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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.
Art exhibit offers a window into creators' world

Art exhibit offers a window into creators' world

“The exhibition offered an opportunity to see people up close, during a time when closeness and connection hasn’t been possible."
Festive season in Banff has a new look this year

Festive season in Banff has a new look this year

BANFF – The town of Banff is known for its community Christmas cheer. A slate of events is scheduled every year to help bring people together in celebration of the holiday season.
Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

"I am excited to lend my experience as an artist coming to Banff Centre, and as a member of the local community to this role on the board of governors.”