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18/06 June 2018

20 years of music and ministry – Canada’s Gospel Music celebration

by Alan Phillips   For 20 years, Canada’s Gospel Music Celebration has become the largest gospel music event in Canada, strategically located in the beautiful city of Red Deer, Alberta. Artists and fans from all over North America will gather for a three-day Uptown Camp Meeting this summer, on the weekend of July 12, 13, […]

18/06 June 2018

Praise in the Park 2018 – Bower Ponds, Red Deer

Photo Credit: Peter Fleck   by Peter Biggs   Five years ago, a Church homegroup began to discuss ideas on how to impact their community. Excitement and vision grew… their church was supportive… the first Praise in the Park started to come together…  An outside Sunday afternoon and evening inter-congregational city-wide worship event. The venue […]

18/04 April 2018

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat – THEATRE

The Painted Fish Performing Arts Society will present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, April 26-29, and May 3-6, 2018 at the Cite Des Rocheuses Theatre, 4800 Richard Rd. SW, Calgary. Evening performances begin at 7:30 pm and matinees are at 2 pm. This light-hearted look at […]

18/04 April 2018

A community of courage

By Katie Pearn Fighting for justice is a team sport. That is what the choir members of Harmony through Harmony (HtH) want to demonstrate in their ninth annual spring awareness concert. “We believe God made us to be in community,” says Becky Timmons, HtH producer. “If we try to tackle the injustices of the world […]

18/03 March 2018

The Collingsworth Family coming to Calgary and Edmonton

by Alan Phillips   Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across the threshold of the auditorium for an ‘Evening of Family Worship and Praise’ with The Collingsworth Family on their Canadian Gospel Music Celebration Spring Concert Tour 2018. Since their first engagement together as […]

18/03 March 2018

Music Spotlight

by Peter Fleck Love & The Outcome These Are The Days Embarking on a six-city Alberta tour in March, Love & The Outcome arrives with their latest CD, These Are The Days, nominated for a Juno Award. Fronted by lead singer Jodi King and her husband/bass player Chris Rademaker, the duo originating from Manitoba exude […]

18/03 March 2018

Albertans winning awards

by Peter Fleck   With the calendar flipping over to 2018, music award show season went into full swing. Closest to home was the 39th Annual Covenant Awards held in conjunction with Break Forth One at Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre. Celebrating the best in Canadian Christian music, Albertans took home three of the trophies handed […]

Arts

Music Spotlight

by Peter Fleck   MercyMe: Lifer For those beaten down by the troubles of this world, MercyMe’s latest album, Lifer, is pure “ear medicine.” Ear candy, and there’s plenty of that on here as well, titillates our senses. But ear medicine goes beyond that in delivering much-needed healing and hope. On the Christianbook.com website, a […]

18/01 January 2018

Herms on Grammy roll

For the second year in a row, Edmonton-raised producer and songwriter, Bernie Herms, has notched two Grammy Award nominations. This past February, Herms captured his first Grammy when the Hillary Scott single, “Thy Will”, won Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. Herms co-wrote and co-produced the number one radio hit. When the current Grammies are unveiled […]

18/01 January 2018

Reviews

by Peter Fleck   Addition Lift My Eyes   Don’t let the cover fool you. This isn’t some precocious pre-teen trying to break into the music industry. What you see is a throw-back picture of Andrew Marcus on a throw-back, seven-song EP paying homage to 1990’s hip hop. It even comes with a “listener advisory” […]