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Virtual award show catches Northern Quarter by surprise

Virtual award show catches Northern Quarter by surprise

Banff singer/songwriter Amelie Patterson and Canmore’s Northern Quarter were both award winners in their respective categories at the Calgary Music Awards (YYCMA), which were presented virtually Sunday (Sept. 20)
Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

Banff Centre announces reopening of Walter Phillips Gallery

"Finding ways to healthfully and viably opens spaces on our campus that support artists and leaders, culture and our community, remains our top priority during this period."
Canmore featured prominently in upcoming neo-noir novel

Canmore featured prominently in upcoming neo-noir novel

“I always had this nostalgia about the first time I visited Canmore. I love the mountain town. Being downtown and seeing the mountains surrounding you – it almost feels like you’re in a fishbowl of mountains and to me, it always seemed like the perfect backdrop for a story.”
Banff Pride returns in October

Banff Pride returns in October

"Ensuring Banff is seen as a safe space for locals and visitors in the LGBTQ2+ community only enriches this beautiful place we call home."
Cabaret concert connects parenthood, the arts and a pandemic

Cabaret concert connects parenthood, the arts and a pandemic

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Banff's Sideshow Gallery to host first event

Banff's Sideshow Gallery to host first event

Molina’s show marks the first to open in the gallery since the first scheduled exhibition was indefinitely postponed due to the pandemic
Banff pianist's new album is a self-portrait

Banff pianist's new album is a self-portrait

“Everybody had to be indoors, so I thought why not finally get some work done," said Banff-based and Brazilian born pianist Luciane Cardassi. "This is more than an album, it’s my history in a way."
Way Out West Fest planning low-key 2020 celebration

Way Out West Fest planning low-key 2020 celebration

“I always found a big, big disconnect between the people in the city, urban Calgarians, with the West,” said Way Out West Fest founder Ingrid Schulz. “It kind of tweaked me all the time that urban Calgary wasn’t getting to experience the West the way you should.”
Bow Valley Shoe Project searching for immigrant women to share life stories

Bow Valley Shoe Project searching for immigrant women to share life stories

“From that experience, not only has my English improved, but my confidence, and even mental health improved … it’s good to move forward."
Canmore’s artsPlace reopens Sept. 8, programs and events announced

Canmore’s artsPlace reopens Sept. 8, programs and events announced

“We’re very excited to be reopening to celebrate our fifth birthday. We’re excited to be able celebrate and that we’re able to welcome back our community back to artsPlace and we can’t wait to connect with everyone."