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Francis Fontaine will adjudicate

Speech Arts next on festival calendar

Another item on the Morden Festival of the Arts calendar is approaching with French & English Speech Arts taking place April 17-19 at the Morden Alliance Church. With sessions at 9 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., there are 181 entries, up from 143 last year.

Greased lightning strikes Manitou

Prairie Spirit School Division and this year’s drama production go together like rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong. The division will be once again partnering with Candlewick Productions Inc. to bring the classic “Grease” (the school version) to The Manitou Opera House March 15-18.

SMC to host A Christmas Carol

The Southern Manitoba Concert Series will present A Christmas Carol on Dec. 8 at Gretna’s Buhler Hall, but if you don’t already have a ticket, you won’t be able to experience it. That’s because thanks to subscribers and supporters, the second event of the season is completely sold out.