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Winning artists from the 2019 Kaleidoscope show. Bulletin file

Entry deadline looming for Kaleidoscope 2021 adjudicated art exhibition

After a year of presenting most arts events via Zoom, Kimberley Arts…

Leather Apron Revival will headline Kaleidoscope’s outdoor concert. Facebook file

Kaleidoscope Fest returns to Kimberley in August

The Kimberley Arts Council will present the Kaleidoscope Festival from August 18…

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Baker Street Blues is Stelio Calagias, Ryan Telegdy, Bennet Karcz and Phil Wilson-Birks. The Blues Band out of Nelson is headlining the first Summer Sounds of the year, Saturday, July 17, in Rotary Park in Cranbrook. The Confluentials are the opening combo.

Summer Sounds returns to downtown Cranbrook July 17

Popular concert series will run Saturdays in Rotary Park throughout the rest of the summer. PeakFest set for Sept. 10, 11

  • Jul 13, 2021
Baker Street Blues is Stelio Calagias, Ryan Telegdy, Bennet Karcz and Phil Wilson-Birks. The Blues Band out of Nelson is headlining the first Summer Sounds of the year, Saturday, July 17, in Rotary Park in Cranbrook. The Confluentials are the opening combo.
The new gallery at Centre 64 in Kimberley entitled Celebrating the 75-year Creative Journey of Carol Gordon is open now until the end of July. Paul Rodgers photo.

Artist Carol Gordon shares gallery a lifetime in the making at Centre 64

A new gallery has opened at Centre 64 entitled “Celebrating the 75-year…

The new gallery at Centre 64 in Kimberley entitled Celebrating the 75-year Creative Journey of Carol Gordon is open now until the end of July. Paul Rodgers photo.
In conjunction with the exhibition, Kimberley Arts at Centre 64 hired local Graffiti artist Jamie Cross to paint a mural that is serving as the backdrop for a public photo booth.

The annual “Artrageous” open art exhibition at Centre 64

Have you stopped in at Centre 64 lately? The gallery has been…

In conjunction with the exhibition, Kimberley Arts at Centre 64 hired local Graffiti artist Jamie Cross to paint a mural that is serving as the backdrop for a public photo booth.
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Kimberley Horror Fest founders Natalie Skokan (left) and Chantel Delaney talk five years of Horror Fest, and this year's virtual Halfway to Horror Fest concert series. Photo submitted.

Halfway to Horror Fest virtual concert series planned for May

Festival founders talk supporting local music, five years of Horror Fest

Kimberley Horror Fest founders Natalie Skokan (left) and Chantel Delaney talk five years of Horror Fest, and this year's virtual Halfway to Horror Fest concert series. Photo submitted.
Pharis and Jason Romero concert Livestreamed at Studio 64, May 15, 2021

Top Canadian folk duo to perform Livestreamed at Studio 64

MIKE REDFERN If you are a fan of folk, country, and bluegrass…

Pharis and Jason Romero concert Livestreamed at Studio 64, May 15, 2021
Mark Skage and his son Mica during the filming of a West Kootenay episode of Start ‘em Young. Photo: Submitted

TV show films West Kootenay hunting trip

Start ‘Em Young aims to encourage kids to get out in the wilderness

Mark Skage and his son Mica during the filming of a West Kootenay episode of Start ‘em Young. Photo: Submitted
Leeroy Stagger is next up at Live-stream at Studio 64. Leeroy Stagger Facebook

Leeroy Stagger live-streams Strange Path tour at Studio 64

MIKE REDFERN The second concert in this spring’s Live-stream at Studio 64…

Leeroy Stagger is next up at Live-stream at Studio 64. Leeroy Stagger Facebook
Sax Drive, at the FPPAS's PEAK Music Festival, 2019. Murray Hayward photo

Donation-matching campaign will help live music return to Cranbrook

Live outdoor music, resonating from the heart of downtown Cranbrook on Saturdays…

Sax Drive, at the FPPAS's PEAK Music Festival, 2019. Murray Hayward photo
Cranbrook rock band Pretty for the People performs at the Maskerade In Moir, September, 2020, a festival put on by the Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. Murray Hayward photo

FPPAS plans for return of live music; holding membership drive

Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society is preparing for a season of live music, and seeking more members

  • Mar 21, 2021
Cranbrook rock band Pretty for the People performs at the Maskerade In Moir, September, 2020, a festival put on by the Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. Murray Hayward photo
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
Kimberley's Ashlee Taylor advances to the quarter finals of the contest to become tattoo publication Inked Magazine's cover girl and win $20,000. Photo submitted.

Kimberley’s Ashley Taylor advances to Inked Magazine contest quarter finals

Kimberley’s Ashlee Taylor has taken first place in her grouping of contestants…

Kimberley's Ashlee Taylor advances to the quarter finals of the contest to become tattoo publication Inked Magazine's cover girl and win $20,000. Photo submitted.
The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival cancelled for 2021

Ticket holders from the 2020 festival will be offered refunds as festival re-imagines its future

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner
Brad Hartshorn has some of his artwork on display at LITTLE big Studio Gallery for the month of February. Paul Rodgers photo.

New Kimberley space features local artists

Local artist Brad Hartshorn has some of his original artwork up on…

Brad Hartshorn has some of his artwork on display at LITTLE big Studio Gallery for the month of February. Paul Rodgers photo.
Barry Coulter photo

The force of the ice

X-wing ice sculpture adorns HeidOut patio in Cranbrook

Barry Coulter photo
Arne Sahlen played at the Snowdrift last weekend. Photo submitted

Pianist Sahlen spreads socially distanced Christmas cheer

Arne Sahlen volunteers to play carols and Christmas-to-New Year themed music in…

Arne Sahlen played at the Snowdrift last weekend. Photo submitted