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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....

By Contributor On on Thursday May 13 2010

A fantastical morality tale, spiced with a little intentional cheesiness, set in the present day tells the story of Dr. Parnassus (Christopher Plummer) and his extraordinary 'Imaginarium', a travelling show where members of the audience get an irresistible opportunity to choose between light and joy or darkness and gloom. Get ready to experience Doctor Parnassus' unique imagination in "The...

By Mona Mattei On on Sunday May 09 2010

In the first arts and culture event to be hosted at the Christina Living Arts Centre, over 500 students from across the Boundary region experienced totem pole carving firsthand. Over five days that started last Monday, May 3, internationally renowned carver Xwalacktun (Rick Harry) from Squamish and his team immersed the youth in the traditions of the First Nations people while sharing their...

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...

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