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Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)

Lower Kootenay Band present comedian Kasey Nicholson

Kasey’s one of a kind performance will feature family-friendly indigenous content for all ages.

Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)
(From left) Adam Weaver (as Ike), Nathaniel Henderson (Joe), Norm Eisler (Cord) and Logan Thompson (Will Parker) in a rehearsal for Oklahoma. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Oklahoma returns to Creston stage

One of the great pieces in the canon of great American musicals,…

(From left) Adam Weaver (as Ike), Nathaniel Henderson (Joe), Norm Eisler (Cord) and Logan Thompson (Will Parker) in a rehearsal for Oklahoma. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Joe Trio a new breed of classical musicians
Joe Trio a new breed of classical musicians
Devan Coward and Anna Payne in Jason Smith and Suzanne Chubb’s last play, Nasookin. (Photo credit Skylar Eyre)

Audition roll call for the production of Some Fools and Their Money

“These roles are really larger than life, so there’s no way you can play them too big,”

Devan Coward and Anna Payne in Jason Smith and Suzanne Chubb’s last play, Nasookin. (Photo credit Skylar Eyre)
Wild and scenic film festival

Wild and scenic film festival

The Creston Valley Branch of Wildsight is hosting the 4th annual Wild and Scenic Film

Wild and scenic film festival
Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)

Creston grad and husband recognized by Rolling Stone as new performers of note

Rolling Stone magazine has named Once a Tree, the band of Crestonites Jaylie and Hayden Wolf one of 10 new performers to watch.

Performing as Once a Tree, Jayli and Hayden Wolf have released their first album, Phoenix, and been named as one of 10 new performers to watch by Rolling Stone magazine. (Photo credit Oat Phoenix Press)
In the mood for Christmas

In the mood for Christmas

Tis the season and the ól Blossom Valley Singers are up to some new tricks.

In the mood for Christmas
Footlighters Theatre Society is holding auditions

Footlighters Theatre Society is holding auditions

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma, will be presented in Creston from March 22-24, 2018

Footlighters Theatre Society is holding auditions
Jumbo Wild to screen in Creston

Jumbo Wild to screen in Creston

A Patagonia film by Sweetgrass Productions

Jumbo Wild to screen in Creston
From left: Jason Smith (the Gingerbread Witch), Ann Deatherage (Charity), Gillian Wells (Chastity) and Zoe Marini (Constance) play four witches in Hansel and Gretel.

Hansel and Gretel promises to delight Creston audiences

Some new twists to the traditional Hansel and Gretel are to be expected in the new Creston Footlighters production, and the ending might include one of them!

From left: Jason Smith (the Gingerbread Witch), Ann Deatherage (Charity), Gillian Wells (Chastity) and Zoe Marini (Constance) play four witches in Hansel and Gretel.
Creston Concert Society is pleased to present its next performance in its 2017-2018 season

Creston Concert Society is pleased to present its next performance in its 2017-2018 season

Bravura is comprised of 3 of our country’s finest leading men from musical theatre, jazz, and opera

Creston Concert Society is pleased to present its next performance in its 2017-2018 season
Art work was featured at “The Box Project” which was supported by grants from the Creston Valley Arts Council and A Full Plate (Photo credit Joanna Wilson)

Creston Valley Arts Council plays the role as an umbrella organization for arts and culture

At a very well attended Annual General Meeting the Creston Valley Arts Council elected

Art work was featured at “The Box Project” which was supported by grants from the Creston Valley Arts Council and A Full Plate (Photo credit Joanna Wilson)
Opera at Creston Public Library

Opera at Creston Public Library

Opera season for 2017 - 18 begins on Saturday October 28 at 7.00 p.m.

Opera at Creston Public Library
Tenor John McDermott on roots music, great songwriters and support for veterans

Tenor John McDermott on roots music, great songwriters and support for veterans

One of Canada’s foremost singers is setting out on his annual Canadian…

Tenor John McDermott on roots music, great songwriters and support for veterans
RupLoops’ new interactive show, The Human Radio , will take you on a journey of sound, exploring anatomy, geography and culture. (YouTube)

Beatboxing and bhangra with a touch of education

Teck Family Series starts Sunday with a fusion of beatboxing, bhangra and live looping.

  • Oct 5, 2017
RupLoops’ new interactive show, The Human Radio , will take you on a journey of sound, exploring anatomy, geography and culture. (YouTube)
Armstrong Metalfest early bird tickets now available

Armstrong Metalfest early bird tickets now available

Armstrong Metalfest is gearing up for their biggest event to date.

  • Oct 5, 2017
Armstrong Metalfest early bird tickets now available
Kristen Renn, VISAC artistic director and curator, began setting up the gallery’s first show of the season, “Artistry & Ink” earlier this week. The exhibition is the first of its kind in the region, showcasing work by eight talented tattoo artists including Alana Cronshaw (above). The exhibit opens with a public reception Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. and will run until Nov.3. Sheri Regnier photo

Tattoo artistry showcased in VISAC’s first show

The downtown Trail gallery opens the season Friday night with ‘Artistry & Ink’

Kristen Renn, VISAC artistic director and curator, began setting up the gallery’s first show of the season, “Artistry & Ink” earlier this week. The exhibition is the first of its kind in the region, showcasing work by eight talented tattoo artists including Alana Cronshaw (above). The exhibit opens with a public reception Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. and will run until Nov.3. Sheri Regnier photo
Left to right Gene Anderson (76), Orla Anderson also known as Harreson Caldwell (72), James L’Ecluse (75), Ernie Klaffke (70) and Dennis Peck (71)

The Ambassadors and Friends play in Creston one last time

I had the opportunity to sit down with the band The Ambassadors and Friends

Left to right Gene Anderson (76), Orla Anderson also known as Harreson Caldwell (72), James L’Ecluse (75), Ernie Klaffke (70) and Dennis Peck (71)
Do you love to sing?

Do you love to sing?

If you love to sing….Blossom Valley Singers may be for you.

  • Sep 20, 2017
Do you love to sing?
Singing duo returns for fundraising concert

Singing duo returns for fundraising concert

Musical performers The Great Plains are making a return visit to Creston

  • Sep 15, 2017
Singing duo returns for fundraising concert