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By Contributor On on Wednesday May 26 2021

It’s time to put your Sculpturewalking shoes on! Castlegar has once again welcomed a huge variety of amazing artwork to beautify and enliven the city’s downtown core and offer a welcome attraction for residents and regional visitors

“The past year has very challenging for arts and culture organizations,” says Sculpturewalk Executive Joy Barrett, “and we’re very fortunate to have the...

By Contributor On on Tuesday May 18 2021

Artists and supporters of the arts will soon have a new collective space for the community to learn, connect, and create art together in Rossland.

The Rossland Arts Centre Society has submitted an application to lease the historic Drill Hall building on the corner of Monte Christo Street and 1st Avenue. The application is now in process with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural...

By CBT On on Thursday Apr 29 2021

In Trail, two organizations have come together to build a dedicated ceremonial space to promote inclusion and remove barriers for Indigenous-led ceremonial practices.

Located outside of Trail Family and Individual Resource Centre Society (FAIR) on Columbia Avenue, a 12-by-12-foot enclosed gazebo is bringing visibility to Indigenous culture in the community.

In October 2020,...

By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Apr 29 2021

What Lasts?   A holy Book-- and an unholy $ystem

 

“... This I know, for the Bible tells me so.”  -- child’s hymn, Jesus loves me

 

“I am an anti-Christ / I am an anarchist

I don’t know what I want / but I know how to get it

I want to destroy...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 26 2021
It is with great sadness that we must announce the Cancellation of Rossland Golden City Days and the Rossland Fall Fair 
The Golden City Days Committee and the Rossland Fall Fair committee have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event due to Covid-19. 

After discussing the current circumstances surrounding Covid-19, the...

By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Apr 08 2021

Ed. Note: Transparency demands I acknowledge that I, the editor of The Source, count two of these authors among my best friends. I find them to be relentlessly kind, thoughtful, generous, and driven to be the best versions of themselves they can possibly be. I highly recommend this book as the product of beautiful minds and massive hearts. ~ Kyra

Three of Castlegar's own...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 18 2021

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The CKCA Steering Committee...

By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Mar 11 2021

The Third Promised Land: outer spaces and the star-colonizing project      

"We have to colonize Mars to ensure humanity's seed will survive if something happens on earth, like a nuclearthird world war or asteroid strike that could end human life."  -- Elon Musk, owner, SpaceX

“Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by...

By Lauren Penfound On on Monday Mar 08 2021

The following story contains depictions of family violence. International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate and honor women the world over. Celebrate our everyday hero women who are brave trailblazers in the most everyday situations.

This year marks the 110th annual International Women’s Day celebrated across the world. The hashtag you’ll see...

By Rossland Museum... On on Friday Mar 05 2021

How many of us in BC can say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work, and play?

You might find yourself expanding your vocabulary—and appreciation for the over 30 Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to view Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC.

The Rossland...

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