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By Larry Hudema On on Monday Feb 22 2016

It was a dark period in the forging of the United States, one of many for a nation aspiring to greatness. The fostering of paranoia in order to expunge enemies, imagined or real, is an unfortunate device employed by those with distorted dreams. The victims, in this case, included folk musician Pete Seeger,...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Friday Jan 22 2016
Just want to give you a heads up that the date of our upcoming Spotlight Films presentation of Brooklyn has been pushed back a week.  It will be screening on Tuesday, February 2nd and not...
By Contributor On on Friday Jan 22 2016

Gallery 2 is excited to be presenting the first two exhibitions of 2016. Local(i)ty 2, curated by Carin Covin, presents the work of artists Nora Curiston, Laura Widmer and Brenda Feist in the Reid and West Galleries. This ambitious exhibition includes work in diverse media from all three artists that explore connection to place, with particular emphasis on artists working in...

By Contributor On on Thursday Dec 31 2015

The Shatford Centre/Okanagan School of the Arts is preparing to host a stimulating weekend for writers and aspiring authors with the first annual Okanagan Valley Writer's Festival, April 8 to 9. Offerings include workshops and panel discussions on various aspects of writing, selling and marketing fiction and nonfiction in a range of genres—plus poetry, songs, and screenplays.

“We...

By Rossland Recreation On on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

REC Dept. over the Holidays

During the week of December 21st to 27th, the REC Dept. will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9:00-4:00pm, December 21-23.  The Office will be closed on Thursday, December 24th.  During the second week of the Holidays, the Dept. will be open Monday, December 28th to Thursday, December...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Nov 17 2015

Why a retrospective?

Believing as I do that history is of profound importance, I seek to discern the purposes and themes I have explored with constancy over the years of publishing this column. I hope by doing this to present a coherent statement of the issues and interests that have stirred current events in culture, politics, economics, ideology, science, and religion...

By Contributor On on Monday Nov 02 2015

For 66 years, Warren Miller has been making incredible ski movies. His fall tours are where skiers and snowboarders awaken from the long hard summer. Passions are reignited; friends are reunited; and ski season officially begins.

Miller once said, “A pair of skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom,” and this year, we’re chasing storms, snow, lines and the freedom they grant us....

By Contributor On on Monday Nov 02 2015

The author of an exciting new wartime novel called Bird’s Eye View will present a highly-entertaining talk and slide show of vintage photographs at the Grand Forks and District Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 and again in Midway on Friday, Nov. 20. 

Bird’s Eye View is the only novel ever written featuring a Canadian woman in uniform as the main character. It tells the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Sunday Oct 25 2015

The Midway Theatre and Allegro Dance Company of Nelson present “River of Dreams”, a hymn to the spiritual essence of all rivers Tuesday, November 3 at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

Water is a biological necessity. It is also essential to humanity's psychological well-being. Nowhere is this truth more evident than in experiencing water at it's most miraculous—in the flow and tumble of...

By Larry Hudema On on Monday Sep 21 2015

On Tuesday Sept. 29 Spotlight Films will be presenting the movie Love and Mercy.

Brian Wilson, the creative soul of the Beach Boys, was a musical voyageur, treading new and exciting musicscapes. He created the tender California sound, a rhythmic blind faith in teen romance that thrived despite the growing cultural thirst for the cynicism of Dylan, the unfocused anger of The Who...

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