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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 13 2017

Summer must be right around the corner as one of the cornerstones to the Nelson downtown during July and August is Artwalk.

This year opening night for 2017 ArtWalk is Friday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m. in the Nelson Downtown.

"It will be all about art on Friday, June 23rd whether its oil, acrylic, or water based -town will be alive with color and talent," said Stephanie Myers, 2017...

by RCAC on Friday Jun 09 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) will be presenting “Echoes of Rossland, Past and Present”; a spoken word, poetry and song writing showcase at the Miners Hall on October 15th 2017. This contest forms part of the Canada 150 celebrations in Rossland. It is open to residents of Canada currently residing in the West...

by Rossland Telegraph on Friday May 26 2017

Enrich your life by reading, whatever age you are.  The Rossland Public Library is hosting not just one, but two summer reading clubs this season -- one for kids and a new one for adults.

For kids:  BC Summer Reading Club 2017: Walk on the Wild Side

The Rossland Public Library invites kids of all ages to join the 2017 BC Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme is...

by Diane Kalen-Sukra on Sunday May 07 2017

A unique partnership between the Village of Salmo, local entrepreneurs and a California investor has made possible a cutting-edge arts and cultural hub centre in Salmo offering everything from Village art windows, a Village art and culture garden, a unique reclaimed building materials and salvage boutique, custom upholstery an leather works shop, tattoo shop and art studio. The Grand Opening...

by Diane Kalen-Sukra on Sunday May 07 2017

This application is for the artists and/or groups who would like to display their art in one of three Village of Salmo Art Windows located at the west side of the building located at 423 Railway Avenue in Salmo, BC.

The Village Art Windows were constructed to provide an opportunity for Salmo Valley and Kootenay region artists to showcase their work in a way that is visible to...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday May 07 2017

Get your Sculpturewalking shoes ready! On Saturday, May 13, 30 sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown, marking the seventh year of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

“It’s truly incredible what Castlegar has accomplished in a relatively short period of time,” said executive director Joy Barrett. “Castlegar is now recognized as the Sculpture Capital of...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday May 03 2017

Humans. Love us. Hate us. Wonderful. Horrid.

In this column, I am not trying to change anyone’s mind, in contrast to my two-part column of April wherein I was attacking capitalism and hoping to make converts to my opinion. Capitalism is still much on my mind, but I am not going to continue to analyse its effects, merely observe them.

Here I am only...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 02 2017

By Carolyn Cameron of La Cafamore:

La Cafamore approaches its first decade of performing in the Kootenays, and one could say that what has kept the group going has been the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.“That and the fact that we really like each other and enjoy playing together” says violist Alexis More, one of the groups founding members.  The group began as a...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Apr 27 2017

Castlegar and area residents are going to get another hands-on opportunity to help shape the future of the Complex, and of local recreation in general, at a public open house slated for next week.

This, after a $25-million recreation referendum in November 2010 was overwhelmingly defeated (roughly 40 per cent of registered voters weighed in, with 20.94 per cent voting in favour and 79....

by Contributor on Monday Apr 24 2017

Bookstores are the fabric of Canada’s literary community. We anchor neighbourhoods.  We provide space and ideas with which to expand. We make sure that Canadian voices resonate.  On April 29, independent bookstores across the country, along with the authors we love, will celebrate Canadian Authors for Indies.

Here in Rossland the Gold Rush Bookstore ...

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