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by Mona Mattei on Monday Nov 16 2009

African dance and music soiree

African food and culture tantalized the audience at the African Soiree Friday, Nov. 13 at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church hall. Hosted by the Rara Avis Dancers of Granby Dance Studio, a group of African musicians and dancers spent the day in Grand Forks giving a window into their culture. Naby Camara, N’nato Camara, and Kocassale Dioubate...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 16 2009

Words designed to taunt, tease or tempt you and challenge authority. The authority of the critics that is. Competitive poetry is slam poetry – raucous and raw. This week slam poetry is descending on the Boundary with two dynamic slam poets leading the shows.

Barbara Adler and Brendan McLeod are two of the best spoken word performers in the country. They are members of the Canadian Folk...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Nov 05 2009

Founding member and lead man for the hardcore punk band D.O.A. Joe Keithley arrives this week on his solo Mountain Tour. Father of three and owner of Sudden Death Records, Keithley is more familiar to most as Joey Shithead in the punk scene.

This tour is an acoustic musical event that Keithley assures will be high energy and humourous with lots of...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 05 2009

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by Liz Arnason on Tuesday Nov 03 2009

If you’ve found time to go out for a pint or a glass of wine lately, chances are you may have been tapping a toe to the powerful piano and warm croon of Brian Kalbfleisch. He’s been serenading his way through town and is one of Rossland's most eclectic entertainers. If you've missed him, go down to the Redroom Lounge for 'Martini Monday', grab a brew or a bite, sit back, and let yourself cozy...

by Tyler Austin Bradley on Wednesday Oct 28 2009

Saturday night I had the opportunity to attend the Trail premiere of Play With Fire, an independent feature film written by Soren Johnstone and co-produced by Juicy Studios alumnus Michael Babiarz. The film played to two packed houses at the recently-renovated Royal Theatre in downtown Trail. Set in a small, unnamed industrial town, the film is, despite its never being named as such...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 19 2009

The “Kootenay Country” exhibit has won acclamation at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) conference recently held in Vancouver by being the first group invited by the City of Richmond to set up a display during the upcoming Olympic games.


The City of Richmond, a government partner in the Olympics, is sponsoring an official venue called the “O” Zone, which will be...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 01 2009

Sunday, October 4th at the Rossland Miners' Hall will mark the world premiere screening for the locally filmed and produced documentary Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing.

Filmed throughout the West Kootenays, Boundary Region, and Greater Vancouver over the past two years, the upcoming features (3pm and 7pm, October 4th at the Miners Hall) mark the first such public screening for...

by Adrian Barnes on Thursday Oct 01 2009

Have you ever noticed how some people just aren't that funny? They make jokes, they pull faces to try to make you laugh, but it just doesn't work. Which, of course, is kind of funny. If you're a person inclined toward funniness. The Informant!, a new film by Stephen Soderbergh, is a comedy that isn't very funny. In fact, it's difficult not to read the exclamation point in the film's title as a...

by LoneSheep on Monday Sep 28 2009

The Boundary Region

The Boundary is in the southern interior of British Columbia and incorporates the heritage valleys of the Kettle River, the West Kettle River, Boundary Creek, Granby River, Christina Lake and all of the many tributaries that drain the Monashee Mountains into...

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