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Bike Shorts brings bounty for bikers

The Third Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival arrives in Canmore next Thursday, bringing with it a bounty of brief bike bits-and-bites. Bike Shorts, which is presented by Canmore Community Cruisers (CCC) and The Bicycle Café at Communitea Café on Nov.
Music for those who love hockey, hate Toronto

Music for those who love hockey, hate Toronto

“I say jokingly there’s two things all Canadians agree on; everybody hates Toronto and everybody loves hockey,” said country western musician Tim Hus. “Hockey is a common thread that runs through everything.
Environmental flicks highlight fest launch

Environmental flicks highlight fest launch

The 2011 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival takes off this weekend with the screening of seven feature films, as well as a number of shorts and other activities. All screenings take place in the Eric Harvie Theatre at The Banff Centre.

Empire of the Beetle remarkable read

The history of bark beetle suppression in North America is being described as a manual of failure that dates back to the 18th century when people first began to battle the insect, according to the author of the newly-published Empire of the Beetle: H
Murray McLauchlan brings new work to Cornerstone

Murray McLauchlan brings new work to Cornerstone

On Tuesday (Oct. 18), iconic Canadian musician Murray McLauchlan released his first solo album of new work in 15 years. To celebrate, he’s touring the country and will make a stop in Canmore. The show, taking place at Cornerstone Theatre on Nov.

Webers to rock Hotel

When you’ve been in the music business for some time, have toured extensively in Canada and the U.S. and released seven albums, sometimes you need a little extra spark to keep you going.

Book reaches The End of the Line

Durrant Wallace is a tough man: strong, proud, slightly arrogant and a bit of an abrasive jerk. But then again, he needs to be.
Jesse Cook makes Banff pilgrimage

Jesse Cook makes Banff pilgrimage

World music maestro Jesse Cook loves Banff and since the mid ‘90s has played there at least once every couple years.
Morning Comes for Cuff the Duke

Morning Comes for Cuff the Duke

Despite the whimsical, euphemistic band name, Cuff the Duke is a serious troupe of old-school country music aficionados.

Vaudeville takes centre stage in Little Shadows

Long before computers, television and MP3 players, vaudeville, with its wide array of entertainment, was the only show in town.