on his current Canadian trek

Singer/songwriter performs May 9th at The Funhaus

COMPELLING TUNES - In support of his debut solo CD When The Demons Come, Toronto-based singer/songwriter Dave Allen is including Red Deer on his current Canadian trek. He performs May 9th at The Funhaus.photo submitted
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Labelle Stage Productions Vocal Competition finals run May 5th

Event runs in Red Deer Public Library’s Snell Auditorium downtown

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PERSEVERANCE - Moose Jaw-based band Johnny 2 Fingers and the Deformities play The Vat April 27th.                                photo submitted

Johnny 2 Fingers and the Deformities play The Vat April 27th

Moose Jaw band is on a 39-day national tour from Quebec City to Vancouver

PERSEVERANCE - Moose Jaw-based band Johnny 2 Fingers and the Deformities play The Vat April 27th.                                photo submitted
FINISHING TOUCHES - Pictured here are Christoff Lundgren as Guy and Peggy Church as Lindsay during a rehearsal for the upcoming Central Alberta Theatre play Some Girl(s) which runs until May 5th in the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo

Central Alberta Theatre is gearing up to present Neil LaBute’s Some Girl(s)

Opening night is April 20th with shows running through to May 5th.

FINISHING TOUCHES - Pictured here are Christoff Lundgren as Guy and Peggy Church as Lindsay during a rehearsal for the upcoming Central Alberta Theatre play Some Girl(s) which runs until May 5th in the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo
TALENTED GUY - Comedian and TV personality Gerry Dee is hitting the road for a cross-country tour, including a Red Deer stop April 25th at the Memorial Centre.                                photo submitted

Comedian Gerry Dee includes Red Deer on national tour

Acclaimed comic/actor performs at the Memorial Centre April 25th

TALENTED GUY - Comedian and TV personality Gerry Dee is hitting the road for a cross-country tour, including a Red Deer stop April 25th at the Memorial Centre.                                photo submitted
ACCOMPLISHED - Qian Yin, a violinist originally from China, enjoys sharing her love of music with local audiences. Having studied in Shanghai, London and Western Illinois University, she currently teaches both at Red Deer College and privately as well.                                photo submitted

Performing and teaching enrich life of local violinist

Qian Yin educated in Shanghai, London and the U.S.

ACCOMPLISHED - Qian Yin, a violinist originally from China, enjoys sharing her love of music with local audiences. Having studied in Shanghai, London and Western Illinois University, she currently teaches both at Red Deer College and privately as well.                                photo submitted
SEASON ENDER - Red Deer College performing arts students James Walker, Ben Garneau, Aimbree Lauren and Jared Baker are pictured here during a rehearsal for The School for Husbands/The School for Wives. The play runs through to April 14th in Studio A.                                photo submitted
SEASON ENDER - Red Deer College performing arts students James Walker, Ben Garneau, Aimbree Lauren and Jared Baker are pictured here during a rehearsal for The School for Husbands/The School for Wives. The play runs through to April 14th in Studio A.                                photo submitted
MESMERIZING - Leslie Greentree stars in Ignition Theatre’s current production of The Year of Magical Thinking, currently playing at the Nickle Studio through to April 14th.                                Stephanie Grue photo

Ignition Theatre hits the mark with powerful latest production

The Year of Magical Thinking plays through to April 14th at the Nickle Studio

MESMERIZING - Leslie Greentree stars in Ignition Theatre’s current production of The Year of Magical Thinking, currently playing at the Nickle Studio through to April 14th.                                Stephanie Grue photo
RED DEER MUSIC - Kayla Williams is one of the artists who will be featured at Melodious Design’s Artist Showcase at Bo’s Bar and Grill on April 13th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

Melodious Design to showcase artists at Bo’s

Night features several of Red Deers best acts

RED DEER MUSIC - Kayla Williams is one of the artists who will be featured at Melodious Design’s Artist Showcase at Bo’s Bar and Grill on April 13th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
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NO LIMITS - Planning a full-length debut release later this year, the dynamic band ‘Fever Feel’ heads to Red Deer to play Bo’s April 20th.                                photo submitted

‘Fever Feel’ heads to Red Deer to play Bo’s April 20th

Band’s sound is comprised of ‘emotionally dynamic, groove-filled compositions’

NO LIMITS - Planning a full-length debut release later this year, the dynamic band ‘Fever Feel’ heads to Red Deer to play Bo’s April 20th.                                photo submitted
STARRING ROLE - Local acclaimed author Leslie Greentree is making her stage debut in Ignition Theatre’s production of The Year of Magical Thinking, which opens April 5th in the Nickle Studio in Red Deer.                                Stephanie Grue photo

Central Alberta author takes on dramatic role as next creative challenge

The Year of Magical Thinking opens April 5th at the Nickle Studio

STARRING ROLE - Local acclaimed author Leslie Greentree is making her stage debut in Ignition Theatre’s production of The Year of Magical Thinking, which opens April 5th in the Nickle Studio in Red Deer.                                Stephanie Grue photo
NO LIMITS - Edmonton-based indie rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska heads to Bo’s in Red Deer April 12th. photo submitted

Scenic Route to Alaska hits Bo’s in Red Deer April 12th

Show follows release of band’s latest CD Tough Luck

NO LIMITS - Edmonton-based indie rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska heads to Bo’s in Red Deer April 12th. photo submitted
SEASON ENDER - Red Deer College performing arts students James Walker, Ben Garneau, Aimbree Lauren and Jared Baker are pictured here during a rehearsal for The School for Husbands/The School for Wives. The play opens April 5th in Studio A.                                photo submitted
SEASON ENDER - Red Deer College performing arts students James Walker, Ben Garneau, Aimbree Lauren and Jared Baker are pictured here during a rehearsal for The School for Husbands/The School for Wives. The play opens April 5th in Studio A.                                photo submitted
MAGIC TIME - The Illusionists will head to Red Deer April 13th to perform their magic show.                                photo submitted

The Illusionists bring their magic to Red Deer

Trickster Jeff Hobson gives us a look into the gang

MAGIC TIME - The Illusionists will head to Red Deer April 13th to perform their magic show.                                photo submitted
Red Deer-based Ignition Theatre presents The Year of Magical Thinking

Red Deer-based Ignition Theatre presents The Year of Magical Thinking

Performances run April 5th through April 14th at the Nickle Studio

Red Deer-based Ignition Theatre presents The Year of Magical Thinking
ENGAGING - Prior to releasing their highly-anticipated CD The Trip, Victoria-based Lovecoast heads to Bo’s March 29th.                                Berkley Vopnfjord Photography

Victoria-based Lovecoast heads to Bo’s in Red Deer March 29th

The band’s newest CD The Trip arrives in late April

ENGAGING - Prior to releasing their highly-anticipated CD The Trip, Victoria-based Lovecoast heads to Bo’s March 29th.                                Berkley Vopnfjord Photography