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By CBT On on Friday Feb 16 2018

The SS Moyie is truly one of a kind. The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler ship in the world built in 1898, the Moyie ended its service on Kootenay Lake in 1959. Unlike most sternwheelers that plied inland waters in BC and the Yukon that were either scrapped or burnt at the end of their working lives, the SS Moyie has survived and thrived in Kaslo – lovingly preserved by the community and...

By Contributor On on Friday Feb 16 2018

What do art and science have in common? For many scientists and academics such as Timothy Morton, they are looking to the art world to help communicate the reality of the threat of climate change. While scientific data appeals to the brain, art appeals to emotions. As a group, society hasn’t generally been motivated by facts to make the necessary adjustments. Perhaps artistic works can succeed...

By City of Trail On on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The City of Trail is pleased to announce that Joyce Austin will be joining the City as the part-time Collections Coordinator for the Trail Museum and Archives, effective Feb. 26.

Austin will work directly with Sarah Benson-Lord, the Museum and Archives Manager, in the new Trail Riverfront Centre scheduled to open later this spring. Austin’s main duties will include...

By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Jan 25 2018

Award-winning Canadian country music artist and Castlegar native Lisa Nicole is excited to announce the release of Mad About It to Canadian radio along with an accompanying music video in conjunction with a tour that will take her from the Canadian Kootenays all the way to Nashville.

Mad About It– co-written by Lisa Nicole and Olivia Wik - is the third radio single...

By David Suzuki On 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 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 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 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 Contributor On 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 RCAC On 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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