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By Contributor On on Monday Jun 29 2020

Many of my friends consider me a cosmopolitan guy, a world traveler, a literary connoisseur.  

They’re very misguided.  

I’ll admit that during our collective self-isolation I am enjoying a few classic books but I think their perception is based on the fact that I also enjoy critically acclaimed, international, and, yes, even Canadian film. Hardly proof of sophistication. I’m...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 16 2020

 

Indigenes and Incomers

What freedom we possess! To live as an individual, with choice to create one’s own singular culture! Where else in the world can people do this? Canada, a land colonized by massive immigration from Europe, is lucky indeed to be one of the few. People like me are unlikely to live anywhere but...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 09 2020

Part II

Cultural Revolutions and Wars, changing millions in swift strokes

Culture is a small word to cover a phenomenon encompassing just about everything humans do and think and express, all things about us that are not of “nature.” Change culture and you change humans, is pretty much the assumption.

Intellectuals and...

By The Conversation On on Monday May 04 2020

 

Editor’s Note:  This article is just over a year old, thus contains no mention of COVID-19; readers can add our...

By The Conversation On on Monday Mar 16 2020

By Kendra Coulter, for The Conversation

My favourite police officer on television is smart, empathetic, attentive and brave. He’s also incredibly handsome.

I’m talking about Rex, the fictional police canine played by the German shepherd Diesel vom Burgimwald who co-stars on CITY TV’s hit show...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Mar 09 2020

On March 6, 2020, the Lily  May Room at the Rossland Miners Union Hall held a festive gathering of Rossland notables, Parks Canada personnel, our local Member of Parliament and a representative of our local MLA; all were celebrating the designation of Rossland’s Miners Union Hall as a Federal Historic Site.

Speakers included Amy Krause and Dwight Bourdin, both of Parks Canada...

By Rebecca Voros On on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The second annual Ignite Kootenay Women’s Conference is coming to Nelson!  It will be held at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Mar 15. Last year’s conference in Castlegar was such a huge success, we wanted to share the experience with other communities.  

The purpose of Ignite is to bring women from all over the Kootenays together for a day of...

By Contributor On on Thursday Feb 06 2020

What comes After Eden? Visual and performance artist Stephanie Kellett and sound artist Robert Livingood explore this question in a multi-media exhibition at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

Kellett and Livingood are life partners as well as artistic partners, based in Nelson, the pair has travelled on several occasions to central and northern BC and Yukon, spending...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers' Market is bringing the runway to you this weekend with a heart-warming event that raises funds for low-income families, seniors, and expectant moms.

All About Heart will feature two fashion shows at noon and 3 p.m. highlighting spring designs, accessories, and shoes from local shops, as well as an indigenous line from B.C. The event will host vendor booths...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

The Greater Trail Hospice Society is presenting a fundraising concert on Sunday February 9th, in the Trail United Church, at 2:00 p.m. with Carolyn Cameron on violin and piano. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Trail Hospice Society. The afternoon concert has the added enticement of refreshments provided by Hooper’s Bakery.

This concert has been a yearly feature in the...

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