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By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 26 2010
If you enjoy art, culture and history then visit the 60 Tibetan Pearls exhibit at Gallery 2 in Grand Forks between Nov. 5 and Dec. 24. This is a unique collection of paintings by a Tibetan monk that reflects on over thirty years of his life. 
 
This exhibit displays artist Choegyal Rinpoche's painted memories of Tibet during his youth visiting nomadic families in yak hair...
By Boundary Sentinel On on Monday Sep 20 2010

The 65th annual Rock Creek Fall Fair saw thousands of visitors despite the grumpy weather over the weekend. From animal husbandry exhibitions to rodeo events, entertainment, fair rides, and vendors there was a full slate of activities over the two-day event.

Puruse the images of the fair for a taste of the busy weekend.

Click on the photos to enlarge!

By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 19 2010

Music has been a substantial part of Garnet Rogers’s life from his earliest days. In a darkened bedroom, lit only by the amber glow from an old floor model radio, two young brothers aged six and 12 lay in their beds, listening to the country music broadcasts from the Grand Ol’ Opry, and practiced their...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Sep 15 2010

Boundary District Arts Council is busy once again in arranging an excellent and varied season of  professional, musical entertainment. Performance 2010-2011 promises to be another great season of memorable concerts.

Friday, October 22, 2010 — Ballet Kelowna – Kelowna’s own boutique dance company is gaining attention across BC and on the national level with its signature brand...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Sep 12 2010

You don't have to travel 1,900 kilometres and cross the Garlic Wall in eastern Saskatchewan to get your fill of garlic this weekend.

In less than 90 minutes of slope-style driving up the Slocan Valley you can be in New Denver, amidst thousands of garlic lovers and admirers, reveling in the heady aroma of the herb at the 18th annual Hills Garlic Festival on Sunday (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) in...

By Contributor On on Friday Sep 10 2010

Kristopher Ede from Invermere takes the prize for the SCRATCH Writing Challenge Readers’ Choice Award. The 18-year-old won this portion of the creative writing challenge, put on by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), with his short story “the girl with the plastic pirate hat and the boy who loved her so.” Ede’s story earned 29 per cent of readers’ votes, and will receive a $300 bookstore gift...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Sep 08 2010
Pretty much anything could happen with the triple-threat dynamic of Rodney DeCroo, Carolyn Mark and Cam Penner in the same room. These three musicians join forces in concert next week at Grand Forks Gallery 2.

Decroo, as one music writer put it, is a true original. DeCroo’s songs and performances are known for their authenticity – he has lived what he sings and writes...
By Mona Mattei On on Thursday Sep 02 2010
Wow the cameras, the bright lights, the chance to be an extra in a movie – too hard to resist! After four hours in a small café, reading the same newspaper, hot, fly bitten, and thirsty you have to start wondering about the glamour of being a movie star. Many locals stepped up to experience exactly that as Megami: Search for the Gods landed in Grand Forks to film last week Aug. 23 –...
By Andrew Zwicker On on Wednesday Sep 01 2010

Two years into its mission to boldly go where art hasn’t gone before in Rossland, the little gallery that could is taking things up a notch and making another big leap forward.
 

Initially launched in September of 2008, the Rouge Gallery has been a cooperative non-profit effort organized, owned and operated by the local artists it supports. During the past two years, Rouge has...

By Contributor On on Sunday Aug 29 2010

Are you ready to harmonize, socialize, and feel alive?  Is it time to plan your Wednesday evenings for the next few months? The Grand Forks Choral Society begins the 2010 / 2011 season with their first practice Wednesday Sept. 8 in the Grand Forks Senior Secondary band room from 7 - 9 p.m. If you have ever considered joining a community choir, now is the time.

 

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