Art & Entertainment

March Music Madness

That first weekend in March has more things to do than the Griz can shake a musket at, because along with the usual Griz Days traditions – Extreme Griz, Dummy Downhill, parade, etc. – there is also a whole lot of music going on.

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

The Martian

The story of astronaut Mark Watney, a handsome, cocky, square-jawed NASA botanist, who, after being left for dead on the bleak, barren and unforgiving surface of Mars, struggles to survive while his team of Earthbound experts attempts to retrieve him from the Martian desert and return him to Earth. 

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

In Certain Circles

Whether a well-known identity, or a complete non-entity, how does one know when it is the right time to share a piece of writing with the world?

Posted by Elizabeth Harrower on Feb 23, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

The Blues and Laura Smith

Her melodious vocals give a connection to the greater world through her songs and she'll be showcasing it at the Arts Station this month.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Feb 05, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Dan Worth

From a passion for desserts from his beloved restaurant, brought Happy Cow Ice Cream and a culinary opportunity in the Chopped Canada kitchen.

Posted by admin on Jan 26, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Steve Jobs

He's been potrayed in four films, with the latest endeavour revoling around three major product launches that the company and/or Jobs were involved with. 

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

Marla deBoon

Being born to create, the feeling has always been there for Marla. Whenever life got too busy, she put it aside for awhile but now she's allowing herself to play and create from within. 

Posted by admin on Jan 17, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

This book is an accomplishment both in the writing and the reading. A singular work of scholarship, a devastating portrayal of war, and a riveting adventure story. 

Posted by Nicolas Milligan on Jan 13, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Triumphant Laughter

He has proven worried, straight-laced parents everywhere wrong: it is possible to have gainful employment as a sought-after comedian from small-town Canada.

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

Being Erica

A CBC show about a put-upon administrative assistant at a Toronto-based publishing company. With the assistance of her magical therapist, Doctor Tom, she is able to go back in time to address the major regrets in her life, thereby attempting to give herself a better present.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Dec 21, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Ru by Kim Thuy

Ru tells the story of the Nguyen family and specifically that of the narrator An Tinh, a ten-year-old who fled Vietnam with her family during the Tet Offensive in the 1970s. The Nguyen family is a wealthy and large family that escapes Vietnam and finds themselves in a Malaysian refugee camp, eventually settling in Granby, Quebec. 

Posted by Courtney Baker on Dec 20, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Na-na-na-na-na-naaaa

Music is the way that we count our memories. Certain songs remind us of “that time when…”  It’s the time of year when we recount our last 365 days circling the sun: our friends, our family, our triumphs and sorrows. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Dec 09, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Wendy Hamilton

Always loving art and creating, Wendy would spend hours drawing at the kitchen table and never lack for inspiration. She was fortunate to have been born and raised in Fernie and therefore exposed to not only its natural beauty, but also the beauty of the community. Inspiration was everywhere!

Posted by admin on Dec 02, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

A movie that's beautifully shot and conveys a wonderful sense of nostalgia for the styles of the ‘60s, with a major focus on the clothes worn by the actors and the cars they drive.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Nov 24, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Photostory: From Mountains to Monasteries

In October 2015, photographers Todd and Stephen embarked on a self-supported bikepacking trip around Nepal through diverse cultures and environment of the Nepalese Himalayas. Hear How Nepal is facing new challenges as they rebuild their lives following extreme environmental disasters.

Posted by admin on Nov 12, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

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