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By Contributor On on Thursday Jun 24 2010

The Rossland Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone to the annual Canada Day Celebration in Rossland on Thursday, July 1, 2010. The day begins with a hike up Mount Roberts.  Hikers are to meet on the Rossland library lawn at 9:00 AM where directions and carpooling to the trailhead will take place. Some shuttles will be provided by Adrenaline Adventures. Climb to Mt Roberts and sing...

By Contributor On on Thursday May 20 2010

The Selkirk College Fine Woodworking students will be presenting their 17th annual year end show, Form and Balance, at the end of May--presenting an ideal opportunity to meet talented builders of furniture and experience their unique abilities. 

This year’s group of dedicated students is excited to invite everyone to see the work they have created in the last nine months. A...
By Ethan Barnes On on Tuesday Apr 27 2010

Every year around this time the RSS Band hosts its much-awaited Dinner and Jazz, but on Friday April 30 they'll be doing something a little different. “Instead of being a several course meal as we have done in the past, this year we will feature a selection of desserts and chocolates and coffee!” says RSS Band teacher Rita Cain.

This year the RSS Band will be hosting the first ever Sweet...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 19 2010

On Saturday May 1st, spoken word sensation Shane Koyczan will be gracing the stage of the Rossland Miners Hall. Presented by the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture and sponsored by Teck, Trail Operations this performance promises to be one people are talking about for years to come.

 

Shane Koyczan is most recently known for performing his poem “We Are More” while...

By Contributor On on Thursday Apr 08 2010

Interactive video sets, 3D animation and amazing displays of artwork are a few of the many things you can experience at the upcoming Digital Arts Student Showcase at Selkirk College in Nelson.

The first and second year Digital Arts & New Media students will be putting forward their best work of the year to be viewed, played with and enjoyed by the general public. With free Adobe...

By Andrew Zwicker On on Thursday Mar 11 2010

This weekend, the Live at the Red Room series comes to an end with an appearance by Rossland's Dandelion and the Ditchweeds. The band features Telegraph contributor Alissa Arnason's original songs with accompaniment by band members Jordan Borca, Andrew Delapoint, and Billy Talbot. For a preview of what you can look forward to, check out the accompanying video. Saturday night, March 13, at the...

By Liz Arnason On on Wednesday Mar 03 2010

Tim Bourchier is pleasantly surprised with the development of the local music scene. Born and raised in Rossland, Bourchier spent a number of years in the city of Vancouver as frontman of a band, writing and performing music often inspired by his home town. Over the years Bourchier came home to visit, often spending summers here. Last summer, however, Bourchier moved back home with his family...

By Contributor On on Monday Mar 01 2010

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents Barney Bentall, sponsored by Teck, Trail Operations. Bentall will be fresh from the Olympics, having welcomed the torch with his group the Grand Cariboo Opry and playing free shows in Whistler Village during the games. He will be arriving at the Rossland Miners' Hall Sunday March 14th.

When his group, Legendary Hearts disbanded in 2000,...

By Liz Arnason On on Thursday Feb 18 2010

Singer/songwriter Brad Mackay has stacks of song books in his basement, each one full of thoughts and emotions scrawled into an expression of creativity. The Ontario native picked up the guitar, an accompaniment to his naturally twangy drawl, at the age of sixteen, and just can't put it down. 

 
Mackay's ability to perform is rooted in the talent shows he sang in as a kid. At...
By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 16 2010

by Tiffany Kanda

The Steps Dance Company has been working hard to create a once in a life time opportunity.They will be presenting a fashion show titled 27 Dresses, which will show case wedding dresses throughout the century.  It is truly a celebration of women.

The 27 wedding dresses will be modeled by community members and will feature modern to yesteryear...

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