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ArtSpace members Gay Allen, Sue Binsted, Illana Camera, Nina Drew-Dzafovic, Anne Fetterly, Britney Fitch, Janet Holder, Shelly Lamb, Maggie Leal-Valias, Johanna MacRae, Alison Masters, Aum Nichol, Renee Poitras, Mallory Simon, Alison Szpak, Jaye Benoit, Marnie Temple, and Karen Tschierschwitz gathered to display their work at Tilted Brick Gallery on Friday, Jan. 13 for a group show. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

ArtSpace hosts group show at Tilted Brick Gallery

Last Friday, artists brought their talents together to host a group show…

Creston Concert Society starts a new season with Wind in the Barley. (Pixabay)

Creston Concert Society starts new season with Wheat in the Barley

The show will be this Saturday at Kootenay River Auditorium

(From left) Jason Smith as Ebenezer Scrooge, Julia Huscroft as Pollyanna and Jade Smith as Dorothy Gale rehearsing a scene from An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)

Celebrate Christmas with festive play from Footlighters

An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas will run Dec. 1-3 at Kootenay River Theatre

(From left) Jason Smith as Ebenezer Scrooge, Julia Huscroft as Pollyanna and Jade Smith as Dorothy Gale rehearsing a scene from An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Creston Valley Blossom Singers performed Celtic Christmas in 2018. (Photo submitted)
Creston Valley Blossom Singers performed Celtic Christmas in 2018. (Photo submitted)
Enjoy the work of talented photographers at Local Colours on Nov. 26. (Submitted by Wildsight Creston Valley)
Enjoy the work of talented photographers at Local Colours on Nov. 26. (Submitted by Wildsight Creston Valley)
Reach for the Mic winners Zavenda Blackmore, Matty Turner, and Hillaree Blackmore pose together on stage after the competition on Oct. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Reach for the Mic winners Zavenda Blackmore, Matty Turner, and Hillaree Blackmore pose together on stage after the competition on Oct. 28. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
The 7th Siding Festival of Film returns for a fourth year. (Pixabay)

7th Siding Festival of Film returns to Creston’s Tivoli Theatre

The 4th annual festival features 41 films from around the world

The 7th Siding Festival of Film returns for a fourth year. (Pixabay)
Reach for the Mic finalists. (Photo by Lisa Ziebarth)

Creston’s Reach for the Mic contestants move on to finals

The final competition will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Kootenay River Theatre

Reach for the Mic finalists. (Photo by Lisa Ziebarth)
Choir members for Unfurl Your Wings pose together. (Submitted)

“Unfurl Your Wings” at concert series in Creston

The choral group will take to the stage on Oct. 23 at the Kootenay River Theatre

Choir members for Unfurl Your Wings pose together. (Submitted)
A singer takes the stage to compete in Reach for the Mic. (Submitted)

Reach for the Mic hosts semi-finals this Friday

The semi-finals will be held at Kootenay River Theatre on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.

A singer takes the stage to compete in Reach for the Mic. (Submitted)
Moontricks, which includes Nathan Gurley (left) and Sean Rodman, has released their debut album Currents. Photo: Louis Bockner

Moontricks shoot for the stars

The Nelson-area band has released their debut album Currents

Moontricks, which includes Nathan Gurley (left) and Sean Rodman, has released their debut album Currents. Photo: Louis Bockner
These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)

Creston’s singing competition, Reach for the Mic, seeking talent

Reach for the Mic is in need of singers to take the stage in October

These voting pods will allow the crowd to vote for their favourite singer. (Photo by Kelsey Yates)
Diyet and the Love Soldiers. (Photo by Dan Froese)
Diyet and the Love Soldiers. (Photo by Dan Froese)
First place award; Elaine Alfoldy, “Berries and Flowers and Unusual Leaves. “ Photos: Submitted

West Kootenay artists shine in juried showcase

The showcase — “365 All in a Year” — will run from Sept. 23 to Oct. 18 at the Trail VISAC

First place award; Elaine Alfoldy, “Berries and Flowers and Unusual Leaves. “ Photos: Submitted
Lynne Karey-McKenna (right), with Suzanne Chubb (left) in Footlighters Theatre Society’s recent production of <em>Complain Department and Lemonade</em>, will be leading a play reading group to help determine the final production of the group’s 2022/2023 season. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)

Footlighters to choose final production with series of play readings

Series provides opportunity to select a play for production, and participate without being onstage or memorizing lines

Lynne Karey-McKenna (right), with Suzanne Chubb (left) in Footlighters Theatre Society’s recent production of <em>Complain Department and Lemonade</em>, will be leading a play reading group to help determine the final production of the group’s 2022/2023 season. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Kozmo Sammartino and Rachel DeShon in a scene from Souvenir: a Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, running at the Capitol Theatre Sept. 8 and 9 Photo: Electrify Photography

The baffling story of Florence Foster Jenkins

Sept. 8 and 9 production stars Rachel DeShon and Kozmo Sammartino, directed by Pat Henman

Kozmo Sammartino and Rachel DeShon in a scene from Souvenir: a Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, running at the Capitol Theatre Sept. 8 and 9 Photo: Electrify Photography
AnneMarie Smits (left) and Makaria Ewing (right) in Complaint Department and Lemonade, which Footlighters presented Aug. 27 after only 24 hours of rehearsal. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)

Footlighters open auditions for Creston’s Christmas play

An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas will hit the stage Dec. 1-3

AnneMarie Smits (left) and Makaria Ewing (right) in Complaint Department and Lemonade, which Footlighters presented Aug. 27 after only 24 hours of rehearsal. (Photo by Brian Lawrence)
Castlegar’s first ever Jalopy Parade is set to celebrate the town’s less appreciated rides on Sept. 10. Illustration: ST3

Unique Castlegar car show ready to show off your ricketiest rides

Jalopy Parade to celebrate the region’s less-appreciated vehicles

Castlegar’s first ever Jalopy Parade is set to celebrate the town’s less appreciated rides on Sept. 10. Illustration: ST3
Local singers are needed for a choral concert series this October. (Pixabay)

Unfurl Your Wings: Seeking Creston singers for concert series

Rehearsals are starting for a choral concert series in October

Local singers are needed for a choral concert series this October. (Pixabay)