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Exhibit shares historical objects in Jewels of the Bow

Exhibit shares historical objects in Jewels of the Bow

Written in blue ballpoint ink on an empty bottle of Fletcher’s Castoria, a laxative, are the words “Holy Water 1898” and the question remains, was it a practical or inside joke or did someone in Canmore actually store holy water from the late 1890s i
Anderson back in Bow Valley

Anderson back in Bow Valley

The big man with the big voice and thundering guitar will be back in the Bow Valley, July 22 to play The Banff Centre’s Shaw Amphitheatre.
Eaglesmith alights in Canmore

Eaglesmith alights in Canmore

Hot on the heels of a new release, Fred Eaglesmith is heading for Canmore.
Folk fest heats up with fiery songsters

Folk fest heats up with fiery songsters

Red Molly, a New York-based trio, is excited to play the Canmore Folk Music Festival.
From Down Under to the folk fest

From Down Under to the folk fest

Coming from the left, Australian folk band the Rosie Burgess Trio will play this year’s Canmore Folk Music Festival at Centennial Park (Aug. 4-6). “I haven’t been that far over to the right,” said Burgess, speaking from Melbourne.

Miners' Day celebrations set

Thirty-three years ago, on July 13, 1979, after nearly a century of operation, the Canmore coalmines closed.
Hudec to rock COP

Hudec to rock COP

Banff’s master of the slopes has been called upon to master the house of rock. World Cup downhill skier Jan Hudec will play six gigs at Canadian Olympic Park as part of Stampede festivities.

Canadiana takes centre ice July 1

What could possibly say Canada Day better than stubby beer bottles, the lowly beaver, the Pop Shoppe, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Wayne Gretzky and Mr.

Carrie Elkin makes music from chemistry

Carrie Elkin has had many career choices – acrobat, circus performer, biochemist – but has settled on being a musician. It’s a good thing she did, or else she would never have been invited to play the Canmore Folk Music Festival, Aug. 4-6.

Writing novels like a long bicycle ride: keep going

Even though Vietnam is a long way from the door step of Toronto author Vincent Lam, winner of the 2006 Scotia Bank Giller Prize, that didn’t stop him from ably capturing an especially troubled period in Vietnam’s history in his latest novel, The Head