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by RCAC on Tuesday Jan 16 2018

Don’t let January get you down!  Come to Joe Hill Coffee House, enjoy an evening of talented performers from around the Kootenays, and go home happy.  Our January 21 show features:

  • Peter Pii – Country and bluegrass from The Valley
  • Kootenay Dance Works – Rossland’s fine young dancers
  • Alan Suttie - Doing battle with Peter for title of...
by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

My parents were born in Vancouver — Dad in 1909, Mom in 1911 — and married during the Great Depression. It was a difficult time that shaped their values and outlook, which they drummed into my sisters and me.

“Save some for tomorrow,” they often scolded. “Share; don’t be greedy.” “Help others when they need it because one day you might need to ask for their help.” “Live within your...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 15 2017

What better present to give a close friend or family member than to give tickets to PIGS for its Tuesday, February 13 concert at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The Pink Floyd Tribute Band returns after after a successful seven-week, 30-date tour that started out at the end of September at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo. The tour took...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 14 2017

The Trail & District Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has received a $73,000 grant from Creative BC’s BC Music Fund (BCMF).

The largest portion of this grant, supported by Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, will be used for the theatre’s sound and lighting project, starting in June.

Executive Director, Nadine Tremblay, explains, “The beautiful Bailey...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

PIGS are starting 2018 with the second leg of a 12 week, 45-date tour that started out at the end of September at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo and took the band across Canada as far as Sydney, Nova Scotia. The second leg of the 'LEFT + RIGHT Canada Tour' features dates in Saskatchewan, BC and Alberta and will take them to over 15 cities half way across Canada and back....

by Dermod Travis on Saturday Dec 09 2017

Risky to confess such things – especially publicly – but there are a few things that get under my skin fast.

Eons ago, when I was in high school, it only took a single word.

It wasn't...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 06 2017

The Kootenay Gallery in Castlegar is offering you an opportunity to win your choice of one of two great get-aways. The first is a three-night excursion for two to New York City’s world-reknown Broadway District in the heart of Manhattan. The package includes flight to and from a major Canadian or US city to New York, three night’s stay in your choice of one...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Dec 06 2017

“You and I have memories

Longer than the road that stretches out ahead.”


by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

“First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. … I’m guided by a signal in the heavens, I’m guided by the beauty of our weapons.”                                  

-- Leonard Cohen, First we take Manhattan

Part Two


by RCAC on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to once again present the annual Reel Youth Film Festival. The screening begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Miners Hall.

The Reel Youth Film Festival pulls together an insightful, diverse, compelling and humorous collection of short films from across the globe – all made by youth. Chosen by a youth selection...


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