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By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday Jul 20 2017

The Seventh Annual Kootenay Festival is set to wow the crowds this Saturday at Millennium Park, and is expected to draw upwards of 2,500 celebrants.

“About 2,500 people came last year, and we’re expecting more this year,” said Audrey Maxwell-Polovnikoff of the Castlegar and District Recreation Department. “We have close to 50 vendors, and performers from across the Kootenays.”

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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jul 12 2017

Carmen Moreira has come a long way from participating in Capital Theatre’s summer theatre programs and graduating from Mount Sentinel High School.

The South Slocan native recently received BC Social Innovation Award Youth Award &...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Saturday Apr 15 2017
Slagduster, a local Grand Forks band, is releasing their newest album titled "Deadweight" on May 5th, viaa Waterlow Audio Records. 
 
According to their record label, they have been working on this album since their debut album "Nature. Humanity. Machine." was released in 2010.
 
Lead vocalist Shane Sherman (Grand Forks)...
By Shara JJ Cooper On on Wednesday Mar 01 2017

While many students don't start thinking about their college plans until they are well into their high school years, Grand Forks' Grace Rolston (13) not only has plans, she's already getting her finances in order.

Rolston, a John A. Hutton Elementary student, has been painting as long as she can remember, but her mother (an artist) started teaching her at five....

By Anonymous On on Wednesday Feb 22 2017

The Charles Bailey Theatre is set to pull back the curtains and welcome to the stage the Youth Arts Festival Third Annual Talent Slam, a display of talent chosen in auditions by youth ranging in age from 15-29, according to Miriam Needoba, director of the Oxygen Arts Centre.

She said there will be two shows – one in Nelson Feb. 23 and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting, was the big winner at the 2016 Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards, taking home the coveted People’s Choice Award. This sculpture will now stay in the City’s permanent collection.

The full Awards List is as follows:

People’s Choice Awards:

1)      $15,000 (sculpture purchase) + $3000...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Tuesday Aug 30 2016
Greetings to all Spotlight Films members, sponsors, and friends: 
 
Our committee is thrilled to have made a $400 donation to the Grand Forks and District Public Library which has allowed them to purchase a film licensing agreement for the year. This donation will greatly enhance the library's opportunities to engage with our...
By Contributor On on Tuesday May 17 2016

Thirty-one new sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown this Saturday, marking the sixth year of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

“2016 has a few firsts for us,” says Executive Director Joy Barrett. “We’re featuring the largest piece we’ve ever shown – a huge steel sculpture weighing over 25,000 pounds from Iranian artist Zohreh Vahidifard – and we’ve also...

By Contributor On on Monday Feb 22 2016

Friday, February 26th – 7 to 9:30 pm

Saturday, February 27th – 9 am to 9:30 pm

Sunday, February 28th – 9 am to 5:00 pm

Grand Forks Secondary School Auditorium  

Welcome to the...

By Contributor On on Monday Feb 22 2016

Festival founders Kris Hargrave and Kia Zahrabi confirmed today that while BC’s largest interface fire of 2015 caused the cancellation of their third installment, Ponderosa Arts & Music

Festival will return in 2016, August 19 to 21, in Rock Creek, BC. The festival, called off due to safety concerns just two days before it was set to begin, was hit hard by the...

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