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By Contributor On on Saturday Mar 09 2019

La Cafamore moves into its 11th season with a concert featuring works for string trio. Violinist and co-founder of the group, Carolyn Cameron explains,  “our initial group was a string quartet which we would sometimes expand to include piano or clarinet. Our current situation is a pool of five musicians.  What arrangement we do depends on musicians’ availability.”

Cameron adds that...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

 Call for entry: registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT), a celebration of culture taking place August 10 & 11, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm. Help us make the 11th anniversary tour the best yet!

The CBCT is a self-guided tour showcasing local arts, culture and heritage offered at no charge to...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 03 2019

Which of Castlegar’s downtown sculptures has caught your eye? In just over a month Castlegar Sculpturewalk’s 2018 sculptures will be taken down, so now is the time to purchase or lease one of these beautiful works of art and keep it in the Kootenays!                         

“2018 was our biggest year yet, and there are so many beautiful pieces available in our outdoor gallery,” says...

By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

In the most-recent column, I opened questions of the history of the West, its historic global dominance, non-westerners reactions to that past, and the present geopolitical world of Western, First-World primacy.

I also delved into the meaning of our history in terms of human cognitive and cultural evolution. My expertise is history, not neuro-science, I readily admit, so when I discuss...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

A re-visioning of old habits

Today I am trying to explore an old habit of my judgement, with regard to an historical fact I have long attempted to assimilate to a personal sense of justice.

The West has dominated the world for 400 years, and practically ruled it for a century from about 1850 t0 1950. The rest of the world over which the West held sway was subject...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Sunday Feb 17 2019

For the month of December, 2018,  ...

By kootenaygallery3 On on Wednesday Feb 13 2019

The Kootenay Gallery of Art exhibition season opens with two exhibitions. Both exhibitions feature installation art that allows the viewer to be immersed in the art as well as featuring art on the walls.

“Fata Morgana” is a major solo exhibition for Nelson artist Hildur Jonasson. It is her artistic response to a residency in the international arctic territory of Svalbard aboard the tall...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Jan 30 2019

Extreme sport meets indigenous activism in The Radicals, a provocative film by Beyond Boarding, at the Miners’ Hall in Rossland on February 7, at 7:00 pm.  An official selection of the Banff Mountain Film Festival (2018), the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (2018), Whistler Film Festival (2018), and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (2019),...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Tuesday Jan 29 2019

Anyone who has seen the posters is aware that a young woman born and raised in Rossland has become a highly accomplished dancer, and that she will be performing at the Charles Bailey on February 5.

Paige Culley began dancing at the age of three, when former Rosslander Kathy Wallace first started her off with a dance class.  After that, her mother recalls that while other children were...

By Contributor On on Saturday Jan 26 2019

The Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar has another great line up of exhibitions for the 2019 season with artists from away and from the local area. Many of these exhibitions have a focus on experiencing the art as well as viewing the art by way of walk-through installations and participatory art.

Beginning March 1, the season will open with Fata Morgana by Nelson’s Hildur...

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