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By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 18 2021

or those who have an ear to spare, Fill your pockets with Caviar. We’re Leaving is a new album composed and recorded by Castlegar musician/nurse Ty Wright. As a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and actor, Ty has played in multiple bands and has performed in various theater productions, such as Rossland’s Gold Fever Follies (2013-2017), as well as “Chicago”(2014) and “Rock of Ages”(2017...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Aug 17 2021

The Trail & District Arts Council, in partnership with The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, is undertaking safety upgrades to The Bailey Theatre starting this summer.

After four years of planning, we are excited to begin this big and necessary project that will...

By CBT On on Sunday Aug 01 2021

Get a fresh perspective on the local arts scene with the 13th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour is a fun weekend that combines a road trip with a customized cultural experience like no other. Visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites at your own pace.

With venues, exhibitions, artwork and performances, there is always something new to experience each year.

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By Contributor On on Thursday Jul 22 2021

Ryan Ricker is currently competing for the title of Mr. Health and Fitness 2021.The contest opened and public voting began in Mid-June with an estimated 25,600 entrants. Now only the top one percent remains. The winner will be featured in Muscle and Fitness magazine and take home $20,000 USD. Ryan pledges all the money to support mental health and well-being. Public voting will determine the...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 13 2021

The Bailey stage may not be filled with performances this year, but over the summer the Silver Screen Drive-in at Waneta Plaza is bringing the best in recorded concerts, dance, and theatre performances to the big screen.

Presented by Trail & District Arts Council and The Royal Theatre the recorded performances aim to put much needed revenues into artists’ pockets after a...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 06 2021

 The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 13th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. Amateur photographers 14 years and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RMDC) has been working away on developing a Conceptual Exhibition & Interpretation Plan for the Renewal Project Phase II: Mine Experience. This process has been guided by the Museum Experience sub-committee of the Rossland Museum Development Committee, which was tasked with overseeing the museum’s Renewal Plan process that officially began in...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

This summer Living Lakes Canada is calling on all Columbia Basin residents to get involved in the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge.

Simply snap a photo of your favourite lake(s) and submit it to the contest for a chance to win prizes from Kicking Horse Coffee and Lush.

Photo submissions will be accepted until July 31, 2021 and displayed in an online gallery and shared on social...

By RCAC On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is pleased to announce a one-time Resilience Award fund for local artists and art organizations residing in Rossland, Warfield and Area B.

The purpose of these awards is to lessen the impacts of the pandemic on the local arts community by giving back to artists and art organizations.

The RCAC hopes the funds can help artists and art...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

The Kootenay Film Society took a major step forward May 31, with four important artists and filmmakers joining as directors of the Board.

The KFS welcomes Gary Deatherage, Alison Masters, Sarah Kapoor...

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