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by Contributor 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 Castlegar Source on Monday Oct 24 2016

For the second year in a row, the Stanley Humphries Grad class is taking over the popular event Spooks on Zukes this Thursday.

The annual Hallowe'en favourite had been around for roughly 15 years, but then was cancelled several years ago due to issues of vandalism and other concerns, according to Heritage Society manager Deb McIntosh.

“Then the Grad class took it over last year,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 19 2016

World-class fiddler Calvin Vollrath will be playing at the Old Castle Theatre in Castlegar on October 24 at 7 PM. If you watched the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, you’ve heard his music. He was commissioned to write, arrange and play five fiddle tunes to share the richness and variety of Canadian fiddling with the world.

This internationally acclaimed...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 12 2016

To celebrate Canada’s birthday, the Kootenay Gallery is hosting a two-part program to promote community creativity and engagement. One part is an exhibition by professional artists from June 15 – July 28 at the Kootenay Gallery. The other part is a community-based series of activities, engaging as many Castlegar and area citizens and community groups as possible.

In order to create the...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Oct 05 2016

Here is Part II of this lengthy article.  To review Part I, click on this link.

The 60’s Generation and political change: No revolution

The question again puts my focus on the effects of the ‘60’s on culture. We heard then...

by City of Trail on Wednesday Sep 21 2016

The City of Trail’s Recreation Negotiating Committee and the Beaver Valley Parks and Recreation Committee (BV Rec) have reached a five-year recreation agreement, effective Nov. 1, 2016. BV Rec will contribute $125,000 annually to allow Beaver Valley (BV) residents to utilize Trail Parks and Recreation facilities, programs and services for the lower-tiered fees outlined in the City’s Trail...

by Les Carter on Thursday Sep 15 2016

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

 SHOW AT 7:00 PM (DOORS AT 6:00)

ROSSLAND LEGION HALL, 2081 WASHINGTON ST.

 

Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s community venue for performers from near and far, presents our first show of the ninth season on September 18, starting at 7:00 PM in the Rossland Legion Hall.

(Thanks...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 14 2016

Pastor Dr George Takashima from Lethbridge, Alberta, has been bringing tour groups to Castlegar to take in the history of the Doukhobors at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre for a number of years now. This year he came with a request to make a presentation to the Doukhobor people so a somewhat impromptu event was pulled together.

In 1942, when the...

by Nadine Tremblay on Wednesday Sep 07 2016

What do drag queens, puppets, film noir, comedy and ukuleles have in common?  They are all a part of the upcoming E2 Series at The Bailey Theatre!

If you fancy a night out at The Edmonton Fringe Festival, then consider a series pass right here in your own neighbourhood. E2, which stands for Experiments in Entertainment could be called “The best of the Fringe” this year as the 4 shows...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 07 2016

Tonight’s a big night for anyone looking to see what Castlegar has to offer for community services, kids sports, recreation, learning opportunities and activities, not to mention adult volunteer and recreation opportunities, as dozens of local clubs, organizations, sports teams and more converge on the Castlegar Complex for the Eighth Annual Parade of Programs between 5 and 7:30 p.m.

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