“How the West Was Dun”, a whole lot of fun

“A whole lot of fun” would seem best to describe the Trochu Valley School production of “How the West Was Dun.” It was certainly fun for the audience and it was quite obvious that the actors were having fun as they performed.

The playwright, Christopher Gieshen, included a lot of catchy one liners and dialogue and heavy on the puns. But when the students didn’t particularly like the ending they took it upon themselves to rewrite it. At one point I wondered if the s

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Linden Firefighters and EMS collect donations for Food Bank

It was an early Christmas moment to see the flashing lights of the Linden Firemen and EMS out in full force with fire trucks going door to door in Linden on Friday evening, December 1 collecting for the local food bank and Christmas baskets. What made the sight even more fantastic were all the lighted trees along the coulee, along with the gazebo, and the display in the coulee campground. It is a phenomenal sight and really helped set the Christmas mood for the gift of giving to the less fortun

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Arts Academy presents ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is this year’s Children’s Theatre production under the Three Hills Arts Academy. Tiffany Dietz, well known to most theatre patrons for her various roles on stage, is taking on her first Directorship.

The “promo” blurb that supposedly hints at the theme or direction of the play doesn’t really tell us much, but it may add to some sense of mystery.

We read:

“The wild holiday adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky littl

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Rosebud Theatre’s Cariboo Magi takes the stage

Rosebud Theatre’s Christmas Production of Cariboo Magi is on now. It can be said that Three Hills actor Zach Running Coyote, as Joe Mackey is, the “star” that leads the Magi to Barkerville, BC, where they will be thoroughly taxed to tell the Christmas story… like you have never heard it before.

It is the genius and script of the playwright Lucia Frangione that put the convoluted story together that needs to be recognized first. We read of her that “she is an inter

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