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Unflinching account of separating art from artist

Book review by Tanya Laing Gahr Festival Man by Geoff Berner It’s often difficult to separate the art from the artist. With Geoff Berner’s most recent book Festival Man, that task is even more challenging. Festival Man is an unflinching first-person account … > Read More

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Karin Penner honoured for 30 years with chamber

Directors, staff and members of the Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce celebrated executive director Karin Penner’s 30th anniversary with the chamber during a heartfelt December 11 luncheon. “Her dedication to the chamber, her love of Cranbrook and her willingness … > Read More

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CCT’s Mr. Green opens Nov. 29

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s (CCT) upcoming production Visiting Mr. Green, opens Friday, November 29 at 8 p.m. at the Stage Door. The play is about an elderly Jewish Manhattanite, Mr. Green, who has withdrawn from life following his wife’s recent death. Ross … > Read More

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CCT’s first production of the season – Visiting Mr. Green

Cranbrook Community Theatre (CCT) brings us a comedy and poignant drama about friendship, family and forgiveness in their upcoming production, Visiting Mr. Green. The story is about an elderly Jewish Manhattanite, Mr. Green, who has withdrawn from life following his wife’s … > Read More

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Three show season for Cranbrook Community Theatre

Cranbrook Community Theatre (CCT) is proud to announce its 2013/14 season. The upcoming season features a mix of drama, comedy, and evenings of one-acts. CCT kicks it all off with ‘Visiting Mr. Green’ written by Jeff Baron and directed by … > Read More

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Self Help a madcap comedic romp

Hal and Cindy Savage have had enough of slogging through backwater Canada, performing in barely dinner theatre. While in Flin Flon, groaning about their lot, they have an epiphany. Despite dearly loving their craft, the financially strapped couple opt to … > Read More

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KST begins season by hosting chamber mingler

Kimberley Summer Theatre hosted the latest Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce Business Cards and Beverages mingler May 16 at the Chateau Kimberley. Long-time Summer Theatre volunteer extraordinaire Shirley Ross addressed about 30 chamber members and asked the community to … > Read More

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Duo honoured for contribution

To celebrate International Women’s Day March 8 the Friends of the Cranbrook Women’s Resource Centre honoured Tanya Laing Gahr and Susan Hanson for their volunteer contribution when they presented the Vagina Monologues in February 2013. This team of director and … > Read More

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V-Day comes to Cranbrook at Key City Theatre

February 15 performance of The Vagina Monologues Cranbrook’s V-Day celebration comes to Key City Theatre just in time for Valentine’s weekend, Friday, February 15. The show starts at 8 p.m., and there will be live music in the lobby starting … > Read More

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Cranbrook Community Theatre’s season kick-off

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s (CCT) 2012‐2013 season kicks off in October. Beginning October 4 and running for three nights CCT —in co‐production with Fort Steele Heritage Town—is proud to present ‘Babe Ruth Comes to Pickle River’ by Canadian playwright Nelles Van Loon. … > Read More

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