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By Contributor On on Saturday Jul 03 2010

 There will be lobstertastic fun at your library this summer as the ECMA  nominated children's entertainers, Down By The Docks, will be sailing into the Kootenays at the libraries listed below from July 6 to 9, 2010.

Upon dropping anchor, Leroy The Lobster and friends from Down By The Docks will ta...

By Allyson Kenning On on Thursday Jul 01 2010

Summer in the Mountain Kingdom heralds the arrival of all kinds of fun stuff: open patios at local restaurants, museum and mine tours, snow-free (hopefully) hiking trails, and our own local musical theatre production, The Gold Fever Follies.  This ever-changing, dynamic show, consisting of stories loosely based on actual historical events in Rossland's history, will see its 24th season this...

By Mona Mattei On on Thursday Jun 24 2010
Every community has a story. For Christina Lake the story dates back to the times before even the First Nations story began, back to the time that only exists in the legends of the S’nixit people who lived in the area. Marilyn James, of the S’nixit nation, explained that the story of Christina Lake is still being created in the area today.
 
James participated in the...
By Contributor On on Wednesday Jun 23 2010
Jacob Tierney's hilarious The Trotsky that follows the story of Leon Bronstein (the phenomenal Jay Baruchel in a star-making performance), a precocious Montreal teen who fervently believes himself to be the reincarnation of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky will be playing in Grand Forks courtesy of Spotlight Films. 
 
Leon is determined to duplicate every aspect...
By Mona Mattei On on Tuesday Jun 22 2010
Last summer Sees Far Pictures visited Grand Forks scouting locations for their upcoming film and fell in love with the area. In August, rural Grand Forks will become Alpha Centauri – Alpha II planet, home to the Kyontawa tribe and downtown Grand Forks will star as itself. Writer, director and co-producer H. Scott Hughes will be bringing his crew of 25 to town to create the adventure / sci...
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 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...

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