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Strauss releases 'colourful' 15th album

Strauss releases 'colourful' 15th album

Most artists jump at the chance to record at least one or two albums in their musical career. Last year, Norm Strauss recorded album number 15 of his career, The Color of Everything. “The songs make it fresh.
Combining their two loves; music and fly-fishing

Combining their two loves; music and fly-fishing

At first glance there may not seem to be a direct link between fly-fishing and making music. One is described as a ‘contemplative man’s recreation’ and the other an artistic expression put out into the world.
Chinook Film Group screens Jon Stewart-directed film

Chinook Film Group screens Jon Stewart-directed film

The Chinook Film Group’s February pick is by a director more known for his satirical take on current events rather than as a serious filmmaker. On Feb.
I believe that no two persons ever read the same book

I believe that no two persons ever read the same book

My earliest memories are of books. Books of all genres were in my home growing up and were tucked in corners, on bookshelves and beside everyone’s bed.
Dueling Pianos return for double bill at Cochrane Legion

Dueling Pianos return for double bill at Cochrane Legion

The annual dueling pianos event put on by the Rotary Club of Cochrane will be returning once again bringing Las Vegas to Cochrane. The third annual ‘Dueling Pianos live from Las Vegas’ will take place Feb.
Woodward roars onto stage for solo act

Woodward roars onto stage for solo act

Cory ‘The Bear’ Woodward is a man who wears many hats – producer, solo artist and musical collaborator. But no matter what role he is playing, it is a passion and fascination with music that keeps him going.
Cochrane author nominated for Evergreen award

Cochrane author nominated for Evergreen award

Cochrane author Fred Stenson’s latest novel, Who By Fire, has been nominated for a 2015 Evergreen award.
Chang takes on role of ambassador of Gypsy jazz music

Chang takes on role of ambassador of Gypsy jazz music

Gypsy jazz has long been associated with famous Belgian musician Django Reinhardt, the man who is said to have invented the style of music. But Montreal’s Denis Chang has become known as the new ambassador for the genre.
Danny and Carrie decide to play 'for keeps'

Danny and Carrie decide to play 'for keeps'

There are a number of ways to announce and celebrate an engagement – cards, social media and of course the classic, and sometimes unfortunately cheesy, engagement photo.
Scouten gets over her studio allergy

Scouten gets over her studio allergy

Life for Sarah Jane Scouten has been about being a bit of a nomad lately.