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By Contributor On on Thursday Jun 17 2010

Imagine a program that promotes the joy of reading, celebrates the writers living in the Kootenay Boundary, and provides a chance to discuss a great book and its themes. There is such a program, in its second year of connecting people through the literary arts: One Book One Kootenay.

Last year, The Kootenay Library Federation, representing 19 libraries in the East and West Kootenays and...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Thursday Jun 10 2010

Over 85 students from the Grand Forks Granby Dance Studio put on an impressive show for their third annual recital "For the Love of Dance"  with the support of their teachers and many parent volunteers. With styles ranging the dance spectrum from hip hop to jazz to traditional Irish, the students provided entertainment that demonstrated the strength of the arts in the...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Sunday Jun 06 2010

International audiences will be getting a glimpse of the Boundary on the new television show West Coast Escapes. On June 11 and 12 local film and television Producer, Nik Green, is bringing a production team including veteran Wings Over Canada creator John Lovelace to shoot across the region.

Escapes focuses on the best and brightest of the West Coast...

By Adrian Barnes On on Saturday Jun 05 2010

The problems with a commissioned planning document presented to local arts groups last week start with the document's title. Greater Trail: A Cultural Plan For Arts and Heritage. Hmm. In a plan asking local communities to spend lots of money to increase tourism visits through promoting arts and heritage, the giant elephant in the room that no one associated with the report wants to acknowledge...

By Adrian Barnes On on Thursday May 27 2010

This Sunday evening, anyone with an interest in Kootenay culture and the strength of will to drag their butts off the couch and down to the Miners' Hall is in for a rare treat. The Rossland Arts Council and FLIKS will be presenting the a new film, torn straight from the mean streets of Creston, BC, called Lovers in a Dangerous Time.

I've seen the film and anyone who tends to...

By Mona Mattei On on Thursday May 27 2010

Technology has finally caught up with the dreams of some Doukhobor musicians to preserve their heritage in the 78’s project headed by Grand Forks local Ron Mahonin for the Doukhobor Discovery Centre in Castlegar. Traditionally Doukhobor songs are three different types: psalms, hymns, and folk songs. Over the years, many of these songs were recorded on vinyl records. Mahonin, songwriter,...

By Contributor On on Thursday May 27 2010

From their home city of Benares, an ancient spiritual centre of traditional music and Hindu culture, The Mishras are bringing classical North Indian Ragas and folk music to Grand Forks. The Mishras will be performing at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Friday, June 4 at 7:30 pm.

Pandit Deobrat Mishra, son and disciple of Pandit Shivnath Mishra, was born into a well-known musical...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Wednesday May 26 2010

Castlegar Sculpturewalk will finally get its moment in the sun this Saturday, as the 16 finalist sculptures are finally installed and unveiled in the city's core.


Sculpturewalk volunteer Darlene Kalawsky said this is a much-anticipated moment for many residents.


“It's extremely exciting – you can feel the energy building,” she said, adding it has entailed more work...

By Contributor On on Thursday May 20 2010

The Selkirk College Fine Woodworking students will be presenting their 17th annual year end show, Form and Balance, at the end of May--presenting an ideal opportunity to meet talented builders of furniture and experience their unique abilities. 

This year’s group of dedicated students is excited to invite everyone to see the work they have created in the last nine months. A...
By Contributor On on Wednesday May 19 2010

This new band, born around the campfire of the 2007 Artswells Festival in Wells, B.C., named Morlove is the creative collaboration of Corwin Fox and Miss Emily Brown, both dyed-in-the-wool songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. These familiar musicians bring their new folk sound to the Grand Forks and District Art and Heritage Centre (Grand Forks Art Gallery) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25....

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