Connect with us
[the_ad id="89560"]

Local Entertainment

Red Deer Dancers Participate in International Flashmob

Published

on

Red Deer’s Country Pride Dance Club has been around for over 25 years, teaching and promoting country dancing… and generally having a great time!

For three years now, Country Pride has been participating in the International Flashmob West Coast Swing video.  Back in 2015, there were over 4,000 participants world wide.  In 2016, over 6,000 dancers from 240 cities in 39 countries participated in the video!

Click here to see the 2016 International Flashmob.. and watch for the Country Pride dancers 6:13 into the video.

Click here for the 2015 video… Country Pride dancers are at 7:54

And here’s a link to the entire 2017 dance Country Pride Dance Club is submitting to the International Flashmob.

Finally many in the Red Deer dance community know Dale Tosczak and Amanda Fleet of the ACDA Dance Studio.  Dale is in charge of Calgary’s addition to this International Flashmob.

Here’s a link to their dance held September 2 in Downtown Calgary!

Watch for another post when they release the 2017 video featuring Country Pride dancers in one of four Red Deer locations!

Country Prde at Centrium Country Pride Dancers at RDC Garry Harris country pride dancers Country Pride Dancers
<
>
Country Pride Dancers at Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, RDC

For information about the Country Pride Dance Club… click here.

Community

CAFF – A mother and daughter face reality of living with Type 1 Diabetes

Published

on

Central Alberta Film Festival is coming up Feb. 23-25 and offers up some really interesting films, including SWEET YOYO.

One balmy afternoon in Toronto, single mom Hannah receives the news that no mother wants to hear: her perfect daughter Jozefin (Yoyo for short) has been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.  Faced with a new and shocking reality, Hannah and Yoyo must navigate the difficulties of growing up with a serious condition.  


Yoyo quickly learns the difficulty of having a childhood illness, from her new strict diet to administering daily blood sugar tests at school.  While Yoyo bravely comes to terms with her new reality, Hannah struggles with the financial and emotional burden of having a child with Type 1 Diabetes.

Directed and co-written by director Mark Cira, SWEET YOYO is a semi-autobiographical short film that details with a mother and daughter facing the new reality of living with Type 1 Diabetes.

You can catch SWEET YOYO as it makes its World Premiere at the Central Alberta Film Festival as part of the Drama series.

Saturday, February 24
5:20 PM
Carnival Cinemas  

Mark will be in attendance at the premiere.

Read more stories from Todayville.com.

Continue Reading

Community

102 Year Old Historical Home Welcomes Visitors to Alberta’s Modern Boomtown

Published

on

It should come as no surprise a town as innovative as Blackfalds would find an ingenious way to transform a heritage home built over 100 years ago.

Not long ago the future of the home was very much in doubt.  But interested parties came together with a plan.  Not only did they save the home… they transformed it into a unique public building which will play a significant role for decades to come.

The building is now called The Wadey Centre.  The model of collaboration behind this successful project caught the attention of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association.  Hoping to spur other towns to consider similar projects, the AUMA awarded Blackfalds with the prestigious Municipal Sustainability in Action Award just a few months after the Wadey Centre opened.

Click to see the story behind the Wadey Centre Project and enjoy a few glimpses of the 101 year-old heritage home which is enjoying new life as a Visitor Information Centre, and offices for the Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce and the Blackfalds Historical Society.

Wadey Centre copy IMG_7174 - large IMG_7155 - large IMG_7167 - large george wadey Mary Wadey early days photos eatons plans wadey family mayor wadey fox scarf gregson family gregson rothschild connection insects movie poster holliwood stand in actress and stand in baseball
<
>
Shelley Winters with her stunt double... and her Stand In from Blackfalds

Click here for more information about the Wadey Centre and all things Blackfalds.

Read more from Todayville.com.

Continue Reading

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

february, 2018

wed14feb - 4aprfeb 146:00 pmapr 4TRIPLE T -Act/Dance/SingYouth 6 Create Your Own Play!6:00 pm - (april 4) 7:45 pm

thu15feb - 5aprfeb 155:30 pmapr 5Art of Friendship5:30 pm - (april 5) 7:30 pm

wed21feb - 25All DayThe 2018 Red Deer Gem & Mineral Show(All Day)

thu22feb7:00 pm- 10:00 pmPaint Night7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

fri23feb - 25All Day2018 Central Alberta Film Festival(All Day)

sat24feb11:00 am- 2:00 pmInternational Mother Language Day Event11:00 am - 2:00 pm

sun25feb8:30 am- 3:00 pmRBC Training Ground QualifierCOULD IT BE YOU?8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Trending

X