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Telling the story of conservation through art

Telling the story of conservation through art

When it comes to conservation and environmentalism, the modern world tends to harbour three conceits or falsehoods: one, society didn’t become concerned about the environment and wildlife until the 1970s; two, already established national parks in Ca

Book pays homage to wildlife artists, conservation

Carl Rungius, the German-born painter who remains one of the most important wildlife artists to date, was a visionary.
No more Sufferin' Bastards

No more Sufferin' Bastards

Yeah, we’re back on the road another time, Said back on the long road one more time.

Strumbellas roll into Canmore from T.O.

When the Strumbellas hit town tonight (June 7), small town will mesh with big city and bluegrass will mesh with country – but the whole show will be honed with rock. The Strumbellas are a six-piece that was born in small town Lindsay, Ont.
Canada House goes to the bears Saturday

Canada House goes to the bears Saturday

In the Bow Valley, bears are never far from the mind. Look around and they appear everywhere; from signs to gift-shop windows, from books to postcards and major sculputural instillations. Sometimes, they even appear in person.

Douglas, Iyer join renowned internationals for Banff sessions

New music will move through The Banff Centre this month as Dave Douglas and Vijay Iyer, among the most inventive musicians in modern jazz, co-host three weeks of intense writing, rehearsing and performing with a lineup of leading young players from a
Peculiar author pays homage to Kroetsch

Peculiar author pays homage to Kroetsch

Renowned author George Bowering will speak at this year’s artsPeak Arts Festival, though what he’ll say is a bit up in the air.
Steve Earle solo at Banff Centre

Steve Earle solo at Banff Centre

One of America’s favourite sons and greatest troubadours, Steve Earle, will roam into the Bow Valley for a performance at The Banff Centre’s Eric Harvie Theatre, Sunday (June 10). Earle will perform, solo and acoustic at 7:30 p.m.
Melanson looking at big and small Banff Centre picture

Melanson looking at big and small Banff Centre picture

Jeff Melanson, to quote from the old TV series The A Team, apparently loves it when a plan comes together. Melanson took over as president of The Banff Centre on Jan.
Ough returns to Canada House

Ough returns to Canada House

A celebrated Canada House classic and former Canmore resident, Page Ough returns to the gallery this weekend for a spring solo show.