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by Contributor on Sunday Jun 05 2016

Sunshine Coast author Mark Cameron is loading up the family camper van for 30 Days of Sunshine, his inaugural BC Book Tour.

This promotional tour for Cameron’s debut novel, Goodnight Sunshine, will have his family of four exploring the southern half of British Columbia in their 19-foot camper van, stopping along the way to engage with readers at a variety of libraries, farmers’ markets...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jun 01 2016

Have you ever wondered about Rossland history?  Unlike what too many of us older people didn't enjoy in school,  Rossland history is lively and fascinating.  A gold-mining boom-town whose population and building construction exploded between 1895 and 1900, Rossland attracted the riches needed for hard-rock mining and produced a large quantity of high-grade gold ore.  Rossland was dubbed "the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday May 25 2016

Oxygen Art Centre in downtown Nelson is an artist-run venue that provides space and programming for artists and the public to engage in the creation, study, exhibition and performance of contemporary art in all disciplines.  

Oxygen Art Centre is currently accepting submissions for its Exhibition and Residency program.  

Regional, national and international artists from any...

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2016

In 1999 Judy Smith and her husband, Roger Cristofoli, had reached rock bottom.

In spite of having university degrees, technical training and years of experience, they were unable to find employment anywhere in Canada. They were in their mid-50s. The bank was eager to take possession of their Castlegar home and the concept of living on welfare in a cardboard box was fast becoming a...

by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday May 21 2016

On Friday morning, Nelson artist Nathan Smith's interactive sculpture, "V-Formation" came to Rossland and settled into the courtyard beside Mountain Nugget.  The artist accompanied the  flock on its journey. 

The interactive aspect of this sculpture becomes evident when a person turns the bicycle pedal at the front of the installation and the wings of the geese move gracefully up and...

by Contributor on Thursday May 19 2016

Students from Salmo Elementary have been working to design and install six interpretive panels to engage the community on the importance of conserving the Western Painted Turtle population at Champion Lakes Provincial Park near Fruitvale. The project has been a true community collaboration, bringing together Wildsight's EcoStewards Program, Artstarts - Artists in the Classroom, RAP Park...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 18 2016

Now in its eighth season of performances in the Kootenays, La Cafamore presents: Music from the Movies (and other internet lies).  The trio consisting of Angela Snyder (violin), Alexis More (viola) and Carolyn Cameron (piano) will plays works of Felix Mendelssohn, Dimitri Shostakovich and Joe Hisaishi.

When:  Thursday June 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where:  Trail United Church

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by Contributor on Tuesday May 17 2016

Thirty-one new sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown this Saturday, marking the sixth year of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

“2016 has a few firsts for us,” says Executive Director Joy Barrett. “We’re featuring the largest piece we’ve ever shown – a huge steel sculpture weighing over 25,000 pounds from Iranian artist Zohreh Vahidifard – and we’ve also...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday May 03 2016

Three high school boys from Vancouver are making a movie.  Correction:  three young men who have graduated.  They've been allowed to graduate early to work on this project, and they're busy raising funds for the work.  The introduction video (above) tells a bit about why they're doing it.  It's an ambitious and exciting idea;  I'm looking forward to seeing the 90-minute finished product.

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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 28 2016

Rossland Youth Week is an entire week of events to celebrate the diverse, talented and overall fantastic youth of Rossland.  This is a brief synopsis of what will be happening April 30-May 5.  For complete details please go to  rosslandyan.ca.  Youth Week Events are community events open to all!

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