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Bow Valley Christmas bird count sees increased participation

Bow Valley Christmas bird count sees increased participation

Putting their eagle eyes to good use in the blustery Chinook winds, the 105 participants, 41 in Canmore and 64 in Banff, were able count more than 2,000 individual birds during the Bow Valley Christmas bird count.
ArtsPlace calling on emerging artists to RISE up

ArtsPlace calling on emerging artists to RISE up

“The RISE Emerging Artists Program has always been a cornerstone of the artsPlace gallery space. ArtsPlace really wants to be the heart of this community and that means supporting emerging artists as they transition into their professional career.”
Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's release two new singles

Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's release two new singles

In addition to new new singles being released, the Bow Valley's Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's plan of releasing a new album later this year
Canmore library newsletter spotlights Bow Valley authors

Canmore library newsletter spotlights Bow Valley authors

The Canmore Public Library has adapted its Meet the Author events into a profile in its monthly newsletter with the Local Author Spotlight. Well-known local scribes like Hazel Huchins and Kevin Van Tighem have already been featured, with plans in the new year to highlight Nancy O'Hare and Lauren Hawkeye.
Defending Awesome simply awesome this holiday season

Defending Awesome simply awesome this holiday season

“I felt like the giveaway was a great hit considering the year we were in and with so many people going through hard times. A few small businesses in town have already reached out to me wanting to be a part of it for next year."
Rocky Mountain Outlook editorial cartoonist reflects on illustrating 2020

Rocky Mountain Outlook editorial cartoonist reflects on illustrating 2020

Local cartoonist Patrick LaMontagne published a video essay on YouTube, discussing the topics of COVID, empathy, kindness, and the struggles we have all faced in 2020.
Tidlund's autobiography a tale of unconditional love

Tidlund's autobiography a tale of unconditional love

"I wrote it to inspire people about change that is positive and you can make the best of it and life supports you." 
Avens community art project honours history, people and places

Avens community art project honours history, people and places

“It honours the history, people and places of this area.”
New release for Canmore-based vocalist brings back fond memories

New release for Canmore-based vocalist brings back fond memories

Canmore-based vocalist Nurdjana released the single "Thinking of You" on Dec. 11 as a tribute to her late father, who originally wrote the song
Cultural Learning Circle workshops celebrate diversity, arts and culture

Cultural Learning Circle workshops celebrate diversity, arts and culture

Canmore's artsPlace plans to host 11 Cultural Learning Circle workshops in 2021.