Arts and Culture
Imagine the scene: 88 people fill a century-old room, surrounded by local works of art. To your left the ten foot tall arched windows of the former bank afford spectacular views as the sun dips behind the snow capped mountains. Above you, ornate beams adorn a ceiling that is as much a piece of art as the works hung on the surrounding walls. In front of you is a small raised stage and atop that...
Photos courtesy Linda Swanson
Castlegar city council met the eight contenders for Miss Castlegar 2011 during its regular meeting Monday night, as each young lady introduced herself and offered a short speech.
USS with Michou
@ The Royal on Baker, Sunday, May 22
- Tickets: $10
One of Canada’s best kept secrets in the indie scene, USS (Ibiquitous Synergy Seeker) is bringing their one of a kind sound to the Royal.
You’ll dance, you’ll smile, you’ll be uplifted, you’ll be blown away, you’ll love...
Coco Love Alcorn
@ Ymir Schoolhouse, May 22, 8:30 p.m.
- Tickets: $15 in advance and $18 at the door at the Ymir Store
The incredible Coco Love Alcorn returns to the Ymir Schoolhouse this Sunday.
Coco Love Alcorn is a Canadian...
Oxygen Art Market — A studio sale of original work
@ Oxygen Art Centre
- Friday, May 27, 7-10 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, May 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join the excitement at the first annual Oxygen Art Market – a studio sale of original work. Whether your budget is $10 or $10,000, there is something...
The Garden at the end of the World
- @ Threads Guild Building, Appledale, Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m.
The Garden at the end of the World “is a film that is both a documentary and a travelogue of a journey through a ruined land.
It is stark in its contrasts of the impacts of war with the everyday...
Unplugged: Avery Bremner, Austin Partridge, Lucas Myers
@ Ellison’s, Saturday, May 14, 12-3 p.m.
— 523 Front St. Nelson
By Ricardo Hubbs
For the first time in its 14-year history Canada’s premiere electronic music festival, Shambahala, has sold out of online tickets in May.
All this when locals have just said, ‘Goodbye’ to the snow.
“This represents an enormous...