Arts and Entertainment

Tyler Scott Hoover, a professional Spider-Man cosplayer and model, is pictured in the classic costume of the Marvel comic superhero. In August 2022, as the iconic character marks 60 years in the vast, imaginative world of comic books, movies and merchandise, fans like Hoover reflect on Spider-Man’s appeal across race, gender and nationality. (Tyler Scott Hoover via AP)

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

‘We should always be open to the possibilities’

 

Nanaimo singer Lauren Spencer-Smith appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Aug. 8 as a musical guest, and played her latest single Narcissist, which dropped midnight July 29. (Photo credit Todd Owyoung/NBC)

B.C. teen singer performs new single on ‘The Tonight Show’

Lauren Spencer-Smith was the musical guest Monday, Aug. 8, on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night talk show

 

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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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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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
Tamara Stanners at Vancouver's Zulu Records- Lia Crowe photography

Among the stars

Painting, producing and performing all part of Constellation Festival co-organizer’s artist pursuits

  • Jun 24, 2022
Tamara Stanners at Vancouver's Zulu Records- Lia Crowe photography
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
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.
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
Classical musicians Carolyn Cameron and Hendrik Mendes will lend their support to the Greater Trail Hospice Society by performing a concert May 15 in the Trail United Church in honour of National Hospice Month. Photo: Submitted

Trail concert shines light on National Hospice Month

Carolyn Cameron will be joined by pianist Hendrik Mendes on May 15 at the Trail United Church

Classical musicians Carolyn Cameron and Hendrik Mendes will lend their support to the Greater Trail Hospice Society by performing a concert May 15 in the Trail United Church in honour of National Hospice Month. Photo: Submitted
As a perfect antidote to post-pandemic restrictions, the Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society is excited to present Jack Semple and his power trio in an evening of great music and dancing. Image: Submitted

Christina Lake launching ‘Live Music at the lake 2022’ with power trio

For prices and to purchase advance tickets visit the society’s website: christinalakearts.com.

As a perfect antidote to post-pandemic restrictions, the Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society is excited to present Jack Semple and his power trio in an evening of great music and dancing. Image: Submitted
Tickets for Jann Arden LIVE go on sale at The Bailey Theatre in Trail on Thursday April 14, and at the Key City theatre box office in Cranbrook. Photo: Submitted

Jann Arden hits Kootenay stages this summer

Live! Jann Arden! Cross Canada Tour in Trail on June 26 and Cranbrook on June 27

Tickets for Jann Arden LIVE go on sale at The Bailey Theatre in Trail on Thursday April 14, and at the Key City theatre box office in Cranbrook. Photo: Submitted
Kootenay Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the show following the opening is free for members and by donation for non-members. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay Columbia student art showcase opens April 21

‘Young Visions’ runs at the Kootenay Gallery of Art from April 21 to May 28

Kootenay Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the show following the opening is free for members and by donation for non-members. Photo: Submitted
Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

At a pugnacious Oscars, Apple’s feel-good ‘CODA’ triumphs as best picture

Drama erupts as Will Smith slaps presenter Chris Rock

Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Space Between Dreams, Amy Sallenbach, 2018. Photo: A. Sallenbach

Journey with the Kootenay Gallery in 2022

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday.

Space Between Dreams, Amy Sallenbach, 2018. Photo: A. Sallenbach
Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)

Summerland-raised animator’s Kickstarter campaign raises $2.5 million

Jenna Woldenga is retelling a Dungeons and Dragons campaign in a series of animated Youtube videos

Jenna Woldenga is creating animation for a retelling of a Dungeons and Dragons game. (Contributed)
Music in the Park, a popular summer series at Gyro Park in Trail, showcases some of the best talent locally and beyond. COVID has cancelled this event for the past two summers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Province kicks in for reboot of Greater Trail events, festivals and fairs

$200,000+ will help Greater Trail cultural and sporting events get back on their feet this year

Music in the Park, a popular summer series at Gyro Park in Trail, showcases some of the best talent locally and beyond. COVID has cancelled this event for the past two summers. Photo: Jim Bailey