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Banff Isolation Gallery art walk celebrates creators

Banff Isolation Gallery art walk celebrates creators

“I think the mountains inspire people,” said Nahanni McKay. “This is a huge art community, so it would be really cool to see everyone’s work displayed publicly.”
Family rallies to show why Canmore rocks

Family rallies to show why Canmore rocks

“I would love other families to do it. It’s a super-easy way to spread a message,” said Lise Konik. “My hope would be that this could be the community of Canmore painting on rocks.”
Bow Valley SPCA hopes furry friends make community smile

Bow Valley SPCA hopes furry friends make community smile

“We want to bring a little bit of joy to the community and we have cats and dogs to do that with.”
Fairy tales serve as filter to unpack the human experience in Fawcett's latest book

Fairy tales serve as filter to unpack the human experience in Fawcett's latest book

“It’s a good jumping-off point for creativity. I think there’s something universal that’s examined in fairy tales and that curiosity about why things are the way they are.”
Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

“I think it’s really beautiful because music brings people together … there’s nothing else that does it in the same way music does."
Drag performers hopeful to come to Banff

Drag performers hopeful to come to Banff

“There’s a lot of interest in drag right now,” said Ptarmigan Tuck Drag Show host and producer Karla Marx. “It seems like the perfect opportunity to spread a really wonderful queer art and entertain people and make them happy.”
Mountaineer, mathematician Richard Guy dies at 103

Mountaineer, mathematician Richard Guy dies at 103

“Richard was a strong independent person always willing to fend for himself and wanting little help from others. He loved a good joke and his laughter was infectious."
Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

“I am a full-time musician I have no other income,” said Alanna J. Brown. “It’s taken me a few years to get to this point, but unfortunately due to this virus, and understandably … all of my performances have been postponed or cancelled.”
Community organizations rally to keep art alive in the Bow Valley

Community organizations rally to keep art alive in the Bow Valley

“The health and safety of the community is of paramount importance but I think whether it's here or in your personal life I think the arts are even more important in times of heightened circumstances.
Former Banff Park warden ready to share latest adventures

Former Banff Park warden ready to share latest adventures

“It’s about using fiction as a lever to get people to think about conservation issues, land use issues and environmental issues."