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Mark Skage and his son Mica during the filming of a West Kootenay episode of Start ‘em Young. Photo: Submitted

TV show films West Kootenay hunting trip

Start ‘Em Young aims to encourage kids to get out in the wilderness

Born on a Wednesday. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay musicians included in B.C. grant program

Nelson’s Born on a Wednesday and Argenta’s Moontricks are among the recipients

The “Pilot Peninsula Trail in Crawford Bay on Feb. 8, 2021. Photo: Ed McMackin

Out There: Summer Hiking in Winter

“If the roads from your origin are bare and dry and the snowfall continues to be light, take a sunny-day-drive and tour the Pilot Peninsula Trail, even if you have to wait until spring when the snow is gone.”

  • Feb 23, 2021
The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival cancelled for 2021

Ticket holders from the 2020 festival will be offered refunds as festival re-imagines its future

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner
L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted

Born on a Wednesday, and ready for the spotlight

Nelson folk group releases its debut album Western Wind

L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted
Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Performance in the time of COVID-19

How four prominent Nelson performers are coping with the pandemic

Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Creston’s historic grain elevators were purchased in 2018 by the Columbia Basin Trust, who will begin work to restore the structures in 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens

Public consultation regarding future of Creston’s grain elevator to begin in November

Community engagement was scheduled to take place earlier this fall, but was delayed due to the provincial election on Oct. 24.

Creston’s historic grain elevators were purchased in 2018 by the Columbia Basin Trust, who will begin work to restore the structures in 2021. Photo: Aaron Hemens
Shambhala Music Festival won’t offer ticket refunds if this year’s event is postponed. It will, however, make tickets redeemable for the next three years. Photo: Bobby Tamez

Shambhala Music Festival not offering ticket refunds

The festival says it will make tickets redeemable if this year’s dates are postponed

Shambhala Music Festival won’t offer ticket refunds if this year’s event is postponed. It will, however, make tickets redeemable for the next three years. Photo: Bobby Tamez
From the Peanuts gallery

From the Peanuts gallery

PCSS presents What’s It All About, Charlie Brown?

  • Feb 24, 2020
From the Peanuts gallery
Music students, teachers, set to perform

Music students, teachers, set to perform

Pictured above: CVMTA teacher Anita Stushnoff will be among the performers at…

  • Feb 11, 2020
Music students, teachers, set to perform
Fabric artist takes ‘slow clothing’ to a new level

Fabric artist takes ‘slow clothing’ to a new level

Pictured above: Fabric artist Anne Fetterly and Bruce McFarlane. Lorne Eckersley photo…

  • Feb 11, 2020
Fabric artist takes ‘slow clothing’ to a new level
The Creston Concert Society presents Vivace at the Prince Charles Theatre on Feb. 14, 2020. (Submitted)

Creston Concert Society presenting classical crossover vocal group Vivace

Vivace performs at Creston’s Prince Charles Theatre on Feb. 14

  • Feb 5, 2020
The Creston Concert Society presents Vivace at the Prince Charles Theatre on Feb. 14, 2020. (Submitted)
Conducted by Lynne Hopcraft, Key of She performs at a Creston Valley Music Teachers Association concert on Nov. 23, 2019. (Brian Lawrence)

Creston arts council hosting seniors’ variety show

Seniors’ variety show on Jan. 31 offers dancing, singing, storytelling and more

  • Jan 27, 2020
Conducted by Lynne Hopcraft, Key of She performs at a Creston Valley Music Teachers Association concert on Nov. 23, 2019. (Brian Lawrence)
Documentary at Creston gallery explores parallels between artists’ work and gift economy

Documentary at Creston gallery explores parallels between artists’ work and gift economy

Creston’s Tilted Brick and Kootenay Film Society showing Gift on Jan. 24 and 27

Documentary at Creston gallery explores parallels between artists’ work and gift economy
Creston Concert Society presenting Atlantic String Machine

Creston Concert Society presenting Atlantic String Machine

Award-winning, genre-jumping string quintet performing in Creston Jan. 24.

  • Jan 16, 2020
Creston Concert Society presenting Atlantic String Machine
Students in Prince Charles Secondary School’s performance class rehearse a number choreographed to “Don’t Stop Believin’”. (Brian Lawrence)

Creston high school performance class rehearsing concert

Prince Charles Secondary School performance class preparing music, dance, lip sync

Students in Prince Charles Secondary School’s performance class rehearse a number choreographed to “Don’t Stop Believin’”. (Brian Lawrence)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
(Shown above right) Jacqui Vezina (as Betty Haynes) and Adam Weaver (as Bob Wallace) rehearse a scene from White Christmas. (Brian Lawrence photo)

Footlighters ringing in season with White Christmas

Submitted by Footlighters Theatre Society High-energy tap dancing. Classic Irving Berlin songs…

  • Nov 20, 2019
(Shown above right) Jacqui Vezina (as Betty Haynes) and Adam Weaver (as Bob Wallace) rehearse a scene from White Christmas. (Brian Lawrence photo)
RubberbanDance will perform Vic’s Mix on Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. at the Prince Charles Theatre. (Photo submitted)

RubberbandDance to perform Vic’s Mix in Creston

RubberbanDance will perform Vic’s Mix on Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. at…

RubberbanDance will perform Vic’s Mix on Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. at the Prince Charles Theatre. (Photo submitted)
Stay Live Productions and Step Up Arts Productions are presenting Hip Hop Night featuring Canadian rap artists Robbie G (left) and Moka Only (right) at the Rotacrest Hall in Creston.

Hip Hop Night comes to Creston

Two local production companies have collaborated to bring an all-ages hip hop…

Stay Live Productions and Step Up Arts Productions are presenting Hip Hop Night featuring Canadian rap artists Robbie G (left) and Moka Only (right) at the Rotacrest Hall in Creston.