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By Contributor On on Friday Dec 15 2017

What better present to give a close friend or family member than to give tickets to PIGS for its Tuesday, February 13 concert at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The Pink Floyd Tribute Band returns after after a successful seven-week, 30-date tour that started out at the end of September at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo. The tour took...

By Contributor On on Thursday Dec 14 2017

The Trail & District Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has received a $73,000 grant from Creative BC’s BC Music Fund (BCMF).

The largest portion of this grant, supported by Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, will be used for the theatre’s sound and lighting project, starting in June.

Executive Director, Nadine Tremblay, explains, “The beautiful Bailey...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

PIGS are starting 2018 with the second leg of a 12 week, 45-date tour that started out at the end of September at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo and took the band across Canada as far as Sydney, Nova Scotia. The second leg of the 'LEFT + RIGHT Canada Tour' features dates in Saskatchewan, BC and Alberta and will take them to over 15 cities half way across Canada and back....

By RCAC On on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

The real festive season begins on Sunday, December 17, when Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s famous venue for talent from around the Kootenays, brings you the year’s show of shows.  You won’t want to miss this great bunch of performers:

  • The Rossland Fiddle Ensemble – Always a joy!
  • Peter Reed – Original folk-roots songs and great guitar by a young pro.
  • ...
By Contributor On on Wednesday Dec 06 2017

The Kootenay Gallery in Castlegar is offering you an opportunity to win your choice of one of two great get-aways. The first is a three-night excursion for two to New York City’s world-reknown Broadway District in the heart of Manhattan. The package includes flight to and from a major Canadian or US city to New York, three night’s stay in your choice of one...

By RCAC On on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to once again present the annual Reel Youth Film Festival. The screening begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Miners Hall.

The Reel Youth Film Festival pulls together an insightful, diverse, compelling and humorous collection of short films from across the globe – all made by youth. Chosen by a youth selection...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

Attention musicians!  During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29  to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street  will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.  Seven Summits Centre for Learning hosts this first-ever event for Rossland  at its...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

The forecast is for continued fine weather, but if the meteorologists were a bit off their game and we had a cloudy day for the parade, it would be just as fine.  Really.  But chances are it will be sunny for all the Golden City Days ― the main events are from September 8th to 10th.

But on Thursday September 7th there's a softball tournament, and don't...

By City of Castlegar On on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The City would like to let the public know that Millennium Pond 1 withinMillennium Park is now open again and ready for use. Pond 1 was closed due to water quality issues related to geese that had frequented the pond. Before re-opening the pond, the City installed several deterrents that are designed to discourage use of the ponds by waterfowl. In addition, the pond was treated and then...

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