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More festival results released

< *c>Piano program

< *c>Tuesday, April 25

< *c>Morning session

•Piano Solo, Sonata or Sonatina (Grade 7)—1. Laura Busch (“Sonatina, Op. 55, No. 3, 1st Movement“) 2. Jaclyn Hart (“Sonata in D Major”)

•Piano Solo (Grade 8, Own Choice)—1. Natalie Lundon (“In the Evening”) 2. Jenilee Korzinski (“Song of the Waterfall”)

Local dance students shine

Dancers at the Fort Dance Studio took their Al Gilbert Tap and Jazz exams April 16 at the Northwestern Ontario Dance Centre in Thunder Bay.

They also participated in workshops the previous day.

The following are the exam results:

< *c>Grade 1 Tap

•Katie Blais (100)

•Jazmine Gauthier (100)

< *c>Grade 2 Tap

Fashion show raises $3,500

Beta Sigma Phi did a final tally last night on proceeds netted at its “A Stroll Through the Century” fashion show April 15, and will present $3,500 to the Fort Frances Museum.

The presentation will be made next week during the sorority’s annual Founder’s Day banquet at the Red Dog Inn.

First Nations not ready for self-government: pair

Two members of the First Nations National Accountability Coalition will be talking about on how bands are not ready for self-government at a special presentation here Friday.

Speaking at the United Native Friendship Centre starting at 7 p.m., Leona Freed and Jo Ann Longclaws will discuss corruption on reserves as well as voting rights for on- and off-reserve band members.

Jazz trio shines at Border Concert

The atmosphere definitely was relaxed and casual when the Russ Peterson Trio took to the Border Concert stage April 7 at Backus Auditorium in International Falls.

Pinch-hitting at the last moment for the ailing Daryle Ryce, Peterson—accompanied by cousin, Linda, on piano and son, Damon, on drums—staged an intimate, cabaret style show aptly titled “Family Ties.”