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By Contributor On on Monday Dec 09 2019

Buckle your theatre seats and grab your teacups, British comedians James and Jamesy are bringing their unique brand of hilarity to Nelson this holiday season.Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements, yet it is the duo’s chemistry and charisma that provide the real magic of this play.

James...

By Valerie Rossi On on Tuesday Dec 03 2019

Everyone’s favourite Christmas toy is about to come alive to defeat the evil Mouse King in a battle that’s sprinkled with sugary treats and warm and toasty feels.

Experience the beloved ballet The Nutcracker, presented by Kootenay DanceWorks of Rossland at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail on Saturday, Dec. 7th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8th at 2:30 p.m.

 “People...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Regional Chief Terry Teegee, BC Assembly of First Nations; Cheryl Casimer, First Nations Summit; Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs; and Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and member of Tsartlip First Nation, have issued the following statement:

“Today, we have made history. British...

By Charles Jeanes On on Monday Nov 25 2019

Symbol and revenge: being human in peace and war

The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality.”-- M. Heidegger

Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.” -- Deuteronomy, 32:35

What is a symbol?

Let me cite my dictionary: “an object, animate or inanimate, standing for or calling up...

By RCAC On on Monday Nov 18 2019

Come see Dave Restivo, Mike Rud, and Rob Fahie at the Rossland Miners’ Hall for an evening of jazz.

All accomplished musicians in their own right, this group of friends are bringing their unique sound to Rossland as a part of the RCAC’s 2019/20 Performance Series.

David Restivo is one of Canada's most respected and...

By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Local author and former Source/Champion columnist (30-Something Scribbles) Christine Esovoloff will be in Castlegar for a book signing this Saturday.

Esovoloff is returning to the Kootenays from her current home in Kelowna to promote her most recent collaboration entitledDear Love, I'm Ready for You, and she said she’s excited to share her efforts with her...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

A death in my family

A cousin of mine died last month, a man with whom for a very long period I had no contact nor true family-feeling. Alcoholism killed him. We once were very close.

I feel called to apologize in advance to family members who might feel my remarks here are too personal, that I have said too much that should be private. I believe I’ve exercised...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Housing Crisis, by Winlaw artist Rabi’a, has won the coveted 2019 People’s Choice Award, presented at the Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards Gala at the Lionshead Smoke & Brew Pub on Nov. 2.

This piece will now stay in Castlegar, joining the...

By Contributor On on Monday Oct 28 2019

Students, teachers, and non profits in the West Kootenay/Okanagan could get a $10,000 grant this fall.

Reel Youth, a media empowerment project that delivers community development programming to youth and adults across Canada, and TELUS STORYHIVE have joined forces, offering 10 grants to schools, teachers and organizations that work with youth.

The grant program, called Youth...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Oct 23 2019

              How do we deal with the loss of ability and a life-limiting illness?  The play VESTA, by Bryan Harnetiaux, addresses this subject from the perspective of elderly Vesta and her family.  The script has been adapted to bring a Canadian and regional perspective, and refers to services available locally for families facing these issues.

              Most of us prefer not to...

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