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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

A band from Fernie took home Artist of the Year honours at the seventh annual Kootenay Music Awards this past weekend at the Hume Spirit Bar in Nelson.

Naturalist a brother duo, Sam Moffat and Caleb Brown, from Fernie captured the top prize as well as a performing slot at the 2019 Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival.

"It was a very enthusiastic crowd at the Spirit Bar on Saturday . . .,"...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

Preparations are in full force for the May opening of Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2019, and it’s going to be another great year in The Sculpture Capital of Canada! Join our team and support this much-loved community event through our popular sculpture sponsorship program, supported by over thirty local businesses, organization and individuals.

Now offering a variety of...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Mar 12 2019

Part Three

In the two previous editions of the Arc, I have been writing about the recent history of Western global dominance, about reactions to that past, and what it reveals about human consciousness expressed in culture.

Two main authors are my resource for conversation about culture and consciousness in evolution: Robert Bellah and...

By Contributor On on Saturday Mar 09 2019

La Cafamore moves into its 11th season with a concert featuring works for string trio. Violinist and co-founder of the group, Carolyn Cameron explains,  “our initial group was a string quartet which we would sometimes expand to include piano or clarinet. Our current situation is a pool of five musicians.  What arrangement we do depends on musicians’ availability.”

Cameron adds that...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

 Call for entry: registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT), a celebration of culture taking place August 10 & 11, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm. Help us make the 11th anniversary tour the best yet!

The CBCT is a self-guided tour showcasing local arts, culture and heritage offered at no charge to...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 03 2019

Which of Castlegar’s downtown sculptures has caught your eye? In just over a month Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2018 sculptures will be taken down, so now is the time to purchase or lease one of these beautiful works of art and keep it in the Kootenays!                         

“2018 was our biggest year yet, and there are so many beautiful pieces available in our outdoor gallery,” says...

By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

In the most-recent column, I opened questions of the history of the West, its historic global dominance, non-westerners reactions to that past, and the present geopolitical world of Western, First-World primacy.

I also delved into the meaning of our history in terms of human cognitive and cultural evolution. My expertise is history, not neuro-science, I readily admit, so when I discuss...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

A re-visioning of old habits

Today I am trying to explore an old habit of my judgement, with regard to an historical fact I have long attempted to assimilate to a personal sense of justice.

The West has dominated the world for 400 years, and practically ruled it for a century from about 1850 t0 1950. The rest of the world over which the West held sway was subject...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Sunday Feb 17 2019

For the month of December, 2018,  ...

By kootenaygallery3 On on Wednesday Feb 13 2019

The Kootenay Gallery of Art exhibition season opens with two exhibitions. Both exhibitions feature installation art that allows the viewer to be immersed in the art as well as featuring art on the walls.

“Fata Morgana” is a major solo exhibition for Nelson artist Hildur Jonasson. It is her artistic response to a residency in the international arctic territory of Svalbard aboard the tall...

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