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There’s something for everyone at VISAC’s annual holiday pottery sale, running Friday and Saturday. This sale is presented by the Trail Pottery Club.

Pottery sale, reception for exhibit Friday at Trail art gallery

Leading all goings-on in the downtown Trail gallery is a new executive director, Sharon Roberts

Comic artist and illustrator Erin Shuttleworth has a great gift idea for the holidays; her colouring book called <em>Birdur</em>. She’ll be selling her book, and “colour yourself” postcards at the Last-Minute Christmas Market this weekend at the Trail mall. Photo: Submitted

Purrfect gift: Trail artist launches colouring book at weekend market

Last-Minute Christmas Market goes Saturday and Sunday at Waneta Plaza

Photo: thebailey.ca

Teck Family Series returns to the Trail stage, Sunday

Next year the series continues with two performances that emphasize movement and joy

Photo: thebailey.ca
Jean-François Alcoléa’s show features mysterious short silent films accompanied by three live virtuoso musicians playing an array of instruments. Photo: Submitted

Must-see show coming to Trail for Spooktacular on Saturday

“Right in the Eye” is promised to wow children and adults alike.

Jean-François Alcoléa’s show features mysterious short silent films accompanied by three live virtuoso musicians playing an array of instruments. Photo: Submitted
Moontricks, which includes Nathan Gurley (left) and Sean Rodman, has released their debut album Currents. Photo: Louis Bockner

Moontricks shoot for the stars

The Nelson-area band has released their debut album Currents

Moontricks, which includes Nathan Gurley (left) and Sean Rodman, has released their debut album Currents. Photo: Louis Bockner
Third place award; Sandra Irvine, “Taking the Plunge.”

Meet the artists Friday at the VISAC in downtown Trail

The showcase — “365 All in a Year” — will run from Sept. 23 to Oct. 18 at the Trail VISAC

Third place award; Sandra Irvine, “Taking the Plunge.”
First place award; Elaine Alfoldy, “Berries and Flowers and Unusual Leaves. “ Photos: Submitted

West Kootenay artists shine in juried showcase

The showcase — “365 All in a Year” — will run from Sept. 23 to Oct. 18 at the Trail VISAC

First place award; Elaine Alfoldy, “Berries and Flowers and Unusual Leaves. “ Photos: Submitted
Kozmo Sammartino and Rachel DeShon in a scene from Souvenir: a Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, running at the Capitol Theatre Sept. 8 and 9 Photo: Electrify Photography

The baffling story of Florence Foster Jenkins

Sept. 8 and 9 production stars Rachel DeShon and Kozmo Sammartino, directed by Pat Henman

Kozmo Sammartino and Rachel DeShon in a scene from Souvenir: a Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, running at the Capitol Theatre Sept. 8 and 9 Photo: Electrify Photography
Castlegar’s first ever Jalopy Parade is set to celebrate the town’s less appreciated rides on Sept. 10. Illustration: ST3

Unique Castlegar car show ready to show off your ricketiest rides

Jalopy Parade to celebrate the region’s less-appreciated vehicles

Castlegar’s first ever Jalopy Parade is set to celebrate the town’s less appreciated rides on Sept. 10. Illustration: ST3
Gold Fever Follies cast was delighted to perform for residents of Poplar Ridge, Columbia View, and Rosewood Care Facilities. Photo: contributed

Gold Fever Follies give special performances

Don’t miss Gold Fever Follies’ annual Naughty Knickers Night, hitting the stage on Sunday, Aug. 21.

Gold Fever Follies cast was delighted to perform for residents of Poplar Ridge, Columbia View, and Rosewood Care Facilities. Photo: contributed
Artist Frantisek Strouhal’s work ‘Soul Journey’ was juried and invited to participate in the 54th Open International Juried Exhibition by the Society of Canadian Artists. Photo: contributed

West Kootenay artist’s work selected for international exhibition

“My work is a reflection of my own personal renaissance,” said Frantisek Strouhal.

Artist Frantisek Strouhal’s work ‘Soul Journey’ was juried and invited to participate in the 54th Open International Juried Exhibition by the Society of Canadian Artists. Photo: contributed
Safety by Mo Hamilton. Photo by Mo Hamilton

Two new exhibitions at the Kootenay Gallery celebrate the everyday

Exhibit features works by Janet Kabatoff and Mo Hamilton

Safety by Mo Hamilton. Photo by Mo Hamilton
Turbo Bambi is seen here working a piece for the Nelson International Mural Festival. The event opens Friday in Nelson. Photo: Electrify Photography.

Nelson International Mural Festival to open with acclaimed artists, live performances, activities

A kid-friendly weekend of free events includes beat-boxing and drumming workshops

Turbo Bambi is seen here working a piece for the Nelson International Mural Festival. The event opens Friday in Nelson. Photo: Electrify Photography.
Rossland’s TR Byhand will feature fibre work and soapmaking, #5 on the Columbia Basin Culture Tour list this weekend.(Columbia Basin Culture Tour/Facebook photo)

Columbia Basin Culture Tour hits the road this weekend

The 2022 culture tour has 84 locations featuring the work of talented West Kootenay artists

Rossland’s TR Byhand will feature fibre work and soapmaking, #5 on the Columbia Basin Culture Tour list this weekend.(Columbia Basin Culture Tour/Facebook photo)
Violinist Carolyn Cameron

La Cafamore return to Trail stage Aug. 16

The classical musicians welcome violinist Kaito Takeda to the string quartet

Violinist Carolyn Cameron
Image: Submitted

Seniors invited to Casablanca screening in Trail

Register by calling the library at 250.364.1731 or online at: www.traillibrary.com

Image: Submitted
Bob Keating (left) writes and edits The Headwaters podcast, and Mitchell Scott is its producer and host. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

‘Tell them something unique in a unique way’: The Headwaters podcast tells surprising Kootenay stories

With 4,000 downloads since May, producers say success is about sound, pacing, and unexpected stories

Bob Keating (left) writes and edits The Headwaters podcast, and Mitchell Scott is its producer and host. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Winlaw, B.C.’s Peter Vogelaar (left) and Nelson’s Alex Avelino are among the 10 sand sculpting teams competing in the new season of the CBC show Race Against The Tide. Photo courtesy CBC

The Sandmen: West Kootenay artists compete in CBC sand sculpting show

Alex Avelino and Peter Vogelaar star in Race Against The Tide

Winlaw, B.C.’s Peter Vogelaar (left) and Nelson’s Alex Avelino are among the 10 sand sculpting teams competing in the new season of the CBC show Race Against The Tide. Photo courtesy CBC
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Blustery weather in Trail may change Music in the Park locale tonight

Admission to Music in the Park is by donation, a $3 minimum suggested.

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