Arts and Culture
Although they are not able to open to the public yet, the Christina Living Arts Centre held its official grand opening last week. Dignitaries gathered for the event, offering their congratulations and lending a hand to cut the ribbon kicking off the first artisans’ gallery of its kind in Canada.
The Kettle Valley Brakemen return to the Kettle River Museum in Midway on Saturday, Aug. 7 for their sixth annual afternoon concert of original railway tales and toe tapping tunes. Head Brakemen Jack Godwin says they’ll be playing many familiar favourites as well as introducing several new songs from their upcoming album “Take the Train”.
People from age four to 70 came out last Saturday to experience the art of indigo dying. Not only did the visitors to Joybilee Farm get to test out the variety of blue tones in the indigo dye, but they were able to learn how the dye is created from the woad plant.
At the 3rd Annual Indigo/Woad Day on July 24, 33 people came to play in the dye vats. Some brought their own fabric or wool...
Linda McRae, Canadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who earned two platinum and three gold records during her tenure as bassist/accordionist with Spirit of the West, will perform in concert on Friday, July 16 at Gallery 2 (formerly Grand Forks Art Gallery) in Grand Forks.
Linda left the Spirit of the West to resume her solo career and has since released three...