Arts and Culture

Laughing is good. Bridget Ryan can help with that.

Laughing is good.  Bridget Ryan can help with that.

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture welcomes  to Rossland the hilarious Bridget Ryan in her touring stand-up/cabaret mash-up:  Here's to the Ladies Who Laugh. It’s part musical theatre, part stand-up comedy, and 100% entertaining. The show is Saturday February 4th at the Prestige Mountain Resort in Rossland.

Museum gets Council go-ahead

Children "panning" on Canada Day 2016 at the Rossland Museum grounds.

In 2012, the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RMDC) embarked on a six-phase renewal project with the help of major stakeholders, including Teck Trail Operations., the City of Rossland, and the wonderful support of the citizens of Rossland and area. Thanks to a recent $100,000 grant from Canada Cultural Spaces and the go-ahead from the City of Rossland, the Phase 1 renovations will begin shortly.

Snowshoe by Moonlight at Red for a Good Cause

Snowshoe by Moonlight at Red for a Good Cause

What better way to enjoy our beautiful Kootenay winter than an evening of guided snowshoeing in bright moonlight with friends and family? The West Kootenay Take a Hike Program invites your participation in our  first annual moonlight snowshoe event featuring excellent food, live music, a silent auction and prizes - all in support of a great cause!

Rossland Council for Arts and Culture: AGM -- New Members Welcome!

Rossland Council for Arts and Culture:  AGM -- New Members Welcome!

Rossland Council for Arts and Culture Annual General Meeting - January 17th

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday, January 17th at 7:30pm at the Prestige Mountain Resort.

What's RCAC?

Film: Colonization Road -- on CBC this month

Film:  Colonization Road -- on CBC this month

After a successful world premiere at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival in October 2016, Michelle St. John's documentary Colonization Road will air across Canada on CBC's weekly point-of-view documentary series Firsthand, Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 9pm (9:30 NL). Colonization Road will then be available to stream at cbc.ca/firsthand/episodes/colonization-road.

$600,000 in Communmity Directed Funds: Who Got What?

A scene in the Rossland Range Recreation Site, near the location of one project.

Lower Columbia Community Direct Funds Final Report-Dec 31/16

The CDF’s mandate to distribute $600,000.00 provided by CBT over a three year period (2014-2016) is now coming to an end. The philosophy behind this CBT initiative was for certain geographic sub-regions located in the Columbia Basin to come together and invest in strategic investments within the sub-region. The Lower Columbia sub-region is made up of the communities of Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Montrose, Fruitvale, Area A and Area B of the Kootenay Boundary Regional District.

Happy Times Coming Up at the Charles Bailey

Happy Times Coming Up at the Charles Bailey

The Purple Pirate's Magic Pirate Ship

Saturday January 7th 2pm

Tickets $15

Natural Selection: Who Deserves to Rule Human Society?

Natural Selection: Who Deserves to Rule Human Society?

 

“And if you call me brother now, forgive me if I ask –

‘According to whose plan?’

When it all comes down to dust,

I will kill you if I must. I will help you if I can.

When it all comes down to dust,

I will help you if I must. I will kill you if I can.”

Leonard Cohen, Song of Isaac (1969)

EDITORIAL: The CBC -- Boon or Boondoggle?

EDITORIAL: The CBC -- Boon or Boondoggle?

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is Canada's national radio and television broadcaster -- loved by many, reviled by others.  Its exact date of origin may be open to interpretation; its predecessor, the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, was established as a state-owned company  in 1932, following a  1929 report  that raised concerns about  Canadian airwaves being taken over by American radio.  In 1936, the organization was re-created as a Crown Corporation and re-branded with its present name.

Philosophy Returning to Selkirk College

Dr. Jonathan Vanderhoek will teach Philosophy 101 at Selkirk, starting in January.

Students will have the opportunity to explore questions at the very heart of human existence as Philosophy 101 returns to the School of University Arts & Sciences at Selkirk College in January.

This intro-level philosophy course focuses on the nature of human reality. Students will discuss metaphysical issues such as self-identity, free will, and the relationship between the mind and the body. They will also examine issues in value theory including the nature of aesthetic judgment, the foundations of morality, and problems of social justice.

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