Art & Entertainment

Art & the Mountains Collide on the Divide

Returning for it's second year, this decadent evening is taking place in one of Fernie’s most spectacular settings while showcasing some of Canada’s leading artists.

Posted by admin on Oct 05, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Sing Us a song, You’re the Piano Man

Jeffery Straker grew up playing piano, studying piano, earning his Licentiate from the Royal Conservatory of Music at the age of 19 – by all measures a talented player.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Oct 03, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

A story taking place nine years after the original series until it's return with each episode in the mini-series focusing in on one of the four seasons. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Sep 25, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Domain Control

Registering your own domain is a fairly straightforward process. Perhaps a little more complicated than buying an online fishing license, but not much more. However, a lot of people choose to have someone do it for them. This can lead to challenges down the road.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Sep 21, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Fall Into Music

Now that our summer is winding down, and we start to bring a summer of outside music indoors, here are a few of the things we have to look forward to this month. It starts with banjo and ends with banjo, and there’s all kinds of other music to fill in the between.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Sep 01, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Angie Abdou: Another Fernie Finisher

Launching her fifth book into the world, this novel has taken her on a three-year voyage, a journey very different than the others.

Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

When the Ghosts Tell Our Stories

In Case I Go

Angie Abdou (Arsenal Pulp Press, Oct. 2017)

She only nodded. “It’s all we are in the end. Our stories.”

                        Medicine Walk, Richard Wagamese

Posted by Keith Liggett on Aug 29, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

The Road Warrior

Considered to be amongst the greatest action films of all time, will it receive two thumbs up from Andrew - find out! 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Aug 19, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Wapiti Music Festival Sees Record Breaking Year

The seventh annual Wapiti Music Festival took place over the weekend amidst one of busiest summers on record for Fernie BC.

Posted by Fix on Aug 18, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Tyra Collombin

Art, you can say, is Tyra's way of getting “unplugged” from competitive sport and the stress and focus that comes with it.

Posted by Fix on Aug 09, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Lucky Number Seven

It’s hard to believe that Wapiti is seven years old this year! What isn’t hard to believe, by now, is the caliber of the lineup. It’s a solid mix of seasoned music veterans and up-and-comers.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Aug 04, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Columbia Basin Culture Tour

The Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes.

Posted by Fix on Jul 31, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Beulah Limber

An amazingly creative woman who combines a love of quilting, carving and painting in her vast array of talents. 

Posted by Fix on Jul 15, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Gilmore Girls

A dramatic television comedy debuting in 2000, a story of a single mother and her daughter making it through life.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jul 11, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Let’s Get Sociable

It’s that glorious time of year when we have weekly block parties for two months, block parties with great live music and great craft brew. If you haven’t made the downtown jaunt on a Wednesday evening over the last handful of summers, DO IT! The Wednesday Night Socials a perfect way to end hump day. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Jul 05, 2017 in Art & Entertainment