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Book of Eli has art, message but not enough of both

Is anybody else tired of the end of the world? Between nuclear holocausts, environmental disasters, zombie apocalypses and disease pandemics it seems like the only new dimension to add to these stories might be how tough it is to get decent take-out

New mural recalls horror of Rwanda

Legal residents will honour Canadian soldier Romeo Dallaire this week as a new mural is unveiled as part of a community celebration. The 47th annual Fête au Village kicks off in Legal this Friday starting at 7 p.m., says organizer Lisa Magera.

Baha'i celebrate women

It’s that time of year to look around and honour outstanding women in our community that have somehow made it a better place to live. The Baha’i of St. Albert once more celebrates International Women’s Day on March 6.

Tono at Arden

For most of us the Olympics are a far off world we watch strictly through the eye of television. But this time around we won’t have to leave town to enjoy an official cultural event.

Local Spotlight

John Hudson, artistic director of Shadow Theatre has never skirted the bizarre and so with a Noel Coward aplomb presents The Dazzle opening Thursday, Jan. 20 for a three-week run.

New edition of guide endearing and offputting

I always wondered why the Old Farmer’s Almanac had a hole punched in the upper left corner.

Bones has little meat

There are certain undeniable facts that must be listed off before any substantive review of The Lovely Bones can be written.

Feet in the past, eyes on the future

It was a crisp, sunny day much like Thursday. Father Albert Lacombe and Bishop Alexandre Taché were looking around the landscape for a good place to build a new Catholic mission. Lacombe knew this area well and asked his superior what he thought.

Local Spotlight

Workshop West’s Canoe Theatre Festival launched three years ago to replace the defunct Kaboom! festival.

Buffoonery leads to thunder of laughs

During the first 10 minutes of Thunderstick now playing at the Roxy Theatre, I wondered if it would flush down the toilet.