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


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

All That Jazz and Other Genres

There is a sense of song when Melissa Lauren speaks. It is all in her cadence. Certain words come out with a jazzy lilt, and the words themselves quickly alight from one thought to another.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Nov 03, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Nikita Talula

Although her Spanish was minimal, it wasn’t long into her little adventure before she was sitting behind a table learning to twist wire from artisans.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Oct 31, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Ant Man

Marvel's latest try at a Hollywood blockbuster about a cat burglar who desperately wants to turn his life around and mend a broken relationship with his wife and daughter

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

Booked! Winter 2015/16

By now, you’ve likely realized that Fernie is a lot more than just a fantastic ski hill. There is also a vibrant arts scene, brought together by a confluence of staunch arts appreciators, talented artists and a welcoming, relaxed place for artists to visit.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Oct 14, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Never Fear! You’ll Have Fun out There!

This month, there are plenty of opportunities to step out of your musical comfort zone. Grab a friend or two and check out what Fernie venues have to offer.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Oct 05, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Florence Barrett

Pursuing your life long passion and sinking your teeth into costume design.

Posted by admin on Oct 04, 2015 in Art & Entertainment