The top hats came out to play as students in the musical revue “What's the Difference?" performed an energetic mash-up of The Beatles' "When I'm 64" and the song "One" from the musical "A Chorus Line” on Friday night. The songs performed for the show all had a number somewhere in the title or lyrics and spanned a wide range of genres and decades.
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Author Sigmund Brouwer worked through an exercise with Mrs. Moxham's Grade 5 class at Robert Moore School last Wednesday. Brouwer is serving as the writer-in-residence for the Rainy River District School Board this year, bringing some of the techniques from his Story Ninja program to students to help promote writing and reading skills.
Friends of the Museum president Robert Schulz took a moment as the annual fundraising gala got underway to thank those in attendance for supporting the museum, while museum curator Sherry George, in the background, awaited her turn to speak.
Kim Cornell flexed his auctioneering muscles during the Friends of the Museum's annual fundraising gala on Thursday night. A number of items were donated to the gala to be auction prizes, including a handmade wooden bar from Eric and Caren Fagerdahl.
Members of the Legion Colour Guard marched towards the cenotaph at Fort Frances Cemetery ahead of the Remembrance Day ceremony yesterday.
Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 president Ann Watson, left, Helen Pohanka and Lindsay Haglund welcomed visitors to the Br. #29 Legion Ladies' Auxiliary's Remembrance Day tea here on Sunday. While a frigid wind whipped outside, the Legion building itself was full of friends, hot beverages and tasty baking during the annual event.
It was standing room only at the Fort Frances Museum during the annual Friends of the Museum gala on Thursday night. This year's gala, themed around prohibition, offered those in attendance the chance to enjoy music, drinks and appetizers, as well as to take part in a live auction and a few fun activities.
Fort Frances High School students ran through the final rehearsal of the musical revue last night at the Townshend Theatre in advance of its opening night tonight. “What's the Difference?” features a bevy of songs about, or featuring, numbers and stretches across decades and genres of music, ensuring there's a little bit of something for everyone.
Bentley Mainville and Carson Loyie had their route all figured out to maximize their haul and clean up the competition during “Trunk-or-Treat” on Halloween night.
It was a dark and spooky night, and it was wildly successful to boot.
The annual “Trunk-or-Treat," held in the parking lot at the Fort Frances Public Library by the "Project Safe Halloween” committee, was jammed full of trunks handing out all kinds of treats to the ghouls, goblins, witches, pumpkins and every other costumed reveller in sight.