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REVIEW: Paranormal Activity 2 abnormally un-scary

There is a scene in Paranormal Activity 2 which, I believe, represents the entire movie. It's a shot of the baby Hunter's bedroom with that very baby lying in his crib. As soon as I saw this I thought to myself, 'that poor baby is going to float in the air' and lo and behold a minute later that baby floated. How did I know?...

Waiting for Oz: RLOP Warms up with original dinner theatre show

  At the height of ski season, after an influx of skiers from far away swells the population of Rossland, February 2011 will see an influx of another kind: the short, high-pitched voice kind, the witchy kind, and the kind missing key major organs most of us could not survive without. I am not talking about anything Halloween-related...

Adult Gymnastics: Beating the Trail Resident Card program and getting in shape to boot

Every pre-season I make the same promise to myself: this year is going to be different. When the snow hits and the chairs start rounding the bull wheel, I’m going to be ready. My need for cardiovascular fitness, endurance, flexibility and strength training will be aligned via a realistic and attainable regime, the ultimate ...

Rossland:Costume capital of Canada - Halloween a major occasion in the Golden City

There’s just something about ski towns… People who live in them love to get dressed up, put on a costume and get out and party like a… (Insert preferred party style here). Be it dressing up as your favorite trail at Red (picture southern and northern belles, beer bellies, war eagles, Dougs, Captain Jacks and marmots), taking...

Interview: Charlie Russell –A life lived with bears and valuable lessons learned

Playing out like a real life version of Avatar, Charlie Russell went to live with grizzly bears to find out how humans can better interact with them peacefully. Returning twelve years later with unimaginable experiences and tales of life with the bears, Russell learned that humans, not bears, are the problem in terms of...

A big weekend in the "Mountain Culture Capital of Canada"

Had your fill of turkey, leftover turkey, turkey sandwiches, soup, omelets and perhaps even a late night snack of turkey mac and cheese? Got a hankering for some locally grown culture? This weekend serves up second and third heaping helpings of a 100 mile talent. Taken as a sample of life in the Golden City, this weekend could...

Lifecycles puts the rubber to the...Trail

Local pridesters, get your pedalling legs ready, prep your beastly downhill bike for one more Autumnal descent, and get the sitter lined up now to avoid disappointment: Lifecycles touches down at The Royal Theatre in Trail Sunday, October 17th.    Short of organizing an anticipatory victory ride from Rossland to Trail (anyone...

Rossland’s newest theatre company set to launch White Star Lady

Last month’s Golden City Days celebrations saw the launch of Rossland’s newest live theatre venture, Iron Mountain Theatre, where this group of four enthusiastic musicians and thespians burst onto the local scene with their eight-minute musical A Tribute to Mining. On October 22 and 23, this young company will launch their ...

London Calling: RSS students to sample Shakespeare, walk in footsteps of Jack the Ripper

Spring Break 2011 will be one wicked experience for a group of budding RSS student thespians: they are off to London - the original London, in the UK - for an eight-day trip that promises to be the trip of their young lives so far. Organized by drama teacher Lisa Henderson, their adventure will include participating in two ...

Calling all Spielbergs: RMFF gears up for its 11th year

The Rossland Mountain Film Festival (RMFF) is gearing up for its 11th year of pre-ski season stoke seeding and is searching for film makers both local and from afar.  Aiming to showcase filmmakers, photographers, and all visual artists to generate enthusiasm for adventure sports and celebrate Rossland's great mountain culture,...

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