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Arts and Culture

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 03 2022
The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) invites West Kootenay artists and artisans to participate in a juried visual art exhibition entitled In The Moment. We want to showcase your work!
The past several years has brought into focus the nature of impermanence in our daily lives. Living "in the moment" has taken on greater meaning and importance. Being in the...
By City of Trail On on Wednesday Jul 27 2022

Pride Trail B.C., the Trail & District Public Library, IncrEDIBLE Trail and the City of Trail are excited to host Pride 2022 at Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 13 on the Esplanade / Jubilee Park from 10 am to 2 pm. Everyone is invited to join us! 

“Pride is very important for our youth and community and we’re thrilled to team up with the...

By Sara Golling On on Wednesday Jul 27 2022

The Follies are back!  And for those who haven’t yet seen this year’s version of Rossland’s favourite family-friendly summer live entertainment, there is only one more month to catch this production at the Miners Union Hall.

Rossland’s Marnie Jacobsen wrote the play and wove a near-tragic misunderstanding into the love story.  Names have a major role, as they do in everyone’s lives –...

By City of Castlegar On on Thursday Jul 14 2022
Castlegar is competing in Communities in Bloom’s Grand Champion Category this year – the best of the best – and we’re asking for your help before the judges arrive July 19.

The Communities in Bloom program inspires communities to enhance the quality of life and environment through people and plants, to create community pride. Castlegar’s group is a volunteer-driven...

By CBT On on Thursday Jul 14 2022

Montrose Park is a community hub: children play in the splash park, players dash about on the pickleball court and people can work up a sweat on the exercise equipment or lounge with a bestseller from the book exchange. The park is the community’s main location for outdoor social get-togethers—and has recently grown even more impressive.

One way it has grown is literally: it expanded by...

By CBT On on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

The 14th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour combines a road trip with uniquely curated cultural experiences for a weekend of fun! 84 venues are participating in the 2022 edition across four regions in the Basin.

By following the tour map, you will visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites. With exhibitions, artwork displays, creative process demonstrations and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 05 2022

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 14th annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest.

Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of hummingbirds, bears, bees, seals and other amazing creatures until July 26. You can enter as many times as you like and there is no entry fee.

“Wildlife-in-Focus is a celebration of the incredible...

By Sarah Lord On on Saturday Jul 02 2022

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) partnered with the private building owner at Pharmasave Nelson to bring the work of acclaimed Sinixt artist Ric Gendron into the community.

The new mural was recently completed on the Hall Street side of the building.

Gendron is a “paint slinger” who creates expressive artworks that blend traditional Indigenous imagery with bold colours...

By Trail Arts Council On on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

The Trail & District Arts Council is very excited to get the community back together this Summer at Gyro Park for Kootenay Savings Music in The Park. With thirteen shows and two acts per night, from June 16 to September 1, it’s still the perfect opportunity for all the family to get together outside and listen to great live music.

By Contributor On on Monday Jun 13 2022

After two quiet years and minimal celebrations Kootenay PRIDE is gearing up for the 27th Annual weekend festivities.

During the past two years Baker Street has been subdued on Labour Day weekend, but that is all about to end this year.

The PRIDE Parade is coming back.

The Parade has been such a celebratory event for the queer community as well as their allies and this year...