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Canmore author’s debut romance novel of NHL all-star calibre

Canmore author’s debut romance novel of NHL all-star calibre

The debut novel, Stuck With You, from Canmore author and romance writer Fortune Whelan is available Tuesday (April 5).
Canmore Folk Festival announces its 2022 lineup

Canmore Folk Festival announces its 2022 lineup

“We are a community minded festival. Our mission statement is to bring people together for a shared love of folk music. It feels that way. I think it is going to be that sense of getting back together and we will be enjoying wonderful music in a beautiful setting.”
Four organizations receive funding for outdoor programming

Four organizations receive funding for outdoor programming

“Our communities face unique challenges when it comes to affordability and access to programs that foster positive mental and physical wellness. Financial assistance for programs like these provide healthy experiences and help promote positive outcomes at the community level.”
Higher budget approved for Bear Street public art

Higher budget approved for Bear Street public art

“It took a lot of courage for them to step back and reconsider the approach and I want to commend them for taking that courage and coming up with a new approach that’s going to feel better for the whole town.”
Report shows financial benefits of The Last of Us filming

Report shows financial benefits of The Last of Us filming

“For something like this and we didn’t have the processes in place, that’s a pretty good number. There was a lot of positive feedback combined with some negative as well. There’s room for improvement, but there was also a lot of benefits.”
Live classical music returns to the Bow Valley

Live classical music returns to the Bow Valley

"It's exciting to be playing for live audiences again. Live streaming was a necessary tool and it provided access throughout the pandemic. There's no replacing the emotional exchange that occurs between artist and audience during a live performance."
Our Lady of the Snows music teacher up for JUNO award

Our Lady of the Snows music teacher up for JUNO award

Being nominated for a Juno Award is a big deal. When you’re a music teacher at a small school nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains that nomination can come as something of a surprise.
Tommy's Unplugged returns with cash, Banff civic event gig up for grabs

Tommy's Unplugged returns with cash, Banff civic event gig up for grabs

Bow Valley musicians and fans of music: Tommy's Unplugged in Banff is back with cash prizes and new gig opportunities
Pilot arts program expands to three-area public schools

Pilot arts program expands to three-area public schools

“Everyone is feeling their mental health right now and I feel like it's so wise to talk about these things, especially with children. The children are really grieving, processing change, becoming resilient as they react to change and this program can support them in those processes.”
Banff book fest competition now open

Banff book fest competition now open

New for the Mountain Book Festival Competition in 2022, the former Mountain Environment and Natural History Award will now be the Environmental Literature Award, which broadens this category to include works on climate change and environmental literature.