Art & Entertainment

Anita Braconnier

With her interest in photography beginning at a young age, this photographer finds it very gratifying when a viewer can connect with one of her images.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

No Musical Influence Wasted

Sultans of String take influences from around world, maybe a little bit of Gypsy-jazz guitar with some Arabic folk. Add a funky bass line and some Cuban percussion, and you’ll have the pieces to make a beautiful mosaic of sound. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Mar 29, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Feminism is still a loaded word in our culture. It is often used as an insult or in place of calling someone a “man hater.” In Roxane Gay's new book of essays, help to ease those tensions and start to accept them as a beautiful part of being a feminist.

Posted by Lauren Fox on Mar 22, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

The One or My Search for a Mentor

Sage connects with women from across the country, using "road mentors" to offer advice, inspiration and even nutrition guidance. 

Posted by Sage McBride on Mar 13, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Kari Lehr

Never a particularly academic student, Kari found art class as a way to boost her grades and self esteem, but now surrounded by natural beauty, Kari is endlessly inspired.

Posted by admin on Feb 28, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Top Five of 2016

As a new year dawns, one cannot help but look at the past year with sadness as well as joy. There were so many good movies to distract us from this political low point. Not all of them are particularly uplifting, but they are all excellent pieces of cinema, and worth your attention.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Feb 20, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

The Gifts of Imperfection - Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Your Guide to a Wholehearted Life. By Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

A book sehdding a bright light on how to live a more authentic, whole-hearted, self-loving life. A perspective that's refreshing, wide eye-opening and encouraging as it leaves you seeing that joy can prevail, that self love is attainable, and that the road to compassion is where it's at.

Posted by Christina Ketchen on Feb 18, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Band Parents

Realizing in 2010 with 40 shows to go, Shred Kelly began to adopt band parents. 

Posted by Sage McBride on Feb 15, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Book Some Time in Fernie

There is no question, Fernie locals and visitors love being outside.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Feb 08, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Can You Say Stoked?

Shred Kelly is part of a stellar lineup of acts set to play the community centre for the annual Fernie Stoke Fest, hosted by Fernie Trails Alliance. It’s bigger and better this year, with two nights and an early evening all-ages show. 

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

Janet McIntyre

There is a fluidness to metal. As pieces form and become tiny sculptures that are original and unique.

Posted by admin on Feb 01, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Tech Resolutions

It’s a new year, traditionally the time for resolutions. It’s normal to make resolutions about personal, work, and family issues, but perhaps you have time for a few tech resolutions as well.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Jan 19, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Mission: Your Soundtrack

Your purpose, your mission if you choose to accept, is to discover a new soundtrack to your life this year. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Jan 10, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Digital Literacy Month

With this year's focus on digital literacy in honor of Literacy month, the Fernie Heritage Library has put together some special programming. 

Posted by Anonymous on Jan 10, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Vince Mo

With his journey of photography beginning later in life, this artist uses people and the environment around him to inspire and evolve his art.

Posted by admin on Jan 02, 2017 in Art & Entertainment