Arts and Culture
I think most of us can safely bet the farm on which news story will be dominating B.C. media in the coming weeks – but I hope it doesn't distract Castlegar from the huge looming issues our community will face over the same timeframe, regardless who holds power in Victoria.
I think most of us, even in the New Millennium, would find the combination of Christmas and sex toys a startling one ... but Passion Party consultant Tina McIntosh said we might be really missing out if we dismiss the idea out of hand.
Former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson was in town this week, conducting interviews for a book she’s planning to publish next year. Entitled Room For All Of Us, the book will focus on a variety of immigrant populations coming out of places of struggle, how coming to Canada impacted them, and how they themselves changed the Canadian culture and landscape.
By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily
Fred Rosenberg has lost control.
For the first time in his career as a photographer — as Nelson’s unofficial photographer — Rosenberg’s work will be put on display without him having to make any of the choices.
He didn’t select the photographs for the show, didn’t...
Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College (KSA) has unveiled a unique display of Bernard Leach Pottery thanks to the generosity of the late Carol Proudfoot Couch.
It is recognized world-wide that Bernard Leach was a famous British potter and is thought of as the “founder of studio ceramics in our time”. One of the great figures of 20th century craft, Leach played a crucial...
The 65th annual Rock Creek Fall Fair saw thousands of visitors despite the grumpy weather over the weekend. From animal husbandry exhibitions to rodeo events, entertainment, fair rides, and vendors there was a full slate of activities over the two-day event.
Puruse the images of the fair for a taste of the busy weekend.
Click on the photos to enlarge!
The two teams that make up the West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League(WKRDL) will hit the track for the first time at the Rossland Arena on Sept. 12. at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Rossland’s Gnarlies Angels and Salmo’s Babes of Brutality have been practicing their hits, blocks and skating in preparation for “Mountain Mayhem,” sponsored by Mountain FM.
Tickets are $10 in advance...
The 2009/10 Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) Annual Report and audited financial statements are now available to the public. The Annual Report reflects CBT's performance for the 2009/10 year ending March 31, and details the financial investments, spending and Delivery of Benefits activities.
"For CBT, 2009/10 was a year of action and solid returns on our investments. We disbursed $10.9...