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By Contributor On on Thursday Apr 27 2017

Join the Kootenay Gallery in celebrating National Poetry Month with an evening of readings by two Kootenay poets. Jane Byers will be reading from her new book Acquired Community and Emily Nilsen has just launched her first book, Otolith. The event, titled Passages of Time, will be held on April 27 at 7 pm.

Jane Byers’ Acquired Community is both a...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Apr 19 2017

Early in this play, several gripping questions arise:

·        will St. George defeat the dragon?

·        will the wicked stepmother succeed in her homicidal plans?

·        will the venal Assistant Mayor ever become the mayor?

·         will the dragon breathe flames?

·        should dragons be "extinctified"?

The...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Apr 17 2017

The Kootenay Festival of the Arts ran its dance portion at the Charles Bailey Theatre from April 5th to April 8th this year.  The photo above shows two young dancers, Ali Ferguson and Ava Jinjoe, who earned spots at the Provincial dance event in May.  Other provincial nominees include Sophie Hargreaves, Isabella Mitchell, and Anna Cooper. 

The music and voice portions of the Festival...

By City of Trail On on Sunday Apr 09 2017

The Trail Historical Society is pleased to announce that is has received $75,000 through the B.C. | Canada 150:  Celebrating B.C. Communities funding stream towards heritage spaces in the Riverfront Centre.  The application, submitted in February 2017, requested funding to assist with the design and fabrication of the three exhibit galleries in the new museum. 

“This is a considerable...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Tuesday Feb 28 2017

Have you ever been to the Emergency Department at the hospital in Trail?

Please join Johnny P. Johnson and his great group of local Trail and area musicians in support of the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital & Health Foundation to fundraise for the KBRH Emergency Department on April 1st at the Bailey Theatre in Trail.  

With the launch of his new album Until...

By Anonymous On on Wednesday Feb 22 2017

The Charles Bailey Theatre is set to pull back the curtains and welcome to the stage the Youth Arts Festival Third Annual Talent Slam, a display of talent chosen in auditions by youth ranging in age from 15-29, according to Miriam Needoba, director of the Oxygen Arts Centre.

She said there will be two shows – one in Nelson Feb. 23 and...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Feb 01 2017

Local musicians Carolyn Cameron (violin) and Dawna Kavanagh (piano) team up again to do a series of three concerts for three separate local charities on February 3, 4 and 10.  But which of these concerts to attend?  Decisions, decisions.  All of them, perhaps?  Admission is by donation to the charity.

By Contributor On on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting, was the big winner at the 2016 Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards, taking home the coveted People’s Choice Award. This sculpture will now stay in the City’s permanent collection.

The full Awards List is as follows:

People’s Choice Awards:

1)      $15,000 (sculpture purchase) + $3000...

By Nadine Tremblay On on Wednesday Sep 07 2016

What do drag queens, puppets, film noir, comedy and ukuleles have in common?  They are all a part of the upcoming E2 Series at The Bailey Theatre!

If you fancy a night out at The Edmonton Fringe Festival, then consider a series pass right here in your own neighbourhood. E2, which stands for Experiments in Entertainment could be called “The best of the Fringe” this year as the 4 shows...

By Contributor On on Tuesday May 17 2016

Thirty-one new sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown this Saturday, marking the sixth year of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

“2016 has a few firsts for us,” says Executive Director Joy Barrett. “We’re featuring the largest piece we’ve ever shown – a huge steel sculpture weighing over 25,000 pounds from Iranian artist Zohreh Vahidifard – and we’ve also...

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