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by Contributor on Sunday Nov 29 2009

Ed. note: this press release was provided by Selkirk College

The faculty of the Selkirk College Contemporary Music and Technology program has released its first album in its 20 year history - Souvenir.

Produced by Don Macdonald and recorded by Steven Parish, the album celebrates 20 years of music instruction at Selkirk College. Performers include: Cheryl Hodge,...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Nov 26 2009

The Kootenay Boundary Regional Art Exhibition has moved into the 21st century by going digital for their 30th annual exhibit. Traditionally, the Kootenay Boundary Regional exhibition has been an annual themed art exhibition, hosted by a different community in the West Kootenay each year.

The exhibition is an open call show where works are exhibited to the public and jurors provide...

by Tyler Austin Bradley on Monday Nov 23 2009

While I sit in the relative comfort of my home writing this, my mind is elsewhere--fixated, really, on the terrific variety of public access cabins available to us in and around Rossland. To be more specific, I am especially keen on those that can be cross-country skied or snow-shoed to, especially those not requiring hyper-honed skills on the part of would-be-visitors.

I am a terrible...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Nov 22 2009

The Hip Sisters belly dance troupe hosted another successful Dance Extravaganza on Thursday Nov. 19. The show featured seven different troupes with various dance styles. Along with the Hip Sisters were Les Folles Jambettes cancan troupe, Rara Avis, Shekinah, Spirit of the Dance Irish dancers, Bibblesqueak the clown, and Granby Dance Studio performers.

Funds raised at the event and silent...

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...

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