GRAPEVINE: Joe Hill Coffee House returns

Jazz tonight at the Griff, Joe Hill Coffee House at Rossland

• Tonight, Jazz at the Griff, 7: 30 p.m. for the Clinton Swanson Quartet. A night of chamber jazz featuring Ian Hartline on alto sax and clarinet; Swanson on tenor sax; Rob Fahie, acoustic bass; and Doug Stephenson on guitar. Call the box office, 368.9669 for info.

•Saturday, Rossland Miners Hall for an evening with Valdy. Doors open at 7 p.m. Post show reception to meet the performer and get poster signed. Tickets $10. Contact Mike Ramsey or call 362.7787 for info. Limited seating, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Rossland.

• Sunday, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 6 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House marches on at 7 p.m. Admission $3, kids and students free. Coffee, tea and goodies. For info call Les Carter 362.5677 or email


• Today, Comino Gym from 4-6 p.m. Steps Dance Company invites the community to a full dress rehearsal for the Canada Production number that they will be performing in Disneyland and on the Carnival Cruise.

• Today, Rossland Art Gallery presents “It’s Time for Colour.” For the first time, the Canadian Quilters’ Association presents the Travelling Quilt Show. A rare opportunity to purchase a quilt (36 available) made by a Master Quilter for $200 each plus tax.  All proceeds donated to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada. Show runs until March 16.

• Saturday, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. incrEDIBLE trail’s Seedy Saturday. Seed swap, seed vendors, garden products, educational booths and more. Free admission.

• Saturday, Sacred Heart Church gathering space from 1-3 p.m., the Sacred Heart CWL in Rossland is hosting it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea. Cost is $4 per person.

• Monday, Kiro Wellness Centre, 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Guest: Robert Hill, Convatec Rep from Vancouver. For further info call 368.9827 or 365.6276.


• VISAC Gallery showing exhibition by Jerry and Kate Enewold. The Thrums couple brings varied talents in silver and beaded jewelry, paintings, carved masks and doors. Visit for details, runs until March 20.


• Saturday, Royal Theatre at 9:55 a.m. the Met Opera presents Rossini’s La Donna Del Lago. Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.

• Sunday, Royal Theatre at 4:30 p.m. Sunday Cinema presents Still Alice. Happily married with three grown children, Alice is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. She receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease.


• March 22, Royal Theatre at 9:55 a.m. the Royal Ballet performs Swan Lake. The greatest of all romantic ballets, a captivating story of a beautiful woman transformed into a swan, and a heart-rending tribute to the power of love.

To submit to Grapevine email

Just Posted

Trail liquor store held up Friday night

The perpetrator was brandishing a weapon that appeared to be a gun, according to the Trail RCMP

Trail Smoke Eaters lose in shootout to Coquitlam Express

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled the Express in a tight checking 2-1 shootout loss on Friday

Lest We Forget

Crowd fills downtown Trail for Remembrance Day ceremony

Remembering Trail veterans

The Trail Legion now has 14 veterans from the Second World War

3 games, 3 wins for the Vees

Penticton wins 4-3 over Smoke Eaters

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

Nunavut urges new plan to deal with too many polar bears

Territory recommends a proposal that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking

Shelter struggles: Landlord takes over rental unit whenever visiting B.C. town

Renter’s story highlights how hard it is to find accommodation in Revelstoke

Lack of public response threatens B.C. referendum credibility

Of the few who have voted, poll finds most rejected proportional representation

Tentative deal reached in NHL concussion lawsuit

More than 100 former players accused the league of failing to better prevent head trauma

Grim search for more fire victims; 31 dead across California

More than 8,000 firefighters battled wildfires that scorched at least 1,040 square kilometres

Politicians need to do better on social media, Trudeau says

Prime minister suggests at conference in Paris some are trying to use technology to polarize voters

Wally Buono exits CFL, stinging from painful playoff loss

B.C. Lions lost the Eastern semifinal to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday, 48-8

Pot company hopes to replace jobs lost in mill closure in B.C. town

About 200 workers lost their jobs when the Tolko sawmill in Merritt shuttered in 2016

Most Read