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Tim Hus Trio travels the road to the Empress

Posted on 11 March 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Tim Hus Trio travels the road to the Empress

The Tim Hus Trio are bringing their particular brand of Canadiana cowboy music to the Empress Theatre on Friday, March…Continue Reading

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Soundboard classical music tour comes to the Empress

Posted on 04 March 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Soundboard classical music tour comes to the Empress

Classical music is coming to the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod through the University of Calgary’s Soundboard Music Tour on…Continue Reading

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Blue Moon Marquee and Leaf Rapids on a double bill at the Empress

Posted on 19 February 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Blue Moon Marquee and Leaf Rapids on a double bill at the Empress

The Empress is introducing its first double-bill performance of the long-running Centre Stage Concert Series. Two unique Canadian bands —…Continue Reading

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Local film to debut in Fort Macleod Saturday

Posted on 29 January 2020 by robvogt | Comments Off on Local film to debut in Fort Macleod Saturday

Peter Morton is a true auteur, wearing many hats as writer, producer, director and actor for a film debuting at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod this weekend. Never There, a full length feature film, locally produced and filmed in southern Alberta, will play at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1. It uses local actors,…Continue Reading

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Tribute to Ian Tyson comes to the Empress

Posted on 29 January 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Tribute to Ian Tyson comes to the Empress

It’ll be a night of cowboy country music at the Empress on Thursday, Feb. 6 as Ian Tyson’s former band…Continue Reading

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Colleen Brown interprets Joni Mitchell’s songbook at the Empress

Posted on 15 January 2020 by staff | Comments Off on Colleen Brown interprets Joni Mitchell’s songbook at the Empress

Canadian folk-rocker Colleen Brown sings the Joni Mitchell Songbook at the Empress Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m.…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre gets grant for new screen

Posted on 23 December 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Empress Theatre gets grant for new screen

Movie fans will benefit from a charitable organization’s recent contribution to the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwest Alberta awarded the Empress Theatre Society a $6,000 grant on Dec. 12. The Empress will put the money toward the purchase of a new movie screen. “Our fall-winter grants celebration is…Continue Reading

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Andrew Legg to present One Christmas Carol at the Empress Theatre

Posted on 04 December 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Andrew Legg to present One Christmas Carol at the Empress Theatre

Andrew Legg hopes to establish a Christmas tradition at the Empress Theatre next month when he performs a holiday classic.…Continue Reading

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Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

Posted on 02 October 2019 by Contributor | Comments Off on Roots duo The Small Glories bring beautifully matched harmonies to the Empress

The Small Glories, a powerhouse duo known for their stirring harmonies, high-energy shows and finely crafted roots tunes, are performing…Continue Reading

COVID-19: UPDATES

People in Fort Macleod and district who have symptoms and think they may have COVID-19 should call Health Link at 811. If their symptoms match the criteria, Health Link will advise on their next steps regarding testing.

Most recent updates below.

  • There are 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including one in Claresholm.
  • Since yesterday, 31 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total to 226. Sixteen cases are suspected to be as a result of community transmission. The rest are travel-related.
  • Canada and the United States have an agreement that will restrict non-essential travel across the border, including for tourism and recreation. Canadian and American citizens and permanent residents who are currently visiting each other's country can still return home.
  • Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Alberta, bringing the total Friday afternoon to 195. On a positive note, three people who contracted the virus have been identified as recovered.
  • Fort Macleod Fish and Game has cancelled its awards banquet set for Saturday, March 28.
  • The Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod is closed.
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