Arts and culture

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Ann Swanson Gross. A retrospective of Swanson Gross’ work will open at the Kootenay Gallery on Aug. 28. (Submitted photo)

Local artists featured in upcoming Kootenay Gallery showcases

On Aug. 28, the Kootenay Gallery will open two new exhibitions

 

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

 

Artist Jessa Gilbert says, “I love what public art can do to a space. I think of murals as a way to create art environments rather than paintings, and my newest mural in Trail, is a prime example of that. ” (Instagram photo @JessaGilbert)

Mural brings colour blast to tired Trail nook

The Mural was a partnership between the Trail and District Arts Council and VISAC Art Gallery

Artist Jessa Gilbert says, “I love what public art can do to a space. I think of murals as a way to create art environments rather than paintings, and my newest mural in Trail, is a prime example of that. ” (Instagram photo @JessaGilbert)
Former Greenwood mayor Arno Hennig (far right) with his grandchildren in front of the Tunnel of Flags in 2001. (Photo submitted by Julia Pedde)

GoFundMe looks to restore Greenwood’s Tunnel of Flags

After 20 years of neglect, a crowdfunding campaign hopes to return the heritage site to former glory.

  • Aug 11, 2020
Former Greenwood mayor Arno Hennig (far right) with his grandchildren in front of the Tunnel of Flags in 2001. (Photo submitted by Julia Pedde)
The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region. Source: pixabay

A total of 64 venues are featured on the 2020 Basin Culture Tour

The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region

The tour spans the entire Columbia Basin region. Source: pixabay
Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted
Richard Carver, who died in 2009, was a lover of the arts in the Kootenays. An award in his name recognizes emerging writers. Photo submitted
Nadine Tremblay, musician and performance artist, is looking forward to filling the Greater Trail theatre with a new season line-up in the fall. (Trail Times file photo)

Trail arts council hopeful for show-filled season come fall

Cancelled events include Sunday Cinema, Silver City Days, and family shows

Nadine Tremblay, musician and performance artist, is looking forward to filling the Greater Trail theatre with a new season line-up in the fall. (Trail Times file photo)
Rossland Light Opera Players take centre stage at the Bailey Theatre for three days with their brilliant production of Rent. (Tanya LaFond photo)

Rossland Light Opera Players ready to “Rent” Trail stage

Performance rated PG-13, some materials may be inappropriate for children under 13

Rossland Light Opera Players take centre stage at the Bailey Theatre for three days with their brilliant production of Rent. (Tanya LaFond photo)
This painting from Stephanie Kellett is part of the After Eden exhibit opening at the Kootenay Gallery of Art.                                 (Image submitted)

Two new exhibitions opening at Kootenay Gallery of Art

2020 exhibition season at Castlegar’s gallery begins with After Eden and Anima

  • Feb 28, 2020
This painting from Stephanie Kellett is part of the After Eden exhibit opening at the Kootenay Gallery of Art.                                 (Image submitted)
West Kootenay Camera Club rolls out 30th show

West Kootenay Camera Club rolls out 30th show

Runs from June 5 to June 12

  • Feb 4, 2020
West Kootenay Camera Club rolls out 30th show
Arts community proposes mural to brighten wall across the street from The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail.

City gives the green-light for a new downtown Trail mural

Trail and District Arts Council alongside VISAC will oversee the project

Arts community proposes mural to brighten wall across the street from The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail.
The Voice of Raisin: A whiff down memory lane

The Voice of Raisin: A whiff down memory lane

The Trail Times is introducing a new column. Benjamin Howard recently moved…

  • Jan 24, 2020
The Voice of Raisin: A whiff down memory lane
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage
The art of Kelly Corbett

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019
The art of Kelly Corbett
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message
Fashion for fall and for art

Fashion for fall and for art

Three arts professionals show off autumn styles

  • Oct 4, 2019
Fashion for fall and for art
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Coast Collective executive director’s dream is to have West Shore arts centre

  • Aug 14, 2019
Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography