Archive for 'Culture & Events'

Release your inner geek this weekend at JoyCon

By Michael Christianson Dryden is ramping up for its first ever ‘geek’ convention this weekend with the first ever JoyCon. Similar conventions have been popping up all over the world, the closest ones to Dryden being [...]

Living Library – ‘Slow motion genocide’ Author unravels history of Canada’s Indian Hospitals

Living Library – ‘Slow motion genocide’ Author unravels history of Canada’s Indian Hospitals

By Michael Christianson Author Gary Geddes visited the Dryden Public Library last week to speak about his new book Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care. Geddes came from British Columbia to [...]

it might get loud

it might get loud

   Dryden Young Professionals hosted a successful concert evening featuring some impressive regional talent, Saturday evening. Dryden’s Tyler Wood (left) who enlisted some help from percussionist Josiah Penner and Ethan Armit (right). The evening’s headliners were [...]

Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top

  Members of the Khartum Shrine Club from Dryden, Sioux Lookout and Winnipeg were proud to play host to their annual presentation of the Shrine Circus, May14 at Dryden Memorial Arena. Two showings helped Khartum Shrine [...]

Local talent join Kenora band North Shore on bill for event

Local talent join Kenora band North Shore on bill for event

  By Michael Christianson Kenora band North Shore will be rocking the Centre on Saturday, May 13. The show marks the first time the four member group will be playing in Dryden. North Shore is Rich [...]

A place for the arts at DHS

A place for the arts at DHS

    By Michael Christianson Fine Arts students from Open Roads School took the opportunity this week to visit their future school and to see what the high school has to offer these talented kids. This [...]

Theatre 17 presents Rumors

Theatre 17 presents Rumors

  By Chris Marchand Dryden audiences got tangled up in a hilarious web of fanciful half-truths and farcical fun in Theatre 17’s presentation of Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’, staged in three shows May 4-6 at The Centre. [...]

Watoto choir spread message of hope

Watoto choir spread message of hope

  By Michael Christianson Members of the Watoto Children’s Choir, a globe-trotting singing and dancing production, made a stop at Dryden’s Full Gospel Church last week to perform songs from their new album ‘Signs & Wonders’ [...]

Theatre 17 spreading Rumors

Theatre 17 spreading Rumors

By Chris Marchand The local cast of Theatre 17’s production of Rumors, a play by Neil Simon, is prepared to titillate audiences with comedy and mystery over three nights this week. The play will be staged [...]