Art & Entertainment

Marla Cannon

My Fernie story began in December 1998. My boyfriend Dave and I came to Fernie for Christmas so that he could check out the place he'd bought, sight unseen with his buddy.

Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir by Amber Dawn

Available at Polar Peek Books & Treasures in downtown Fernie.

Posted by Angie Abdou on Jan 22, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

Linden Gigliotti

I’ve been through the Rockies,
I’ve seen Saskatoon,
I’ve driven down the Highway 1,
Just hoping that I’d see you soon.

“Comin’ Home” (City and Colour)

Posted by admin on Jan 15, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

The Equalizer

Denzel Washington is one of America’s greatest actors. From Glory to Training Day, Red Tide to Flight he has shown over and over again that he is a very talented and charismatic performer.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jan 15, 2015 in Art & Entertainment

The Heart is Alive with the Sound of Music

Some of my oldest musical memories include putting an LP on the turntable, laying on the carpet beside the speakers and pouring over the lyrics on an album cover. Christmas carols were sung around the piano before gift opening.

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

Guardians of the Galaxy

As of October 5, 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy has earned $323.3 million in North America and $330.4 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $653.7 million.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Dec 22, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Down to Earth: Cold-Climate Gardens and Their Keepers by Jennifer Heath & Helen McAllister

Available at Polar Peek Books & Treasures in downtown Fernie.

Posted by Angie Abdou on Dec 16, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Deck the Halls with boughs of Blackberry Wood

The temperatures drop, the snow falls and party season is upon us. It’s the time of year where we gather with our families, both factual and found.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Dec 09, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

The Fernie Community Choir

The hills are alive, with the sound of music… Julie Andrews sure had it right! She must have known about Fernie and the amazing community choir we are so lucky to have. Now, how many of you didn’t even know we had such a thing?

Posted by Heather Boyd on Dec 04, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

December 2014 Editor's Fix

When writing, it is difficult to avoid aspects of your life from dripping onto the page. I sometimes try to avoid writing about being a mom or about my daughter, but find it nearly impossible. Especially when writing about Christmas.

Posted by Fix on Dec 03, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

The Giver

The Giver, written by Lois Lowery, was first published in 1993. In 1994, it won the Newberry Medal – one of the most prestigious awards for children’s literature in the United States.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Nov 27, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Jennifer Heath and Helen McAllister

Imagine endless blank pages being transformed into a 192 page full-colour book filled with stunning photos, cold-climate gardening tips, tasty recipes, and all the inspiration a reader would need to plant a few seeds and try their hand a

Posted by admin on Nov 12, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Guitars and Bass and Drums, Oh My

After the weirdness of this October – Mercury retrograde, Halloween – I am looking forward to some serious recharging.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Nov 12, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Keon and Me: My Search for the Lost Soul of the Leafs

Available at Polar Peek Books & Treasures in downtown Fernie

Posted by Angie Abdou on Nov 05, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

Whisperers on a Quest

Once upon a time there were two Warrior Queens - Queen Smiley (Kylie Rogers Walker) and Queen Sun Dream (Sonia Roy). They lived deep below the Hosmer Mountain of Fernie, BC.

Posted by admin on Oct 21, 2014 in Art & Entertainment

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