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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 [...]

Encounters with Canada Brothers Leutschaft describe Ottawa learning expedition

Encounters with Canada Brothers Leutschaft describe Ottawa learning expedition

By Sarah McCarthy Two Dryden High School students recently embarked on a trip of a lifetime to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa to partake in the Encounters with Canada program. Another well attended Living Library featured at [...]

Clowning around at Children’s Delight Series

Clowning around at Children’s Delight Series

  Children’s Delight Series wraps season with the playful and talented clowns of L’Aubergine Elizabeth Gaumond, Dominique Grenier and Marie-Michèle Pharand who led a Dryden audience through TerZetto — a story of three clowns who use [...]

Kickin’ It: Fundraiser concert marks 11th year

Kickin’ It: Fundraiser concert marks 11th year

By Chris Marchand Now 11 years into its run, local fundraising concert Kickin’ Country staged another big show for country fans, April 8. The evening began with pre-concert music from Matthew Leutschaft, opened by Dryden High [...]

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Scenes from the Dryden Entertainment Series presentation of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s The Honouring, April 4 at The Centre. Mixing modern dance with traditional movement, The Honouring pays homage to the First Nations warriors of the War [...]

Eklo lend hand with DHS recording project

Eklo lend hand with DHS recording project

By Michael Christianson Two local musicians who have struck a chord online are now sharing their talent and experience with the students at Dryden High School. Adam Tocholke, known online to electronic music fans as Eklo [...]