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By Rossland Telegraph On on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

On Sat. Sept. 8th the Rossland Fall Fair will fill the Rossland Arena with live music and entertainment.

The Fall Fair encourages participants to enter garden produce and home-made craft and hobby items in their appropriate categories. Entries must be brought to the Arena on Friday, Sept 7th between noon and 7:00 pm.  All entries are judged early Saturday morning, Sept 8th, ...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

Article by Skye C. Cleary, from Aeon

Philosophers love to hate Ayn Rand. It’s trendy to scoff at any mention of her. One philosopher told me that "No one needs to be exposed to that monster."  Many propose that she’s not a philosopher at all and should not be taken seriously. The problem is that people are taking her seriously. In some cases, very seriously...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Tuesday Aug 21 2018

Rossland’s Flying Steamshovel often hosts musicians who perform in larger centres on their tours.  One example is the East Pointers, a JUNO-award-winning, Celtic-inspired Canadian trio who will play at the Shovel in October.  They’re beginning their fall tour in a few places south of the border, such as Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Muncie, Indiana, then returning to Canada to...

By Sara Golling On on Wednesday Aug 15 2018

The “mid-life crisis” is a well-known phenomenon, often involving snazzy new sports cars, extra-marital affairs, or other impulsive and rash departures from the norm.

Could sexual dissatisfaction be fueling such attempts to spice up their lives?  Middle-aged readers, if you’re less than ecstatic about the changes in your sex lives over the years, you’re not...

By Trail Arts Council On on Wednesday Aug 08 2018

Join Trail Arts Council in celebrating the start of the performance season and the exciting Bailey Theatre upgrades. Reserve your tickets now! It will be on October 4, 2018, at 7:30 pm.

Guy Davis credits the Blues Masters who’ve gone before him for their great influence, from artists like Blind Willie McTell and Big Bill Broonzy, to Lightnin’ Hopkins...

By Contributor On on Monday Aug 06 2018

By Richard G. Stevens; republished from Aeon magazine

Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism....

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Aug 02 2018

Patricia Henman of Nelson is one of five new members have been appointed to the BC Arts Council Board the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture said in a media release.

A native of Nova Scotia, Hennman, joins José Delgado-Guevara of Prince George, Phillip Djwa of Vancouver, Norman Armour of Vancouver and Simone Orlando of Kelowna as the recent appointees to the BC Arts Council board....

By David Suzuki On on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

In 2007, Canada was one of four countries to vote against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (with New Zealand, the United States and Australia). With its single-minded focus on making Canada an “energy superpower,” albeit only with fossil fuels, the Harper government feared the declaration’s concept of “free, prior and informed” consent regarding issues that affect...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

A mind in movement across space and time:  Part III

Traveller Chaos, Column Coherence

This month’s column is about travel, time, and identity. I have just returned from a four-week trip by car across the nation to Ontario and back. It is not the first such trip of my life; I have logged tens of thousands of miles since my first...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

Taking place Aug. 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes. To participate in the tour, simply grab a map,...

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