Arts and Culture

La Cafamore: three performances, three good causes

La Cafamore: three performances, three good causes

Local musicians Carolyn Cameron (violin) and Dawna Kavanagh (piano) team up again to do a series of three concerts for three separate local charities on February 3, 4 and 10.  But which of these concerts to attend?  Decisions, decisions.  All of them, perhaps?  Admission is by donation to the charity.

Have a blind date with a book on Valentine's Day

Two possible candidates for that blind date

Rossland's Public Library will offer you a blind date to celebrate Valentine's Day.  As with other blind dates, you may fall in love forever, or recoil in distaste once you get to know it a bit better.  But you won't be able to judge the book by its cover, because the potential "dates" will be in plain brown wrappers -- with just a hint as to the contents:  a brief "lonely hearts" ad on the front.

Time is running out on Kootenay Music Awards

The Kootenay Music Awards submissions are now open, until Sunday February 12, 2017.

Calling all musicans.

The Kootenay Music Awards submissions are now open, until Sunday February 12, 2017.

Awards submissions kicked off January 16 in eight exciting categories, including Artist and Album of the Year.

The Kootenay Co-Op Radio is honored and excited to be coordinating the fifth Kootenay Music Awards. 

A premier celebration of local, original music which captures the diversity, creativity and craft of musical talents found in and around the Kootenay Mountain Region.

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance invites artists to apply for funding

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance invites artists to apply for funding

Artists in all disciplines—as well as arts, culture and heritage organizations—are invited to apply for funding through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), which delivers the Arts, Culture and Heritage Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

Get Ready for Rossland's Winter Carnival!

Photo by Larry Doell

There will be non-stop fun at the Rossland Winter Carnival -- the longest-running such event in Canada, it's been happening every year since 1898. With so much going on, people will wish they could defy the laws of physics by  being in more than one place at a time.  Here's a smattering of the events.

Museum Renewal Project gets a boost from Spirit of Red

The Spirit of Red Social Club supports the Rossland Museum Renewal project with a  donation of $2000 to help close the funding gap needed for Phase I

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (RMDC) has received a generous donation of $2000 from the Spirit of Red Social Club to close the funding gap needed to proceed with Phase I construction.

Soon! New, improved hours at the Rossland Public Library

Soon! New, improved hours at the Rossland Public Library

The Rossland Public Library will begin its new, extended hours at the end of this month -- not too long to wait.

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!

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