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Meaghan Smith craves return to Cafe

Meaghan Smith craves return to Cafe

Meaghan Smith is headed west for a tour of Alberta. “I’ve only been twice, but each time, we’ve sold out,” she said in an interview from Halifax.

Looky see Jesse Dee & Jacquie B

Jesse Dee plays in Banff every chance he gets. “We play in Banff quite regularly, we come through there as often as we can,” he said in an interview last week.

Jewel Tones at town hall

One thing’s certain, Banff artist, actor and opera singer Karen Minish knows how to make an entrance. While noon signals the lunch hour for many, Minish skips the formality of a proper meal and serves up cake.

McCann books break at TBC

As many Banff visitors discover, the area is not only home to the tourist town, but wildlife, majestic vistas and a mountain calm which can be quite enticing.

Learn learning writing craft

Peter Learn is the most unlikely purveyor of strange, dark and twisted, but the retired elementary school principal’s first foray into the literary arts is just that.

Wil returns to Drake

Wil Mimnaugh is back in town. Originally from Quebec, Wil lived most of his life in Calgary before moving further west a few years ago. He’ll be back in town Nov. 16 for a show at the Drake.
Ohbijou, Snowblink fall on Communitea

Ohbijou, Snowblink fall on Communitea

For the third time in their career, Ohbijou is coming to play at Communitea. “We’ve played at the Communitea twice before,” said Casey Mecija, in an interview last week.
Arkells, San Sebastian to rock Bill's

Arkells, San Sebastian to rock Bill's

Two young Hamilton rock bands – Arkells and San Sebastian – will take to the stage at Wild Bill’s, Wednesday (Nov. 16). Both are heading west across the country, promoting new albums.

Wheeler House tribute

A Canmore filmmaker’s tribute to one of Banff’s historic homes will join the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival lineup this weekend.
Current Swell flows into Canmore

Current Swell flows into Canmore

When you hear that a group of Vancouver Island surfers are heading into the Rockies and stopping in Canmore, you might expect their plans are to spend time plying the waters of the Kananaskis River. You’d be wrong.