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By Bob Hall On on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

Aspiring writers have an opportunity to learn how to create stories, poems, and personal essays others will want to read with a creative writing course being offered by Selkirk College.

West Kootenay novelist, poet and performance artist Almeda Glenn Miller has been teaching writing for more than 15 years. Teaming up with Selkirk’s Studies in Writing Program, Miller will be teaching...

By Bob Hall On on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

Aspiring writers have an opportunity to learn how to create stories, poems, and personal essays others will want to read with a creative writing course being offered by Selkirk College.

West Kootenay novelist, poet and performance artist Almeda Glenn Miller has been teaching writing for more than 15 years. Teaming up with Selkirk’s Studies in Writing Program, Miller will be teaching...

By Adrian Barnes On on Sunday Dec 22 2013

I don't know. I sat down to write a Christmas piece and this came out instead. Well, it's a sort of Christmas story...

The impetus for and title of this article occurred to me about 45 minutes into Catching Fire, the new Hunger Games movie which, I must say, I quite enjoyed. It’s a well-made film and Jennifer Lawrence is a gifted actor: her presence...

By City of Trail On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Trail Silver City Nites organizers, sponsors and City of Trail staff and council are getting ready for the big event this Friday evening in downtown Trail.

There will be activities for the entire family, starting at 6:15 pm with Santa’s Candy Parade on Bay Avenue followed by hot dogs and hot chocolate courtesy of Local 480 and cotton candy by the Trail Ambassadors.

St. Michael’s...

By Bob Hall On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are tuning up for a celebration of the fall semester with a trip through the sounds of six decades.

Three of Selkirk’s student bands will be playing at Spiritbar in Nelson on December 12 for a night of classic rock, R&B and hard rock. From Fleetwood Mac to The Foo Fighters, the students are amped to bring their...

By Allyson Kenning On on Monday Dec 02 2013

Oh, who doesn’t love a good political scandal? Even though I don’t watch the news anymore, I am enjoying the sideshow that is the Robert Ford debacle in Toronto, and the international attention it’s been getting. And the current federal Conservative senator scandal is pretty juicy, too, I have to admit. I love seeing men of power getting their comeuppance and witnessing their...

By Contributor On on Sunday Oct 20 2013

Communities throughout the province will benefit from a half a million dollars in B.C. government funding to help non-profit cultural organizations, First Nations and friendship centres improve local arts infrastructure, including theatres, studios and galleries, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said.

Among the 37 approved projects is the Upgrades to The...

By Contributor On on Saturday Sep 21 2013

Cod Gone Wild is a Modern Celtic band, based out of the Okanagan Valley of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The “Cods” have melded veteran musicians from diverse musical backgrounds such as folk, rock, jazz, and funk, to create a unique modern Celtic sound with driving rhythms and tight vocal harmonies.

Cod Gone Wild was born when Newfoundlander and lead singer/guitarist Andrew...

By Wikinews On on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

On Aug. 31, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first United States Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex marriage. The ceremony took place in the District of Colombia, in the atrium of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The centre's president, Michael M. Kaiser, married economist John Roberts before a group of around 200 guests.

Ginsburg is quoted by the Washington...

By Rossland Recreation On on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

Lots of great programs starting in the next few weeks!

The Kids Clay Arts with Sarah Zanussi starts on Monday, September 23 at 4:45pm.  This class runs September 23, 30, October 7 and 28 for one hour on Monday evenings.  The class is for kids ages 7-12 years who are interested in creating clay projects using basic techniques.  This is a fun, creative class!

The...

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