Art and Entertainment

Paddington

Paddington Bear first appeared on the 13th of October, 1958, and was subsequently featured in more than 20 books, written by Michael Bond and first illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on May 22, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Breaking Good

When you hear the vocal harmonies of Golden duo Broken Down Suitcase, you feel something magical – it’s not easy to accomplish this kind of unity. It’s the perfect kind of unity that comes from tons of time playing together.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on May 19, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

419 by Will Ferguson

Announcing the grand finale of the 2014-2015 BOOKED! season: The internationally acclaimed Will Ferguson will be at the Fernie Heritage Library on May 27, speaking about his Giller-prize-winning novel 419.

Posted by Angie Abdou on May 11, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Mariela Paz

There are many things about upcycling that I love!

Posted by admin on May 02, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Justified

America has always had a love affair with vigilantes. Who doesn't remember private detectives like Sam Spade who operated outside of the law to solve cases, or frustrated cops like Harry Calahan in Dirty Harry.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Mar 24, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

The Jaguar’s Children by John Vaillant

I think I’m not exaggerating when I say: John Vaillant has won all of the Canadian nonfiction awards there are to win. His first book, The Golden Spruce, won the Governor General’s Award and The Writer’s Trust Nonfiction Prize.

Posted by Angie Abdou on Mar 14, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Live Free and Play Music

If you need inspiration to work hard at what you love, to stay true to yourself, you don’t really have to look much further than Big Sugar.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Mar 02, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Olivier Gosselin

I was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, and started getting into photography in my teens, but it wasn’t until I was 23 that I decided to pursue it as a career.

Posted by admin on Mar 01, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

My Top Five Movies of 2014

Birdman

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Feb 25, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

Slap that Funky Music

Live music is the most transitory, the most ephemeral of all the art forms. Here as it is played, but the moment the note dies, it only exists in the listener’s memory.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Feb 12, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

The Fernie Originals: Fresh Dining in Fernie, 2014 by Keith Liggett

The Fernie Originals: Fresh Dining in Fernie is not at all what I expected. I figured: “A recipe book: perfect. I love Fernie restaurants.

Posted by Angie Abdou on Feb 09, 2015 in Art and Entertainment

February 2015 Horoscopes

Aries (March 21 - April 29) Inspire

Posted by Freshies Horosc... on Feb 05, 2015 in Art and 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 and 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 and 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 and Entertainment

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