Feeling ill? A sure remedy to wash away those aches, pains and worries come Sepetmber is to Check In with Doctor of the Blues, Marshall Lawrence.
Maple Blues Award Nominee and Canadian Independent Music Award Nominee, Marshall Lawrence “Doctor of the Blues” is a true “Prairie Bluesman”. Marshall has been inducted into the Blues of Hall of Fame® as a Great Blues Artist from Canada. Marshall performs acoustic slide & finger-style blues and roots with a true and genuine blues feel. He performs as a solo act, just Marshall and his National guitars creating an intimate acoustic experience. His music is described as Neo-Delta Acid Blues & Roots – delta-style blues and roots with a raw edge & an acid twist.
Get a sneak peak here of Marshall’s unique brand of blues, and come out September 25th to see the man live in action
Ali Riley to perform at The Word On The Street
Ali Riley’s first book, Wayward, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. She has since released another book of poetry Tear Down.
She was born in Calgary, and was the singer/songwriter of the seminal psycho-country band Sacred Heart of Elvis. In Toronto, she acted in several theatre productions, including The Lorca Play, for which the company won a Dora Mavor Moore award for best performance by a female. Her produced plays include dog dream, Philosophy in the Bedroom and Hole in my Heart the Size of My Heart. Her poetry has appeared in Geist, The nth Position Anthology, Matrix, This Magazine, Event and the Moosehead Review, and she has performed at festivals, schools, and hootennannies across the country. She currently lives on a farm between Nanton and Vulcan, Alberta.
A big shout out to Blaine Greenwood and Most Vocal Poets for bringing in some stellar performers for The Word On The Street Festival!
Elementary School students are getting excited about The Word On The Street Festival in September. Although it’s still months away they couldn’t sit still! They were a singin’, dancin’ and groovin’ to the smash “This Book’s Gonna Be A Good Book” adapted from the current Black Eyed Peas hit song “I Gotta Feeling”. St. Patrick’s Fine Arts
A big THANKS to all the students of St. Pat’s who took part, the musicians who played along, Val Lazzaretto and Shelley Baier for taking it on, and photographer Dave Rossiter from the Lethbridge Herald and Terry Vogt from CTV for helping spreading the word!