BY KIRANDEEP SINGH Interested in writing a book but lack the time to properly commit? National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo) provides writers the motivation to write and finish a book within a month. NaNoWriMo takes place in the month of November and helps writers stay on track at no cost. The organization… Read More NaNoWriMo a Thrilling Opportunity for Budding Novelists
BY KIRANDEEP SINGH Dr. Brian Goldman will be visiting the Camrose Public LIbrary this November to discuss his new book, The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy Is Essential in Everyday Life. Goldman is an emergency physician, author, public speaker, as well as a radio host. His book, The Power of Kindness focuses on the search… Read More Brian Goldman’s Perspective on the Importance of Kindness to be Shared in a Visit to the Camrose Public Library
By CAT CRANDELL A while ago, someone I was talking to explained to me a Turkish proverb. A rough translation was: “When a person knows one language, they have the power of one person. When a person learns a second language, they gain the power of a second person.” In a sense, when you know… Read More Why Modern Languages Matter
Augustana’s Major Drama Production Kicks Off by JENNY GREEN This semester, the Augustana theatre sets its stage to not one, but two theatrical productions! Amy Sutton’s “A Human Write” plans on captivating audiences as does newly commissioned piece, “I Shot a Duck” by Edmonton playwright, Jason Chinn. Since the beginning of the winter semester, twenty… Read More Ducks, Guns, and Writer’s Block
By JENNY GREEN From February 17-19, the eighth Nordlys Film and Arts Festival kicked off not only reading week, but Family Day Weekend as well. An annual event that has become a tradition in Camrose, the film festival was once known as the Pretty Hill Film Festival as it originates in Pretty Hill, Alberta. Now… Read More The Eighth Annual Nordlys Film Festival – A Great Success
By: CAROLYN VENTER I know. It’s that time of year where everyone’s panicking about the classes they haven’t been to all year, and that is exactly why you should come out to see the 24th Street Wailers on Friday, Dec 2nd. In addition to having a super cool name, they are travelling to the middle… Read More The 24th Street Wailers Play the Bailey!
One Class’ Journey to Bring Sherlock Holmes to the Stage by CAROLYN VENTER & SAMMY LOWE As none of you know, the play A Study In Scarlet opens on Thursday, Nov 24th. This fresh new take on the classic Sherlock Holmes tale presents the story exactly as written, with a story improvisation twist . We… Read More “This is a Most Incomprehensible Affair!”