Art & Entertainment

Open Heart, Open Mind by Clara Hughes

An autobiography that is nothing short of a miracle, providing readers a glimpse of the sport and what it takes to become a champion.

Posted by Emily Brydon on Jul 25, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

A Bigger Splash

A story of four people who deal with the angst that has built up between them over the years, with a beautiful Italian island forming the backdrop to the story.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jul 17, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Tessa Knoop

A local artist's motivation to make use of things that would otherwise end up in the dump, a burn pile or discarded in someone’s basement.

Posted by Fix on Jul 11, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Happy Wednesdays!

Monsoon June is gone for another year, and that means Fernie really gets its summer on. It’s all about squeezing every single drop of enjoyment out of the long days of this too-short season.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Jul 02, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Funny, You Don’t Look Like One: Observations of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway by Drew Hayden Taylor

The literary world is full of books with diversity themes. This author has a dark sense of humour and approaches topics head on that other authors would carefully tip-toe around.

Posted by Chrissy Hill on Jun 26, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Bored to Death

Does Ames bring success to the series? Find out in this month's edition of the Rnetal Fix. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jun 24, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

The Flatliners are Alive and Definitely Kicking

It’s hard to fathom being on the young side of 30 and already being a seasoned professional. But Toronto punk band the Flatliners is just that. 

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

Mary Menduk

Born and raised in Fernie, Mary prepares to launch her new publication Not Even the Artist Knows the Words.

Posted by Fix on May 30, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Don’t Suck, Don’t Die: Giving Up Vic Chestnutt

When beloved artists die, we the fans and admirers look to the work that may not have been released. Hope that their loved ones will give us a final look into the artist's work or something to bookend their passing. 

Posted by Kristin Hersh on May 21, 2016 in Art & Entertainment


The story of Wade Wilson, an ex-special forces soldier and mercenary who, after being stricken with cancer, enters into a secret government program which he hopes will cure him of his disease. Instead of being a cure, however, the treatment gives him super powers with the unfortunate side effect of distorting his features so that he becomes hideously ugly. 

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

Fernie Potter's Guild

One of the core values of the studio is education and community involvement, for both adults and children.

Posted by Fix on Apr 27, 2016 in Art & Entertainment


The series follows the adventures of detective Nick Burkhardt, a Portland police officer, who is "blessed" with the ability to see all kinds of fantastical and monstrous creatures despite the fact that they are able to disguise themselves as ordinary human beings.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Apr 24, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Raven’s End by Ben Gadd

An environmental book that would make a great gift for any nature lover or inquisitive mind from 9-90 years old.

Posted by Ayla Bennet on Apr 08, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Blondes Have More Fun

Platinum Blonde began as a Police tribute band, but the band soon began creating its own music and they'll be hitting the stage for Fernival at Fernie Alpine Resort.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Apr 04, 2016 in Art & Entertainment

Lindsay Vallance

Re-using discarded materials in an effort to reduce waste, would be an inspiring Green art success story. But really it was much simpler than that.

Posted by admin on Mar 30, 2016 in Art & Entertainment