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Cheyanne Kneller in CCT's "Shape of a Girl." Kneller and Jelena Jensen are alternating performances in this one-person play, playing Oct. 22-24 and 28-30. Barry Coulter photo

“Shape of a Girl:” Focus in on the Darkness

Live drama has returned, with Cranbrook Community Theatre’s presentation “Shape of a Girl,” based on the tragic story of Reena Virk

The Marc Atkinson Trio plays Studio 64 on October 22, 2021. Facebook photo

Gypsy jazz foursome Live at Studio 64

MIKE REDFERN The second concert in the 2021 Live at Studio 64…

Pictured above: Evan Bueckert served as guest conductor of the Symphony of the Kootenays, Saturday, Feb. 2. 2019. Lyle Grisedale photo

Symphony of the Kootenays returns to the stage in Cranbrook, Nelson

A total of four concerts will be available for those with BC Vaccination Cards

Tenise Marie will play Whiskey Jack's in Kimberley on September 25, 2021. Photo submitted

Whiskey Jack’s in Kimberley to present live music

Roots singer Tenise Marie performs Sept. 25

Tenise Marie will play Whiskey Jack's in Kimberley on September 25, 2021. Photo submitted
Cobalt Lake in the Bugaboos, by photographer Lyle Grisedale, is one of the images on display at Centre 64.

Kimberley Arts presents more events to liven up the fall

Art exhibits, virtual garden tour and a drive in movie

Cobalt Lake in the Bugaboos, by photographer Lyle Grisedale, is one of the images on display at Centre 64.
Gordie Tentrees is one of the acts booked for Studio 64 this fall

Audience size will be limited for Studio 64 fall concert series

MIKE REDFERN The relaxation of Covid 19 restrictions in the province means…

Gordie Tentrees is one of the acts booked for Studio 64 this fall
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Live music returns to Studio 64 this fall. Kimberley Arts Council file

Kimberley Arts Council announces fall concert series

We have all missed live music, and perhaps none have missed it…

Live music returns to Studio 64 this fall. Kimberley Arts Council file
Bif Naked, with Ace, at Huckleberry Books in Cranbrook (Barry Coulter photo)

Rock’s Bif Naked on the return to performance, rock as protest music, the post-pandemic world, and the Armond Theatre

“Maybe not revolutionary, but evolutionary … bands have had to really shift their thinking”

Bif Naked, with Ace, at Huckleberry Books in Cranbrook (Barry Coulter photo)
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…

Winning artists from the 2019 Kaleidoscope show. Bulletin file
Stumped by Steve Milroy is one of many pieces that can be seen on the Castlegar Sculpturewalk, which is venue No. 11 of the Columbia Basin Culture Tour that is taking place Aug. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Photo by D. Gluns)
Stumped by Steve Milroy is one of many pieces that can be seen on the Castlegar Sculpturewalk, which is venue No. 11 of the Columbia Basin Culture Tour that is taking place Aug. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Photo by D. Gluns)
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…

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

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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