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By Charles Jeanes On on Monday Sep 24 2018

All along the watchtower…There's too much confusion, the hour is getting late...                                             Bob Dylan

Here we are in the years… Children cry in fear, ‘let us out of here.’”                                   Neil Young

By Charles Jeanes

So much food for thought, and limited space on the...

By David Suzuki On on Wednesday Sep 12 2018

My parents married during the Great Depression. After the 1929 market collapse, people had to learn to make do, help each other out and live on meager incomes. Those times were seared into my parents’ attitudes and values.

Although we were all born and raised in Canada, my family was seen as the enemy during the Second World War. Because of our Japanese ethnicity, the government...

By kootenaygallery3 On on Thursday Sep 06 2018

On Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., two new exhibitions will open at the Kootenay Gallery of Art. In the East Gallery, artist Deborah Thompson reveals a new body of work, Pan-dulum: A Call to Unreason, while a collection of paintings entitled In-Between-Time by Carol Wallace will open in the West Gallery. Both artists reside in Nelson where Thompson has instructed painting and drawing for...

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....

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