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L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted

Born on a Wednesday, and ready for the spotlight

Nelson folk group releases its debut album Western Wind

Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Performance in the time of COVID-19

How four prominent Nelson performers are coping with the pandemic

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

‘Carve your hearts out’ at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Pumpkin carvings by KBRH staff will be on display Thursday and Friday in the hospital lobby

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
Author Bob Dickson at the Castlegar Fire Hall. Submitted photo
Author Bob Dickson at the Castlegar Fire Hall. Submitted photo
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Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted

‘What does it mean to be a man?’: West Kootenay paraglider ponders gender, confidence in documentary

‘The Endless Chain’ by Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan is now available to be streamed online

Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted
Choir members spent several weeks getting prepared to sing for the video. Photo: Twin Rivers Community Choir Youtube page

Castlegar choir releases online music video

Members participated in several rehearsals through Zoom to prepare for music video

Choir members spent several weeks getting prepared to sing for the video. Photo: Twin Rivers Community Choir Youtube page
Sarah Louise Butler is the featured guest at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival’s Wild Grapes event next month. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival celebrates the outdoors

Writers Sarah Louise Butler and Jayme Moye will read in Blewett next month

Sarah Louise Butler is the featured guest at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival’s Wild Grapes event next month. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich
Drive-in movies will be screened next week in the at the Millennium Park parking lot. File photo

Drive-in movies coming to Castlegar next week

Shows will be at the Millennium Park parking lot. Tickets are required.

Drive-in movies will be screened next week in the at the Millennium Park parking lot. File photo
Shambhala Music Festival won’t offer ticket refunds if this year’s event is postponed. It will, however, make tickets redeemable for the next three years. Photo: Bobby Tamez

Shambhala Music Festival not offering ticket refunds

The festival says it will make tickets redeemable if this year’s dates are postponed

Shambhala Music Festival won’t offer ticket refunds if this year’s event is postponed. It will, however, make tickets redeemable for the next three years. Photo: Bobby Tamez
Nelson rappers TV Legends, which includes vocalist-producer Taylor Pritchard (left), vocalist Charlie Garton (centre) and director-manager Akailah Yocom, recorded a song and made a video about the COVID-19 pandemic just before they had to start physical distancing. Photo submitted

VIDEO: Nelson rappers release song ‘COVID-19’

TV Legends includes Taylor Pritchard, Charlie Garton and Akailah Yocom

Nelson rappers TV Legends, which includes vocalist-producer Taylor Pritchard (left), vocalist Charlie Garton (centre) and director-manager Akailah Yocom, recorded a song and made a video about the COVID-19 pandemic just before they had to start physical distancing. Photo submitted
RED Mountain will close operations on Tuesday. File photo

RED Mountain to close in response to COVID-19 pandemic

RED joins Whitewater resort in shutting operations for public health concerns

RED Mountain will close operations on Tuesday. File photo
The Lion’s Head Pub won this year’s top soup prize.                                 Photo: Jen Small

From sweet to sour to savoury, Castlegar chooses its best soups

Soup for the Soul annual fundraiser made supporting the arts a delicious affair

The Lion’s Head Pub won this year’s top soup prize.                                 Photo: Jen Small
The launch of Steve Marc’s new album next month will double as a fundraiser for the Kootenay Brain Injury Association.                                 Photo submitted

Castlegar musician holding benefit launch party

Steve Marc is releasing his album Feb 21

The launch of Steve Marc’s new album next month will double as a fundraiser for the Kootenay Brain Injury Association.                                 Photo submitted
Castlegar Art Walk seeks artists and venues

Castlegar Art Walk seeks artists and venues

The committee is riding high on the success of the 2019 Walk.

Castlegar Art Walk seeks artists and venues
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Local band Blackout Summer has been hosting the Open Mic events in the Castlegar library basement. Submitted photo.
Local band Blackout Summer has been hosting the Open Mic events in the Castlegar library basement. Submitted photo.
Castlegar Holiday Happenings

Castlegar Holiday Happenings

Plenty to do to celebrate the season!

Castlegar Holiday Happenings
The Playmor Junction Big Band is playing a concert series that comes to Nelson on Wednesday and South Slocan next week. Photo submitted

Concert series raising money for Kootenay school music programs

The Playmor Junction Big Band plays LVR on Wednesday and Mount Sentinel on Dec. 4

  • Nov 26, 2019
The Playmor Junction Big Band is playing a concert series that comes to Nelson on Wednesday and South Slocan next week. Photo submitted