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Motus O presents Prisoner of Tehran

Motus O presents Prisoner of Tehran

Members of the Motus O Dance Theatre Company staged a compelling and unique synthesis of dance theatre and lecture at The Centre Feb. 9. Prisoner of Tehran tells the true story of Marina Nemat an Iranian-born [...]

Whiskey Wonderland a sold-out success for Young  Professionals

Whiskey Wonderland a sold-out success for Young Professionals

Submitted On Friday, February 2nd, Dryden residents flocked to The Centre for the first ever Whiskey Wonderland tasting event hosted by the Dryden Area Young Professionals Network (DAYPN). As its name suggests, patrons were able to [...]

Frigid temperatures make for a quiet Xmas Bird Count in Eagle River

Frigid temperatures make for a quiet Xmas Bird Count in Eagle River

Submitted by Carolle Eady On Dec. 16, a beautiful sunrise ushered in the Eagle River Christmas Bird Count for 2017.  With a wind from the northeast, -25 C was bone-chilling and, despite the temperature warming to [...]

Local Lions Club host district conference

Local Lions Club host district conference

Submitted The Lions District 5M10 Mid-Winter Convention 2018 was held in Dryden at the Best Western Plus Hotel and Conference Centre on January 19, 20 & 21.  The convention hosted by the Dryden, Dryden Trillium and [...]

All For One! One For All!

All For One! One For All!

Local kids mustered up an impressive amount of bravery and enthusiasm, Jan. 26 as they were drawn from the audience of the Chidrens Delight Series presentation of Dufflebag Theatre to fill roles in a zany staging [...]

The Fugitives of Folk: Vancouver music makers entertain Dryden Entertainment Series crowd

The Fugitives of Folk: Vancouver music makers entertain Dryden Entertainment Series crowd

By Michael Christianson With 10 years behind them and a new album in front of them The Fugitives brought their unique blend of folk and spoken word to The Centre last week for an evening of [...]

Ambassador for Adventure: Muscle-powered long distance  traveller inspires students to dig deep

Ambassador for Adventure: Muscle-powered long distance traveller inspires students to dig deep

By Michael Christianson Anyone can be a Superhero. That is the message that adorns the front of Jamie McDonald’s book and that was how he started his talk to Dryden High School Students last Friday in [...]

‘Bar Lady’ Szachury eyes expansion

‘Bar Lady’ Szachury eyes expansion

By Michael Christianson The Bar Lady from Dryden has a lot to look forward to this year, from expanding her line, to selling further and further from home, Chelsea Szachury is continuing her dream of selling [...]

GALLERY: Come Together 2017

GALLERY: Come Together 2017

The 13th Annual Come Together concert, an annual community concert featuring local acts, was well received by patrons at The Centre, Dec. 27. The show, a fundraiser for the Dryden High School Music Association, featured 11 [...]

The art of storytelling

The art of storytelling

  Professional storyteller Brad Woods enthralled a Midtown Stage audience, Friday with a series of stories based around holiday themes. The next scheduled show at the Midtown Stage will be a Feb. 8 presentation of the [...]