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By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

Artists and Revolutionaries

 

Allow me a brief tangent about rock music and the Revolution; I am a 1960’s kid and I cannot forget a childhood illusion that my Woodstock Nation would transform our world. Music, love, peace, revolution, all were One, right? As the Eagles put it lyrically, “we thought we could change the world with words like love and freedom...

By John Boivin Loc... On on Monday Jun 07 2021

The Hills Garlic Festival will not be taking place this summer.

“This decision was made with the best interests of our small community in mind,” says a notice on the festival website. “We look forward to welcoming vendors, patrons, and volunteers in 2022.”

The Hills Recreation Society’s board of directors chose to cancel the popular annual event in New Denver despite the easing...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

The Trail & District Arts Council and The Royal Theatre have joined forces toimagine your new, favourite summer experience, the Silver Screen Drive-in. Running from June 18 to Sept. 25, filmswill screen Thursday through Saturday at duskin the Waneta Plaza upper parking lot.

Building on the history of the Auto-Vue Drive-in, which ran in the same area from 1952 to 2003...

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...

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