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Banff beer festival returns, craft beer week launches

Banff beer festival returns, craft beer week launches

“It’s going to be interesting to have it downtown. It’s a whole new dynamic we haven’t been able to do before. It may only be one year, but I think it’s going to be a really cool experience.”
Rocky Mountain Adaptive receives $300k pledge to help adaptive sports

Rocky Mountain Adaptive receives $300k pledge to help adaptive sports

“This support from the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation means we can accelerate our programming and welcome more people to develop a love for mountain sports, no matter their abilities. It helps us significantly bring down socio-economic barriers as well as physical ones.”
Rec centre mural highlights sense of belonging

Rec centre mural highlights sense of belonging

“The mural had to be something that expressed that when you’re in the rec centre, you belong here. Whether you’re a grandparent, a single mom, a hockey player, a gymnast, they all belong to the building. It’s a safe place where everyone belongs.”
Winners announced for Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

Winners announced for Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, now in its 46th year, ran from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 and announced the winners for its prestigious awards that go to filmmakers and authors.
Spur Line Trail artwork showcases community history

Spur Line Trail artwork showcases community history

“The response has been incredible. I’ve heard it’s promoting community engagement and encouraging people to stop and look at them, but also talk with one another about the art as they walk the trail which is the main point of the project to encourage engagement."
Get your groove on with 'Barefoot in the Park' in Canmore

Get your groove on with 'Barefoot in the Park' in Canmore

Canmore theatre group brings 1960s inspired production to stage with return of live indoor performance.
Canmore Art Guild 3-D show returns

Canmore Art Guild 3-D show returns

“To see the talent that exists in the Bow Valley is just amazing. There are so many people who are artistic and you don’t know it until you come and see it.”
Space rocket towing William Shatner launched with music from Canmore’s Northern Quarter

Space rocket towing William Shatner launched with music from Canmore’s Northern Quarter

Music from Canmore's Northern Quarter has boldly gone where no Bow Valley bands tunes have gone before.
Banff committee seeking new poet laureate

Banff committee seeking new poet laureate

“Thank you for showing that amidst skiing, hiking, climbing, cycling, paddling, dining and shopping, we elevate the role of arts and culture, and particularly the literary arts, in the Banff community.”
Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival returns with virtual, in-person showings

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival returns with virtual, in-person showings

“The last 18 months we’ve been thrown some curveballs and we’ve had to pivot and adapt to the online world. … It was much more successful than we could have anticipated. At the time it seemed like a temporary solution and it ended up something that we'll likely continue with moving forward.”