Arts and Culture
By Ricardo Hubbs
For years, the Shambhala Music Festival was the Kootenay's little secret.
The event was born of the unique art and culture of the region 14 years ago. About 500 people attended the first Shambhala in 1998 on the Salmo River Ranch near Salmo, and that number has grown to about 10,000 people annually, making it the largest...
Into the Mystic
Saturday, March 12, Winlaw Hall, 7 p.m.
Into the Mystic is a theatrical world dance production which embodies mythologies, traditions and lore from cultures around the world.
Featured dancers are:
Shauna Robertson ~ Middle Eastern Dance...
Oxygen Art Centre’s third annual Kids Spring Break Art Camps are open for registration.
For two consecutive weeks, from March 14–18 and March 21–25, creative kids will be immersed in the artistic process through the exploration of several artistic disciplines.
Taught by six professional artists, the camp will introduce kids to new...
To help support the Mir Centre for Peace Lecture Series for years to come, Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) has contributed $25,000 to its Endowment Fund.
The endowment investment will help offset the costs incurred to bring diverse and inspiring local and international speakers to the region.
Located at Selkirk College in Castlegar, the Mir...
Wolves have found their place in folklore and fairy tale, mythology and mysticism. Finding their place in the landscape has been more challenging.
Biologist Bob Hayes (now retired) served as the Yukon’s wolf biologist for nearly 20 years, and in that time developed a first-hand understanding of the wolf’s place in the North, from predator to prey...
By Glyn Humphries
I watched the movie, “The King’s Speech” with more trepidation and fluttering heartbeats than I expected. While actor Colin Firth ably portrayed the pitiable nascent King George V1, I experienced aching echoes of images and agonies, reverberating back sixty years.
Transmitting shattered words in pained staccato stutters...
The Raven's Gift
@ Oxygen Art Centre, Friday, March 4, 7:30 p.m.
By Fiona Brown
Jon Turk received his Ph.D. in chemistry in 1971 and co-authored the first environmental science textbook in North America.
Even as he continued a successful academic career, he wandered through some of the most exotic and remote landscapes of...
16th annual Big Lip Sync Spectacular
@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Get your lips flapping and your hips shaking for the 16th Annual Big Lip-Sync Spectacular this Saturday night.
From rock to hip-hop, ballet to jive, country to Broadway musicals, all have been strutted upon the lip...
Never in history has there been such a large cohort of women living beyond their 70s, still in good health, who, combined, are often trapped by poverty and the loss of meaningful roles in our individualistic culture.
Selkirk College's Mir Centre for Peace Winter Lecture Series invites you to gain insight on the role of contemporary older women in North American society...
Flyin' Bob: One Man Three Ring Circus
@ The Capitol Theatre, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
An exploration of the three ring circus in Flyin’ Bob’s mind, and all the silliness that entails . . .
From the simple balance of a peacock feather, through the Flying Boom Box, to the giant...