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By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Apr 08 2021

Ed. Note: Transparency demands I acknowledge that I, the editor of The Source, count two of these authors among my best friends. I find them to be relentlessly kind, thoughtful, generous, and driven to be the best versions of themselves they can possibly be. I highly recommend this book as the product of beautiful minds and massive hearts. ~ Kyra

Three of Castlegar's own...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 18 2021

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The CKCA Steering Committee...

By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Mar 11 2021

The Third Promised Land: outer spaces and the star-colonizing project      

"We have to colonize Mars to ensure humanity's seed will survive if something happens on earth, like a nuclearthird world war or asteroid strike that could end human life."  -- Elon Musk, owner, SpaceX

“Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by...

By Lauren Penfound On on Monday Mar 08 2021

The following story contains depictions of family violence. International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate and honor women the world over. Celebrate our everyday hero women who are brave trailblazers in the most everyday situations.

This year marks the 110th annual International Women’s Day celebrated across the world. The hashtag you’ll see...

By Rossland Museum... On on Friday Mar 05 2021

How many of us in BC can say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work, and play?

You might find yourself expanding your vocabulary—and appreciation for the over 30 Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to view Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC.

The Rossland...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The Civic Theatre and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to announce the formation of the new Kootenay Regional Film Commission.

The new film commission will design strategies and opportunities for economic development through increased capacity in film service and attraction for the region. This collaboration will create economic benefits for both the film and tourism industries....

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format.

The public is urged to join virtually for a series of events designed to promote the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenays — and across British Columbia — while creating educational opportunities, fostering community connection & promoting resilience through the arts...

By CBT On on Tuesday Feb 09 2021

There are no more reasons to get active are coming to the Basin this spring with Columbia Basin Trust providing $500,000 for 80 projects to keep youth moving.

The Trust is supporting sport organizations, schools and active recreation programs to create safe, inclusive and quality programs for youth to build the motivation, physical competence and confidence to participate in sport and...

By Contributor On on Monday Jan 25 2021

Artists in all disciplines—as well as arts and culture organizations—are invited to apply for funding through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), which delivers the Arts and Culture Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

The Trust has a longstanding partnership with CKCA for the delivery of arts and culture programming, as well as representing the interests of the arts...

By The Conversation On on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

By Jennifer Crane, in The Conversation                                

In Netflix hit The Queen’s Gambit, we see young orphan Beth Harmon discover her...

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