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By Contributor On on Thursday Feb 06 2020

What comes After Eden? Visual and performance artist Stephanie Kellett and sound artist Robert Livingood explore this question in a multi-media exhibition at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

Kellett and Livingood are life partners as well as artistic partners, based in Nelson, the pair has travelled on several occasions to central and northern BC and Yukon, spending...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers' Market is bringing the runway to you this weekend with a heart-warming event that raises funds for low-income families, seniors, and expectant moms.

All About Heart will feature two fashion shows at noon and 3 p.m. highlighting spring designs, accessories, and shoes from local shops, as well as an indigenous line from B.C. The event will host vendor booths...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

The Greater Trail Hospice Society is presenting a fundraising concert on Sunday February 9th, in the Trail United Church, at 2:00 p.m. with Carolyn Cameron on violin and piano. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Trail Hospice Society. The afternoon concert has the added enticement of refreshments provided by Hooper’s Bakery.

This concert has been a yearly feature in the...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 09 2020

Looking for something different to do this winter? Bring the family out to experience live shows at The Bailey Theatre. This season Trail and District Arts Council presents The Teck Family Series, kicking off on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. with the one-hour show Rythmo 2 from Montreal’s SAMAJAM.

SAMAJAM’s Rythmo 2 is an innovative, energizing and educational musical...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 09 2020

Enjoy the Fringe Fest up-close and personal atmosphere of The Griff as Trail & District Arts Council presents Travis Bernhardt's improv comedy Unscriptured as part of the E2: Experiments in Entertainment series on Friday, Jan.17 at 7:30 p.m.

A big hit at Spooktacular 2018, Travis Bernhardt never ceases to amaze. Whether he’s dropping your jaw with impossible-seeming magic...

By Sara Golling On on Monday Dec 23 2019

Things to help us feel better are welcome during a season that can be hectic, stressful, demanding – and, for many, isolating and lonely. The demands of holiday entertaining can raise blood pressure levels and jangle nerves. 

Soothing music, designed to be calming and healing, might help, and is guaranteed to cause fewer problems than resorting to the anaesthetizing effects of alcohol,...

By Contributor On on Monday Dec 09 2019

Buckle your theatre seats and grab your teacups, British comedians James and Jamesy are bringing their unique brand of hilarity to Nelson this holiday season.Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements, yet it is the duo’s chemistry and charisma that provide the real magic of this play.

James...

By Valerie Rossi On on Tuesday Dec 03 2019

Everyone’s favourite Christmas toy is about to come alive to defeat the evil Mouse King in a battle that’s sprinkled with sugary treats and warm and toasty feels.

Experience the beloved ballet The Nutcracker, presented by Kootenay DanceWorks of Rossland at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail on Saturday, Dec. 7th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8th at 2:30 p.m.

 “People...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Regional Chief Terry Teegee, BC Assembly of First Nations; Cheryl Casimer, First Nations Summit; Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs; and Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and member of Tsartlip First Nation, have issued the following statement:

“Today, we have made history. British...

By Charles Jeanes On on Monday Nov 25 2019

Symbol and revenge: being human in peace and war

The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality.”-- M. Heidegger

Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.” -- Deuteronomy, 32:35

What is a symbol?

Let me cite my dictionary: “an object, animate or inanimate, standing for or calling up...

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