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By Castlegar Source On on Friday May 08 2015

On Monday, May 11, the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will commence a six-day trip to communities in the West Kootenays including Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Castlegar, New Denver, Kaslo, Nelson, Salmo, Fruitvale, Montrose and Creston.

Her first stop in Castlegar will be at a local elementary school, Twin Rivers, and will...

By Sara Golling On on Wednesday Apr 29 2015

Coming up at the Old Firehall:


Saturday, May 9th:

Bill  Bourne, Juno Award Winner, at 8:00 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm);   $20 -- tickets available at RBC and Out of the Cellar.   Opening act - Alan Kirk.


And on Wednesday, May 20th:

La Cafamore, presenting  works of...

By Sara Golling On on Friday Apr 24 2015

The Foggy Goggle Boys made it to the Regional Finals in the annual CBC "Searchlight" competition. Over 3300 bands were originally entered in the competition, and only 225 made the regional finals.   On April 28, the National Finalists were announced.   23 musical entries made that cut, but they did not include our guys.

The Foggy Goggle Boys now consist...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Apr 07 2015

The Week in REC!

Spring Recreation Brochure is out! 

The Spring Brochure is available online at,  Recreation Program Guide, and in hardcopy at the Public Library and the Credit Union.   There are lots of great, new programs to check out!  Many of the REC Programs have a drop in option, or...

By Nadine Tremblay On on Wednesday Apr 01 2015

On Saturday May 2 at 2:00 pm, the Charles Bailey Theatre stage lights will dim, the crowd will go quiet and four harmonious voices will rise up and fill the air.  What comes next may be a classic song by Joni Mitchell or Louis Prima. It may be an old bebop standard or a cheeky arrangement of a 1980’s hit.  But these are arrangements like you have never heard before –...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 01 2015

Juno award winner Valdy is coming to the Rossland Miners Hall on Saturday, March 14, 2015.  Part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 30 years, Valdy has four gold albums and Juno awards for Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year.

This is an evening not to be missed:

"Valdy remains one of the country's...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 01 2015

Noémi Kiss (soprano) & Rita Deane (classical guitar)

Saturday, March 7

7:30 pm @ the Rossland Miner's Hall

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents Hungarian vocalist Noémi Kiss and classical guitarist Rita Deane in a concert featuring love songs from across the centuries. The concert will include a...

By Contributor On on Friday Feb 20 2015

U19 is back!

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture will be presenting the 8th annual West Kootenay U19 Film Festival this spring. The festival will take place on Saturday, May 2 at the Rossland Miners Hall. The Festival is being run as an event during National Youth Week, of which Rossland participation is coordinated by the Rossland Youth Action Network...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 10 2015


Music, smiles, good company, and sweet goodies make the sun shine indoors at Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s community venue for aspiring talent from near and far.  For our February 15 show we have:

  • The Rossland Glee Choir – fine voices raised in sweet harmony
  • Ray Tenisci and Nick Plotnikoff...
By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Feb 05 2015

By Eva Brownstein, The Nelson Daily

SelfDesign Learning Community and the Nelson Civic Theatre are teaming up to offer a Youth Film Festival, held at Nelson's Civic Theatre April 15-16.

The festival features short animation, documentary and fiction films created by youth aged 13-30 from around the province.

"I think learning from...