Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia include Joe Hill Coffee House in Rossland on Sunday (Les Carter pictured).

VISAC opens new show Friday, Joe Hill Coffee House on Sunday

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Jan. 12 to Jan. 18. For full listing visit


Monday, Kiro Wellness Centre, 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Scheduled guest: diabetic nurse. For further info, please call 250.368.9827 or 250.365.6276.


Thursday, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Jazz at the Griff presents Joy of Cooking. Led by guitarist Doug Stephenson, this ensemble is the very definition of cool, easy-listening jazz.

Sunday, Rossland Legion 7 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House. Performers include: Les Carter, guitar; Peter Pii, country sounds from the Beaver Valley; Matt Goddard, poetry/rap; Austin Castle, Danny Freeway and Dave Scanlan, songs and guitar; and Paul Bowles, poetry, stories, rhythm and tones. Door open 6 p.m. Always looking for new performers, young and old, beginners or polished. All welcome; no auditions. anywhere. For info contact Les Carter, 250-362-5677.


Friday, VISAC Gallery, 6-8:30 p.m. opening reception for ‘Landscape, Migration, & Wilderness’ an exhibit by local artist Stephanie Kellett. Capture the beauty and accompanying soundscapes created by her partner Robert E. Livingood.


Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m., Sunday Cinema presents The Eagle Huntress. Documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter.


Jan. 20, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Baker’s Dozen: Twelve Angry Puppets. A single puppeteer transforms one puppet into twelve jury members, each struggling with our flawed judicial system.

Feb. 9, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. for Laura Landsberg. Versatile doesn’t begin to describe Landsberg, given the range of her voice and the breadth of material she interprets in a jazz style.


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