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by RCAC on Monday Jan 14 2019

On Sunday, January 20, Joe Hill Coffee House brightens up our New Year with another great show featuring talent from far and near. Come and hear these fine performers, and relax and eat goodies in a nice place:

  • Troy Isaacs – 11-year-old singer/guitarist from Salmo;...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

Introduction: last year of our Second twenty-first-century Decade (!)

Year-end and year-start reviews can be an occasion for melancholy or celebration, and yet I personally feel neither. Mostly I feel astounded to find myself 19 years into the twenty-first century, and the third millennium, when it seems not so long ago that the pregnant year 2000 was sprung upon us....

by RCAC on Wednesday Jan 02 2019

For its first January offering, the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) brings a screening of “Delicatessen” (1992) to Rossland -- a unique film where a post-apocalyptic future becomes the setting for pitch black humor in this visually intricate French comedy. The action takes place within a single apartment complex, which is owned by the same man who...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Dec 28 2018

The City's outdoor community ice skating and hockey rinks will be opening for the season by 3 pm on Friday, Dec. 28.

These rinks are open from 7a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday depending on the weather. They normally remain open until late January or early February as long as the temperatures stay at freezing or below. The rinks are lit up during the evening...

by aeon on Wednesday Dec 19 2018

By Walter Sinnot-Armstrong, for Aeon

Many of my best friends think that some of my deeply held beliefs about important issues are obviously false or even nonsense. Sometimes, they tell me so to my face. How can we still be friends? Part of the answer is that these friends and I are philosophers, and philosophers learn how to deal with positions on the edge...

by kootenaygallery3 on Monday Dec 03 2018

Christmas at the Gallery is in full swing at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. Now that December is here, you can shop seven days a week between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.   

The whole building is filled with pottery, sewn crafts, paintings, knitted dolls and much more. There are local books for all ages, including SS Minto...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 02 2018

By Jim Baggott ; from Aeon

‘The theory produces a good deal but hardly brings us closer to the secret of the Old One,’ wrote Albert Einstein in December 1926. ‘I am at all events convinced that He does not play dice.’ 

Einstein was responding to a letter from the German physicist Max...

by Andre Carrel on Saturday Nov 24 2018

I have occasionally been critical of the way we do politics. The recent leaders’ debate on electoral reform provides me with material to explain.

The Opposition prefers electoral reform to be studied by a citizens’ assembly, as in 2003, over the Government’s process. It is a reasonable proposal. The members of the 2003 Citizens’ Assembly were selected at random. It was not an absolute...

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Nov 21 2018

Don’t worry!
The Group of Twenty (G20), composed of nineteen countries (including Canada) and the European Union, will meet in Buenos Aires (Argentina) November 30th and December 1st.

By then, newspapers and media analysts will most likely tell us again that they won’t all get along on some major issues during this summit.

But please...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

Introduction: topics committed, topics mapped

“I will probably write the next column with the intent to persuade readers that the human project demands that non-conforming individuals challenge culture more and more, as culture more and more escapes our understanding, our ethics and ...

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