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AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

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  • NEW YORK — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, has died. He was 64.

    AC/DC announced the death on their official Facebook page and website Saturday. The posts did not say when or where Young died.

    Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014. A statement says he died peacefully with his family by his side.

    Band representatives didn’t immediately return emails seeking comment. Young formed the group with his brother, Angus.

    AC/DC were remarkably consistent for over 40 years with its mix of driving hard rock and bluesy shuffles, selling over 200 million albums, surviving the loss of its first singer and creating one of the greatest rock records ever in “Back in Black,” the world’s second bestselling album behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

    Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press



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    School of Creative Arts has some great things in store for June

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  • Here’s a look at some of the upcoming June Events at RDC’s School of Creative Arts

    Red Deer College invites central Albertans to join us as the School of Creative Arts brings creativity to life throughout an exciting season of diverse performances, concerts, screenings and exhibitions. RDC’s talented students, instructors, staff and special guests will present the following events in June:

    Film Works

    June 1 & 2 | Welikoklad Event Centre | 7:00 p.m. | Admission by donation at the door | Not rated – Violence and Language Warning
    Join us as we celebrate the best films of the year by our recent graduating RDC student actors, directors, cinematographers and filmmakers.

    Movies Worth Watching Series
    Top Gun (1986)
    June 14 & 15 | Welikoklad Event Centre Cinema | 7:00 p.m. | $5 | PG, Coarse Language | 110 min

    Movies Worth Watching brings a variety of classic films that are best viewed on the BIG screen. Join us to see the best that Hollywood has to offer. Every screening is preceded by a Motion Picture Arts (MPA) student film that we know you will love.

    For complete details on RDC’s 2017-18 School of Creative Arts season, please visit: School of Creative Arts Showtime.

    About RDC: For 54 years, RDC has been proudly serving our learners and our communities. RDC offers more than 100 different programs (including full degrees, certificates, diplomas and skilled trades programs) to 7,500 full- and part-time credit students and more than 36,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education each year. Named by Alberta Venture magazine as one of Alberta’s most innovative organizations for the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, RDC is a key location for applied and industry-led research. Our main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway. We have also expanded our learning and performing arts space into the heart of downtown Red Deer through our Welikoklad Event Centre and the Donald School of Business.


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    2018 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival theme to be revealed today!

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  • Tune into the Fringe Theatre Facebook page Today (Wednesday, May 23) at 5:15pm (MST) for an announcement of gargantuan proportions as we unleash the 2018 Fringe Festival theme!

    It’s Coming. from Fringe Theatre Edmonton on Vimeo.


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