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By Mona Mattei On on Sunday Aug 01 2010
When you head off to see a band play live for the first time since you got addicted to their music via the digital highway, you’re never really certain how it is going to go. Some bands can pull off their sound in a studio, but fall short of reproducing their unique tunes live. The Kings of Leon (KOL) though did not disappoint with two new songs, and additional solos the show at the Gorge in...
By Contributor On on Wednesday Jul 14 2010

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...

By Allyson Kenning On on Thursday Jul 01 2010

Summer in the Mountain Kingdom heralds the arrival of all kinds of fun stuff: open patios at local restaurants, museum and mine tours, snow-free (hopefully) hiking trails, and our own local musical theatre production, The Gold Fever Follies.  This ever-changing, dynamic show, consisting of stories loosely based on actual historical events in Rossland's history, will see its 24th season this...

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...

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