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Redgy Blackout boys return

Redgy Blackout boys return

The unique sounds of Vancouver’s Redgy Blackout can be heard at the Canmore Hotel on July 22. Multi-instrumentalist Scott Perrie said the band loves playing this venue. “We played there on a tour in January 2010, right before the Olympics,” he said.
Exhibit features mountain women with moxy

Exhibit features mountain women with moxy

The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies is celebrating the role of adventuresome women with it newest exhibition.
New Yorkers build living library as art

New Yorkers build living library as art

Working under the name Dexter Sinister, artists Stuart Bailey and David Reinfurt are bringing The Serving Library to the Banff Centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery this summer.

Art of book celebrates form

Unlike many who see the rise of electronic books, or eBooks, as one more step in the demise of the book, Canmore artist and Sunny Raven Gallery owner Meg Nicks sees hope.
Vann to rock Whyte Horse

Vann to rock Whyte Horse

Calgary-based singer-songwriter Sarah Vann will take to the stage at the Whyte Horse Cafe’s Glue Factory, July 19. “I make the good kind of music,” she said in a recent interview.
D2D evolves traditional definition of folk

D2D evolves traditional definition of folk

With Delhi 2 Dublin, the Canmore Folk Music Festival will present sounds from around the world. D2D is a Vancouver-based group which fuses Irish Celtic and Punjabi music with modern electronic dance sounds.
Toby can't stay away from Bow Valley

Toby can't stay away from Bow Valley

For Australian musician Toby Beard, the Canadian people and landscape keep drawing her back.

Long-time folkie to grace Canmore stage

Tubby Fats Original All-Star Downtown Syncopated Big Rock Jug Band… Is that not one of the best names for a folk band you’ve ever heard? Very 1960s. You can almost feel the Flower Power emanating.

The Banff Centre welcomes local talent

As fledgling musicians trying to take wing in the entertainment industry, a regularly encountered problem is… Hell, we’ll just say it – often a problem for new artists is playing sub-par venues featuring sketchy lighting and a way less than ideal sou
be safe out there

be safe out there

So there you are, enjoying the great outdoors (the real thing, not the movie) when you find yourself lost, maybe injured due to an accident and with darkness falling.