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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...

By Ethan Barnes On on Thursday Feb 04 2010

Every year all across Canada the humanitarian group Amnesty International holds an annual film festival. Its purpose is “to tell important stories about one of the most pressing issues of our time” through “the power of film.” This Sunday Rosslanders are invited to attend this year's Amnesty International Film Festival put on by the RSS Amnesty International Club. These are mainly students...

By Andrew Zwicker On on Tuesday Feb 02 2010

Rick Mercer's Rossland Winter Carnival episode aired Tuesday evening on CBC. Watch it here. Also, over the weekend, the Telegraph caught up with Mercer on his cell phone for a quick chat about his time in the Mountain Kingdom.

By Mona Mattei On on Thursday Dec 31 2009

As we ring in the New Year it is a tradition to look back over the last 12 months and talk about the things we liked the best. And as we enter a new decade, it is interesting to look at the speed of change over the years. One of the fastest changing areas is in audio and video technology. The last five years has seen the quality of compact discs (CD) and digital video discs (DVD) rapidly...

By RCAC On on Monday Dec 21 2009

Trail and District Arts Council will lead the development of a five-year arts plan for the Greater Trail area using $10,000 in funding from 2010 Legacies Now and the Province of British Columbia to match funding from the Greater Trail region and the Columbia Basin Trust.

This funding is provided under the Creative Communities program, which supports local governments and arts...

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