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By Boundary Sentinel On on Sunday May 02 2010

Hailed as well on his way to becoming a Canadian institution following in the footsteps of Ian Tyson and Stompin’ Tom Connors, cowboy singer and songwriter Tim Hus is bringing his storytelling style music to Grand Forks on Saturday, May 15. Folks say that Hus has a voice sweeter than a Husqvarna chainsaw, a wit that is sharper than rusty barbed wire, and a list of songs longer than a...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Thursday Apr 15 2010

The celebrations for Arts and Culture week were kicked off early on Monday Apr. 12 with a gala performance featuring local talent. The event, sponsored by the Boundary District Arts Council and the B.C. Arts Council, highlighted a range of performing artists from youth to adults from around the Boundary.

From young musicians under the instruction of the Boundary Music Educators...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Wednesday Apr 14 2010

The funds are raised, the sculptures have been chosen, permissions have been secured – Sculpturewalk is almost ready to unveil the exciting and ambitious initiative that will make art a public experiece in Castlegar.


Organizer Pat Field (who is, himself, a professional artist) said it took some time to develop a jury process to determine what constitutes public art for and in...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Apr 07 2010

Rossland Radio Cooperative (RRC) is inviting the community to visit the new station location in the Rotary Health Centre, 1870 Columbia Ave this weekend. RRC is sharing the building with the food bank and encourage everyone to bring a non-perishable item. Volunteers have logged over 200 hours preparing the space and had a contribution from the Nelson & District Credit Union to assist with...

By Contributor On on Saturday Apr 03 2010

The Boundary District Arts Council and the Grand Forks Art Gallery are once again participating in BC’s Arts and Culture Week, Apr. 19 -24, with exhibits on display until May 1. For the past ten years they have invited Boundary residents and adjoining American neighbours to bring in their art and craft creations for everyone to admire and be inspired.

Just about every art form imaginable...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 18 2010

Be transported back to swinging London, 1961, complete with a fabulous soundtrack as Spotlight Films shows the Oscar nominated film, An Education, directed by Lone Scherfig on Tuesday, March 30th, 7:30 p.m. at the Gem Theatre. 

A suburban London teen finds her traditional education replaced by something slightly more sinister when an older, more worldly suitor sweeps her off of...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 18 2010

Grand Forks Art Gallery is the place to be entertained on Thursday, March 25 at 7 pm, as Kevin Kane appears in concert.

Kane’s songs, voice, and guitar playing are very familiar to any Canadian to have turned on a radio or TV between the mid-1980s and early ’90s. At the time his band The Grapes of Wrath was one of the country’s biggest, with hit singles, videos, albums and sold out...

By Contributor On on Saturday Mar 13 2010

Photo : The Company of Selkirk Vintners’ Master Vintager, Dr. Peter Wood (left), and Master Vintner Ben Thor-Larsen (right) recently met at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus to prune the grapevines. The company has been growing grapes at the campus and producing wine for over 35 years and is actively seeking new members.

A little taste of history continues to be harvested...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 23 2010

With 19 films in 72 hours, the fifth annual Traveling World Community Film Festival starts this Friday in Grand Forks. The opening film is Praying the Devil Back to Hell, the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country. The documentary festival, sponsored by the No Boundaries Documentary Film...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 02 2010

Castlegar Garden Club and Castlegar Communities in Bloom are partnering to sponsor this event at Twin Rivers Park on May 15 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Showcasing the abundance of local gardening talent and nature resources is a prime focus. Growing plants and gardens (wild and cultivated), farming, food production, growing organically, along with the natural environment will be featured...

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