Art & Entertainment

Wintery Purpose

Even with road conditions setting her back, Shred Kelly’s Sage McBride is grateful everyday for what she gets to do and knowing the show must go on.

Posted by Sage McBride on Dec 29, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

The Gift of Reading

Recently we recognized that we spend substantially less time reading, as we routinely whisk our children off to bed. So, making an effort to not only read more, but to also have family story time. Here are three books that regularly make an appearance during storytime.  

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Dec 24, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Get a Lift From Turboprop

As an instrumental band, Turboprop's pieces are named with specificity. But what comes first? The music or the name?

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Dec 01, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Summer Breeze

For as long as she can remember, creating art has been at the essence of her being. A place where abstract meets realism and where colour is so exaggerated that it can’t be ignored.

Posted by Fix on Nov 29, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Penny Dreadful

A series featuring battles between good and evil, with the well-known Victorian characters in constant struggle against the forces of darkness both internal and external.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Nov 20, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne

Winnie-The-Pooh is one of the classic children’s tales of modern literature. However, with the pervasiveness of the character in modern pop culture the original story of Winnie the Pooh has become lost to many.

Posted by Kyle Hamilton on Nov 18, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Based on a Real Interview

When a band takes on the name “Greek Riots,” they have to expect being asked for an explanation.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Nov 08, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Pruthvi Harshan

With an amazing community of many talented artists, ColourMe Fernie is a way to stand out in this exceptional crowd.

Posted by Fix on Oct 31, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese? is an allegory about change, change in work, in life, in family situations.

Posted by Randal MacNair on Oct 24, 2016 in Art & Entertainment


An all female trio brings the Ghostbusters back to the big screen.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Oct 21, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Slavka Kolesar

Illustration work growing out of her background in visual art and love of books. Collaborative in nature, illustrating creates opportunities for her to contribute to projects she cares about.

Posted by Fix on Oct 01, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

To Change is Human

There are a lot of cliches about the idea of change but they don’t capture the fact that while we are constantly changing, we, individually, are the constant in the change and Elessar Thiessen is no exception. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Sep 30, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

The Jungle Book

The most recent version of the story to grace the big screen is also live action, but with a large dose of CGI. It follows the plot of the 1967 animated film including many of the songs featured in that movie. In this adaptation Neel Sethi plays Mowgli. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Sep 25, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

The Whole Brain Child

A fantastic resource for parents, teachers or anyone who works with children. Compared to child-rearing books that subscribe to specific methods or approaches, this book provides 12 strategies based on current research in the area of brain development and neuroscience.

Posted by Rusan Polacik on Sep 18, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Echo Nebraska

We’re coming off of a summer of great live music in Fernie, thanks to Wapiti, the Wednesday Socials and the offerings from the regular venues. In this back-to-school month, back-to-routine month, don’t forget to do something for yourself. More music!

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Sep 13, 2016 in Art & Entertainment