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Kootenay Gallery of Art announces first exhibits of 2024 season

The Kootenay Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the launch of its 2024 exhibit season with two shows by artists, Sylvie Roussel-Janssens and Gloria Mok. MEND Mend is the title for Sylvie Roussel-Janssens’s exhibition project at the Kootenay Gallery in the West gallery. Ms. Roussel-Janssens’s sustainable art practice in sculpture melds embroidery and environmental […]

February is full of exciting entertainment for everyone at The Bailey

Trail & District Arts Council has a busy February ahead at The Bailey Theatre with music shows featuring classical music, jazz and bluegrass, and dance performances from ballet to an exciting children’s show. The classical season ends in style on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 pm, with an intimate performance by award-winning concert duo, pianist […]

Epic Canadian Winter Music Festival Forcasted for Rossland

Prepare for a sonic tempest to sweep through Rossland, BC, as Blizzard Music Festival returns to the alpine city. The quintessential Canadian music extravaganza will span four days, from Jan. 25 to 28, 2024, and align with the Rossland Winter Carnival, promising a thrilling lineup of diverse artists. The annual winter music throwdown has carved […]

Grant Application Process for CBT ReDi Grants opens Jan. 3

Effective Jan. 3, 2024, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) will accept grant applications for the Columbia Basin Trust Resident Directed Grants (ReDi). The program supports local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities. ReDi Grants are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions. Program funds are distributed annually to the […]

MLAs Anderson and Conroy say grants will support local arts and extracurricular activities in the Kootenays

New Democrat MLAs Brittny Anderson and Katrine Conroy say local organizations and parent advisory councils will be able to support young artists and extracurricular activities thanks to over $500,000 in Community Gaming Grant funding. “People benefit tremendously from our local arts, culture and heritage organizations as well as the parent advisory councils,” said Brittny Anderson, […]

Daily Dose — Nelson Couple Launches Storytelling App for Children

Local couple, Taseyah Davies and Alexander Lamm have launched a storytelling digital program for children, StoryNest. “StoryNest is a sanctuary for young children ages three to nine and it’s filled with audio stories and songs that teach virtues like honesty, compassion, empathy,” says Davies. What makes the program stand apart is that the stories are […]

Rekindle Rossland 2023 schedule of events

Join us for Rekindle on Saturday, Dec. 2 in Rossland, BC! There will be street vendors, an artisan market, carollers, a gift basket giveaway, free and fun activities, lots of in-store specials and SANTA! 𝟗:𝟎𝟎-𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Yoga at Madhu Collective in support of the Rossland Food Bank. Please bring a food item to donate. 𝟏𝟎:𝟎𝟎: -Event […]

Daily Dose — Kootenay man claims Great Canadian Baking show title

There’s no need to travel the country to find the best baker in Canada. A simple commute to the diverse community of Creston will locate the winner of the Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS) Season 7. The local teacher Loïc Fauteux-Goulet claimed the top prize in the national baking competition series, a cooking competition series […]

DIY Comedy Tour coming to Chances Castlegar Dec. 2

The DIY Comedy Tour is a collective of three Canadian stand-up comedians Scott Porteous, Frank Russo and Mike Payne. They have toured most of Canada in 2023 including Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and are heading to the East Coast early in 2024. Having three home provinces helps! Scott, Frank and Mike are based […]

Upcoming events at Rossland Museum

Rekindle at the Museum Location: Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre Date: December 2nd Time: 12 pm – 4 pm Price: By Donation Get out and explore the town for Rekindle Rossland on December 2nd! Drop by the Museum between 12 and 4 pm on Saturday, December 2nd to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with hot chocolate, delightful snacks, and […]
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