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Dorothy In Wonderland will be presented by the Morden Collegiate Theatre Troupe May 10, 11 and 12.

Dorothy in Wonderland

The worlds of Oz and Wonderland will collide at Morden Collegiate.Dorothy In Wonderland will be presented by the Morden Collegiate Theatre Troupe May 10, 11 and 12.

The Sonatrice Singers women’s choir performed their 46th annual spring concert last week, inviting audiences to hear “And The Song Goes On” at the Carman Collegiate Community Theatre on April 26 and 27. (EMILY STOBBE-WIEBE)

Review: Sonatrice Singers’ spring concert a hit

They’ve done it again: the Sonatrice Singers have put together another stunning concert called “And The Song Goes On” filled with tunes across genres, from jazz, folk and pop to salsa. The choir, now in its forty- sixth season, held its spring concert April 26 and 27 at the Carman Collegiate Community Theatre and is directed by Brenda Doell.

Keziah Dyck performs Rubber Dolly.

Hi-Lites Concert caps off festival

The Morden Festival of the Arts capped off its season with the Hi-Lites Concert, held April 29 at the Morden Alliance Church. Attendees experienced the five of the six disciplines showcased at the festival including strings, sacred, piano, vocal and speech arts. Fifty-seven awards were presented.

Carman-based singing sensation Faouzia recently won first place in the International Songwriting Competition’s Teen category for her single “Knock On My Door.” The awards were announced in mid-April. (SUPPLIED PHOTO)

Faouzia wins international songwriting award

Carman Collegiate student Faouzia Ouihya has won yet another international songwriting honour. The seventeen-year-old recently won first place in the teen category of the U.S.-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) for her single “Knock On My Door.”

From left, cast members Keith Friesen, Connor Adrian, Katrina Epp, Amber Reimer and Melanie Wiebe. (LAUREN MACGILL, Winkler Times)

Reconnecting with your childhood

Get ready to connect with your inner child at Flatlands Theatre’s latest offering. The theatre company is putting on The Velveteen Rabbit at the beginning of May. The play is an adaptation of the novel by Margery Williams. The book follows the story of the Velveteen Rabbit, who longs to become real through the love of his owner.

PTM to host fashion show and tea

The Pembina Threshermens Museum will host a unique fundraiser by showcasing their old clothes. The Victorian Inspired Fashion Show & Tea takes place May 6 and will give participants a look into the past.

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.