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By Contributor On on Thursday Jul 22 2021

Ryan Ricker is currently competing for the title of Mr. Health and Fitness 2021.The contest opened and public voting began in Mid-June with an estimated 25,600 entrants. Now only the top one percent remains. The winner will be featured in Muscle and Fitness magazine and take home $20,000 USD. Ryan pledges all the money to support mental health and well-being. Public voting will determine the...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 13 2021

The Bailey stage may not be filled with performances this year, but over the summer the Silver Screen Drive-in at Waneta Plaza is bringing the best in recorded concerts, dance, and theatre performances to the big screen.

Presented by Trail & District Arts Council and The Royal Theatre the recorded performances aim to put much needed revenues into artists’ pockets after a...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 06 2021

 The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 13th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. Amateur photographers 14 years and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RMDC) has been working away on developing a Conceptual Exhibition & Interpretation Plan for the Renewal Project Phase II: Mine Experience. This process has been guided by the Museum Experience sub-committee of the Rossland Museum Development Committee, which was tasked with overseeing the museum’s Renewal Plan process that officially began in...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

This summer Living Lakes Canada is calling on all Columbia Basin residents to get involved in the Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge.

Simply snap a photo of your favourite lake(s) and submit it to the contest for a chance to win prizes from Kicking Horse Coffee and Lush.

Photo submissions will be accepted until July 31, 2021 and displayed in an online gallery and shared on social...

By RCAC On on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is pleased to announce a one-time Resilience Award fund for local artists and art organizations residing in Rossland, Warfield and Area B.

The purpose of these awards is to lessen the impacts of the pandemic on the local arts community by giving back to artists and art organizations.

The RCAC hopes the funds can help artists and art...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

The Kootenay Film Society took a major step forward May 31, with four important artists and filmmakers joining as directors of the Board.

The KFS welcomes Gary Deatherage, Alison Masters, Sarah Kapoor...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

Artists and Revolutionaries

 

Allow me a brief tangent about rock music and the Revolution; I am a 1960’s kid and I cannot forget a childhood illusion that my Woodstock Nation would transform our world. Music, love, peace, revolution, all were One, right? As the Eagles put it lyrically, “we thought we could change the world with words like love and freedom...

By John Boivin Loc... On on Monday Jun 07 2021

The Hills Garlic Festival will not be taking place this summer.

“This decision was made with the best interests of our small community in mind,” says a notice on the festival website. “We look forward to welcoming vendors, patrons, and volunteers in 2022.”

The Hills Recreation Society’s board of directors chose to cancel the popular annual event in New Denver despite the easing...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

The Trail & District Arts Council and The Royal Theatre have joined forces toimagine your new, favourite summer experience, the Silver Screen Drive-in. Running from June 18 to Sept. 25, filmswill screen Thursday through Saturday at duskin the Waneta Plaza upper parking lot.

Building on the history of the Auto-Vue Drive-in, which ran in the same area from 1952 to 2003...

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