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Turbo Bambi is seen here working a piece for the Nelson International Mural Festival. The event opens Friday in Nelson. Photo: Electrify Photography.

Nelson International Mural Festival to open with acclaimed artists, live performances, activities

A kid-friendly weekend of free events includes beat-boxing and drumming workshops

Rossland’s TR Byhand will feature fibre work and soapmaking, #5 on the Columbia Basin Culture Tour list this weekend.(Columbia Basin Culture Tour/Facebook photo)

Columbia Basin Culture Tour hits the road this weekend

The 2022 culture tour has 84 locations featuring the work of talented West Kootenay artists

Violinist Carolyn Cameron

La Cafamore return to Trail stage Aug. 16

The classical musicians welcome violinist Kaito Takeda to the string quartet

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Bluegrass fiddle meets modern country tonight in Trail

In the case of inclement weather, the show will move to The Bailey

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Seniors invited to Casablanca screening in Trail

Register by calling the library at 250.364.1731 or online at: www.traillibrary.com

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Bob Keating (left) writes and edits The Headwaters podcast, and Mitchell Scott is its producer and host. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

‘Tell them something unique in a unique way’: The Headwaters podcast tells surprising Kootenay stories

With 4,000 downloads since May, producers say success is about sound, pacing, and unexpected stories

Bob Keating (left) writes and edits The Headwaters podcast, and Mitchell Scott is its producer and host. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Winlaw, B.C.’s Peter Vogelaar (left) and Nelson’s Alex Avelino are among the 10 sand sculpting teams competing in the new season of the CBC show Race Against The Tide. Photo courtesy CBC

The Sandmen: West Kootenay artists compete in CBC sand sculpting show

Alex Avelino and Peter Vogelaar star in Race Against The Tide

Winlaw, B.C.’s Peter Vogelaar (left) and Nelson’s Alex Avelino are among the 10 sand sculpting teams competing in the new season of the CBC show Race Against The Tide. Photo courtesy CBC
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Blustery weather in Trail may change Music in the Park locale tonight

Admission to Music in the Park is by donation, a $3 minimum suggested.

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To read about the cast visit the follies’ Instagram page. Photo: Gold Fever Follies/Instagram

Rossland Follies cancan bring it again this summer

Gold Fever Follies kicking up rip-roaring entertainment now and until Aug. 27

To read about the cast visit the follies’ Instagram page. Photo: Gold Fever Follies/Instagram
Admission is by donation, $3 minimum suggested. Or, support the future of Music in the Park and buy a season pass for $50. Photo: File

Folk-rock meets brass tonight at Trail’s Music in the Park

Music in the Park is held at the East Trail venue Thursdays starting at 6.15 p.m.

Admission is by donation, $3 minimum suggested. Or, support the future of Music in the Park and buy a season pass for $50. Photo: File
Ukrainian Yana Zlot will be performing at the Pass Creek Gospel Music Festival. Photo: Submitted
Ukrainian Yana Zlot will be performing at the Pass Creek Gospel Music Festival. Photo: Submitted
“The Flaming Revelation,” by Frantisek Strouhal. Photo: Submitted

International exhibit showcases West Kootenay artist

FCA exhibit showcases West Kootenay artist Frantisek Strouhal

“The Flaming Revelation,” by Frantisek Strouhal. Photo: Submitted
Diamond Willow and the Trail Maple Leaf Band perform tonight at Gyro Park beginning at 6:15 p.m. Image: TDAC

Music in the Park goes tonight in East Trail

Music in the Park is back after a two-year hiatus, and it’s bigger than ever

Diamond Willow and the Trail Maple Leaf Band perform tonight at Gyro Park beginning at 6:15 p.m. Image: TDAC
Rich Dodson, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King were one of Canada’s top bands in the 1970s. Photo: Submitted

Stampeders ready to rock the Trail stage Saturday night

Canadian three-piece band have toured the country on-and-off for more than 50 years

Rich Dodson, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King were one of Canada’s top bands in the 1970s. Photo: Submitted
Weather permitting, the Trail Pipe Band and Boomer will open Music in the Park at 6:15 p.m., June 16.

Music in the Park returns to Trail this week

Weather permitting live music returns to Gyro Park Thursday, 6:15 p.m.

Weather permitting, the Trail Pipe Band and Boomer will open Music in the Park at 6:15 p.m., June 16.
Christopher Moore (centre) leads a group of bikers at the front of Nelson’s first Pride Parade in 1996. The parade nearly didn’t happen due to public pressure and concerns for the lives of participants. Photo courtesy Touchstones Nelson LGBTQ2S+ Archives
Christopher Moore (centre) leads a group of bikers at the front of Nelson’s first Pride Parade in 1996. The parade nearly didn’t happen due to public pressure and concerns for the lives of participants. Photo courtesy Touchstones Nelson LGBTQ2S+ Archives
Ron James is touring B.C., including Trail, June 11. Photo: Shantero Productions

Legendary comic Ron James hits the Trail stage Saturday night

Canadian comedian is back on tour, with a new memoir that is a comedic map of the country

Ron James is touring B.C., including Trail, June 11. Photo: Shantero Productions
The Barra MacNeils return to The Bailey Theatre Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 10. Photo: Submitted

Celtic favourites returning to Trail

The show is now slated for The Bailey Theatre on Monday Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The Barra MacNeils return to The Bailey Theatre Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 10. Photo: Submitted
Cover of "When Trains Ruled the Kootenays." courtesy Terry Gainer

Author explores the glory days of Nelson rail in his latest work

When Trains Ruled the Kootenays to be launched June 22 at the Touchstone Museum of Arts and History

Cover of "When Trains Ruled the Kootenays." courtesy Terry Gainer
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Montrose Family Fun Day returns on Saturday

For a list of family fun day events visit the village’s Facebook page.

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