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by RCAC on Wednesday May 22 2019

On Sunday, May 26, Joe Hill Coffee House goes all out once again with these five fine acts:

  • Astrojet – Rupert Keiller’s new band, in their first public performance.  (They just won Best Rock Song at the Kootenay Music Awards.)  Their roots run deep, their sound is big....
by aeon on Monday May 20 2019

By Daniel Callcut, for Aeon

Imagine you work at a latex glove factory. One night, you type ‘latex’ into Google: you’re searching for competitors’ products, but you find other things too. Some of what you find turns you on. But some of it you wish you could unsee: prior to the search, it was morally unthinkable. 

It’s easy to...

by aeon on Monday May 13 2019

By George Estreich, for Aeon

Most people remember the emperor: a vain ruler, swindled into paying for a nonexistent magical garment, parades in public, only to be embarrassed by a little boy. To me, the story is really about the swindling tailors. Audacious, imaginative, their true product is a persuasive illusion, one keyed to the vulnerabilities of their...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 12 2019

The Capitol Theatre is wrapping up the 2018-19 season with a bang as CBC Radio’s Ali Hassan comes to the Heritage City.

Hassan, host of CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud, a frequent guest host on Q and the host of Canada Reads, will be at the Capitol Theatre Saturday, May 18th at 7:30 p.m.. as part of his  stand up comedy show Muslim Interrupted.

CBC television viewers may...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday May 09 2019

Singer/artist River Arnott of Grand Forks received two significant achievements —Top Junior Voice Award' and a Certificate of Merit for 'Outstanding Performance' — during the recent Kootenay Festival of the Arts competition.

The 12-year-old Boundary City performer now advances to the Provincials in Chilliwack at the end of May...

by aeon on Tuesday Apr 23 2019

By  David V. Johnson, from Aeon

When false and malicious speech roils the body politic, when racism and violence surge, the right and role of freedom of speech in society comes into crisis. People rightly begin to wonder what are the limits, what should be the rules. It is a complicated issue, and resolving it requires care about the exact problems...

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 14 2019

There’s music as well as words in the air at the 8th annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, July 11-14 in Nelson.

This year singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing joins 2019 EMLF writer-in residence Marilyn Bowering, along with literary luminaries William Deverell, JG Toews, Ian Weir, and Iona Whishaw.

“New for 2019 are workshops in songwriting and screenwriting,” said EMLF...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Besides being our Member of Parliament, Richard Cannings is a biologist and a birder – and he’ll be talking about birds at the Museum on April 17th, at 6:30.  Here’s what the notice from the good people at the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre says:

Join us to hear Richard Cannings, our South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP, biologist,...

by kootenaygallery3 on Friday Apr 05 2019

West Kootenay youth Stanley Humphries, Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre (both Trail and Castlegar) and Rossland Summit School are featuring their art in the annual Young Visions 2019 exhibition.  It opens Thursday, April 18 at 7 pm at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar. Everyone is welcome to attend the free opening event. As a special treat this year, Ms Reddick’s Food 10...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

Learning never stops. Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, Rossland Public Library now offers hundreds of online courses through Gale Courses.

“We’re excited to be able to offer Gale Courses to the residents of Rossland,” said Library Director, Beverley Rintoul. “The courses are instructor-led and cover a wide variety of...

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